Province

Parking fees to rise at AHS facilities

The UCP government says public parking rates that are set to rise on Apr. 1 at Alberta Health Services (AHS) facilities across the province are increasing to align with local markets and reflect inflation costs. Although those rates will vary by market, the government says daily rates will rise by $0.75 in large markets and $0.50 in smaller markets. […]

Province

Alberta Wildfire Season Now Underway

Wildfire season is underway in Alberta. The UCP government has declared an early start to the 2024 wildfire season, ten days earlier than the usual Mar. 1 kickoff.  […]

Province

Alberta government increases eligibility guidelines for Legal Aid 

In what it says is a bid to ensure more Albertans have access to crucial legal support, Alberta’s government has announced an increase in financial eligibility guidelines for Legal Aid Alberta. The move aims to empower vulnerable citizens with the legal assistance they need to navigate various legal challenges. […]

Province

Alberta Agriculture Hall of Fame Opens Nominations for 2024 Inductees

The Alberta Agriculture Hall of Fame, a prestigious institution honouring outstanding contributions to Alberta’s agriculture industries, food sectors, and rural life, has announced the opening of nominations for its 2024 inductees. Established in 1951, the Hall of Fame has recognized 141 individuals who have left an indelible mark on the province’s agricultural landscape. […]

Business

CFIB and IBC call on province to drop taxes on auto insurance policies

With the Alberta budget looming on the horizon, the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) and Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) are taking the opportunity to call on the provincial government to cut the two taxes charged on auto insurance policies to provide more affordability for Albertans. […]

Crime & Police

Intersection Safety is January RCMP traffic safety focus

Motorists should pay attention to their intersection actions this month as Alberta RCMP and their partners will have their eyes on intersection safety this month as part of their monthly education and awareness initiatives.  […]

Crime & Police

Alberta RCMP and law enforcement partners launch Operation Cold Start

With temperatures dropping throughout Alberta this week, Alberta RCMP is partnering with their law enforcement partners across the province to launch Operation Cold Start, an initiative designed to reduce the theft of idling vehicles during the winter months. […]

Crime & Police

Alberta RCMP issue 2,400 tickets over the holidays

Alberta RCMP issued 2459 tickets over an eight-day period from Dec. 24 to Jan. 1 as part of their #DecemberToRemember campaign. In addition tot he tickets, rCMP say they removed 189 impaired drivers from Alberta roadways. […]