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Tips for Getting Your Mountain Bike Ready to Hit the Trails

Tips for Getting Your Mountain Bike Ready to Hit the Trails

Paul Kerfoot from Outside Bike & Ski talks with us about common mistakes bike owners do in the spring.
Simple tips from Kananaskis Country Public Safety for hiking in the early season

Simple tips from Kananaskis Country Public Safety for hiking in the early season

New to hiking or looking to get out more this year? Check out these simple tips from Kananaskis Public Safety.
Prince Philip remembered as calm presence during Queen's visits to the North

Prince Philip remembered as calm presence during Queen's visits to the North

There's a road in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut, that stretches all the way around Williamson Lake, a small body of water in the centre of town. But, unlike a lot of the roads in the community then, this one was smoothed over with fresh asphalt in 1994.
Aspen View will not pilot new curriculum

Aspen View will not pilot new curriculum

Joins growing list of school divisions saying it needs work before piloting
Plans for update to EI system coming soon, Qualtrough says in budget hint

Plans for update to EI system coming soon, Qualtrough says in budget hint

OTTAWA — Employment Minister Carla Qualtrough says any changes to modernize the employment insurance system won't be done without considering the financial impact on workers and employers.
Alberta Government’s Draft K-6 Curriculum pilot will not appear in Rocky View Schools classrooms

Alberta Government’s Draft K-6 Curriculum pilot will not appear in Rocky View Schools classrooms

“While we appreciate that the government has provided flexibility in piloting, we have heard from our administration and many parents and staff requesting that the pilot does not occur in RVS classrooms for a number of reasons."
Alberta Teachers' Association demands full rewrite of draft K-6 education curriculum

Alberta Teachers' Association demands full rewrite of draft K-6 education curriculum

EDMONTON — The Alberta Teachers’ Association wants the province to immediately scrap its draft education curriculum for young students and to start over.
Alberta coal consultation terms of reference rule out land use, water concerns

Alberta coal consultation terms of reference rule out land use, water concerns

EDMONTON — A committee that is supposed to consult Albertans on coal development in the Rocky Mountains won't be allowed to hear what people want to say about water and land use.
Lethbridge doctor becomes seventh Alberta health-care worker to die from COVID-19

Lethbridge doctor becomes seventh Alberta health-care worker to die from COVID-19

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — The Alberta Medical Association says a Lethbridge physician has died from complications related to COVID-19. Dr. Wayne John Edwards, who was 66, died Tuesday at the Chinook Regional Hospital in the southern Alberta city.
List of mourners attending the funeral of Prince Philip

List of mourners attending the funeral of Prince Philip

LONDON — Here is the full list of mourners who will attend the funeral of Prince Philip on Saturday at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle: 1. Queen Elizabeth II 2. Prince Charles, eldest child of the queen and Prince Philip 3.