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Alberta Legislature

The Alberta government plans a busy fall legislature sitting aimed at adding jobs and diversifying the economy while focusing on tamping down the renewed surge of COVID-19.

Posted: October 23, 2021, 1:06 am
Camsell Excavation

Crews wrapped up the search for unmarked graves at the site of the former Camsell Hospital on Friday after no human remains were found.

Posted: October 23, 2021, 12:56 am
COVID Alta 20200708

The 656 new cases were detected through 10,732 tests for the virus, with a positivity rate around 6.09 per cent.

Posted: October 22, 2021, 10:53 pm
RBC attempted robbery

Justin Byron, 41, has been sentenced to nine-and-a-half years in prison after admitting he built bombs and used them in two Edmonton bank robberies in 2018.

Posted: October 22, 2021, 9:42 pm
COVID Alta 20210903

Casuals are lagging behind other workers in submitting proof of vaccination, and rural continuing-care sites present "some challenges," AHS said Friday.

Posted: October 22, 2021, 6:48 pm
Body found in Callingwood

The death of a 49-year-old man found dead in a northeast Edmonton home on Monday is now being investigated as a homicide. 

Posted: October 22, 2021, 3:17 pm
Alberta Energy Regulator

The Alberta Energy Regulator has laid charges against Tidewater Midstream and Infrastructure Ltd. for a release of acidic water in west-central Alberta.

Posted: October 22, 2021, 3:00 pm
Funky Banjoko

Voters in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo have elected what is believed to be the most diverse council in the region's history.

Posted: October 22, 2021, 2:30 pm
Sonya Savage

Alberta Energy Minister Sonya Savage is urging all Albertans to read the final report of the government-sponsored Steve Allan public inquiry into anti-Albertan activities.

Posted: October 22, 2021, 1:00 pm
vaccine covid

Alberta reported 656 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday out of 10,732 tests.

Posted: October 22, 2021, 12:15 pm

Grande Prairie veterinarian Angela Oakley needs a $57,000 prosthetic knee, but the province will only pay for about 10 per cent. She says Alberta's funding model is unfair, burdening amputees with costs they cannot afford.

Posted: October 22, 2021, 12:00 pm
Contact Tracers

Alberta announced it would move in August toward treating the pandemic as an endemic — ending contact tracing. That didn’t last, but resuming it has been difficult, contact tracers say.

Posted: October 22, 2021, 8:00 am

Connor McDavid scored twice to eclipse 200 career goals and had an assist, Zach Hyman had two goals and the Edmonton Oilers remained undefeated with a 5-1 victory over the winless Arizona Coyotes on Thursday night in Glendale, Ariz.

Posted: October 22, 2021, 5:02 am
Grouard Residential School/St Bernard's

A northern Alberta First Nation says it has completed the first phase of ground penetrating radar in its search for children's remains at a former residential school site.

Posted: October 21, 2021, 8:30 pm
COVID Alta 20210813

Alberta reported 770 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday and eight new deaths. There are 912 patients in hospital being treated for the disease, including 201 in ICU.

Posted: October 21, 2021, 7:30 pm
Sean Chu

Ward 4 Coun. Sean Chu says he will not be stepping down, amid calls for him to do so from his colleagues. 

Posted: October 21, 2021, 5:46 pm
Jennifer Rice

The closest race for a seat at city council in Edmonton is over, with 33 votes between the top two candidates and no recount required, the city said Wednesday.

Posted: October 21, 2021, 4:35 pm
Camsell Excavation

Excavation work resumed Thursday morning at the site of the former Camsell Hospital, the Edmonton facility that for decades was used to treat Indigenous people with tuberculosis — and where some of those patients are believed to have died and been buried on the grounds.

Posted: October 21, 2021, 1:30 pm
Sonya Savage

A long-delayed and controversial report into alleged anti-Alberta energy campaigns could not determine how much of a role foreign money played in cancelling resource projects, nor could it find how much of that money was spent advocating against the oil and gas industry.

Posted: October 21, 2021, 12:00 pm
Alberta earthquake

Initially recorded as a 4.1-magnitude earthquake, Natural Resources Canada upgraded it to a 5.0-magnitude quake, making it the second largest in Alberta since reporting began.

Posted: October 21, 2021, 4:28 am