Sunday, April 18, 2021

Two First Nations in Alberta Sue the Provincial Government for Launching Online Gambling

Two First Nations are suing the Alberta government and its gaming commission in a court of law over what they call unauthorized entry into the online gaming sector. The...

Alberta Registers 301 New Cases, Ahead Of Plans To Eliminate Step 2 Measures

Alberta registered 301 new infections on Sunday, one day before the government issues a proclamation that would loosen a few public health measures. Currently, the province has 4585 active infections....

Police Hold GraceLife Pastor For Failure To Comply With Bail Requirements

Edmonton Police hold a GraceLife Church Paster on one criminal charge and two counts of flouting public health rules. This past Sunday, a member of Alberta's Health Service and the...

Strathcona County Council Refuses To Allow New Cannabis Production Facilities

Strathcona County council has voted not to allow new cannabis production facilities on its fertile land, stating that cannabis facilities should be placed in the industrial zone, not the...

Alberta Won’t Make Any Announcement about Re-opening before 1st March

Alberta's top public health doctor says that the province won't think about tightening or loosening COVID-19 restrictions until March. On Monday, the province reported 273 new cases and 16...

Red Deer Meat Processing Resume Operation Despite being linked to 500 COVID-19 Infections

Red Deer meat processing plant is scheduled to resume operation on Thursday despite being linked to three workers' death due to COVID-19. According to the management, the facility has...

Transit Fare Changes To Introduce Smart Card, 25 Percent Hike For Cash Payment

Cash payment for bus and LRT rides is set to increase from the current $3.50 to $3.75 starting the 1st of May, although it is quite likely that the...

Alberta Plans To Widen Its Immunization Program Starting 15th March, Health Ministry Says

Alberta is planning to widen its immunization program starting 15th March to include all persons below 75. Provided shipments arrive within the schedule. Each adult will be vaccinated by...

Jury Plans to Give Verdict in Bradley Barton Manslaughter Case

Edmonton – On Thursday night, a jury was sequestered and will start deliberations in the Bradley Barton manslaughter – he stands trial for the killing of Cindy Gladue. Stephen Hillier,...

A Light Earthquake Hits Banff, Alta

A 3.9 magnitude earthquake struck around 6km north of the mountain town on Saturday evening, but no serious damage was caused. Taimi Mulder, an earthquake seismologist with the Geological Survey...