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Alberta government to twin southern highway to spur economic recovery

Alberta government to twin southern highway to spur economic recovery

TABER, Alta. — The Alberta government says it will twin a 46-kilometre stretch of highway in southern Alberta.
COVID-19 travel advisory between Saskatchewan and northern Alberta lifted

COVID-19 travel advisory between Saskatchewan and northern Alberta lifted

REGINA — Health officials in Saskatchewan are no longer cautioning against non-essential travel to northern Alberta.
Alberta 'stay'cation should include a visit to this historic garden

Alberta 'stay'cation should include a visit to this historic garden

Planning a staycation this summer? Stop at Lougheed House for a tour through the colourful summer gardens. The historic site welcomes visitors at no charge.
Cleared for take-off

Cleared for take-off

Alberta Aviation Museum opens its doors starting July 1 with extended evening hours and advance ticket purchasing required.
'I love this country:' Brazilian cowboy nears end of epic horse ride in Calgary

'I love this country:' Brazilian cowboy nears end of epic horse ride in Calgary

WAIPAROUS VILLAGE, Alta. — Filipe Masetti Leite stops for a break from another long day in the saddle on his year-long trek encountering bugs, bears, buffalo and bad weather.
Canada Day 2020: 20 facts and figures to celebrate the big day

Canada Day 2020: 20 facts and figures to celebrate the big day

Fun facts to help celebrate Canada's big day. Happy 153rd!
Alberta expands gatherings for outdoor audience events to 200 people

Alberta expands gatherings for outdoor audience events to 200 people

EDMONTON — Alberta is expanding the number of people who can meet up for audience-type outdoor events. Dr.
A trio of virtual Canada Day celebrations

A trio of virtual Canada Day celebrations

Virtual celebrations abound this Canada Day. Other than your socially-distanced barbecue and picnic plans, see these online offerings.

Fitch reduces Alberta credit rating, cites concerns on heavy borrowing

Alberta businesswoman named lieutenant-governor, first Muslim in role in Canada

Alberta businesswoman named lieutenant-governor, first Muslim in role in Canada

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has named business owner and philanthropist Salma Lakhani as Alberta's new lieutenant-governor. When she formally takes over the role, Lakhani will become Canada's first Muslim lieutenant-governor.