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Canmore council responds to MLA Miranda Rosin's opposition to new COVID-19 restriction

Canmore council responds to MLA Miranda Rosin's opposition to new COVID-19 restriction

"I ask that as our representative in Edmonton, you make a determined effort to reach out to hear all perspectives in our community before taking such actions as refuting the need for continued caution in containing the virus. This is not a political issue but one of public health."
'Unhinged conspiracy theorists:' Kenney blasts protesters for threatening top doctor

'Unhinged conspiracy theorists:' Kenney blasts protesters for threatening top doctor

Some chanted "lock her up" in reference to the province's chief medical health officer, Dr. Deena Hinshaw.
Alberta Legislature Speaker apologizes for condemning new COVID health restrictions

Alberta Legislature Speaker apologizes for condemning new COVID health restrictions

Nathan Cooper, in a speech read aloud in the debate chamber on Monday, said it’s paramount that the Speaker remain neutral.
Alberta on pace to hit 300,000 immunizations a week

Alberta on pace to hit 300,000 immunizations a week

“We now have more than 1,300 pharmacies and 103 immunization sites administering the vaccine and more coming on board in the coming weeks. The province is now on pace to administer more than 300,000 life-saving vaccine shots per week."
Multimedia artist Cheyenne Ozînjâ θîhâ Reclaims the Art of Tattooing

Multimedia artist Cheyenne Ozînjâ θîhâ Reclaims the Art of Tattooing

Talking skin with Bearspaw Cheyenne Ozînjâ θîhâ
Expert says gathering outside Alberta church attended by many conspiracy theorists

Expert says gathering outside Alberta church attended by many conspiracy theorists

"It would be accurate to say that the event attracted far-right and right-wing conspiracy-minded individuals for sure," said Elizabeth Simons, the deputy director of the Canadian Anti-Hate Network, who was monitoring the crowd.
Alberta expands rapid tests for schools, but critics demand vaccines for teachers

Alberta expands rapid tests for schools, but critics demand vaccines for teachers

Premier Jason Kenney says approximately 400,000 of the rapid tests will be rolled out for use in junior and senior high schools in Edmonton, Calgary, Grande Prairie and Lethbridge.
St. Paul Education added to list of school divisions that will not pilot new curriculum

St. Paul Education added to list of school divisions that will not pilot new curriculum

The K-6 draft curriculum continues to be a topic of conversation, with St. Paul Education announcing today it would not pilot the curriculum next school year. Check out our website for more coverage of the draft curriculum, and vote in our weekly poll. Let us know what you think.
Francophone education representatives speak out against draft curriculum

Francophone education representatives speak out against draft curriculum

Francophone education representatives are among the many groups that have come forward, speaking out against the draft K-6 curriculum released by the Government of Alberta March 29.
Feds should be 'cautious,' avoid overstimulation with upcoming budget, RBC CEO says

Feds should be 'cautious,' avoid overstimulation with upcoming budget, RBC CEO says

After a year of job losses, business closures, extreme pressure on health care, and rent and unemployment relief programs, many are expecting the government to dig even deeper into its coffers to ensure Canada bounces back.