Author: Robson Fletcher

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Is gun crime actually on the rise? And just how often, exactly, are Canadians getting shot? It depends, often, on where you live. [Read More]
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Federal income tax revenue fell by nearly $5 billion in 2016 and nearly all of the decline was attributable to Alberta, but exactly why remains... [Read More]
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For the past 96 years, Abbot Pass Hut has stood perched on a narrow mountain col that forms the border between Alberta and British Columbia,... [Read More]
After Donald Trump won the presidential election, there was plenty of chatter among Canadians about avoiding travel to the United States on principle. But as... [Read More]
After Donald Trump won the presidential election, there was plenty of chatter among Canadians about avoiding travel to the United States on principle. But as... [Read More]
How much does oil and gas extraction contribute to Canada's economy? It's now more than the country's banks and insurance industry combined, according to Statistics... [Read More]
The rising wage floor has increased the pay of tens of thousands of Albertans by a small but significant degree. A dollar or two an... [Read More]
The National Energy Board's plan to hire a security firm to monitor "vast amounts" of social media chatter raises a host of concerns, says a... [Read More]
The federal regulator responsible for pipelines is seeking an outside company to monitor online chatter en masse and aggregate the data in an effort to... [Read More]
Those in the field say hard work — and a little luck — can go a long way in forging your dream job. But the... [Read More]
Whether Alberta should return to a "flat tax" on income has been the subject of debate recently. But even if the province reverted to its... [Read More]
United Conservative Party Leader Jason Kenney says he wants to ditch the carbon tax that applies to all Albertans but is still in favour of... [Read More]
Albertans agree on a lot of things but, where they differ in opinion, there's often a pattern. [Read More]
As we've seen from a recent CBC News poll, the economy is on a lot of Albertans' minds these days. But what, exactly, are they... [Read More]
The Transportation Safety Board of Canada is set to release its report on the plane crash that killed former Alberta premier Jim Prentice and three... [Read More]
Forty-seven per cent of people in Alberta who responded to a poll commissioned by CBC News think pipelines or the economy are the most important... [Read More]
Only three provinces still have education systems like this: Ontario, Saskatchewan and Alberta. It has to do with history, politics and the constitution. [Read More]
Jeremy Quaile's family doesn't draw a direct connection between his death and the death of his dog. But they question why he was charged, how... [Read More]
There are countless stories contained in the 170-page budget document but we've picked out four that seem particularly salient at this point in Alberta's history. [Read More]
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