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Bragg Creek resident has a close encounter with a cougar

Bragg Creek resident has a close encounter with a cougar

“I’ve got cats on my cameras before, but it's one thing to have them on your game cam and then to have them right there,” Fullerton exclaimed. “You expect a coyote, or a skunk or even a bear, but never a cat."
Cochrane photographer places third in World Photographic Cup

Cochrane photographer places third in World Photographic Cup

"Everyone was struggling to figure out the math, where we were sitting. We knew we were close,”
Photographer and Climber Peter Hoang Aims High

Photographer and Climber Peter Hoang Aims High

Peter Hoang give us a glimpse of what hard climbing is all about.
$18B Indigenous spending in Budget 2021 meant for short-term gaps: Miller

$18B Indigenous spending in Budget 2021 meant for short-term gaps: Miller

OTTAWA — Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller says the 2021 federal budget marks a historic level of investment in Indigenous communities, but he acknowledges much of this spending addresses systemic funding gaps and that longer-term, sustained s
In absence of mandated paid sick days, some companies are stepping up

In absence of mandated paid sick days, some companies are stepping up

As it becomes increasingly clear that workplaces are a key transmission location in the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, some Canadian employers are offering paid sick leave to their employees in the absence of government action.
Mountain View County advocates provincial departments take action

Mountain View County advocates provincial departments take action

Unpaid oil and gas taxes and river hazard study support items of interest
Alberta didn't consider impact of mountain coal mining on tourism: official

Alberta didn't consider impact of mountain coal mining on tourism: official

EDMONTON — Alberta revoked a long-standing policy that protected its mountains and foothills from open-pit coal mines without considering how that might affect its most popular tourist attraction, a government official has acknowledged.
Alberta auditor general finds CT and MRI tests confused, antiquated

Alberta auditor general finds CT and MRI tests confused, antiquated

EDMONTON — The auditor general says Alberta’s MRIs and other diagnostic imaging tests are plagued by poor communication and weighed down by handwritten forms and fax machines.
New emission-cutting goals called 'aggressive,' 'ambitious' and 'illogical'

New emission-cutting goals called 'aggressive,' 'ambitious' and 'illogical'

CALGARY — New greenhouse gas emission cutting targets are being described as "extremely aggressive," "ambitious" and "illogical" by members of the Canadian oilpatch after they were rolled out at a virtual climate summit of world leaders on Thursday.
Airdrie pharmacist appeals to government to broaden vaccine rollout

Airdrie pharmacist appeals to government to broaden vaccine rollout

An Airdrie pharmacy that specializes in immunizations has voiced some concerns over the “inequity” of the Alberta government’s vaccine rollout plan, after being denied a greater role in immunizing Albertans.