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Seniors' Week across Alberta

Seniors' Week across Alberta

Seniors' Week (June 1-7) is seeing digital/virtual celebrations across the province to honour older Albertans.
Celebrating Seniors' Week 2020

Celebrating Seniors' Week 2020

Local seniors' organizations mark June 1-7 celebrations in virtual fashion
Each stage a chance to grow

Each stage a chance to grow

Virtual Seniors’ Week celebration embraces the bright side of growing older
COVID-19-related Re-openings for Edmonton and Calgary

COVID-19-related Re-openings for Edmonton and Calgary

Phase One of a province-wide relaunch underway
Alberta introduces legislation to regulate vaping, ban e-cigarettes for minors

Alberta introduces legislation to regulate vaping, ban e-cigarettes for minors

EDMONTON — Alberta has introduced new legislation on vaping that would include a ban on anyone under 18 from using e-cigarettes.

Alberta announces 13 new cases of COVID-19, no new deaths

EDMONTON — Alberta is reporting 13 new cases of COVID-19, a drop from the day before. The province says there have been no additional deaths from the illness. The total number of cases in Alberta stands at 7,057.

Former Canadian university defenceman Kodie Curran signs with Anaheim Ducks

CALGARY — Kodie Curran took an unorthodox route to an NHL contract. The former University of Calgary Dinos defenceman has signed a two-year, one-way contract with the Anaheim Ducks. The contract is worth US$2 million, according to CapFriendly.com.
Alberta victim services group concerned government could 'raid' fund

Alberta victim services group concerned government could 'raid' fund

TABER, Alta. — A victim services group is concerned that proposed legislation could allow the Alberta government to raid a fund meant to help those hurt by crime.
Exshaw residents express 'fear, anger, shock and exhaustion' in race to save homes from groundwater

Exshaw residents express 'fear, anger, shock and exhaustion' in race to save homes from groundwater

“I have some residents that are angry and some that are afraid and some that are exhausted because they’ve been pumping water for weeks ...": MD of Bighorn Reeve Dene Cooper
Ten bison babies bring Banff's population to 45

Ten bison babies bring Banff's population to 45

“We started with 16, so the population has almost tripled, which is pretty neat,” said Karsten Heuer, project manager for the $6.4 million bison reintroduction project in Banff National Park