Alberta Premier Jim Prentice says labour policy, including temporary foreign workers, will be at the top of his list
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This post is presented by Travel Alberta There’s lots of questions that everyone has been asked at least once in their life: What are you doing after graduation? Get up to anything fun this summer? Have you seen the larches? …
Toronto’s The Darcys will celebrate the one year anniversary of their Juno Award and Polaris Prize-nominated album Warring, out now on Arts & Crafts, with a cross-Canada tour. The band has shared a free stream of ‘Ultra Violet’, a previously unreleased track from the Warring sessions; Catch The Darcys on the following dates; September 13 Toronto,
You see it in many cities around the world. You know, that one tower or skyscraper where you can go high above every other building to look down at the cityscape? There’s the Eiffel Tower in Paris, the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur and Toronto’s CN Tower. Well, Calgary Alberta has a tower too! Being the height lovers that we are, we wouldn’t miss going up the Calgary Tower during our visit to Alberta. There’s something about seeing a city from [...]
The race in Alberta to become that province’s next premier takes a new twist Thursday with a province-wide radio blitz aimed at taking the front-runner down a few notches. Listen: This radio ad from the Ric McIver campaign began playing all over Alberta today The Progressive Conservative Association of Alberta will hold its first vote […]
Calgary MLA Ric McIver is one of three who will be on the ballot this Saturday night to be the new leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Alberta — and next Premier. Here, I ask if his campaign was involved in leaks that may have done in rival Thomas Lukaszuk’s campaign — and whether […]
Paper Bag Records labelmates PS I Love You and Mozart’s Sister have announced the dates of their fall tour of Canada. PS I Love You is hitting the road in support of their third release For Those Who Stay. The album was recorded when recorded when Paul Saulnier briefly moved to Toronto from the band’s
In life, and in politics, risk normally matches reward. And the Alberta Liberals are throwing a die so far, so long, that it overshadows any risk the party has ever taken on before. And the reward may in fact be massive if all goes well. Today Kent Hehr announced his run for Member of Parliament by […]
The Devin Cuddy Band have announced the dates of their upcoming tour in support of sophomore album Kitchen Knife, out on July 28 on Cameron House Records. The tour will wrap in Toronto on August 8 with an album release show at the Horseshoe. To celebrate, they’ve shared a free stream of ‘Forty Four’; They
Grey Lands, the latest project from Cuff the Duke’s Wayne Petti, has unveiled a free stream of his cover of Bob Dylan’s ‘My Back Pages’, featuring Greg Keelor of Blue Rodeo, via CBC Music. The track is taken from Grey Lands‘ forthcoming debut album Songs by Other People, out on August 12 via Paper Bag
I’m writing this on the morning of Canada Day 2014, thinking about all the fascinating things I’ve read about and seen, and all the people I’ve met. One thing I’ve come across is all the different parts of Canadian history I’ve studied, and how they’ve tied into many of the recent issues we’ve faced in Canada….