How Global News is covering Alberta election 2019

While the writ has yet to be dropped, Albertans are gearing up for the spring election and Global News will have everything you need to help you make an informed decision. On election night, Global News will have robust election…

B.C. argues it cannot stop Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, but it can protect environment

VANCOUVER – A lawyer for the British Columbia government says the province knows it cannot stop the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, but it can enact environmental laws to mitigate the harm it may cause. B.C.’s Court of Appeal is considering…

Spike in stolen dogs could point to underground fighting rings in Alberta: animal society

It’s a brutal blood sport. A fight to the death match. Dog fighting rings involve high-stakes gambling and spectators bet on which breed has the stamina to win. Animal welfare organizations and canine search-and-rescuers say it’s happening in parts of…

11 romance scams in Edmonton led to $1.1M lost to fraudsters in 2018

Most people want to find love and happiness, and in a digital world that can mean turning to online dating. However, that can also open the door to scammers hoping to prey on people’s emotions. Story continues below In 2018,…

Alberta election promise tracker: Where do the parties stand on the major issues?

Albertans will be heading to the polls before the end of May for a spring election. While the provincial election has yet to be called, by law, it must be held between March 1 and May 31, 2019. If you’re…

Special avalanche warning issued for western Canada

A special avalanche warning has been issued for western Canada. Story continues below The warning, issued on Monday, applies to all of the mountain ranges Avalanche Canada forecasts for, as well as those covered by Parks Canada and Kananaskis Country.…

Alberta election 2019: Find your riding and candidates

Albertans will be heading to the polls before the end of May for a spring election. While the provincial election has yet to be called, by law, it must be held between March 1 and May 31, 2019. Global News…

Family Matters podcast: Should schools have a ‘no-cut’ rule for sports teams?

    An Edmonton junior high school is embracing a 14-member curling squad and a 37-person basketball team. The rosters for the junior sports teams at Michael Phair Junior High School have no maximum limit of players, meaning students who want…