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Auditor's report finds problems with AHS books

3 A new report from Alberta’s Auditor General found huge errors in the way Alberta Health Services’ (AHS) board is managing its finances.

Students sew up storm for charity

A large box in the St. Albert Catholic High School’s food and fashion class has been slowly filling up with hand-made mittens, toques, scarves and blankets for people in need, thanks to a creative idea from teacher Christine Sampson.

Committee to address not-for-profit challenges

A new committee formed to address the top issues facing Alberta's not-for-profit and volunteer sectors will face a major challenge ahead in balancing community needs and funding priorities, say officials with local St. Albert agencies.

Rental assistance program gets funding for one more year

St. Albert's rental assistance program got a funding boost from the United Way this week but the short-term program still relies heavily on provincial funding that will run out next year.

AIs at work

Smart computers could soon manage our cars, homes, forests and power grids, say panellists at an upcoming conference — but should they? Local tech-fans will get to hear about the future of artificial intelligence next week at a conference organized b

Salvation Army rolls out Coats for Kids next month

The local Salvation Army is all geared up to help you and your young ones get through the winter, one coat at a time. The Coats for Kids program starts handing out winter jackets next Monday.

Expert panel says most daily blood-sugar tests unneeded

Spare your fingertips, diabetics. The latest research says many type 2 diabetics can live without daily blood-glucose tests — a fact that could save Canada millions in health care costs.

Fernandez up for CBC volunteer champ contest

To many hundreds, if not thousands of people in Central and South America, Victor Fernandez is a champion already. Now he’s up for an honour that would prove it to the country. The 54-year-old St.

Nominations open for excellent St. Albertans

Nominations are now open for St. Albert’s new community recognition program. The awards aim to celebrate individuals who have achieved excellence in the areas of arts and culture, citizenship, professional achievement and sports.

Volunteers

Volunteer and enrich your own life and your community. The St. Albert Community Information & Volunteer Centre has many volunteer opportunities to choose from and can help find the right fit for you.