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Alberta premier shouldn't say things he doesn't know: town mayor

Alberta premier shouldn't say things he doesn't know: town mayor

ATHABASCA, Alta. — The mayor of a town in northern Alberta says Premier Jason Kenney shouldn't have commented about an outbreak of COVID-19 among school students and staff if he didn't know the circumstances.
Elders, trappers from Alberta First Nation ask province to protect bison herd

Elders, trappers from Alberta First Nation ask province to protect bison herd

LITTLE RED RIVER, Alta. — Some trappers and elders from Alberta's Little Red River Cree Nation are urging the province to protect a dwindling Wabasca wood buffalo herd.

Canadian champ Kerri Einarson leads the way at Grand Slam of Curling event

CALGARY — Reigning Canadian women's champion Kerri Einarson is off to a 3-0 start at the Grand Slam of Curling's Humpty's Champions Cup. The Manitoba rink beat Japan's Satsuki Fujisawa 8-2 in the second draw on Friday.
Doctors say lowering age cutoff for AstraZeneca vaccine makes sense as cases surge

Doctors say lowering age cutoff for AstraZeneca vaccine makes sense as cases surge

CALGARY — Doctors say the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine should be offered to Canadians in a wider age range as COVID-19 infections soar in many parts of the country.
Alberta's Kenney sowing distrust with misleading COVID-19 anecdotes, statements: NDP

Alberta's Kenney sowing distrust with misleading COVID-19 anecdotes, statements: NDP

EDMONTON — Alberta’s Opposition says Premier Jason Kenney is sowing distrust by recounting misleading anecdotes to illustrate COVID-19 policy decisions. “I think this is about trust.
Alberta ministers defend widely criticized coal consultation plans

Alberta ministers defend widely criticized coal consultation plans

EDMONTON — Alberta cabinet ministers are defending the government's widely criticized plans to consult the public over open-pit coal development in the province's Rocky Mountains.

Kerri Einarson, Brendan Bottcher win Grand Slam of Curling openers

CALGARY — The reigning national women's and men's champions are off to winning starts at the 2021 Grand Slam of Curling.

Kevin Mandolese makes 24 saves, AHL Senators down Heat 4-2

CALGARY — Kevin Mandolese made 24 saves as the Belleville Senator doubled up the Stockton Heat 4-2 on Thursday in American Hockey League play.
Alberta Teachers' Association demands full rewrite of draft K-6 education curriculum

Alberta Teachers' Association demands full rewrite of draft K-6 education curriculum

EDMONTON — The Alberta Teachers’ Association wants the province to immediately scrap its draft education curriculum for young students and to start over.
Alberta coal consultation terms of reference rule out land use, water concerns

Alberta coal consultation terms of reference rule out land use, water concerns

EDMONTON — A committee that is supposed to consult Albertans on coal development in the Rocky Mountains won't be allowed to hear what people want to say about water and land use.