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WATCH ABOVE: It's a historic battle that saw thousands of Canadians be killed. The 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge is right around the corner and as Julia Wong explains, some Alberta teens are doing their part to remember part of Canada's ...
Tom Hobman, professor of cell biology at the University of Alberta, looks at a culture slide in his lab on Thursday, March 23, 2017.
Minister Shannon Phillips (L) and homeowner Rhianna McPhee announced the registration availability for Energy Efficiency Alberta's Residential No-Cost ...
Experiencing Alberta isn't all about pure adrenaline. It's about living experiences you'll never find anywhere in Australia.
Cpl. Mitch McKenzie with the Loyal Edmonton Regiment helps Matt Hornby with a 84mm Carl Gustaf recoilless rifle. There was an Open House at the Philip L. Debney Armoury highlighting 41 Canadian Brigade Group's Made in Alberta recruiting initiative with ...
University of Alberta researchers Thomas Simmen (l) and Fabrizio Giuliani (r) along with post-doctoral fellow Yohannes Haile (c) recently discovered an entirely ...
Indigenous residents in northern Alberta are disappointed with the U.S State Department's decision to green-light the Keystone XL pipeline, saying it will destroy ...
Edmonton, March 25, 2017. Garett Schmidt, organizer of a protest against the NDP government's plans to ban off-highway vehicles from the Castle area in ...
The operator of Alberta's electricity grid will start taking bids at the end of this month from companies interested in generating more renewable power.
An Alberta woman had a hard time keeping it together after her husband passed away a few years ago.
Ponoka RCMP say an apology has been issued after 31 criminal code charges were laid against the wrong person, with an arrest warrant now issued for the right one after he was released from custody.
A hurricane of numbers has descended upon us, as both the Alberta and federal governments announced their 2017/18 budgets in the past two weeks - i.e.
Known for its sweeping prairies and Rocky Mountain vistas, Alberta exemplifies the rugged culture of Canada's west. The province provides filmmakers with a ...
LETHBRIDGE - The Alberta SPCA says about 100 dogs have been removed from a home in Lethbridge. The SPCA says in a news release that officers visited the home based on a tip from the public earlier this week.
Advocates of geothermal energy in Alberta are celebrating this week's federal budget, which features tax incentives for development of the renewable energy, ...
Troy got the same personalized plate when he moved to Alberta four years ago. The name wasn't an issue at the time he applied for it.
Through restraint and strategic tax hikes, Saskatchewan shows how to get off the royalty rollercoaster.
CBC News Posted: Mar 24, 2017 7:05 PM MT Last Updated: Mar 24, 2017 7:05 PM MT. Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says the presidential permit for the Keystone XL pipeline is good news for Alberta with the project potentially bringing 5,000 jobs and more ...
The Community Futures Network of Alberta is part of the NDP government's attempt to try and diversify the provincial economy.
In economically embattled Alberta, news of the Keystone XL pipeline's approval by U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday was largely greeted with relief.
The Alberta Energy Regulator - responsible for regulating more than 430,000 kilometres of pipelines in the province - has finally started to try to clean up its image.
It may not be an obvious place for Hollywood's next Matrix movie, but the University of Alberta has quietly become a global leader in the artificial intelligence industry.
It's the time of year where the temperature rises, and more riders on two wheels hit the streets. Motorcycle enthusiasts have set up shop in Red Deer's Parkland Mall for a special event where safety is top of mind.
The NDP government is working towards protecting Alberta's watersheds with a series of multi-year grants totalling $12 million.
A group is raising funds to get Wildrose leader Brian Jean into the premier's office. 'Jean for Premier' is a fundraising project of Alberta Fund - the project launched last year by former Wildrose president David Yager. Yager said by the time the next ...
Lakeland College was recently recognized as one of Alberta's Top Employers, marking the first time they have made the list.
News of Serenity's death emerged in late 2016 when Alberta's child and Youth Advocate called for better safeguards in kinship placements.
Ever wonder what Alberta will look like 325 years from now? OK, probably not, but start counting from zero, neither sleep nor die, and you'll find out when you hit number 10,300,000,000.
Medical pot company building huge production plant at Edmonton International Airport An interior view of the Aurora cannabis Inc. Alberta facility is shown in this undated photo. The building was designed to produce up to 8,000 kilograms of weed a year.
The tax hikes and cuts to the public sector proposed in Saskatchewan's latest budget will hurt middle-income families and would never fly next door, Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says. Saskatchewan finance Minister Kevin Doherty tabled a deficit budget ...
The fate of a University of Alberta satellite is up in the air, but not in the way students involved in the project would like.
Husky Energy says about 25,000 litres of crude oil leaked from one of its pipelines in southwestern Alberta last week. Spokesman Mel Duvall said in an email to The Canadian Press that cleanup at the site at Cox Hill Creek west of Bragg Creek is ...
Energy insiders claim the provincial government's recent awarding of the Residential No-Charge Energy Savings Program contract to an Ontario-based company was a missed opportunity to grow the industry within Alberta. In late February, the provincial ...
Forward-thinking, progressive workplaces. Those are the words used by Mediacorp Canada Inc. to describe Alberta's top employers.
The Alberta government is looking to this afternoon's federal budget to support infrastructure projects, clean water for First Nations communities and the struggling oil and gas industry.
"Up until now, within the bulk of Alberta, the large hibernacula we have found are in the Rocky Mountains, so it's nice to find that this is the third-largest known ... in the province," Dave Critchley of the Wildlife conservation Society's Bat Caver ...
As of March 20, 2017, the road to your home will be gated and locked off. Reason being: you have wrecked your road over the last 30 years of use.
police in southern Alberta are asking the public for help finding a suspect caught on surveillance video after 13 vehicles were broken into early Sunday morning in the hamlet of Langdon.
Concerns are being raised around the messaging being portrayed in a women's studies course at a central Alberta school.
Three central Alberta men are facing a total of 88 charges after a collision between two trucks triggered what police are describing as a complex investigation.
Ben Franklin must be doing the old 360-degree roll in his final Philadelphia resting place at the latest muddle our provincial government has dragged us into.
The sell-off of Alberta oilsands assets by another big international player - along with big reserve writedown...
An Alberta-designed and built satellite about the size of a loaf of bread is one step closer to entering low Earth orbit to monitor space weather.
There was a time when Alberta MLAs who thought about hurling insults in the legislative assembly could find out beforehand which words were guaranteed to ...
Calgary - Alberta finance Minister Joe Ceci heard pointed criticism of his government's $10.3-billion budget deficit and rapidly rising debt levels Monday as he tried to allay the business community's concerns about the province's fiscal plan at a ...
Some members of Alberta's film and television industry say the province needs to reform its funding model. They're upset the province plans to give $34 million to the Alberta Media Fund this year - marking a $3 million drop from last year. The fund ...
Alberta finance Minister Joe Ceci says the province's debt is "manageable" despite criticism from credit rating agencies following last week's budget announcement.
The leaders of Alberta's two main conservative parties met Monday to discuss what steps they should take toward a potential merger.
Owners of small- and medium-sized businesses in Alberta are more confident than they've been in years, but that sense of optimism remains tightly tied to the price of oil, according to the latest quarterly survey from ATB Financial.






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