Review: Luminous Voices rises to the choral challenge

The opening program of Luminous Voices seventh season as Calgary’s professional choir was entitled Nymphs of the West. Today, we tend not to talk about nymphs very much, there being something de trop about these ancient Greek demigodesses. Nevertheless, the idea of mirthful, cavorting nymphs has inspired some beautiful (if dated) poetry in Restoration style, […]

Toews says Albertans expect ‘maximum profitability’ from ATB Financial

The Alberta government will be pressing Crown corporation ATB Financial to better manage its costs and deliver maximum profits for Albertans, though Finance Minister Travis Toews said Friday the sale or privatization of the institution is not being contemplated. Larry Wong / POSTMEDIA NETWORK The Alberta government will be pressing Crown corporation ATB Financial to […]

The purple senator – Macleans.ca

Welcome to a sneak peek of the Maclean’s Politics Insider newsletter. Sign-up at the bottom of the page to get it delivered straight to your inbox. On second thought:  “Where did it all go so wrong?” is a question almost every federal party, save for the Bloc Quebecois, is asking themselves this week. But the Conservatives, as the biggest […]

Alberta Budget 2019: Cuts to Edmonton’s infrastructure funding prompts emergency council meeting Friday

The United Conservative Party’s first provincial budget delivered significant cuts to funding for municipalities, leaving the City of Edmonton scrambling for solutions to finance already-approved projects. Municipal grant cuts amounting to $236 million over the next three years followed a slew of recommendations from September’s MacKinnon Report to bring spending in line with the rest […]