Alberta

Healthcare workers and family members hold up phones as they attend a vigil for Dr. Walter Reynolds, a 45-year-old father of two, who was killed at a walk-in clinic earlier this week, in Red Deer, Alta., Friday, Aug. 14, 2020.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Alberta doctors want safer workplace after killing of physician in Red Deer clinic

Dr. Walter Reynolds, a 45-year-old father of two, was attacked by a patient wielding a weapon

Healthcare workers and family members hold up phones as they attend a vigil for Dr. Walter Reynolds, a 45-year-old father of two, who was killed at a walk-in clinic earlier this week, in Red Deer, Alta., Friday, Aug. 14, 2020.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
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 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
A rolled-over tour bus rests where it fell on the Columbia Icefield near Jasper, Alta., Sunday, July 19, 2020. A class-action lawsuit alleging the defendants acted recklessly and unreasonably has been filed against the operators of a tour bus involved in a fatal rollover at Jasper National Park’s Columbia Icefield. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of passengers in fatal Alberta Icefield bus crash

Three people were killed and 14 others suffered life-threatening injuries on July 18

A rolled-over tour bus rests where it fell on the Columbia Icefield near Jasper, Alta., Sunday, July 19, 2020. A class-action lawsuit alleging the defendants acted recklessly and unreasonably has been filed against the operators of a tour bus involved in a fatal rollover at Jasper National Park’s Columbia Icefield. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
FILE – People walk across a street in Banff, Alta., in Banff National Park, Friday, July 21, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
FILE – People walk across a street in Banff, Alta., in Banff National Park, Friday, July 21, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Alberta health officials are reporting more than 300 new COVID-19 cases in the province over the weekend, with a rise in the Edmonton area. Alberta chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw updates media on the Covid-19 situation in Edmonton, Friday, March 20, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

At least 30 COVID-19 cases linked to religious activities in Alberta: top doctor

Fifteen cases in Alberta were from a separate religious gathering in the hamlet of Deadwood

Alberta health officials are reporting more than 300 new COVID-19 cases in the province over the weekend, with a rise in the Edmonton area. Alberta chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw updates media on the Covid-19 situation in Edmonton, Friday, March 20, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Daytrippin’ in Lacombe

Daytrippin’ in Lacombe

Discover a vibrant, family-friendly destination, with historic streets and modern amenities

  • Aug 11, 2020
Daytrippin’ in Lacombe
Whether it’s part of a day at the lake or a trip to a local park, a delectable picnic is as easy as a visit to one of Central Alberta’s many specialty shops to stock up on ready-made gourmet treats.

Central Alberta is a picnicker’s paradise

Your guide to finding your picnic-perfect ingredients

  • Aug 11, 2020
Whether it’s part of a day at the lake or a trip to a local park, a delectable picnic is as easy as a visit to one of Central Alberta’s many specialty shops to stock up on ready-made gourmet treats.
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Alberta, Ottawa agree on one-year child-care deal with some COVID money

Alberta, Ottawa agree on one-year child-care deal with some COVID money

Alberta, Ottawa agree on one-year child-care deal with some COVID money

Alberta, Ottawa agree on one-year child-care deal with some COVID money
The cause of a rollover on the glacier that killed three people and sent two dozen to hospital has not been determined, in a July 20, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
The cause of a rollover on the glacier that killed three people and sent two dozen to hospital has not been determined, in a July 20, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Environmental monitoring for the oilsands is expected to resume July 15, 2020. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Environmental monitoring for the oilsands is expected to resume July 15, 2020. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Alberta air force base to use goats, sheep to chew down unwanted vegetation

Alberta air force base to use goats, sheep to chew down unwanted vegetation

Alberta air force base to use goats, sheep to chew down unwanted vegetation

Alberta air force base to use goats, sheep to chew down unwanted vegetation
Gave up seat for Kenney to run: Premier defends hiring ex-MLA for trade office

Gave up seat for Kenney to run: Premier defends hiring ex-MLA for trade office

Gave up seat for Kenney to run: Premier defends hiring ex-MLA for trade office

Gave up seat for Kenney to run: Premier defends hiring ex-MLA for trade office
Alberta cuts business tax, boosts infrastructure spending to reboot economy

Alberta cuts business tax, boosts infrastructure spending to reboot economy

Alberta cuts business tax, boosts infrastructure spending to reboot economy

Alberta cuts business tax, boosts infrastructure spending to reboot economy
Alberta Opposition NDP label referendum bill a covert Jason Kenney power grab

Alberta Opposition NDP label referendum bill a covert Jason Kenney power grab

Alberta Opposition NDP label referendum bill a covert Jason Kenney power grab

Alberta Opposition NDP label referendum bill a covert Jason Kenney power grab
Banff National Park. (The Canadian Press)

RCMP hand out $8,400 in fines to U.S. travellers stopped at Banff National Park

Americans are allowed to drive up to Alaska but not make any non-essential stops along the way

Banff National Park. (The Canadian Press)
In this May 21, 2019 file photo, Premier Jason Kenney and Jason Nixon, Minister of Environment and Parks chat before the speech from the throne is delivered in Edmonton. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
In this May 21, 2019 file photo, Premier Jason Kenney and Jason Nixon, Minister of Environment and Parks chat before the speech from the throne is delivered in Edmonton. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Alberta registrar reverses rejection, man gets to have FREE AB licence plate

Alberta registrar reverses rejection, man gets to have FREE AB licence plate

Alberta registrar reverses rejection, man gets to have FREE AB licence plate

Alberta registrar reverses rejection, man gets to have FREE AB licence plate