+ Calgary’s $295 million airport tunnel is set to open May 25; city negotiating with Airport Authority for further connections/interchanges. Airport Authority offering land and $20 million on the basis the city provides the $50 million more it will take . . .
+ Ken Hughes resigned from Alberta cabinet to seek PC leadership; first out of the gate, conspicuously silent Jim Prentice is expected by many to enter race – summer BBQ/politics season ahead. McIver, Mandel, Nenshi … everybody has a name they like but nobody seems to have a sense that anyone other than Prentice could unite the right … tic toc
+ Lafarge SA and Holcim Ltd., the world’s largest cement companies, agreed to merge; subject to anti-trust review in 15 countries – to be known as LafargeHolcim – deal to close in 2015
+ Newalta Corp. engaged advisors to sell its industrial division
+ Quebec citizens went to the polls in a provincial election; big winners – the Liberals, led by Philippe Couillard, now the Premier Elect, will have a majority government
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+ Alberta Energy Regulator completed its transition to a single regulator
+ Alberta lands sale generated $29.08 million
+ Antelope Oil Tool & Manufacturing Co. LLC closed its acquisition of CTE Industries Ltd.
+ Antrim Energy Inc. go shareholder approval to sell its UK subsidiary to First Oil Expro Limited
+ Apache Corporation agreed to sell deep basin oil & gas assets in western Alberta and BC for US$374 million
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