Albertans to see tax hike on gas prices Oct. 1

Albertans to see tax hike on gas prices Oct. 1

Albertans will see a partial return of the provincial fuel tax on the price of gasoline and diesel starting on Oct. 1, as retailers have been told by the UCP government to begin collecting 4.5 cents per litre. Retailers were informed of the change through a special notice sent out by the province on Sept. … Read more

Why a Southern Alberta First Nation turned off the tap to hundreds of area farmers

Why a Southern Alberta First Nation turned off the tap to hundreds of area farmers

Troy Bischler started to panic. The Granum, Alta., area farmer was in the middle of calving season with 180 cow-calf pairs and he was running out of water. “We maybe have a week left in the dugout. After that there is really no Plan B,” Bischler told Global News on April 27. “Either that water … Read more