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COVID Cda 20201119

Alberta's top doctor says it's encouraging to see the positivity rate steadily declining but added that it's critical the province maintain enough restrictions to continue to drive COVID-19 numbers down.

Posted: January 21, 2021, 3:59 pm
Wheat Harvest 20201001

The Business Bootcamp for New Farmers is a new program created by Young Agrarians, a farmer-to-farmer educational resource network. The program offers lessons for new and aspiring farmers from experts.

Posted: January 21, 2021, 3:00 pm
Dr. Belinda Lowes

Demand for animal care has surged in Edmonton during the pandemic.  

Posted: January 21, 2021, 2:00 pm
Donna Burkholder Funeral Service

Live streams and video recording of funeral services weren't popular options for grieving families. but some funeral directors say the service may be here to stay.

Posted: January 21, 2021, 1:00 pm
Coal FAQ

It's been nearly a year since Alberta's UCP government announced it was killing the province's 44-year-old Coal Development Policy, but what this means exactly is still confusing and unclear to many people.

Posted: January 21, 2021, 12:00 pm
Myrine Kakfwi

A woman from Fort Good Hope, N.W.T., is urging people to take COVID-19 — and the health measures in place — seriously, as her son Myrine Kakfwi fights for his life in ICU in Edmonton.

Posted: January 21, 2021, 11:00 am
TRUDEAU TMX 20190712

With U.S. President Joe Biden cancelling the permit for the Keystone XL pipeline, attention turns to the Trans Mountain expansion project — from those for and against. It's owned by the federal government and is under construction, but many wonder if the oil pipeline will ever be completed.

Posted: January 21, 2021, 9:00 am
Law Courts

The trial of Marion Rickett-Beebee, accused of careless driving under the provincial Traffic Safety Act, continued Wednesday with the testimony of two witnesses of the collision that took the life of 85-year-old Doreen French.

Posted: January 21, 2021, 2:24 am

Six months after Edmonton banned shisha smoking inside lounges, city administration will look at creating a separate business licence class to allow establishments to resume the activity. 

Posted: January 21, 2021, 12:40 am
Barton and Gladue

Bradley Barton had to be urged to call police after he awakened in his hotel room to find a bleeding, unresponsive woman, in the bathtub of his hotel room, a witness testified Wednesday. 

Posted: January 21, 2021, 12:10 am
Orange hub

The City of Edmonton is stepping up to help tenants of The Orange Hub — home to a number of non-profit groups in the arts, recreation, wellness and learning — stay afloat.  

Posted: January 20, 2021, 10:13 pm
Pat Rehn at the A&W in Slave Lake

Lesser Slave Lake MLA Pat Rehn will have to pay back some of the 2020 meal expenses he charged to the public purse after admitting on Facebook that some were submitted in error. 

Posted: January 20, 2021, 9:25 pm
bullet holes

Homicide detectives investigating the shooting death of a 49-year-old man in west Edmonton do not believe the victim was the intended target.

Posted: January 20, 2021, 8:48 pm
Dr. Deena Hinshaw

Alberta reported 21 more COVID-19 deaths on Wednesday and 669 new cases of the illness.

Posted: January 20, 2021, 8:30 pm
Amber Valley

For Black History Month, Canada Post is honouring the forgotten community of Amber Valley with a postage stamp, in hopes of educating Canadians.

Posted: January 20, 2021, 8:05 pm
Kenney Biden

U.S. President Joe Biden revoked the permit for Calgary-based TC Energy's Keystone XL pipeline after being sworn in as the 46th U.S. president on Wednesday, something Alberta Premier Jason Kenney said was an "insult" to Canada.

Posted: January 20, 2021, 3:32 pm
Edmonton international airport

Edmonton International Airport officials are guardedly optimistic about the coming expansion of the COVID-19 international border testing pilot program. Currently the pilot is only available at the Calgary airport and the Coutts land border crossing.

Posted: January 20, 2021, 3:00 pm
Steve Allan Calgary Stampede Foundation

Greenpeace Canada has warned Alberta’s inquiry into alleged foreign-funded anti-energy campaigns that it will consider legal action if the inquiry’s final report contains any reference to the environmental non-profit.

Posted: January 20, 2021, 2:00 pm
Snow squall

Edmontonians are cleaning up after a snow squall brought powerful winds to the city Tuesday night, knocking out power to thousands of homes and creating whiteout conditions on local highways. 

Posted: January 20, 2021, 4:26 am
Yukon court building

The man told border officers that he was planning on transiting through Yukon and back into British Columbia, but was found at a campground near Whitehorse two weeks later, breaking the territory's 24-hour transiting rule.

Posted: January 20, 2021, 12:54 am