Alberta

Paula Simons: Alberta’s lady’s not for turning

Just as only Richard Nixon could go to China, only Rachel Notley could fight for a pipeline this fiercely.

Bell: Kenney goes after teachers’ union over Suzuki

Disgusted. There’s no hesitation when he reacts to David Suzuki’s recent appearance at a convention of Calgary teachers. United Conservative leader...

RCMP arrest 14 wanted people in 4 days in Athabasca and Westlock areas

Fourteen people who were wanted by police were arrested by the RCMP's Eastern Alberta Warrant Apprehension Team over the long weekend.

World’s Longest Hockey Game organizer honoured with rare silver stick from teammates, Oilers

Brent Saik, the organizer of the World's Longest Hockey Game in Alberta's Strathcona County, was presented with a silver hockey stick at an...

Widow of Alberta man killed in Golden-area avalanche sues guides, lodge operator

The widow of an Alberta man who died in an avalanche near Golden is suing the guides, their mountain guide association and the lodge operator.

Resources deployed to deal with Edmonton’s slippery side streets

After a week that saw freezing rain, snow and cold hit Alberta's capital, the City of Edmonton has dispatched resources to deal with icy...

Fourteen arrested in northern Alberta warrant blitz

Fourteen people were arrested over a four-day period last week in an RCMP warrant blitz around the Athabasca and Westlock areas, Mounties said...

Public school board lobbies for government to phase out private school funding

The Alberta government should phase out public funding for private schools, Edmonton public school trustees voted to advocate on Tuesday.

Keystone XL pipeline opponents want details on Trump’s approval of project

Opponents of the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline are asking a judge to force the U.S. government to turn over emails and other documents related to...

No backpacks, coolers or big purses: Country Thunder introduces new bag rules for 2018

Country fans will need to keep their larger bags at their Craven campsites this year. Country Thunder, which operates music festivals in Saskatchewan...

Alberta adding paramedics who can help treat seniors in their homes

Associate Health Minister Brandy Payne said the idea is to eliminate the potential risk and stress a hospital visit can put seniors through.

Alberta shrugs off B.C. legal challenge on wine ban, says much more at stake

Alberta's economic development minister is shrugging off a legal challenge filed by British Columbia over Alberta's ban on wine from that...

Get the lawyers ready: Alberta talks tough as pipeline war heads to court

The Alberta government is just fine with B.C. taking the province to court in an escalating pipeline battle.

Community paramedics program expanding to smaller Alberta communities

Albertans suffering from chronic and non-emergency health issues will have another resource once the province expands its community paramedics...

Mayor Nenshi says Korea is ‘aching’ for Alberta crude

"I had the opportunity to meet with folks in Korea who run a refinery that is perfectly suited for Alberta crude that are aching for the...