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Alberta NDP calls for mandatory COVID-19 vaccine rules on non-essential businesses

Alberta NDP calls for mandatory COVID-19 vaccine rules on non-essential businesses

Premier Jason Kenney said the province is considering renewed public-health measures.
Four leaders square off in first televised debate of federal election campaign

Four leaders square off in first televised debate of federal election campaign

Tonight's two-hour debate begins at 8 p.m. ET.
Liberals pledge $2B to help 'transition' oil workers; Alberta communities lukewarm

Liberals pledge $2B to help 'transition' oil workers; Alberta communities lukewarm

Cold Lake Mayor Craig Copeland said he doesn't believe most people working in the sector want to switch jobs.
Alberta halves projected budget deficit to $7.8B; credits global boost in oil demand

Alberta halves projected budget deficit to $7.8B; credits global boost in oil demand

The government credits the turnaround to an ongoing economic recovery from COVID-19, along with a rebound in the energy sector and price restraint by the oil cartel OPEC.
Highest one-day total since May: Alberta reports 1,315 new COVID-19 cases; 107 in ICU

Highest one-day total since May: Alberta reports 1,315 new COVID-19 cases; 107 in ICU

Alberta has been averaging more than 1,000 new cases a day for the last week.
Lac La Biche bear finds new home in Lakeland Recreation Area

Lac La Biche bear finds new home in Lakeland Recreation Area

Officials safely capture and relocate animal
Bear scare in downtown Lac La Biche

Bear scare in downtown Lac La Biche

Police urge public to stay away as black bear capture takes place
Deficit shrinks as oil prices increase

Deficit shrinks as oil prices increase

Alberta Finance Minister Travis Toews said the current surge in COVID-19 cases will have a “bumpy” effect on the bottom line, but noted the economy has been resilient through the pandemic.
Province won't mandate vaccine passport: Shandro

Province won't mandate vaccine passport: Shandro

The province will, however, be updating the MyHealthRecords website to include a printable, conveniently-sized proof of a COVID-19 vaccination paper card to be used both domestically and for international travel.
University students campaign for stronger health measures

University students campaign for stronger health measures

After a period of quiet, three Albertan universities have adopted new face-mask and self-isolation requirements.