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'They can't continue to deny us': Northern leaders react to Teck project withdrawal (CBC News)

Northern leaders are responding to the decision from Vancouver-based Teck Resources Ltd. to withdraw its application for its Frontier oilsands mine project south of Fort Chipewyan, Alta. Read More.

Alberta and two First Nations reach deal for proposed oilsands mine (National Post)

The Alberta government has struck deals with two northern Alberta First Nations over a proposed open-pit oilsands mine that’s awaiting Ottawa’s approval. Read More.

Teck project environmental deal reached between First Nation and Alberta government (Global News)

A deal has been reached between the Alberta government and a First Nation that had raised environmental concerns around the Teck Resources Frontier project. Read More.

Mikisew Cree First Nation announces support for Teck Frontier oilsands mine (Edmonton Journal)

The Mikisew Cree First Nation has thrown its support behind the Teck Frontier project. Read More.

'Here to help:' social justice advocate launches service at downtown law firm (CBC Edmonton)


When Cherrington was laid off from Legal Aid in June, the 100 or so daily calls and texts didn't let up from vulnerable Edmontonians in crisis asking for his help. Read More.

New medical cannabis partnership aims to make patients' lives better (CTV News Edmonton)

Edmonton-based Atlas Biotechnologies is partnering with the University of Alberta to explore new uses for medicinal marijuana. Read More.

U of A working with Edmonton cannabis company on neuro disease treatment research (Global Edmonton)

The University of Alberta has formed a partnership with Atlas Biotechnologies, to explore and research using medical cannabis to treat a variety of neurological conditions, specifically multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer’s, and Huntington’s diseases. Read More.

New research into cannabis and neurological conditions (CityTV Edmonton Video)

While people often talk about the benefits of cannabis for certain neurological conditions, the scientific research is playing catch up. Carly Robinson has more on a new partnership to better understand the impact. Watch here.

Cannabis producer, U of A form partnership (St. Albert Gazette)

Atlas Growers Ltd., a cannabis facility located in Lac Ste. Anne County, has announced a new partnership with the University of Alberta. Read More.

'It is an emotional time': St. Albert staple Hole's Greenhouses sold (Edmonton Journal)

On Jan. 1, 2020, Hole’s Greenhouses & Gardens LTD. will be taken over by its new owner, agriculture company TEC Property Inc., according to a news release Monday. Read More.

David Staples: The bitter & sweet of the Holes selling their greenhouse business (Edmonton Journal)

A remarkable era is ending, with the Hole family getting out of their farming and greenhouse business after an inspiring 68 years run. Read More.

'An emotional time': St. Albert business Hole's Greenhouses sold (CBC Edmonton)

Hole's Greenhouses & Gardens Ltd., one of the best-known businesses in St. Albert, has been sold. The family-owned company has been sold to agriculture company TEC Property Inc. effective Dec. 31, co-owner Jim Hole said. Read More.

Hole's Greenhouse sold, new owner takes over in 2020 (CTV Edmonton)

After decades of serving the metro Edmonton area, the Hole family has decided to sell the family greenhouse. Read More.

Hole family parts ways with iconic greenhouse business (St. Albert Today)

The Hole family is saying goodbye to their iconic greenhouse business in St. Albert. Read More.

Local family-run gardening company Hole’s Greenhouse sold (Global Edmonton)

After nearly 70 years in the business, family-run gardening company Hole’s Greenhouses and Gardens has been sold. Read More.

Hole's Greenhouses sold (CityNews Edmonton Video)

After nearly 70 years in the gardening business – the Hole family is calling it a day. Darcy Ropchan has more. Watch Here.

'Emotional time' as well-known Alberta-based greenhouse operation sold (The Canadian Press)

Hole's Greenhouses and Gardens Ltd., believed to be one of the largest independent retail garden centres in Canada, has been sold. Read More.

Hole's move on from iconic St. Albert greenhouse (St. Albert Today)

The Hole family has sold Hole's Greenhouses & Gardens after 68 years in the business. Read More.

Thunberg interviews Indigenous leaders at Fort McMurray for documentary (The Globe and Mail)

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg continued her tour of Alberta’s oil sands region on Saturday, an Indigenous group says, conducting interviews that the group says will be part of an upcoming BBC documentary. Read More.

Climate activist Greta Thunberg meets with First Nations near Fort McMurray (Edmonton Journal)

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg met with members of the Mikisew Cree First Nation near Fort McMurray this weekend. Read More.

Greta Thunberg meets with First Nations chief in Fort McMurray while filming BBC doc (CTV Edmonton)

The chief of a northern Alberta First Nation says he gave climate activist Greta Thunberg a message during a quietly arranged meeting in Fort McMurray on Friday night. Read More.

Greta Thunberg meets with First Nations in Fort McMurray, shoots documentary (Global News)

Following Greta Thunberg’s very publicized visit to Edmonton on Friday, the young Swedish activist travelled up north to Fort McMurray to privately meet with leaders of First Nations communities in the area. Read More.

Greta Thunberg interviews leaders for documentary, Alberta Indigenous group says (The Star Edmonton)

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg continued her tour of Alberta’s oilsands region on Saturday, an Indigenous group says, conducting interviews that the group says will be part of an upcoming BBC documentary. Read More.

Greta Thunberg 'Joins Forces' With First Nation Near Fort McMurray (Huffington Post)

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg continued her tour of Alberta’s oilsands region on Saturday, an Indigenous group says, conducting interviews that the group says will be part of an upcoming BBC documentary. Read More.

Home made of recycled shipping containers: 'We wanted to build a legacy' (CBC Calgary)

There's an extraordinary detail about the house that is evident in a few exposed, corrugated metal walls: It's constructed from recycled shipping containers. Read More.

Life in four sea cans: Calgary family moves into shipping-container home (The Star Calgary)

When asked for the reason he decided to build his new home from shipping containers, Jaime Turner’s first thought is of his daughter. Read More.

Alberta developer shows off its first shipping container family home in Calgary (Global Calgary)

An Alberta home developer is touting its first shipping container home in Calgary as the natural evolution of homebuilding. Read More.

House made from shipping containers opens in Calgary (660 News Calgary)

An Alberta company has brought a one-of-a-kind home to Calgary. 3Leafs, which specializes in homes made from shipping containers opened its first family house in Calgary on Thursday in the community of EchoHaven. Read More.

Shipping Container Homes (CTV Calgary Video)

A Shipping Container Home developer has taken them to a whole different level. CTV Calgary's Adriana Zhang checks them out. Watch here.

A look at Calgary's first single-family shipping container home (Calgary Herald Video)

Jaime Turner, the owner of Calgary's first single family home built by 3Leafs, gives the Calgary Herald a tour of his family's new home. Watch here.

Homes by 3Leafs showcases first single family, shipping container home built in Calgary (Todayville)

The Alberta based company is changing how homes are constructed by transforming recycled steel containers into high performance, energy efficient homes with net zero capabilities. Read More.

An Inside Look At Calgary’s First Shipping Container Home (Curiocity)

By completely transforming discarded and recycled shipping containers, which often end up sitting in landfills, 3Leafs has created a completely new approach to modern home design. Read More.

Alberta medical cannabis company partners with Harvard med school (Edmonton Journal)

Edmonton-based Atlas Biotechnologies has partnered with the new International Phytomedicines and Medical Cannabis Institute at Harvard Medical School to study how cannabis can help chronic pain and neurological conditions. Read More.

Alberta cannabis producer teams up with Harvard in $4M research collaboration (CTV Edmonton)

Edmonton-based producer Atlas Biotechnologies finalized a deal on Friday to work with Harvard Medicine in what they’re calling a $4 million research collaboration. Read more.

Former Edmonton mayor Stephen Mandel's leadership bid gives boost to Alberta Party (Globe and Mail)

The decision by popular former Edmonton mayor Stephen Mandel to join the Alberta Party leadership contest this week gives the small provincial party a credibility boost heading toward the 2019 election ... Read more.