Working safely in the heat
When the temperature is up, proper health and safety practices can help protect workers from heat-related injury and illness.
Attracting investment to Alberta’s Industrial Heartland
A pilot project in Alberta’s Industrial Heartland will reduce red tape and streamline regulatory approvals to help attract new investment and create go...
Water shortage prompts Iqaluit to declare state of emergency
After declaring a state of emergency due to historically low water levels, the city of Iqaluit will begin pumping water out of a nearby lake into its reservo...
Athabasca University staff, faculty frustrated over lack ...
Staff and faculty at Athabasca University want to be included in talks about staff relocation after the provincial government asked to have 65 per cent of un...
Friday is voting deadline in Alberta's United Conservativ...
It's deadline day to buy $10 Alberta United Conservative Party memberships to vote for the next leader and premier.
UCP members siding with Danielle Smith ahead of sign-up d...
Seven candidates scrambled Friday to sign up last-minute memberships in Alberta's United Conservative Party leadership race while political observers say tha...
Calgary contractor uses AirTags to recover stolen constru...
A Calgary contractor, fed up with having his building materials stolen, used Apple AirTags to track down more than $10,000 worth of engineered wood siding th...
Alberta Local Food Week: Minister Horner
Nate Horner, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Rural Economic Development, issued the following statement on Alberta Local Food Week:
International Youth Day: Joint statement
Minister of Education Adriana LaGrange and Minister of Children’s Services Matt Jones issued the following statement on International Youth Day:
How First Nations in Alberta are building their own child...
A trio of northern First Nations expect to be the first Indigenous group to take over child welfare services from the Alberta government — but say their new ...
Alberta agricultural society objects to relocating casino...
An ongoing legal dispute between a Camrose agricultural society and the owner of the city’s only casino is being raised as a key sticking point in the facili...
Conservation group finds record-high number of endangered...
About the size of a chicken wing, Alberta’s only native lizard species is endangered and lacks protection from predators — so they shoot blood out of their e...
Why financial incentives aren't enough to deal with healt...
Many provincial and territorial governments have announced financial incentives to keep or attract nurses and doctors, but some experts say it isn't enough.
Telus asks CRTC permission to add 1.5% credit card surcha...
Canadians who pay their cellphone bill via credit card could soon see an extra fee every month, if Canada's telecom regulator approves a proposal currently b...
Edmonton's Valley Line LRT won't be ready for at least 6 ...
The consortium of companies behind Edmonton’s Valley Line Southeast LRT won’t say when the line might open. One engineer who specializes in investigating str...
Structural issues on Edmonton's LRT line could add 6 mont...
Structural issues delaying the $1.8 billion Edmonton Valley Line Southeast LRT could take months to resolve, an independent engineer says.
Structural issues on Edmonton's delayed LRT line could ad...
Structural issues delaying the $1.8 billion Edmonton Valley Line Southeast LRT could take months to resolve, an independent engineer says.
Investigation into RCMP officer-involved shooting near Sm...
On Aug. 8, the Alberta Serious Incident Response Team (ASIRT) was directed to investigate a Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) officer-involved shooting th...
Here are 15 ways to spend your weekend in and around Edmo...
Things are really heating up this weekend with a variety of festivals, concerts and cool happenings around Edmonton. Here's what you need to know to plan the...
Across Canada, cities struggle to respond to growing home...
Given the rise of tents in cities from Prince Edward Island to B.C., advocates say it's time to get serious about short- and long-term solutions.
Demand for midwives still rising in Fort McMurray, Alta.,...
Midwifery services in Fort McMurray, Alta., have expanded since the community's first midwife started working two years ago — but they are struggling to keep...
Indigenous film workers in Alberta excited about industry...
The success of Prey and other Indigenous-led films and TV shows are moving the needle in Indigenous representation.
Air Canada, WestJet continue to deny compensation for fli...
The Canadian Transportation Agency recently clarified that, in general, airlines can’t deny passengers compensation for flight disruptions caused by crew sho...
Lumber, wheat, and oil: Tumbling prices could mean the wo...
Inflation has been out of control, but increasingly there are signs that prices are holding steady or falling.
Polio largely vanished thanks to vaccines. So why is it n...
Polio, a potentially disabling virus that’s long been forgotten in many parts of the world, is now circulating in parts of the U.S. and U.K., on the heels of...
Customers cry foul as Air Canada, WestJet continue to den...
The Canadian Transportation Agency recently clarified that, in general, airlines can’t deny passengers compensation for flight disruptions caused by crew sho...
Camrose MLA says she was only other member on controversi...
Jackie Lovely, the UCP MLA for Camrose, says she was the only other MLA on a panel which awarded a prize to an essay containing racist and sexist statements. 
Edmonton Oilers fan Ben Stelter, 6, dies from brain cancer
The Edmonton Oilers say they are mourning the death of Ben Stelter, a six-year-old boy with cancer whom the team rallied around during their run to the Weste...
Alberta teachers grill UCP leadership candidates about ne...
Six of the seven candidates running for UCP leadership took questions submitted by teachers at the annual summer conference hosted by the Alberta Teachers' A...
Alberta COVID-19 deaths increase by 21, hospitalizations ...
Alberta's total COVID-19 death toll has jumped by more than 20 and hospitalizations in the province are up by nearly 50 over the latest reporting week.
Investigation continues into arrest by Fort McMurray RCMP
On Aug. 3, the Alberta Serious Incident Response Team (ASIRT) was directed to investigate a July 1 arrest by the Fort McMurray Royal Canadian Mounted Police ...
Trans Mountain announces Dawn Farrell as new CEO and pres...
The pipeline operator says Farrell has more than 35 years of experience in the energy business, where she has held senior level positions.
Arop runs to Canadian record over 1,000 metres, placing 3...
Marco Arop held off world 1,500-metre champion Jake Wightman of Great Britain until the final straightaway but the 800 specialist didn't have the legs to go ...
Arop runs to Canadian record over 1,000 metres, placing 2...
Marco Arop held off world 1,500-metre champion Jake Wightman of Great Britain until the final straightaway but the 800 specialist didn't have the legs to go ...
Removing red tape barriers to spur innovation
Alberta Innovates has removed almost 60 per cent of unnecessary regulatory requirements to support businesses and entrepreneurs.
Mammogram trailer gives safe space for women at Enoch Cre...
A mobile mammogram clinic is on the road with a two-day stop at Enoch Cree Nation giving Indigenous women a chance to get screened for breast cancer.
Alberta Bug Minute: Giant moths without mouths and bees w...
Insect expert Ilan Domnich returns with herbivorous bug facts sure to impress.
Edmonton's Valley Line Southeast LRT delayed again after ...
Edmonton's $1.8 billion Valley Line Southeast LRT will not open by the end of the summer as previously planned after inspectors found cracks in concrete pier...
Spinal muscular atrophy: Minister Copping
Minister of Health Jason Copping issued the following statement on Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Month: 
Host family backlog leaves Ukrainians scrambling to find ...
Some Ukrainians who have arrived in Edmonton are struggling to find accommodations due to a backlog on the main host family resource.
Indigenous women have generally poorer health than Indige...
Indigenous women living off-reserve across Canada tend to have poorer physical and mental health than Indigenous men, according to research published by an e...
Central Alberta farmers hit by hailstorm ask for fruit an...
Unlike grain crops, market crops — such as fruits and vegetables — are ineligible for straight hail insurance under the Agriculture Financial Services Corpor...
Concerns raised over proposed Edmonton gondola because of...
Edmonton residents concerned that a gondola station may disrupt traditional burial grounds — and their ancestors' remains — near the Rossdale power plant are...
These charts show nurses are doing more OT than ever. The...
As emergency rooms in some parts of Canada reduce their hours due to staffing shortages, analysts warn the system is buckling. Data from Statistics Canada sh...
You tip your hairdresser, but what about your mechanic? E...
'Tip creep' is spreading to card payment machines way beyond restaurants, bars and hair salons - prompting questions over those companies' motives and calls ...
COVID restrictions would've been more stringent if not fo...
United Conservative Party leadership candidate Travis Toews says his presence at the cabinet table lessened the intensity of COVID-19 restrictions in Alberta.
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