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Supreme Court of Canada won't hear appeals in Alberta coal project case

Supreme Court of Canada won't hear appeals in Alberta coal project case

OTTAWA — Canada's top court won't hear an appeal of a regulatory decision that blocked development of an open-pit coal mine in the Alberta Rockies.
Calgary doctor files human rights complaint over changes to mask rules on airplanes

Calgary doctor files human rights complaint over changes to mask rules on airplanes

CALGARY — A family doctor in Calgary has filed a human rights complaint over Ottawa's decision to no longer require masks on airplanes to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
High demand, low supply setting record high electricity prices: economist

High demand, low supply setting record high electricity prices: economist

“It's not just sort of expensive, these are record prices,” said Blake Shaffer, electricity market economist at the University of Alberta.
Canada's low-cost airlines expand services, announces Flair and Lynx

Canada's low-cost airlines expand services, announces Flair and Lynx

EDMONTON — Announcements from two of Canada's largest low-cost carriers propose expansion in the budget leisure market.
Federal dental benefit could come at the right time: Alberta dentist

Federal dental benefit could come at the right time: Alberta dentist

The federal government is looking to create a temporary annual benefit intended to increase access to dental care for eligible children under 12, and double two upcoming GST credit payments.
Is there a bobcat in your driveway?

Is there a bobcat in your driveway?

Bobcat sightings have become more frequent in the area due to the increase in the local rabbit population.
Alberta provincial court releases Indigenous Justice Strategy

Alberta provincial court releases Indigenous Justice Strategy

EDMONTON — Alberta's provincial court has announced a plan outlining ways it can better serve Indigenous people.
Mule riders from France welcomed with Cochrane hospitality

Mule riders from France welcomed with Cochrane hospitality

Travellers and members of an international riding guild from France had the opportunity to share their story and experience some old-fashioned Cochrane kindness during their journey on the back of mules from Hummingbird Creek to Lethbridge.
Permanent Banff Ave pedestrian zone under discussion

Permanent Banff Ave pedestrian zone under discussion

“It’s exploratory in nature, and it doesn’t bind us to a path, except to open this up to a broad discussion on the possibilities and on obtaining more information and feedback."
Airdrie musician and member of renowned Alberta band hits CCMA stage

Airdrie musician and member of renowned Alberta band hits CCMA stage

“When we started, it was just meant to be for fun. [We thought] we can just play some rodeos around Stampede time, and the band ended up taking on a life of its own, and here we are,” Rox said.