Tag: Unveils

Alexandra Middle School unveils student fitness centre

Alexandra Middle School students will be coming back from their week off to a brand new fitness centre. School principal Todd Samuelson and athletic director Jaime Hamilton have been working behind the scenes to completely revamp the AMS fitness area. They have purchased locally-made and sold equipment, and hired local artist Christy Vince to bring…

Nova Scotia Liberal Party unveils plan for upcoming leadership race

HALIFAX—Nova Scotia’s Liberal party says it will host a leadership convention in February 2021 to announce the next head of the party — and crown a new premier. The new leader will replace Premier Stephen McNeil, who unexpectedly announced his resignation earlier this month. The party says a preferential ballot will be used to elect…

Alberta unveils process for paying out $1B in oilfield cleanup grants

CALGARY—Oilfield services companies in Alberta will be able to apply through an online portal starting May 1 for $ 1 billion in grants under the oilfield rehabilitation program announced by the federal government last week. Alberta Energy Minister Sonya Savage says the grant money will be doled out by her department in $ 100-million increments…

Trump unveils three-stage process for states to end COVID-19 shutdown

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump laid out new guidelines on Thursday for U.S. states to emerge from a coronavirus shutdown in a staggered, three-stage approach meant to revive the U.S. economy even as the country continues to fight the pandemic. The recommendations call on states to show a “downward trajectory” of COVID-19 cases or positive…