At least five popular recreation areas in southern Alberta are surrounded by coal exploration plans and one of them has been partly given over to an exploration lease, raising questions about their future with lovers of the outdoors.
With opioid deaths surging, the province’s decision to shut down the McCullough Centre in Gunn is just the latest example of the governing United Conservative Party’s callous disregard for the lives of people coping with addiction in Alberta, writes Susan Slade, a vice-president of the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees.
A new poll suggests the premiers of Canada’s three Prairie provinces are lagging counterparts from the rest of the country when it comes to how local residents feel they are managing the COVID-19 pandemic.
The number of positive COVID-19 tests in a pilot project for international travellers at the Calgary airport and a United States border crossing in southern Alberta has been reasonably low after its first six weeks.
Alberta’s chief medical officer of health says a member of her inner circle committed a “personal betrayal” and fractured the working relationship of her COVID-19 team by leaking private conversations to the media.
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney, his province bending precariously under the weight of record COVID-19 cases, imposed new sweeping public health restrictions on Tuesday, November 24, 2020, that include a ban on gatherings in people’s homes.