Crime & Police

RCMP educate citizens regarding new motor vehicle collision reporting

In wake of the Provincial Government’s recent announcement of the collision reporting threshold being raised from $2000 to $5000 combined damage, which will take effect on January 1, 2024, St Albert RCMP would like to educate citizens what to do and what their obligations are if they are involved in a motor vehicle collision in the New Year: […]

Crime & Police

Alberta Government Increases Property Damage Reporting Threshold to $5,000, Easing Burden on Drivers and Law Enforcement

In what it says is a move to streamline processes and reduce bureaucratic hurdles, Alberta’s government has announced an increase in the property damage collision reporting threshold from $2,000 to $5,000, effective January 1, 2024. The government says the decision aims to save both drivers and law enforcement valuable time. […]

Crime & Police

Alberta RCMP reminds everyone to enjoy the holiday season safely

Alberta RCMP were performing check stops over the weekend, taking part in National Impaired Driving Enforcement Day on Saturday, Dec. 2. With the holiday season in full swing, RCMP anticipates Albertans spending lots of time celebrating with family and friends. As such, they will be on the lookout for impaired drivers. […]

Province

Alberta Implements Changes to Photo Radar Rules, Focusing on Traffic Safety Over Revenue Generation

In what it says is a response to growing frustration among Albertans regarding the purpose and use of photo radar, the Alberta government has announced significant changes to photo radar rules aimed at prioritizing traffic safety over revenue generation. The move comes after a pause on new photo radar equipment and locations was implemented on December 1, 2019, to address public concerns. […]

Business

Dairy Queen Locations in Northern Alberta Raise $10 Million for Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation

Dairy Queen (DQ) Canada announced the successful culmination of efforts from their locations across northern Alberta, resulting in $10 million raised for the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation. These funds, which provide care to sick and injured children and their families, are channelled through the Stollery Children’s Hospital and the Children’s Miracle Network. […]

Province

Alberta NDP Announces In-Person Town Halls to Address Concerns Over UCP’s Pension Plan Proposal

In response to the UCP government’s recent telephone town halls regarding a potential move from the Canada Pension Plan to an Alberta model, the Alberta NDP has announced a series of in-person town hall meetings to engage with Albertans concerned about the proposed pension plan changes. […]

Province

Province making $2.5 million available to Ag Societies

The Government of Alberta says a new capital grant will help Alberta’s agricultural societies with facility repairs and upgrades. The Agricultural Societies Infrastructure Revitalization Program, a new annual $2.5 million capital grant, is earmarked to update existing facilities. […]