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Senate election will be held in conjunction with municipal elections

Senate election will be held in conjunction with municipal elections

There is one open Senate seat available. Albertans have the opportunity to choose between the 13 candidates who will then be recommended to the federal government. There are no guarantees the elected Senate candidate will be chosen.
Five black bears shipped out of Canmore

Five black bears shipped out of Canmore

“I think there’s still this preconceived assumption that fish and wildlife have come and they’ve taken the bear to some kind of bear utopia where there’s lots of food and no people and everything’s happy, but the reality is bear utopia doesn’t exist.”
Bridging the Municipal Funding Gap: More expenditures, same revenue sources

Bridging the Municipal Funding Gap: More expenditures, same revenue sources

"There's a morphing for sure from what our core services are to the gaps that we find ourselves standing in," Sturgeon County Mayor Alanna Hnatiw said. 
Environment minister restores federal assessment of Alberta coal mine

Environment minister restores federal assessment of Alberta coal mine

Wilkinson to stick with his initial ruling on Vista project near Hinton.
Two arrested as academics share concerns over Indigenous artifacts at B.C. site

Two arrested as academics share concerns over Indigenous artifacts at B.C. site

An open letter from more than two dozen archeologists addressed to the B.C. Archeology Branch criticized the Coastal GasLink work, saying the company and the B.C. government failed to properly consult the Wet'suwet'en and could lead to the destruction of Indigenous artifacts.
Ten per cent of Alberta schools have COVID-19 outbreaks: student advocacy group

Ten per cent of Alberta schools have COVID-19 outbreaks: student advocacy group

"There are 30 to 40 students at a time that are sick at home from some of these schools. [The government has] ignored education completely, while these outbreaks are raging and kids are getting sick."
Alberta says COVID crisis help on way from Armed Forces, Red Cross, Newfoundland

Alberta says COVID crisis help on way from Armed Forces, Red Cross, Newfoundland

Emergency-room physician Dr. Joe Vipond, an outspoken opponent of the United Conservative government’s approach to the crisis, said Kenney failed again by putting too much emphasis on vaccines rather than immediate action.
Black bear trapped, shipped out of Canmore

Black bear trapped, shipped out of Canmore

“Bears coming into residential areas to feed on unnatural food sources is a public safety risk because they are easily habituated and may defend the food source."
Enbridge says Line 3 'substantially complete,' will be in service on Friday

Enbridge says Line 3 'substantially complete,' will be in service on Friday

Enbridge will begin filling the line on Oct. 1 and will ramp up to full capacity of 760,000 barrels per day by the end of the month.
'Laundry list of facts': Alberta teachers group revives school curriculum criticism

'Laundry list of facts': Alberta teachers group revives school curriculum criticism

A report said teachers found the proposed curriculum skews toward Eurocentric history, is full of jargon, doesn't teach students critical thinking skills, and lacks accurate Indigenous perspectives. For example, it refers to First Nations, Inuit, and Métis only in the past tense. Teachers surveyed said it reads like a curriculum from the 1950s and lacks a clear vision and goal.