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MNA celebrates an overwhelming ratification of its constitution

MNA celebrates an overwhelming ratification of its constitution

“Just blown away,” is the phrase Garrett Tomlinson, Métis Nation of Alberta senior director of self-government, uses to describe the results of the month-long vote to ratify the Otipemisiwak Métis Government Constitution.
Avian flu causing turkey shortage ahead of Christmas: BC Poultry Association

Avian flu causing turkey shortage ahead of Christmas: BC Poultry Association

VANCOUVER — The avian flu is causing a turkey shortage in British Columbia, the BC Poultry Association said, warning it could pose a challenge for customers ahead of the high-demand Christmas season.
Safety alert: Canada-wide recall of Tums due to 'contamination'

Safety alert: Canada-wide recall of Tums due to 'contamination'

The recalled product poses a risk of injury.
Athabasca University signs new agreement with Alberta government

Athabasca University signs new agreement with Alberta government

Near-virtual strategy "ceased", staffing to increase locally
Ottawa calls for project proposals that help internationally trained health workers

Ottawa calls for project proposals that help internationally trained health workers

HALIFAX — The federal government says that in order to address major labour shortages in health care, it will put $90 million toward projects that remove barriers preventing qualified new Canadians from working in their field.
WestJet announces new flights to Tokyo, Barcelona, and Edinburgh

WestJet announces new flights to Tokyo, Barcelona, and Edinburgh

CALGARY — WestJet plans to offer flights to Japan starting this spring, marking the airline's first non-stop flights to Asia from Calgary.
Respite-care staff redeployed to help out at Alberta Children's Hospital

Respite-care staff redeployed to help out at Alberta Children's Hospital

A surge in patients at Alberta Children's Hospital in Calgary has prompted the province's health delivery agency to redeploy staff from a facility that helps dying children.
Reconciliation big part of Alberta volleyball player's role

Reconciliation big part of Alberta volleyball player's role

Phillip Sutherland sees discussing the impact of residential schools on Indigenous people as part of his role on the Olds College team, in the college and the wider community.
Canadian families will pay $1,065 more for groceries in 2023, report says

Canadian families will pay $1,065 more for groceries in 2023, report says

Food prices in Canada will continue to escalate in the new year, with grocery costs forecast to rise up to seven per cent in 2023, new research predicts.
Federal NDP leader says Alberta sovereignty act 'a distraction' from real problems

Federal NDP leader says Alberta sovereignty act 'a distraction' from real problems

Jagmeet Singh says Alberta's proposed sovereignty act is undemocratic and an unwelcome distraction from the struggles residents of the province are facing.