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'Bait and switch:' Questions arise over what reinstated Alberta coal policy protects

'Bait and switch:' Questions arise over what reinstated Alberta coal policy protects

University of Calgary resource law professor Nigel Bankes pointed ous Savage's promise to block mountaintop removal mines doesn't affect one proposal to do exactly that near the Crowsnest Pass.
Lac La Biche council votes to move on from lasagna lunch controversy

Lac La Biche council votes to move on from lasagna lunch controversy

Council hopes to move on from mayor's controversial lasagna lunch
Olds saloon operators fined for reopening contrary to health orders

Olds saloon operators fined for reopening contrary to health orders

Bulldogs Saloon reopened in violation of restrictions on Jan. 29 and 30
Storytelling Alberta program connects with isolated seniors

Storytelling Alberta program connects with isolated seniors

A new outreach program in the Calgary area is providing another creative way to connect with isolated seniors during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Banff council calls on Alberta government to immediately stop existing coal exploration

Banff council calls on Alberta government to immediately stop existing coal exploration

The Alberta government reinstated the province's 1976 coal policy on Feb. 8 in the face of mounting public backlash, but Banff town council doesn't believe the announcement went far enough.
Proposed assisted-dying law 'anti-working class, racist and ableist': disability rights activist

Proposed assisted-dying law 'anti-working class, racist and ableist': disability rights activist

"(The bill) makes it more accessible for people with mental health disabilities to kill themselves as a form of treatment without making mental health supports free."
Appeal Court lengthens parole period in triple murder of Alberta family

Appeal Court lengthens parole period in triple murder of Alberta family

Jason Klaus and Joshua Frank must now serve a minimum 50 years in prison before they can apply for release, following the murders of Klaus' father, mother and sister.
Alberta pastor charged: Sunday church services violated COVID-19 rules

Alberta pastor charged: Sunday church services violated COVID-19 rules

In the preceding two weeks, the church has held services with 290 and 300 congregants, with video of the services showing no masks. Prior to the arrest, a $1,200 fine was levied in December.
'A blessing:' Paralyzed Humboldt Bronco finds way back on the ice during COVID-19

'A blessing:' Paralyzed Humboldt Bronco finds way back on the ice during COVID-19

"It's great. I mean any time you can get on the ice, especially during COVID, is just kind of a blessing," said Ryan Straschnitzki.
Alberta reverses course on coal development in Rockies

Alberta reverses course on coal development in Rockies

"An important part of being a responsible government is to admit when you've made a mistake and to fix it, and that's what we are doing," Savage said.