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A woman wearing glasses leans on a black cow while smiling at the camera.

Highly pathogenic avian influenza has shown up in at least 32 herds in eight U.S. states, but not in Canada so far. While farmers are worried, experts say there's no cause for alarm right now thanks to national food safety standards and biosecurity measures in place.

Posted: April 21, 2024, 8:00 am
Sisters Tiffany Ayalik and Inuksuk McKay of the electronic, throat singing duo PIQSIQ stand in front of shrubbery.

After facing bans and other harmful policies for almost 100 years in Canada, these Inuit women are are keeping the tradition alive and well.

Posted: April 21, 2024, 8:00 am
Canadian men's middle-distance runner extends his arms to each side of his body in celebration after winning the 800-metre race at the World Athletics Championships on Aug. 26, 2023 in Budapest, Hungary.

Edmonton middle-distance runner Marco Arop didn't set his third Canadian record of 2024 but extended his individual win streak to four, clocking one minute 43.61 seconds in the men's 800 metres at the Diamond League season opener on Saturday in Xiamen, China.

Posted: April 20, 2024, 1:15 pm

Before opening her new Báhn Mi shop just north of downtown Edmonton, Yvonne Ho went on a journey to learn to bake the perfect bread for her sandwiches. She joined Radio Active’s Jessica Ng to share the story of her culinary trip to Vietnam and tips for the perfect Saigon-style baguette.

Posted: April 20, 2024, 10:00 am
A view of the Edmonton river valley, with water surrounded by green trees and grass, with buildings in the distance under a blue sky.

A private member's bill that grants the Alberta government more power over decisions around national urban parks passed in legislature on Monday. 

Posted: April 20, 2024, 10:00 am
Two close-up pictures of Dominey, with the right showing more colour.

The lawyer for a class-action lawsuit by men who allege they were sexually abused by an Anglican priest in an Edmonton youth jail is trying to get in touch with any other potential victims.

Posted: April 20, 2024, 10:00 am
Protesters outside an event Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is attending in Calgary, Alta., Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018.

In November 2018, Justin Trudeau went to Calgary to speak to the chamber of commerce. A crowd gathered outside the venue and chanted “build that pipe.” This was one of those rare occasions where the protesters and the protested were broadly in agreement — at least in regards to one pipeline.

Posted: April 20, 2024, 8:00 am
The Canada Revenue Agency sign outside the National Headquarters at the Connaught Building in Ottawa is seen on Monday, March 1, 2021

The federal government announced an increase in capital gains taxes as a way to ensure the wealthiest Canadian pay their fair share. But how exactly do we determine what a "fair share" is? Especially if, as some data suggests, the wealthiest are already paying a larger share of the overall income tax burden.

Posted: April 20, 2024, 8:00 am
A woman wearing a green blazer with white pearls with brown hair is pictured in front of a blue wall.

The premier wants to do... something about what she argues is a lack of conservatism in post-secondary thought. It might include creating Alberta's own research programs, something the UCP has done before.

Posted: April 20, 2024, 8:00 am
A woman with a black suit and blue blouse stands at a podium.

Front-line staff are pushing back against the provincial government's response to what they call a "crisis" in Alberta's neonatal intensive care units, calling it "short-sighted" and "frustrating."

Posted: April 19, 2024, 8:42 pm
A book cover featuring a bison on a yellow background next to a black and white photo of a bearded man in sunglasses and a cowboy hat.

The Métis-Ukrainian writer spoke to The Next Chapter’s Ali Hassan about his novel, Prairie Edge.

Posted: April 19, 2024, 8:40 pm
A man looks into the camera.

The Court of Appeal of Alberta has rejected violent sexual offender Lance Blanchard’s appeal of his conviction and sentence as a dangerous offender.

Posted: April 19, 2024, 8:12 pm
One hockey player in blue tries to hold off a hockey player in white.

There are a few sure signs of spring in Alberta. The snow turns to slush, the Canada geese return to the ponds, lakes and streams, and the Edmonton Oilers and Los Angeles Kings face each other in the first round of the Western Conference Playoffs.

Posted: April 19, 2024, 7:55 pm
A woman stands in front of a leafy green background, looking at the camera. She wears a bright red shirt with Indigenous symbols on it.

In a new book, Indigenous ecologist Jennifer Grenz talks about how a moment of "ecological angst" led her to incorporate more of her Indigenous worldview into her traditional Western science work.

Posted: April 19, 2024, 7:08 pm
People walk around a future development of wide streets and brick buildings on the corners.

An urban village at Ice District in central Edmonton — 2,500 residential units and a public park — is now estimated to take at least three years longer to build than previously planned. 

Posted: April 19, 2024, 6:07 pm
A woman wearing a black blazer sits in a chair.

Alberta has concluded its negotiations with major water licence holders and is now outlining what it calls the largest water-sharing agreements in Alberta’s 118-year history.

Posted: April 19, 2024, 3:00 pm
A man stands behind a podium with 'Alberta' written across the front.

The Alberta government says it won’t revamp its court system to get federal funding for 17 judges dedicated to hearing family court cases.

Posted: April 19, 2024, 10:00 am
Power lines across a blue sky.

Under changes planned to take effect in 2025, power providers will be required to do more to inform Albertans about their electricity options.

Posted: April 18, 2024, 9:15 pm

Looking to hop on the Edmonton Oilers playoff bandwagon? Ice District is offering up cool watch parties during the run for the Stanley Cup.

Posted: April 18, 2024, 8:25 pm

Retirement may seem farther away than ever for millennials after the pandemic, inflation and Canada’s skyrocketing housing prices. But what does the long-term outlook hold for this generation just coming into its own? Given the economic times, what does retirement look like for millennials?

Posted: April 17, 2024, 2:50 pm
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