Alberta

If you want to take a great photo for your social media followers, you can’t beat Lake Louise. Photo: Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

3 Made-in-Alberta adventures for your winter staycation

North to south, mountain to badlands, Alberta has something for everybody

  • Nov 28, 2020

 

A partially torn down living wall is pictured at the Federal Building in Edmonton on Tuesday November 24, 2020. The UCP says it is removing the wall to save $70,000 a year in maintenance costs. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Fall of the wall: Alberta government takes down plant installation early due to bugs

Fall of the wall: Alberta government takes down plant installation early due to bugs

 

Finance Minister Travis Toews, left, delivers the budget as Alberta Premier Jason Kenney watches in Edmonton on February 27, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Alberta finance minister says outlook improves but budget deficit $21.3 billion

Alberta finance minister says outlook improves but budget deficit $21.3 billion

 

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney shakes hands with Kaycee Madu after a swearing-in ceremony in Edmonton, Tuesday, April 30, 2019. Justice Minister Madu says Alberta has banned the practice of carding by police and is bringing in new rules on when it’s OK for officers to randomly stop and question people. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Alberta ends carding, brings in new rules on when police can stop and question

Alberta ends carding, brings in new rules on when police can stop and question

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney shakes hands with Kaycee Madu after a swearing-in ceremony in Edmonton, Tuesday, April 30, 2019. Justice Minister Madu says Alberta has banned the practice of carding by police and is bringing in new rules on when it’s OK for officers to randomly stop and question people. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Koren Lightning-Earle. (Akemi Matsubuchi/Submitted)

Maskwacis lawyer says Indigenous training an ‘example’ to follow

All Alberta lawyers will undergo Indigenous Cultural Competency training

Koren Lightning-Earle. (Akemi Matsubuchi/Submitted)
Alberta Auditor General Doug Wylie speaks in Edmonton on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019. nbsp;Alberta’s auditor general has flagged $1.6 billion worth of accounting blunders along with other oversight problems by Premier Jason Kenney’s government. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Alberta auditor flags $1.6B in government accounting blunders, oversight problems

Alberta auditor flags $1.6B in government accounting blunders, oversight problems

Alberta Auditor General Doug Wylie speaks in Edmonton on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019. nbsp;Alberta’s auditor general has flagged $1.6 billion worth of accounting blunders along with other oversight problems by Premier Jason Kenney’s government. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Alberta Progressive Conservative leader Jason Kenney, left, walks with former interim leader Ric McIver at the Federal Building in Edmonton, Monday, March 20, 2017. The Alberta government has introduced legislation to bring in toll roads and bridges, but just for new projects. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Codie McLachlan

Alberta government introduces legislation to levy tolls on new roads, bridges

Alberta government introduces legislation to levy tolls on new roads, bridges

Alberta Progressive Conservative leader Jason Kenney, left, walks with former interim leader Ric McIver at the Federal Building in Edmonton, Monday, March 20, 2017. The Alberta government has introduced legislation to bring in toll roads and bridges, but just for new projects. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Codie McLachlan
Children’s backpacks and shoes are seen at a daycare in Langley, B.C., on Tuesday May 29, 2018. Alberta Children’s Services Minister Rebecca Schulz says the province plans to bring in a new way of licensing and monitoring child-care facilities. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Children’s backpacks and shoes are seen at a daycare in Langley, B.C., on Tuesday May 29, 2018. Alberta Children’s Services Minister Rebecca Schulz says the province plans to bring in a new way of licensing and monitoring child-care facilities. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Wild caribou roam the tundra in Nunavut on March 25, 2009. Canada and Alberta have signed a deal on caribou protection that gives them years to take action but could allow energy drilling to resume right away on some ranges. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Canada, Alberta agree on caribou protection deal that gives them years to take action

Canada, Alberta agree on caribou protection deal that gives them years to take action

Wild caribou roam the tundra in Nunavut on March 25, 2009. Canada and Alberta have signed a deal on caribou protection that gives them years to take action but could allow energy drilling to resume right away on some ranges. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
JJ Collett Natural Area Foundation held its AGM on Oct. 19 at the Ponoka Legion. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

De-listing Alberta parks creates ‘risk’ for coal mining: CPAWS

Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society speaks at JJ Collett AGM

JJ Collett Natural Area Foundation held its AGM on Oct. 19 at the Ponoka Legion. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
October in Central Alberta is time for family gatherings, Halloween fun and pumpkin spice and everything nice!

6 ways to celebrate the spooky season around Red Deer

Are you ready to fall for Central Alberta?

October in Central Alberta is time for family gatherings, Halloween fun and pumpkin spice and everything nice!
Alberta’s disaster risk assessment plan in poor shape: auditor general

Alberta’s disaster risk assessment plan in poor shape: auditor general

Alberta’s disaster risk assessment plan in poor shape: auditor general

Alberta’s disaster risk assessment plan in poor shape: auditor general
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Alberta politicians reject throne speech

Premier Kenney disapointed with lack of support for Alberta energy

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Alberta government to spend $43M in provincial park upgrades and repairs

Alberta government to spend $43M in provincial park upgrades and repairs

Alberta government to spend $43M in provincial park upgrades and repairs

Alberta government to spend $43M in provincial park upgrades and repairs
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney delivers his address to the Alberta United Conservative Party annual general meeting in Calgary, Alta., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019. Albertans will get a look at the province’s biggest deficit in history when the government releases its fiscal and economic update today. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Dave Chidley

Low energy prices, COVID crisis leave Alberta with $24.2B deficit

Unemployment rate, now about 12%, is expected to remain at near double-digit levels well into next year

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney delivers his address to the Alberta United Conservative Party annual general meeting in Calgary, Alta., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019. Albertans will get a look at the province’s biggest deficit in history when the government releases its fiscal and economic update today. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Dave Chidley
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney will be updating Albertans on the provincial deficit, in a August 27, 2020 story. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

‘Fiscal reckoning’: Alberta to outline $20B-plus deficit in financial update

Collapse of energy prices ‘clobbered’ the oil and gas industry, global recession caused by COVID-19 pandemic

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney will be updating Albertans on the provincial deficit, in a August 27, 2020 story. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney will be updating Albertans on the provincial deficit, in a August 27, 2020 story. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney will be updating Albertans on the provincial deficit, in a August 27, 2020 story. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
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  • Aug 25, 2020
Afternoon Shopping, by David More.
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney updates media on measures taken to help with COVID-19, in Edmonton on Friday, March 20, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Alberta gets new justice, economy ministers in cabinet ‘reset’

Conference Board of Canada is forecasting Alberta will be the most heavily hit province this year

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney updates media on measures taken to help with COVID-19, in Edmonton on Friday, March 20, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
‘Symbolic gesture’: Critics say spending on Alberta wilderness area inadequate

‘Symbolic gesture’: Critics say spending on Alberta wilderness area inadequate

‘Symbolic gesture’: Critics say spending on Alberta wilderness area inadequate

‘Symbolic gesture’: Critics say spending on Alberta wilderness area inadequate