Government addresses security questions after suicide at Alberta legislature

There were questions Tuesday and calls to support the mental health of Albertans after a man died by suicide in front of the legislature. It happened at around 3 p.m. Monday on the steps of the provincial building. READ MORE:…

Question period postponed after man shoots himself on steps of Alberta Legislature

Posted December 2, 2019 5:45 pm Updated December 2, 2019 5:49 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ An adjournment was called during question period Monday after a man shot himself outside…

Alberta Budget 2019: UCP earmarks money for First Responders and Heroes Fund

The Alberta government is promising $9 million over three years to implement a fund to help families of first responders who die as a result of their job. While the provincial budget reduces overall spending in the Labour ministry (from…

Alberta sheriffs shut down southeast Calgary drug house

A house in southeast Calgary known for having ongoing problems including drug activity has been shut down by Alberta sheriffs. On Tuesday, crews boarded up the house at 200 Cottonwood Cr. S.E., changed the locks and put a fence around…

Airdrie RCMP catch more than 40 distracted drivers in 3-day blitz

Despite harsh penalties and increased awareness, Alberta drivers still can’t seem to put their phones away. During a three-day enforcement operation, Airdrie RCMP doled out 71 traffic tickets — 42 of which were distracted-driving offences. “[It’s] frustrating and challenging,” Sgt.…