Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson self-isolating over ‘mild symptoms’ amid COVID-19 pandemic

Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson said Monday he will continue to perform his duties but from home as he self-isolates because of “mild symptoms” as the COVID-19 pandemic takes further hold in Alberta. Given his symptoms, Iveson tweeted that staying home…

Twitter Canada shares tips on separating coronavirus fact from fiction online

Social media can be a quick source of information but it can also be a hotbed of misinformation. So, for people trying to get up-to-date, accurate information about the coronavirus, where and how should they be searching? READ MORE: A look…

UCP executive director takes aim at Calgary Chamber of Commerce on Twitter; chamber CEO weighs in

By Silvana Benolich Global News Posted February 26, 2020 10:10 pm Updated February 26, 2020 10:21 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The executive director of the United Conservative Party took…

Kenney government’s energy ‘war room’ chief apologizes for tweets attacking New York Times

The head of Alberta’s $30-million-a-year energy war room is apologizing after the organization posted a lengthy social media response to an article in The New York Times that questioned the news organization’s credibility. I apologize for some of the tweets…

Confession from Edmonton man dubbed ‘Robin Hood of McNuggets’ delights internet

A man who worked at an Edmonton McDonald’s restaurant for two-and-a-half years recently revealed on Twitter that he put 11 chicken nuggets in nearly every 10-piece order he made. Cody Bondarchuk shared his confession at 5:30 p.m. on Friday. As…

Social media plays major role in 2019 federal election

Social media is playing a bigger role in the election campaign than ever before and that has forced Canadian federal party leaders to change the way they interact with voters. According to Twitter Canada, election mentions on the social site…

Twitter Canada examines how 20 cities use platform for public transit service

Twitter Canada has been closely following how the transit systems of the country’s 20 largest municipalities use the social media site and released some findings Tuesday. According to the company’s head of communications, sharing public transit details and updates on…

Jason Kenney takes direct aim at Justin Trudeau ahead of fall federal election

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney is taking aim at Prime Minister Justin Trudeau ahead of this fall’s federal election. Kenney, a former federal Conservative cabinet minister, took to Twitter over the weekend to say the people of his province have been…