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Alberta plans to resist federal efforts to seize prohibited weapons: Shandro

Alberta plans to resist federal efforts to seize prohibited weapons: Shandro

CALGARY — The Alberta government is taking steps to oppose federal firearms prohibition legislation and the potential seizure of thousands of assault-style weapons.
Divers locate Spray Lakes drowning victim

Divers locate Spray Lakes drowning victim

The body of a male who drowned was found at Spray Lakes Reservoir, nearly two months after the man jumped from a boat on the lake to rescue a dog.
Whippet pushes - and pulls - Okotoks vet out of her comfort zone

Whippet pushes - and pulls - Okotoks vet out of her comfort zone

"He's getting me to do things I never dreamed of."
Fiona fallout: Losses being tallied as hundreds of soldiers arrive for cleanup duty

Fiona fallout: Losses being tallied as hundreds of soldiers arrive for cleanup duty

STANLEY BRIDGE, P.E.I. — Phyllis Carr's voice broke with emotion as she surveyed damage to the historic town of Stanley Bridge, a small community on the north shore of Prince Edward Island.
Office safety concerns grow as border restrictions ease, possible COVID-19 wave looms

Office safety concerns grow as border restrictions ease, possible COVID-19 wave looms

Some Canadian workers are raising concerns about a full return to office and work travel as Ottawa lifts all remaining border restrictions and experts warn of a potentially large wave of new COVID-19 cases this fall.
Travel restrictions removed as medical professionals reiterate the risk of COVID-19

Travel restrictions removed as medical professionals reiterate the risk of COVID-19

OTTAWA — The removal of mask mandates and vaccine requirements has medical professionals and front-line workers reiterating that COVID-19 is still a threat. The federal government announced on Monday that starting Oct.
Bergen-area tornado victims getting some grant support

Bergen-area tornado victims getting some grant support

Municipal Affairs denies a Mountain View County application to the Disaster Recovery Program to help tornado victims cover property damage
Bear expert presents to Bragg Creekers on peaceful human-bear coexistence

Bear expert presents to Bragg Creekers on peaceful human-bear coexistence

De Ruyter’s central message was that humans and bears can only coexist if sacrifices are made by humans to make bears’ decisions easier.
Home, adventure in new graphic novels

Home, adventure in new graphic novels

“I know first hand as a graphic novel publisher, what we have here with that talent. Alberta punches above its weight nationally in terms of comic creators.”
How is cannabis legalization going? Feds launch overdue review to find out

How is cannabis legalization going? Feds launch overdue review to find out

The federal government has launched a long-awaited review of how legalizing marijuana has affected the health of Canadians, the domestic cannabis industry and the black market.