Alberta

A sign opposing coal development in the eastern slopes of the Livingston range south west of Longview, Alta., Wednesday, June 16, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Alberta town endorses community-developed policy saying no to coal mining in Rockies

High River has joined 30 organizations in signing a document pushing prohibition of coal in Alberta

 

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney, left, says he will stay in the top job to maintain continuity and stability in government until a new United Conservative party leader is chosen, in Calgary, Alta., Friday, May 20, 2022. Kenney says he will not be running in the race to pick a new leader of his United Conservative party. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says he won’t run in upcoming party leadership race

Kenney names implementing a COVID-19 vaccine mandate as his likely downfall

 

Sawback Brewing Company is launching a new beer to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Ross Street Patio on May 27. (Advocate file photo)

Ross Street Patio celebrates 10th anniversary with special brew

Sawback Brewing Company to launch its Ross Street Patio Beer on May 27

  • May 19, 2022

 

FILE - Steam gets the wrinkles out of a large Alberta flag in Calgary, Tuesday, April 16, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Alberta driver’s licence renewals available online

Renewal services through MyAlberta eServices portal

FILE - Steam gets the wrinkles out of a large Alberta flag in Calgary, Tuesday, April 16, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Senior Constable Jennaye Norris of the Blood Tribe Police poses in Standoff, Alta. on Monday, May 9, 2022. Norris is the human trafficking coordinator at the service. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Bill Graveland

Project Moon Woman: Officer with Alberta’s Blood Tribe fights human trafficking

Girls and women from the reserve being forced into the sex trade

Senior Constable Jennaye Norris of the Blood Tribe Police poses in Standoff, Alta. on Monday, May 9, 2022. Norris is the human trafficking coordinator at the service. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Bill Graveland
Investigators convene on a deadly helicopter crash site in a farmer’s field in Birch Hills County, Alta. on Sunday Jan. 3, 2021. An investigation report by the Transportation Safety Board of Canada says the fatal crash was due to the pilot’s decision to fly in poor weather conditions at night. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Beauchamp

Pilot’s decision making, deteriorating weather led to Alberta helicopter crash: TSB

January 2021 crash killed Wade and Aubrey Balisky and 2 of their 5 children

Investigators convene on a deadly helicopter crash site in a farmer’s field in Birch Hills County, Alta. on Sunday Jan. 3, 2021. An investigation report by the Transportation Safety Board of Canada says the fatal crash was due to the pilot’s decision to fly in poor weather conditions at night. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Beauchamp
On May 9, 2022, NDP health critic David Shepherd held a press conference with Albertans with diabetes, and parents of diabetic children, who worry they will not be able to afford insulin pumps with the cancellation of the Insulin Pump Therapy Program. (Contributed)

Albertans with diabetes want UCP to stop plans to cancel insulin pump supports

‘The anxiety the UCP has caused for the diabetic community is unacceptable,’ says NDP

On May 9, 2022, NDP health critic David Shepherd held a press conference with Albertans with diabetes, and parents of diabetic children, who worry they will not be able to afford insulin pumps with the cancellation of the Insulin Pump Therapy Program. (Contributed)
The streets of Banff are seen on March 24, 2020, when Parks Canada restricted vehicles in national parks and at national historic sites during the COVID-19 pandemic. A study that analyzed data on the movement of grizzly bears and wolves in Alberta’s Bow Valley shows the animals are avoiding developed areas and times when lots of people are around. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Research shows grizzly bears and wolves avoid towns, trails in Alberta’s Bow Valley

Movement Ecology analyzed two decades of GPS information from 34 grizzly bears and 33 wolves

The streets of Banff are seen on March 24, 2020, when Parks Canada restricted vehicles in national parks and at national historic sites during the COVID-19 pandemic. A study that analyzed data on the movement of grizzly bears and wolves in Alberta’s Bow Valley shows the animals are avoiding developed areas and times when lots of people are around. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
The RCMP logo is seen outside Royal Canadian Mounted Police “E” Division Headquarters, in Surrey, B.C., on Friday April 13, 2018. RCMP in Alberta say a mother and her eight-month-old daughter are dead, and that a male who police believe was the woman’s brother was also found dead nearby from what investigators believe was self-inflicted injuries. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Mom and baby found dead in Alberta home, man thought to be brother found dead nearby

29-year-old woman and her child found in their home in Newell County, southeast of Calgary

The RCMP logo is seen outside Royal Canadian Mounted Police “E” Division Headquarters, in Surrey, B.C., on Friday April 13, 2018. RCMP in Alberta say a mother and her eight-month-old daughter are dead, and that a male who police believe was the woman’s brother was also found dead nearby from what investigators believe was self-inflicted injuries. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Alberta’s former health minister, Tyler Shandro, answers questions at a news conference in Calgary, Friday, Sept. 3, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Todd Korol

‘New chapter’: Alberta prosecutors get more pay, talks to improve justice system

Province approves pay adjustments for prosecutors after national review showed salaries lower

Alberta’s former health minister, Tyler Shandro, answers questions at a news conference in Calgary, Friday, Sept. 3, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Todd Korol
Bison are seen in Banff National Park in Alberta in this undated handout image received April 22, 2022. An Indigenous-led report says relying on traditional knowledge could help to ensure the success of the bison in the park. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Parks Canada-K. Heuer

Stoney Nakoda Nation says traditional knowledge key to success for Banff bison

Bison were reintroduced into the national park in 2017

Bison are seen in Banff National Park in Alberta in this undated handout image received April 22, 2022. An Indigenous-led report says relying on traditional knowledge could help to ensure the success of the bison in the park. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Parks Canada-K. Heuer
In a camera monitor, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney speaks after the United Conservative Party’s annual meeting in Calgary on Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021.An internal fight plaguing Alberta’s governing party has taken a new twist with one of Premier Jason Kenney’s senior political staffers comparing Kenney’s backbench critics to clowns. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Larry MacDougal

Intraparty war in Alberta Premier Kenney’s UCP sees Twitter fight over clown image

Almost 60,000 party members eligible to vote in the leadership review with results announced May 18

In a camera monitor, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney speaks after the United Conservative Party’s annual meeting in Calgary on Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021.An internal fight plaguing Alberta’s governing party has taken a new twist with one of Premier Jason Kenney’s senior political staffers comparing Kenney’s backbench critics to clowns. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Larry MacDougal
All kindergarten to Grade 3 students will learn new mathematics and English language arts and literature curriculum, while all kindergarten to Grade 6 students will learn from the new physical education and wellness curriculum. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson)

New elementary curriculum ready for Alberta classrooms in September

Teachers say they’re not prepared to implement curriculum

All kindergarten to Grade 3 students will learn new mathematics and English language arts and literature curriculum, while all kindergarten to Grade 6 students will learn from the new physical education and wellness curriculum. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson)
United Conservative Party leader Jason Kenney addresses supporters in Calgary, Alta., Tuesday, April 16, 2019. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press)

UCP leadership review of Alberta Premier Jason Kenney officially begins

If Kenney does not get at least majority support, a race must be held to pick a new leader

United Conservative Party leader Jason Kenney addresses supporters in Calgary, Alta., Tuesday, April 16, 2019. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press)
Police tape is shown in Toronto Tuesday, May 2, 2107. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy

Rural Municipalities of Alberta opposes creation of provincial police service

Premier Jason Kenney asked rural leaders to consider the merits of a provincial police service

Police tape is shown in Toronto Tuesday, May 2, 2107. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy
(File photo by Advocate staff)

Federal union opposes provincial police force in Alberta

Union of Safety and Justice Employees launch public awareness campaign

(File photo by Advocate staff)
Golden sunrise over the Hoodoo badlands at Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park in Alberta, Canada. Travel Alberta CEO David Goldstein shared a long-range vision for the recovery of Alberta’s tourism industry, sharing the organization’s Bootstrap Plan at a recent conference.

‘Bootstrap Plan’ targets Alberta’s tourism recovery

By Gillian Francis, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Travel Alberta has announced plans…

Golden sunrise over the Hoodoo badlands at Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park in Alberta, Canada. Travel Alberta CEO David Goldstein shared a long-range vision for the recovery of Alberta’s tourism industry, sharing the organization’s Bootstrap Plan at a recent conference.
Red Deer-Mountain View MP Earl Dreeshen, left, and Red Deer-Lacombe MP Blaine Calkins. (Black Press file photo)

Alberta MPs react to Russian-Ukraine war, sanctions

All but five Alberta MPs on Russia’s blacklist

Red Deer-Mountain View MP Earl Dreeshen, left, and Red Deer-Lacombe MP Blaine Calkins. (Black Press file photo)
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney gives a COVID-19 update in Edmonton, Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021. The premier has filed his defence in a defamation lawsuit brought against him over his remarks on the release of an Inquiry into supposed misinformation about the province’s energy industry. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

‘They should apologize’: Alberta premier files defence in defamation lawsuit

Environmental groups say they’ve been smeared by Kenney

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney gives a COVID-19 update in Edmonton, Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021. The premier has filed his defence in a defamation lawsuit brought against him over his remarks on the release of an Inquiry into supposed misinformation about the province’s energy industry. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Alberta Progressive Conservative leader Jason Kenney, left, walks with Ric McIver at the Federal Building in Edmonton, Alta., on Monday, March 20, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Codie McLachlan

Alberta introduces legislation to limit COVID-19 rule-making by municipalities

Alberta introduces legislation to limit COVID-19 rule-making by municipalities

Alberta Progressive Conservative leader Jason Kenney, left, walks with Ric McIver at the Federal Building in Edmonton, Alta., on Monday, March 20, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Codie McLachlan