Editorial & Opinion

Letter: Curriculum rewrite troubling on many levels

As an Alberta teacher, I’ve had some time to reflect over the holidays and while there is a lot I am thankful for, there is also a lot I could be angry about. I could be upset that the UCP has significantly reduced the overall per-student budget allocation despite their commitment to maintain funding. I could be upset that they laid off most of our EAs during a pandemic and that students have far fewer supports this year. […]

Province

Alberta re-privatizing driver exams for Classes 4-6

The Government of Alberta announced Thursday Class 4, 5, and 6 driver exams would be privatized, a move the UCP says will provide quicker access to road tests. Starting Dec. 1, Albertans can book road tests with local registry agents, who will contract directly with driver examiners. […]

Local News

Flu shots available across the province

The Government of Alberta announced Tuesday that flu shots are available free of charge across the province at pharmacies and doctors’ offices. Additionally, immunization appointments for those under five years old and those in their household are available through Alberta Health Services (AHS). […]

Editorial & Opinion

Letter: Albertans are struggling

Albertans are struggling. They struggle not only with their finances but with their mental health during the current pandemic. Recently statistics were released informing the public that there were 301 opioid related deaths in the second quarter of 2020, a death toll that is almost double what it was during the same period of 2019. […]