Year: 2011

Italian premier encouraged by bond auctions
Italy’s borrowing costs fell for a second day Thursday but the country’s new premier said his government has more to do before it convinces financial markets it can manage the heavy debts that have made it the focus of the eurozone crisis.

Advocate Staff / December 30, 2011

Gold heads into 2012 at a five-month low
The price of gold is heading into 2012 at a five-month low after peaking at an all-time high above US$1,900 an ounce back in the summer.

Advocate Staff / December 30, 2011

Nebraska issues map of sensitive areas
TransCanada Corp. (TSX:TRP) says Nebraska’s newly issued map of environmentally sensitive areas is “extremely helpful” and will help the Canadian energy giant pin down alternative routes through the state for its controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline.

Advocate Staff / December 30, 2011

Cameras a snapshot of history
Camera collector Barry Neath can only wonder what images his century-spanning collection captured in their day.

Advocate Staff / December 30, 2011

This year, let’s co-operate
It’s customary to make personal resolutions as the new year dawns, grasping at self-improvement straws with the notion that turning a calendar page gives us licence to remake our lives.

Advocate Staff / December 30, 2011

What’s ahead for Alberta’s economy?
Coming hot on the heels of the worst global economic downturn in our generation, 2011 was supposed to be a year of relative calm and stability for the world.

Todd Hirsch / December 30, 2011

Harold Ernest GILMOUR
GILMOURHarold ErnestMarch 13, 1937 - Dec. 30, 2011It is with great sorrow…

Wire Service / December 30, 2011

Roy Ivan CALVERT
CALVERTRoy IvanJuly 5, 1927 - Dec. 30, 2011Roy Calvert passed away peacefully…

Wire Service / December 30, 2011

Robert (Bob) Charles REID
REIDRobert (Bob) CharlesOn Friday December 30, 2011, Bob Reid passed away peacefully…

Wire Service / December 30, 2011

New look, new result
Rebels 4 Ice 2 The Red Deer Rebels had a slightly different look with two new faces in the lineup when they took to the ice against the Kootenay Ice Thursday.

Dave Nagy / December 30, 2011

Red Deer man charged after carjacking
CARSTAIRS — A man who picked up a hitchhiker ended up the victim of a violent carjacking in central Alberta.

Advocate Staff / December 30, 2011

Province to review pathology testing
EDMONTON — Alberta’s health minister has ordered a review of diagnostic imaging and pathology testing in the province after inaccurate results surfaced in three different hospitals over the last two months.

By The CANADIAN PRESS / December 30, 2011