Skip to content

Beyond Local

Alberta UCP wraps up voting Thursday, prepares to announce new premier

Alberta UCP wraps up voting Thursday, prepares to announce new premier

Alberta’s governing United Conservative Party is scheduled pick the province’s new premier Thursday, and political observers say its next step should be getting back on the same page as the rest of the province.
Parents, critics want action on kids' pain medication shortage ahead of flu season

Parents, critics want action on kids' pain medication shortage ahead of flu season

Many parents fear what lies ahead if the problem is not addressed soon, with Calgary mother Tara Collins noting she struggled to find medications when her sons fell ill last month.
Liberal leader says B.C. could learn from Alberta's approach to drug-overdose crisis

Liberal leader says B.C. could learn from Alberta's approach to drug-overdose crisis

Kevin Falcon says Alberta has invested heavily in addiction treatment and recovery programs rather than harm reduction that keeps people in an “addiction lifestyle.”
RCMP arrest one of three teens suspected in armed thefts

RCMP arrest one of three teens suspected in armed thefts

Canine unit assisted in search for second suspect following weekend robberies of pedestrians in Okotoks.
Bear attacks family in B.C., then guards two gravely injured women from rescue: RCMP

Bear attacks family in B.C., then guards two gravely injured women from rescue: RCMP

Officers shoot and kill bear so victims of attack near Dawson Creek can be airlifted to hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Lifeguard faces criminal charge after man drowns at northern Alberta pool

Lifeguard faces criminal charge after man drowns at northern Alberta pool

Alberta RCMP have charged a lifeguard with criminal negligence causing death after a drowning at a public swimming pool in Fort McMurray.
Mamma black bear, cubs killed for public safety reasons

Mamma black bear, cubs killed for public safety reasons

Bears euthanized after making a beeline back to Canmore just two weeks after they were relocated for bolting into a downtown restaurant.
Calgary father sentenced to two years in prison for neglect of disabled adult son

Calgary father sentenced to two years in prison for neglect of disabled adult son

Man sentenced for failing to provide the necessaries of life for his severely disabled son who was mostly confined to his bedroom for over five years.
Alberta hamlet claims a cheesy first with orange-finger dusted statue

Alberta hamlet claims a cheesy first with orange-finger dusted statue

Cheetos makes its mischievous mark in Cheadle with an homage to Canadians' cheesy, orange-dusted fingertips.
Edmonton police use DNA phenotyping to find sex assault suspect

Edmonton police use DNA phenotyping to find sex assault suspect

Police department is using method for the first time in its history in an attempt to solve a 2019 vicious sexual assault.
push icon
Be the first to read breaking stories. Enable push notifications on your device. Disable anytime.
No thanks