Are your packages safe? Alberta government developing COVID-19 delivery guidelines

While many businesses are struggling to stay afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic, delivery services have been busy attending to Albertans needs. Everything from groceries, beer and books have been delivered to doorsteps across the province. READ MORE: Calgarians turn to…

Alberta government releases plan to keep K-12 students learning amid COVID-19 pandemic

Amid the ongoing novel coronavirus outbreak, all Grade 6 and 9 provincial achievement exams and Grade 12 diploma exams have been cancelled in Alberta. On Friday, the province released information about how students will continue to learn while they’re at…

Alberta outdoor stores pen letter to government to reverse parks decision

Three well known Alberta outdoor stores have written a letter to the UCP government, urging Premier Jason Kenney and Environment Minister Jason Nixon to reverse the decision to close or partially close 20 Alberta parks. The general managers from Campers…

Over 120 emergency room doctors send urgent letter to Alberta’s health minister

More than a hundred emergency room doctors have penned a letter to Alberta Health Minister Tyler Shandro, urging the province to press pause and reconsider proposed changes to healthcare. Over the weekend, more than 120 E.R. physicians in the Calgary…

Carbon risk for Alberta’s public pension manager AIMCo questioned

Alberta’s largest labour organization says public-service pensions are being used to prop up the province’s struggling fossil fuels industry at a time when many large investment funds are moving away from the sector. “We’re afraid they’re going to use our…

Province pledges $8M for Alberta opioid recovery treatment 

By Silvana Benolich Global News Posted December 6, 2019 8:48 pm Updated December 6, 2019 8:50 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The Alberta government is boosting its funding for opioid…

Alberta Federation of Labour sounds alarm over potential legislative changes impacting unions

The president of the Alberta Federation of Labour says he’s seen already drafted legislation that will inhibit unions’ ability to advocate on political issues. Gil McGowan says labour leaders across the province were emailed letters by the provincial government last…

Alberta government looking for feedback on changes to driver testing

Posted November 21, 2019 4:40 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ After rolling out a number of changes in an attempt to improve the road-testing process for drivers in Alberta, the…

Winners and losers in Alberta budget 2019

Posted October 24, 2019 6:13 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Alberta’s United Conservative government tabled its first budget Thursday. Here is a look at who might be pleased and who…