Edmonton-area couple among Canadians stranded in South Africa amid lockdown

It’s certainly not the end to their months-long trip that Virginia Slater and her husband hoped for. The Sherwood Park couple is stuck in South Africa, scrambling to get back home. As of Friday, that country is under a nationwide,…

Albertan prepares for evacuation from China amid coronavirus concerns: ‘It’ll be nice to go home’

An Alberta man who is stranded in Wuhan, China because of a lockdown due to the coronavirus said he is looking forward to going home. READ MORE: Canadians in China advised to prepare for evacuation this week as coronavirus spreads…

Exshaw School to close due to lack of ‘viable federal funding agreement’: school division

Exshaw School will close at the end of June after federal government decided to cease funding First Nations students at the school. Related News Christopher MacPhee, superintendent at Canadian Rockies Public Schools (CRPS) confirmed to Global News Tuesday the decision…

Applications open for Indian day schools financial compensation

A long-awaited program to provide financial compensation to survivors of Canada’s Indian day schools is now open for applications. Under the terms of the settlement, survivors can apply for individual compensation for harms linked to attending one of the federally…

Alberta, Feds set to clash over cash for new rent supplement

Alberta is pushing back against the Trudeau Liberals’ expectation that provinces and territories pick up half the cost of a new rent supplement, asking instead to substitute federal funding for their own. The promised supplement was originally proposed as a…

Alberta premier urges federal ministers to take province’s concerns seriously

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 20, 2019 7:00 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Premier Jason Kenney is urging federal cabinet ministers with portfolios of interest to Alberta to…

$320M in government subsidies given to Trans Mountain in first half of 2019: report

The Trans Mountain pipeline received $320 million in subsidies from the Canadian and Alberta governments in the first half of 2019, says a new report by an economic institute that analyzes environmental issues. The money included $135.8 million in direct subsidies and…

Trudeau addresses lawsuits, court challenges on pipeline

July 12 2019 12:15pm Speaking at the Trans Mountain Edmonton terminal, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said consultation with Indigenous and environmental groups will allow shovels in the ground this construction season. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””;…

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer speaking in Edmonton on Tuesday

Federal Conservative Party Leader Andrew Scheer is scheduled to deliver a speech at the Royal Glenora Club in Edmonton on Tuesday afternoon. This is the latest in a series of addresses as Scheer rolls out his policy planks ahead of…