‘This really turned the tide’: The Enigma machine and World War II in spotlight at U of A

It was created to be an unsolvable puzzle and its moniker, the Enigma, indicates as much. This year marks the 100th…

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New gallery exhibit sheds light on flu epidemic that killed 4,000 in Alberta

One hundred years ago, a devastating flu swept into Alberta and killed more than 4,000 people. The Spanish flu confounded…

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‘Braiding western science and Indigenous knowledge’: New environmental monitoring program launches

A new college program aims to combine Indigenous traditional knowledge and modern science to empower the next generation of environmental…

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Conditions ‘dangerous’ at Columbia Icefield parking lot where driver killed, colleague says

The Columbia Icefield parking lot where a bus driver was pinned and killed by her own bus on Thursday is often…

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Why some doctors are saying it’s time to ‘drop the D’

This is an excerpt from Second Opinion, a weekly roundup of eclectic and under-the-radar health and medical science news emailed…

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Way Back WEM: From Fantasyland to Galaxyland and beyond

The Fantasyland Express carried unwitting passengers into haunted tunnels populated by animatronic monsters  which leapt out from every corner. Children of the 1980s…

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Alberta municipalities support Toronto in its battle against Ontario government

Alberta municipalities are offering symbolic support to Toronto in its battle with Ontario Premier Doug Ford and his Progressive Conservative…

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Young Indigenous artists paint their stories on big paper heads

Matthew Cardinal’s big papier mâché head represents an Indigenous warrior, with a traditional Pendleton pattern on one side of his…

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Alberta education minister directs school boards to review curriculum after rebuke of ‘offensive’ test

Alberta Education Minister David Eggen is directing the province’s teachers to re-evaluate their curriculum after a test related to Indigenous…

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