Saturday, May 15, 2021

Alberta Imposes Tighter Restrictions, Raises Fines For Those Breaking Health Directives

Alberta’s government has announced tighter health restrictions in an effort to break the spread of COVID-19 and prevent the health care system from drowning, Premier Jason Kenney stated. Among the...

Alberta Reported 1300 Fatalities from Drug Poisoning In 2020

New data released on Tuesday shows that nearly 1300 persons in Alberta died from drug poisoning last year. This is the highest figure ever recorded in the same year....

Alberta Names A Five-Member Committee To Over Inform Public About Future Of Coal

The government of Alberta has chosen a five-member committee that will consult members of the public regarding the future of coal in the province. Sonya Savage who chose the...

Education Experts, Student Raise Equality Concerns Over U Of A’s Tuition Fee Hike

About 12 courses at the University of Alberta are scheduled for a tuition hike by between 17 and 104 percent, beginning fall next year. The increase will affect students seeking...

The City of Edmonton Devises A New Plan For Managing Homeless Camps

The City of Edmonton has adopted a new strategy to manage and dismantle homeless camps that are about to pop up this year. The homeless park has been appearing...

Sunday’s Preliminary COVID-19 Update in Alberta

Alberta report 300 new cases of COVID-19, including 54, which involve variants on Sunday. According to a preliminary update posted by Dr. Deena Hinshaw, the provincial chief officer of...

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...

Suggested Curriculum Changes Puzzles Parents, Causes Outrage

Several parents are angry and puzzled by the suggested changes to the elementary school curriculum that the government has proposed be used to teach kids henceforth. A Beaumont parent, Taylor...

New Pilot Program in Alberta to Allow Abusive Men to Rehabilitate in a Safe...

A pilot project in southern Alberta allows the abuser to stay in a rehabilitation shelter while the victim remains at home. In most cases, women and children are the...

Edmonton High School Administrators And Hate Crime Unit Investigate Racist Scona White Student Alliance

School administrators at one of Edmonton’s high schools are working with hate crime police to unite to investigate an online group urging students to rise against black supremacy. The...