July 20th, 2018

Provincial News

Friendly skies? Prentice says government-owned planes are to be sold

By Lethbridge Herald on September 16th, 2014

Premier Jim Prentice is taking steps to take government aircraft out of the skies.According to a government press release, Prentice and his new  Cabinet has concluded government-owned planes are not an appropriate way to meet the need of accessing remote rural communities, and the ATS fleet will be sold. The air fleet will be disposed ... Read More »

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Fatal case of H5N1 bird flu reported in Alberta, first North American case

By Lethbridge Herald on January 8th, 2014

THE CANADIAN PRESSOTTAWA — Federal public health officials say a fatal case of H5N1 bird flu has been reported in Canada, the first such case in North America.Health Minister Rona Ambrose says the case, which was located in Alberta, was an isolated one and that the risk to the general public is very low.Officials say ... Read More »

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