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Waste not, want not: Montana tribe provides COVID-19 vaccinations at border crossing

Waste not, want not: Montana tribe provides COVID-19 vaccinations at border crossing

CARWAY, Alta. — A long line of cars was backed up at the Carway border crossing in southern Alberta this week as First Nations members and others took advantage of free COVID-19 vaccinations from the Blackfeet Tribe in Montana.
Alberta student says she and others are dreading return to online learning

Alberta student says she and others are dreading return to online learning

EDMONTON — Seventeen-year-old Amara Mogos is dreading the next two weeks. The Grade 12 student says going back and forth between online learning and regular school has been draining for her and many of her classmates.
Eject MLA Nathan Cooper from caucus: health critic

Eject MLA Nathan Cooper from caucus: health critic

Cooper "has apologized for his behaviour as Speaker, but he continues to put all Albertans at increased risk from COVID-19"
Alberta teachers and education minister swap accusations of politicizing curriculum

Alberta teachers and education minister swap accusations of politicizing curriculum

EDMONTON — Education Minister Adriana LaGrange says the group representing Alberta teachers is playing politics with a proposed new kindergarten to Grade 6 curriculum and isn’t sincere about real bridge-building.
Struggling sports industry takes realistic approach to Hinshaw's letter

Struggling sports industry takes realistic approach to Hinshaw's letter

"It's the first positive news we've had in over a year."
Site of COVID outbreak last year: Vaccination clinic at Alberta beef plant postponed

Site of COVID outbreak last year: Vaccination clinic at Alberta beef plant postponed

HIGH RIVER, Alta. — A COVID-19 vaccination clinic for thousands of workers at a southern Alberta beef-packing plant isn't going ahead as planned due to a lack of vaccine.
Okotoks man charged following Internet Child Exploitation investigation

Okotoks man charged following Internet Child Exploitation investigation

The arrests, which occurred between Jan. 1 to March 31, 2021, came as the result of investigative referrals from the RCMP’s National Child Exploitation Coordination Centre.
Trudeau defends Canada's travel restrictions as effective but open to doing more

Trudeau defends Canada's travel restrictions as effective but open to doing more

OTTAWA — Governments are looking at new limits for travel both into and within Canada, as the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to set heartbreaking records.
Ex-cop guilty of murder and manslaughter in Floyd case

Ex-cop guilty of murder and manslaughter in Floyd case

MINNEAPOLIS — Former Minneapolis Officer Derek Chauvin was convicted Tuesday of murder and manslaughter for pinning George Floyd to the pavement with his knee on the Black man’s neck in a case that touched off worldwide protests, violence and a furio
International students get 40,000 more chances to stay

International students get 40,000 more chances to stay

The new programs will, starting next week, also accept up to 20,000 applications from temporary workers in hospitals and long-term care and 30,000 in other essential jobs.