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…

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…

Renovations to Hotel Macdonald’s Confederation Lounge met with mixed reviews

The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald is about to undergo renovations to its Confederation Lounge and the changes are being met with some push-back, particularly online. “It’s been very mixed. I’m not going to lie, there’s a lot of passion in the…

Broadway star calls Edmonton home, helps bring Vic musical to life

A high school musical running at Edmonton’s Victoria School of the Arts this weekend received some help from a Broadway heavy hitter. The show is doing much more than just educating students about musical theatre. The Lin-Manuel Miranda musical In…

Why ‘no-cut sports programs’ can benefit students and schools

For many kids, going through school means trying out and being cut from sports teams. But some schools have brought in “no-cut programs,” giving everyone a chance to play. At Michael Phair Junior High School in Edmonton, students are selected…

WHL provides scholarships, tutoring for players: ‘Hockey careers don’t last forever’

The Western Hockey League prides itself on giving players the chance to develop their skills on the ice without compromising their academic goals. “NHL careers and hockey careers don’t last forever,” said Greg Gardiner, the WHL’s director of operations and education.…

Corus Entertainment executive Troy Reeb to receive honorary degree from Lethbridge College

Troy Reeb, the executive vice president of broadcast networks for Corus Entertainment, will be given an honorary Bachelor of Applied Arts degree from Lethbridge College. Reeb, who grew up in Westlock, Alta., was just 16 when he first attended the…