Is Alberta ready to take advantage of artificial intelligence economy?

Sheila Schoepp is a student in the University of Alberta’s Computing Science program. She was drawn to the post-secondary school, in part, because of its artificial intelligence expertise. “We have a competitive advantage that we will not keep forever if…

Alberta budget adds $5M to fight mountain pine beetle; dead trees spotted in Edmonton

Alberta is increasing what it spends to fight the mountain pine beetle in the province’s forests. Forestry Minister Devin Dreeshen says the amount is going up by $5 million to a total of $30 million. It was part of an…

Greta Thunberg’s Alberta visit igniting further discussion on climate change

“We are not doing this because we want to. We aren’t doing it because it’s fun.” Those series of words from 16-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg elicited thunderous applause and shouts from the crowd gathered at the Alberta legislature…

Alberta oil and gas advocates plan counter-rally amid Greta Thunberg’s visit to Edmonton

Posted October 17, 2019 11:29 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A group of oil and gas advocates is planning a counter-rally in Edmonton Friday at the same time Swedish climate…

University of Alberta’s school of witchcraft and wizardry makes science fun for all

October 16 2019 9:08am The University of Alberta’s witchcraft and wizardry event is coming up. As a preview, teacher Michael Ng is playing with liquid nitrogen. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object”…

ADHD Awareness Month aims to educate on everyday impact

October marks the beginning of ADHD Awareness Month, giving Canadians the opportunity to educate themselves about the most prevalent childhood psychiatric disorder in Canada. According to the Centre for AHDA Awareness Canada, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, affects around…

Scientist finds fossil evidence of sabre-toothed cat in southern Alberta

Scientists have found fossil evidence from the last ice age of a sabre-toothed cat in southern Alberta — the northern-most record of the predator. A study by the Royal Ontario Museum and the University of Toronto was published Friday in…