South Edmonton property once slated for new NAIT campus being sold for $50M

A piece of land in south Edmonton once slated to be part of an ambitious NAIT expansion is now being sold by the province. The property is south of Ellerslie Road, between 91 Street SW and 101 Street SW, near…

Finance minister to host two telephone town halls ahead of Alberta budget

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 3, 2019 4:36 pm Updated October 3, 2019 4:39 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Alberta’s finance minister is hosting two telephone town halls…

Alberta government wants public input on Bow River reservoir possibilities

The Alberta government is holding a series of public engagement sessions in hopes of educating and hearing from residents about three possibilities it is exploring to boost drought and flood impacts on the Bow River. READ MORE: Calgary flood: 5…

Edmonton man sues province for $11M for alleged sexual abuse while in foster care

When he was five years old, Steven Morin said good-bye to his mother. Both his family and the province agreed he’d be better off in the foster system. Twenty-two years later, Morin is suing the province for $11 million for…

Calgary theatre’s final curtain call looming due to change in provincial funding

Lunchbox Theatre said it’s financially in trouble after the Alberta Foundation for the Arts (AFA) adjusted its grant installments for 2019. Now, the Calgary arts venue is hoping to get the funding it needs some other way. Shari Wattling said…

Alberta to continue oil production curtailment until 2020 as pipeline delays persist

The Alberta government says some oil companies may have to limit their production until the end of 2020 as pipeline delays persist. Energy Minister Sonya Savage says the current limit is being extended because there are no new pipeline expansions…

Possible end to birth control program for wild horses could trigger cull in Alberta

They roam the Eastern slopes in the Foothills of Alberta and many argue wild horses are part of the province’s landscape and deserve to be there, enjoying their freedom. Others say they’re a threat to the ecosystem and need to…

What penalties impaired driving could net you over the Canada Day long weekend

Alberta’s provincial government is reminding drivers of the penalties of driving impaired ahead of the Canada Day long weekend. Over the last five years, an average of 6,000 people were convicted of impaired driving in Alberta. According to the provincial…