Climate change education in Canada’s medical schools needs to improve, students say

Canadian medical schools have not adequately addressed the urgent need for training related to planetary health and climate change, and members of the Canadian Federation of Medical Students say that must change. The growing health effects of climate change, such…

Swedish climate activist speaks at Edmonton rally: ‘We need to start treating this crisis as a crisis’

October 18 2019 3:47pm Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg spoke at a rally in Edmonton, where she said the climate crisis needs to be treated as a crisis. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id]…

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg joins Edmonton climate rally

October 18 2019 2:45pm Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg marches alongside other climate advocates at a march in Edmonton Friday, Oct. 18, 2019. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var…

Southern Alberta farmers find innovation at Livestock Expo

The third annual Alberta Livestock Expo kicked off Wednesday at Exhibition Park in Lethbridge. Since its first year, the number of booths have nearly doubled, from 80 in 2017 to around 130 this year. Related News The event continues Thursday…

North Saskatchewan River’s water level on the decline: researchers

Some researchers are warning there will be changes in how the North Saskatchewan River is used in years to come. Glaciers that feed rivers running through the Prairies are slowly melting away. Recently, that caught the attention of Calgary City…

Climate change report warns of more extreme weather events in Alberta

Canada is warming up twice as fast as the rest of the world and the effects are “irreversible,” according to a report from Environment and Climate Change Canada released this week. The driving factor of climate change in our country…

Edmonton to borrow $20M to upgrade street lights to LED

The City of Edmonton is ready to go all-in on an energy-saving initiative that it has been doing for years, but only on a part-time basis until now. Over the last decade, when neighborhoods have undergone rehabilitation work, the existing…