Alberta


Why Ontarians should care about oil, gas and Alberta: 68,000 jobs

All politics and economies may be local, but local businesses and jobs are always affected by the money flowing in from elsewhere.

Mark Milke and Ven Venkatachalam

Kenney should lift the lockdown, not deny it was imposed

The thousands of Albertans forced into unemployment by lockdowns this past March would also be surprised by the Premier's claim that no lockdown was imposed in Alberta.

John Carpay

Alberta to cut 9,700 jobs from health service in cost-cutting measure

Alberta Health Minister Tyler Shandro has stated that while the government is cutting these jobs, they are not disappearing and will largely be outsourced to the private sector

Noah David Alter

BREAKING: Canadian premiers hold joint press conference requesting Trudeau govt increase healthcare funding by $28 BILLION

The Trudeau government's speech, which will lay out the Liberal Party's legislative agenda for the upcoming parliamentary session is scheduled for Wednesday, September 23.

Roberto Wakerell-Cruz

RCMP charge man who fell asleep behind the wheel of a self-driving Tesla

The RCMP have charged a 20-year-old British Columbia man after he fell asleep at the wheel of a Tesla on autopilot that was speeding along Alberta's QEII Highway.

Elie M. Cantin-Nantel

Memorial for fallen police officer defaced in Edmonton

A memorial statue for an Edmonton police officer killed in the line of duty in 1990 was recently defaced by vandals.

James Anthony

Albertan music teacher sentenced to 4 years for sexually assaulting 4-year-old

An Albertan music teacher has been sentenced to a measly 4 years in prison after he sexually abused a four-year-old student.

Nico Johnson

New Justice Minister of Alberta says defunding police is 'ridiculous'

New Justice Minister and Solicitor General of Alberta, Kaycee Madu, says the calls to defund law enforcement from groups like Black Lives Matter are "ridiculous."

Joe Vaughan

Kenney says he would be happy to receive Montreal's destroyed statue of Sir Macdonald

Alberta Premier, Jason Kenney , says he would be happy to take the destroyed 125-year-old bronze statue of John A. Macdonald from the City of Montreal and install it on the grounds of the Alberta Legislature.

Joe Vaughan

WATCH: Calgary grocery store opening descends into chaos

Savana Bazaar, a retail destination inspired by traditional bazaars located throughout South Asia had its grand opening today and hundreds of Calgarians pushed together, ignoring social distancing rules.

Joe Vaughan

Edmonton placed under health watch as COVID case count doubles that of Toronto

Edmonton is now facing the highest active coronavirus case count that the city has seen since the pandemic began, with twice as many cases as Toronto.

Sam Edwards

Physician attacked and killed in Alberta walk-in clinic

A physician in Alberta is dead following a violent attack that occurred at his walk-in clinic in Red Deer on Monday morning.

Sam Edwards

Boy, 13, charged with manslaughter after shooting 10-year-old south of Edmonton

A 13-year-old boy shot and killed a 10-year-old south of Edmonton and is facing a charge of manslaughter.

Sam Edwards

Laws limiting freedoms are not based in science but fear

These lockdowns were imposed for the purpose of flattening the curve, not stopping the spread. The curve is flat, and has been for months.

John Carpay

Alberta signs agreement with Ottawa cutting major environmental monitoring of oilsands

An agreement has just been reached between Alberta and the federal government that will result in a major decrease in environmental monitoring of the oilsands.

Sam Edwards