Alberta driver examiners stop working to protest deprivatization

Albertans wanting to take a driving test this week may have to wait. Some driving examiners stopped working Thursday in protest…

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Fat bike use ‘growing in a hurry’ in Alberta Parks

Fat bikes are coming into their own in the mountainous trails outside of Calgary. Trails that used to exclude the…

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Housing affordability to worsen in 2019 even as market cools, says RBC

Even as house prices dip or rise only modestly in 2019, home affordability will decline in most Canadian cities, according to…

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Braveheart, the Alberta cat with a mangled mouth, ready for new home

A feral kitten brought to the Central Alberta Humane Society three months ago with a hunk of flesh ripped from its…

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Hundreds drawn to Government House for annual New Year’s levee

The Campos family could hardly contain their pride and excitement as they waited in line to meet Alberta’s Lieutenant Governor…

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A peek inside Edmonton’s artifact centre

If you’re wondering where to squirrel away all your presents from Christmas, Kathryn Ivany can relate. Edmonton’s city archivist is the…

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Big telcos offer bonus-data deals but 3 provinces get the best bargains

The holiday season has sparked another round of wireless wars: Rogers, Bell and Telus are all offering double the data (or more)…

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Alberta farmer donates 10,000 kgs. of root vegetables to food banks

A farmer near Pigeon Lake has donated close to 10,000 kilograms of root vegetables to the Calgary and Edmonton food…

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Alberta won’t try to recoup carbon tax rebates sent in error

Even though the payments were sent in error, the Alberta cabinet has decided not to ask 2,900 households to repay carbon…

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U of A alumni help identify baby sea monster

Alumni from the University of Alberta are being credited with helping to identify the world’s smallest Tylosaurus specimen. The Tylosaurus, found…

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