Olivia and Noah top baby names in 2020

Among the 49,030 babies born in the province in 2020, Olivia was the most popular name among the 23,870 girls, and Noah was the most popular among the 25,160 boys born during the pandemic. […]


Alberta enters Stage 2 on Thursday

Thursday, June 10 marks the start of Stage 2 of the province’s Open For Summer Plan with fitness centres, libraries and movie theatres reopening along with the resumption of large outdoor gatherings.  […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Letter: Alberta Covid weather forecast for May 4th, 2021

Ninety per cent chance of further restrictions this afternoon, with a 60% chance of losing your ability to get a haircut by midnight, and a 10% chance of an essential services drought by Friday, depending on today’s case count. […]


NDP and ATA call on UCP to cancel curriculum pilot

Alberta’s NDP Official Opposition called on Jason Kenney’s UCP government to cancel their controversial K-6 pilot program, citing a month of overwhelmingly rejection by school boards, teachers, Francophone and Indigenous groups, and parents. […]


Alberta moves back to Step 1 COVID-19 restrictions

Citing a rapid increase in Covid-19 variants, Premier Jason Kenney announced additional measures Tuesday. The province will move back to Step 1 effective midnight Tuesday, with indoor dining ceasing Friday at noon. […]


Column: Budget 2021 shows a lack of effort to find savings

Budget 2021 blew the roof off spending restraint, leaving taxpayers with a simple question: businesses and families have found ways to save money during the pandemic and downturn, so why is the Alberta government the only place that can’t find savings? […]