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Alberta oil industry needs to get more competitive

Jeff Gaulin from the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers does not foresee a huge upswing in the industry next year, but predicts more layoffs and companies trying to stay afloat.

By Tim Kalinowski Jeff Gaulin, Vice President Communication with the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers, was in Medicine Hat on Monday to communicate with the public and local media about some of the challenges facing the oil and gas industry in the year ahead and some the CAPP’s concerns with current government policy in Alberta. “The challenge we’ve got is two-fold,” explained Gaulin in an… Read More »

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Debate close fought between candidates

By Tim Kalinowski All five Medicine Hat-Cardston-Warner candidates took part in the Medicine Hat News sponsored debate at Medicine Hat College last Tuesday. Liberal Glen… Read More »

Six properties on tax auction block in Redcliff

By Tim Kalinowski It appears local economic woes have taken a significant toll on some Redcliff residents. Redcliff Town Council voted unanimously to hold a… Read More »

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PHOTO SUBMITTED BY JALEN LANE - Jalen Lane is heading to Roberto Alomar's Tournament 12 to pitch for Team Alberta. The tournament takes place at Rogers Centre Sept. 14-18.

Burdett’s Lane representing Alberta at Tournament 12

By Jamie Rieger It will be an opportunity for one local pitcher to show off his best in front of scouts and fans at the… Read More »

PHOTO SUBMITTED BY NATASHA BUNN - Local athletes captured a lot of medals at the Southern Alberta Summer Games, held recently in Claresholm.

Local athletes medal up at Summer Games

Submitted by Natasha Bunn The Southern Alberta Summer Games began in 1970 as a grass-roots sport and culture festival with an emphasis on participation, fair… Read More »

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It’s October, playoff baseball time

By Jamie Rieger Welcome to October! The leaves are turning colour, the evenings are cooler, and play-off baseball is beginning. While my Boston Red Sox… Read More »

Hard to tell the bucks from the does

By Tim Kalinowski There is an folksy expression you sometimes find old farmers quipping when they look at the pop cultural landscape today: “Sometimes it’s… Read More »


Election race still neck and neck … and neck

Shakespeare once wrote: “We defy augury. There’s a special providence in the fall of a sparrow. If it be now, ’tis not to come. If… Read More »

Evolution of Canada’s immigration policy

Every time the immigration question emerges in Canada, as it has this past few weeks with the Syrian refugee crisis, there is someone out there… Read More »

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Toronto Blue Jays awards

By Rob Ficiur In the days (and weeks?) to come the 2015 Toronto Blue Jays will begin their first post-season since 1993. What success the… Read More »

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