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Living language

It wasn’t too long ago that Canada’s Indigenous children were beaten, discriminated against and abused for speaking their traditional languages. Now, at one St.

Recycling retreat

It’s a no-go for a plastic bag ban in St. Albert, after city councillors this week decided to instead focus on a reduction strategy.

Put to rest

A year and a half after St. Albert city council approved a $21.9-million borrowing bylaw for a new branch library, the issue has finally been put to bed.

Driving change

Albertans eager to earn their much-coveted driver's licences could face more roadblocks if the conflict between driver examiners and the province gets any worse.

Civic duty

St. Albert has long prided itself on being a city with a small-town feel. That small-town feel is no wishful thinking: neighbours helping neighbours is such a common sight in St. Albert it borders on routine.

Looming election

A new year brings a major test for Premier Rachel Notley and United Conservative Party Leader Jason Kenney. The pair will face off in a highly anticipated provincial vote that must be called between March 1 and May 31 under the Elections Act.

Legal loophole

Four years ago, the community of St. Albert suffered a terrible loss when RCMP Const. David Wynn and Auxiliary Const. Derek Bond were shot by a man with a long and telling criminal history, Shawn Rehn.

Monumental moments

As St. Albertans prepare for the arrival of a new year, thoughts inevitably turn to events over the past 12 months that have left an indelible mark on this city.

Spirit of giving

In an increasingly cynical world full of Grinches, two St. Albertans have provided a much-needed morale boost. Re/Max realtor Brian Cyr was quick to dig into his wallet recently to aid the St.

Christmas wishes

As Christmas approaches, it is once again time to reflect on those who have been nice in St. Albert – and those who have been naughty.