Global News in Alberta wins 4 RTDNA Awards

By Staff Global News Posted April 16, 2020 11:45 am Updated April 16, 2020 11:46 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The Global News teams in Alberta have won four Radio…

Alberta legislature will convene Feb. 25 for 2nd session

Posted January 15, 2020 6:54 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The second session of the 30th Alberta legislature will convene on Feb. 25 and the government is promising an “ambitious”…

Edmonton’s Top 10 stories of 2019

As 2019 comes to an end, it’s time to look back on the Edmonton-area stories Global News readers found most interesting over the past year. Wild weather once again made headlines, with flooding, ice jams and earthquakes topping our list.…

Opposition NDP race to block UCP from voting on ethics commissioner bill

The Opposition NDP says it’s racing the clock in an attempt to prevent the government from terminating Alberta’s election commissioner — possibly within days. Alberta NDP Leader Rachel Notley said her party is trying every tool at its disposal to…

Investigation finds ‘co-ordintated’ social media bots in Alberta election

A federal agency investigating the recent Alberta election has found evidence the campaign featured tactics including co-ordinated, false social media postings. In a report released late Friday, the Rapid Response Mechanism — created by the G-7 to monitor foreign influence…

Alberta breaks record for most votes cast in provincial election

A record number of Albertans participated in this spring’s general provincial election. On Friday, Elections Alberta reported 1,905,520 votes were cast during the general election, which is the most ever in the province. The voter turnout came in at 64…