Alberta


Singular focus on COVID has led to deadly unintended consequences

Our politicians' singular focus on eradicating COVID-19, to the exclusion of so many other aspects of public health is, not surprisingly, proving to be harmful.

John Carpay

Making face masks mandatory is not backed by science or law

Government policies are still based on the panic of March, rather than on the facts known in July.

John Carpay

QAnon flags seen flying in Calgary neighbourhood

Residents have raised concerns after two homes in Cliff Bungalow recently flew flags connected to a group of radical right wing conspiracy theorists.

Sam Edwards

Busting the myth of opposition to gas and oil by First Nations

Contrary to the anti-oil and gas narrative, for British Columbia and Alberta First Nations with a public position on oil and natural gas development, most favour it.

Gregory John and Mark Milke

Alberta Law Society embraces politically correct cancel culture

Faced with baseless NDP claims about a "racist" Aboriginal scholar and lawyer who represents people harmed by residential schools, Jason Kenney’s UCP government folded like a cheap tent.

John Carpay

NDP politician celebrates Thatchers death, wishes she died sooner

An NDP politician in Alberta has celebrated the death of the first female British prime minister in the province's legislature.

Nico Johnson

Canadian activists seek to change names of 'racist' and 'sexist' mountains

The names of several hiking trails in Alberta are being looked into as some members of Alberta's climbing community want them to be changed.

Quinn Patrick

Notley attacks Bunner's speech as 'illegal' simply because she disagrees with him

It’s one thing when the majority of people agree with a particular belief or opinion. It’s quite another when the government renders disagreement "illegal".

John Carpay

Alberta appoints first-ever Muslim lieutenant governor

Alberta elected its first Muslim lieutenant governor on Tuesday, making both provincial and national history as Canada's first Muslim to hold that position.

Quinn Patrick

Appeals for Alberta premier to fire speechwriter who called residential schools 'bogus genocide story'

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney has been placed under pressure to fire a speechwriter who called residential schools a "bogus genocide story."

Nico Johnson

Jerry Dunham was killed by the lockdown—not by COVID-19

Jerry posted on Facebook: “…my government told me they’re willing to let me die, which according to them is for my own safety.”

John Carpay

Americans fined for hiking in Banff National Park during pandemic

Americans who have travelled to Canada for tourism, particularly those headed to Banff National Park in Alberta may be in for an ugly surprise—a $1,200 fine.

Quinn Patrick

Kenney to hold referendum on Alberta's equalization payments

A referendum on equalization in 2021 will happen as part of Alberta's Fair Deal Panel's recommendations, said the province's Premier Kenney.

Quinn Patrick

Suspect in Calgary restaurant shooting identified, nationwide warrants issued

Abdullahi Abdullahi, 19, is wanted on Canada-wide warrants for aggravated assault and five additional weapons offences for allegedly shooting up a restaurant.

Quinn Patrick

Movies could be back in theatres by the end of June

Cineplex is aiming to have a gradual reopening of their Canadian movie theatres, starting with six locations in Alberta later this month.

Jonathan Bradley