Though snow and ice are still on the ground, Alberta wildland firefighters are gearing up to defend the province and its communities from forest fires.
Human activity caused more than 60 per cent of last year's wildfires. Last year, 1,338 wildfires burned more than 611,000 hectares, including the Horse River wildfire that spread into Fort McMurray.
Conseil scolaire Centre-Nord (CSCN)’s School Trustees announced this week that the official opening of École Alexandre-Taché in St-Albert would take place with a formal ceremony Thursday, Feb. 23 at 7 p.m.
The Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission (AGLC) is hoping to spark a conversation with young adults between the ages of 18 and 29 on what it means to drink responsibly. AGLC unveiled its latest ad campaign - What do your empties say about you? - Wednesday.
The Government of Alberta chose Valentine's Day to remind Albertans of the importance of becoming an organ donor.
The NDP government says provincial donor rates have increased substantially over the past three years with more than 330,000 Albertans already registered with the Alberta Organ and Tissue Donation Registry.
Alberta Education recently agreed more space is needed in Morinville’s only public school, Morinville Public (MPS); earlier this month, the government approved three new portable classrooms for MPS which will be installed for the next academic year (2017/2018). More space is needed to deal with the school’s surging student population.