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Alberta surgeon who hung noose in hospital found guilty of unprofessional conduct

Alberta surgeon who hung noose in hospital found guilty of unprofessional conduct

GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alta. — A surgeon in northwestern Alberta has been found guilty of unprofessional conduct for hanging a rope in the shape of a noose on an operating room door.
Premier kicks Pat Rehn out of UCP caucus after municipal complaints

Premier kicks Pat Rehn out of UCP caucus after municipal complaints

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says he has kicked Lesser Slave Lake backbencher Pat Rehn out of the United Conservative caucus. Kenney made the announcement in a statement posted on Twitter on Thursday.
Glen Carritt carries on Innisfail mayoralty quest with no regrets

Glen Carritt carries on Innisfail mayoralty quest with no regrets

Embattled ex-councillor supports barbershop in defiance of public health order
Trudeau shuffles cabinet as Bains plans to retire from politics

Trudeau shuffles cabinet as Bains plans to retire from politics

This was the first virtual swearing-in ceremony of ministers in Canadian history.
Rocky View County resident named to Order of Canada

Rocky View County resident named to Order of Canada

Rocky View County resident and celebrated Canadian punk-rock icon Arthur Frank 'Art' Bergmann has been named to the Order of Canada – one of the country's most prestigious awards for civilians.
Cougar following Banff resident and his dog came within two metres

Cougar following Banff resident and his dog came within two metres

Parks Canada has issued a widespread cougar warning for the Town of Banff and surrounding area following a spike in cougar sightings, and a cougar that killed a deer and town and followed a man and his dog to within two metres.
Pelosi: House 'will proceed' to impeachment of Trump

Pelosi: House 'will proceed' to impeachment of Trump

WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Sunday the House will proceed with legislation to impeach President Donald Trump, calling him a threat to democracy after the deadly assault on the Capitol.
COVID-19 vaccine arrives in remote First Nations across Canada

COVID-19 vaccine arrives in remote First Nations across Canada

First Nations across Canada have begun to receive doses of COVID-19 vaccines as provincial immunization programs get underway and Indigenous leaders encourage people to roll up their sleeves.
RCMP in Alberta investigate report of man wearing what appeared to be Klan hood

RCMP in Alberta investigate report of man wearing what appeared to be Klan hood

GRIMSHAW, Alta. — RCMP in Alberta say they are investigating a complaint about a person who was reportedly outside a business in Grimshaw, a small community in the province's northwest, wearing a white hood over his head.
Experts call for community sacrifices to ensure COVID-19 safety in schools

Experts call for community sacrifices to ensure COVID-19 safety in schools

TORONTO — Schools shuttered by fears of a post-holiday pandemic surge reopen in many parts of the country Monday, but experts say keeping kids safe will depend on stepped-up control measures beyond the learning environment.