RCMP release photos of suspect after man dies following Fort McMurray shooting last week

Posted March 25, 2020 9:46 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A Fort McMurray man who was shot last week has succumbed to his life-threatening injuries in hospital, RCMP said in…

Fort McMurray mayor says it’s ‘time to act decisively’ on keeping COVID-19 away

The mayor of Fort McMurray said the northeastern Alberta city and surrounding communities are especially vulnerable to COVID-19 because tens of thousands of workers travel from across Canada to work in the oilsands. Don Scott proposed several aggressive measures to…

Oil and gas companies taking steps to keep employees safe from COVID-19

On Monday, Alberta’s chief medical officer Dr. Deena Hinshaw addressed concerns being brought up regarding employees being in close quarters at work camps and construction sites amid the COVID-19 pandemic. She said each area is unique, however some basic steps…

People living in Alberta cities have more consumer debt than others in Canada

Credit rating agency Equifax Canada says average consumer debt increased 2.7 per cent to reach $72,950 at the end of 2019 as the pace of non-mortgage debt slowed. Non-mortgage debt — which includes credit cards, loans and lines of credit…

Alberta government in court to stay judge’s order regarding oilsands decision

By The Canadian Press Posted February 26, 2020 8:23 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Alberta government lawyers are to be in a Calgary court on Wednesday to ask for a…

Fort McMurray, not Victoria, is nation’s most romantic city: Amazon Canada rankings

Looking for a Valentine’s Day hot spot? Somewhere different, a bit off the beaten path? Fort McMurray may be the spot for you, as the city of 82,000 in northern Alberta topped Amazon Canada’s annual list of the nation’s most…

Northern Alberta community could be without running water for 7-10 days

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted January 28, 2020 2:20 pm Updated January 28, 2020 2:21 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ It could take more than a week for the…

Fort McMurray travel company accused of cancelling flights on customers

Multiple Fort McMurray, Alta., residents are saying they are out thousands of dollars after booking vacations through a local travel agency called International Travel Services. Some found out last minute that their trips were cancelled. Tina Clewes said she and…