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A rodeo south of Bowden drew a huge crowd on May 1 and 2, 2021. (Photo courtesy Mom’s Diner’s Facebook page)

Central Alberta anti-lockdown rodeo rally was not in Bowden, says town mayor

RCMP investigate pop-up freedom rally in Red Deer

 

About 200 motorists from across the province converged in Red Deer for the Feb. 15 Open Alberta for Business convoy and rally against government-imposed pandemic restrictions. (Contributed photo).

Anti-lockdown rally in central Alberta attracts crowd

All businesses are essential, says Mountain View Freedom

 

Alberta Union of Provincial Employees vice-president Bonnie Gustola criticized provincial government layoffs at a rally that drew more than 80 people at City Hall Park on Friday.Photo by PAUL COWLEY/Advocate staff

More than 80 rally in Red Deer against government health, education cutbacks

Rally at City Hall Park organized by the Council for Canadians

 

A.J. Fallenchild speaks in front of the Ponoka RCMP building Monday, Sept. 14. Photo by Emily Jaycox

Black and Indigenous Alliance Alberta criticizes Ponoka RCMP

Press conference in front of Ponoka RCMP building shouted down by non-locals

A.J. Fallenchild speaks in front of the Ponoka RCMP building Monday, Sept. 14. Photo by Emily Jaycox
Chicago police, protesters clash after day of demonstrations

Chicago police, protesters clash after day of demonstrations

CHICAGO — A day of largely peaceful protests against racial injustice and…

Chicago police, protesters clash after day of demonstrations
Two protesters get conditional discharge after Alberta turkey farm demonstration

Two protesters get conditional discharge after Alberta turkey farm demonstration

Two protesters get conditional discharge after Alberta turkey farm demonstration

Two protesters get conditional discharge after Alberta turkey farm demonstration
Thousands gathered at the Alberta Legislature grounds Friday June 5, 2020. Photo by Shaela Dansereau.

Edmonton Black Lives Matter protest had roughly 15, 000 attendees this weekend

Thousands gathered at the Alberta Legislature grounds Friday June 5, 2020.

Thousands gathered at the Alberta Legislature grounds Friday June 5, 2020. Photo by Shaela Dansereau.
In Montreal, demonstrators on June 7, 2020 called out Quebec Premier Francois Legault for his belief the province doesn’t have a systemic racism problem. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Thousands attend anti-racism, anti-police brutality march in downtown Montreal

MONTREAL — Thousands hit Montreal streets again Sunday to speak out in…

In Montreal, demonstrators on June 7, 2020 called out Quebec Premier Francois Legault for his belief the province doesn’t have a systemic racism problem. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Anti-racism demonstrations will be held June 5, 2020 in Ottawa and Toronto. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Marches in Ottawa, Toronto to honour black lives lost at hands of police

OTTAWA — Demonstrators plan to march from Parliament Hill through Ottawa streets…

Anti-racism demonstrations will be held June 5, 2020 in Ottawa and Toronto. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Central Albertans protested peacefully at Red Deer City Hall supporting #BlackLivesMatter movement on June 1, 2020. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Central Albertans protested peacefully at Red Deer City Hall supporting #BlackLivesMatter movement on June 1, 2020. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Calmer protests in the U.S. followed a decision by prosecutors to charge three more police officers and file a new, tougher charge against the officer at the centre of the George Floyd case, in a June 4, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Protests large but peaceful after new charges in Floyd case

MINNEAPOLIS — Demonstrations across the U.S. to condemn racism and police abuses…

  • Jun 4, 2020
Calmer protests in the U.S. followed a decision by prosecutors to charge three more police officers and file a new, tougher charge against the officer at the centre of the George Floyd case, in a June 4, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh recalled his experiences dealing with racism as a practising Sikh, in a June 1, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Political leaders take aim at racism in Canada as protests rage in U.S.

OTTAWA — Politicians across the country were united in denouncing racism on…

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh recalled his experiences dealing with racism as a practising Sikh, in a June 1, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Several top record labels organized Black Out Tuesday as violent protests erupted around the world sparked by George Floyd’s death as well as the killings of Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor, in a June 1, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Music industry calls for Black Out Tuesday amid unrest

NEW YORK — The music industry is planning to turn off the…

  • Jun 2, 2020
Several top record labels organized Black Out Tuesday as violent protests erupted around the world sparked by George Floyd’s death as well as the killings of Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor, in a June 1, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
The protests come as more beaches, churches, mosques, schools and businesses reopen worldwide, increasing the risk of cross-infections, in a June 1, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Protests spark virus fears in US; South Korea sees new cases

MIAMI — Protests around the U.S. against police brutality have sparked fears…

The protests come as more beaches, churches, mosques, schools and businesses reopen worldwide, increasing the risk of cross-infections, in a June 1, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
Protests that started after the latest death of a black man while in police custody continued May 31, 2020 in the United States. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Pandemonium erupts again in U.S. cities as public anger shows no sign of abating

WASHINGTON — Another night of unfettered fury, random violence and hardline police…

Protests that started after the latest death of a black man while in police custody continued May 31, 2020 in the United States. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
Public sector workers rally against government cuts

Public sector workers rally against government cuts

More than 200 show up in snowstorm in front of City Hall

Public sector workers rally against government cuts
Toronto police made arrests at a protest that emerged Tuesday on a commuter rail, in a Feb. 26, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Rail line cleared, 3 arrests made after protest in Toronto’s west end: police

TORONTO — Commuter rail traffic is back to normal in and around…

Toronto police made arrests at a protest that emerged Tuesday on a commuter rail, in a Feb. 26, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Protesters boo Quebec, free trade at Calgary rally supporting oil industry

Protesters boo Quebec, free trade at Calgary rally supporting oil industry

CALGARY — Angry protesters demanding that Canada build new pipelines interrupted speeches…

Protesters boo Quebec, free trade at Calgary rally supporting oil industry
Amir Boroumand has been closely following the street protests in his former homeland of Iran online.                                (Photo by PAUL COWLEY/Advocate staff)

Red Deer man says Iranian protesters need world’s support

Amir Boroumand fled Iran in 1986 and prays protests will succeed in overthrowing corrupt government

Amir Boroumand has been closely following the street protests in his former homeland of Iran online.                                (Photo by PAUL COWLEY/Advocate staff)