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Diabetes has got to go, and here's how

Diabetes has got to go, and here's how

Diabetes can be done before Jan. 1, 2022. There are two campaigns working to make sure that timeline sticks. Find out what's going on and how you can help.
Municipalities push for provincial broadband strategy

Municipalities push for provincial broadband strategy

Roughly 12 per cent of Alberta families, or around 200,000 households, lack the basic speeds the federal government has said are required for adequate Internet service.
Don't touch decorated deer in Okotoks: Fish and Wildlife

Don't touch decorated deer in Okotoks: Fish and Wildlife

Reports of a deer with Christmas lights tangled in its antlers was reported to the provincial agency earlier this month
Abbotsford braces for further flooding as storms pound West Coast

Abbotsford braces for further flooding as storms pound West Coast

Abbotsford Mayor Henry Braun hopes rain over the next four days will be absorbed by existing flooded areas and pumped out into the Fraser River
Highway 1 through Fraser Canyon expected to reopen in January

Highway 1 through Fraser Canyon expected to reopen in January

There are seven distinct areas of damage along the Fraser Canyon
Alberta Municipalities vote favours new tobacco levy

Alberta Municipalities vote favours new tobacco levy

The resolution was put forward by the City of Airdrie and seconded by St. Albert.
Strike looms as Cargill employees reject contract offer

Strike looms as Cargill employees reject contract offer

Ninety-eight per cent of Cargill workers pass on contract, inch closer to strike
Off-grid YouTubers document destruction and repair of Coquihalla Highway (VIDEOS)

Off-grid YouTubers document destruction and repair of Coquihalla Highway (VIDEOS)

“If you like big machines this is for you!”
Provinces take issue with proposed federal mental-health transfer

Provinces take issue with proposed federal mental-health transfer

"What they're proposing is both inefficient and … an undermining of the fundamentals while having a debate about, in some respects, credit. I don't think that's what we need," said British Columbia Health Minister Adrian Dix in an interview with The Canadian Press. 
Line of storms approaches as B.C. works to recover from recent floods

Line of storms approaches as B.C. works to recover from recent floods

The centre that monitors the province's waterways said several storms will drench B.C., dropping up to 70 millimetres of rain over the Fraser Valley, including flood-damaged Abbotsford Thursday, and even more over Vancouver's North Shore mountains.