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February 26, 2009
  Online Only: Online health records a cause for concernPDF files may take a moment to load

The Alberta Medical Association is fighting the Alberta government's plans to introduce Bill 52 under the Health Information Amendment Act, 2008, fearing patients will not receive the quality health care and privacy of information they deserve.

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February 26, 2009
  Pub crawl bus regulations under reviewPDF files may take a moment to load

Students and drinkers may have to mourn the end of unregulated pub crawl party buses.

A task force comprised of police, fire, city and Alcohol Gaming and Liquor Commission officials are looking at regulating party buses due to concerns about on-board drinking, lewd behaviour and aggressive crowds.

Party buses are used for pub crawls, bachelor parties and Stampede parties. The city's regulation talks have been greeted with mixed reactions from party bus companies like Deamon Events and Party Planning Inc.

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February 12, 2009
  MRC name change in the worksPDF files may take a moment to load

Mount Royal College will soon face a signage crisis.

Provincial advanced education and technology minister Doug Horner is introducing legislation this spring which would allow MRC and Grant MacEwan College to change their names to include 'university.'

The proposed Post-Secondary Learning Amendment Act would let institutions that give out baccalaureate degrees to ask the minister for a formal name change.

"Your label should reflect what you are," said MRC president Dr. David Marshall.

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