The Calgary Journal
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Many pet owners know the joy of coming home to their dogs wagging tails and the sight of their cats curled up on the couch. But for thousands of unlucky pets, their lives are spent in shelters — or worse, on the streets.

Even though animal sterilization is a smart and inexpensive choice, many people do not spay or neuter their pets, leading to an animal overpopulation problem in Canada.
Calgary’s new police chief has his work cut out for him. Mark Neufeld, a veteran of the Edmonton Police Service and former chief of the Camrose Police Service, will head up the Calgary Police Service (CPS), which has seen troubling job satisfaction rankings among employees.
Increasing Alberta’s minimum wage to $15 per hour was supposed to reduce poverty, lessen the burden on social support programs and improve the quality of life for vulnerable people.

This morning, NDP Leader Rachel Notley announced Albertans are heading to the polls in 28 days on April 16. 

It’s hard to know where people stand but if Twitter is any indication, public discourse will be sharp and divided along partisan lines.