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Domestic Violence Disclosure Law now in effect

Domestic Violence Disclosure Law now in effect

On April 1, Clare's Law came into effect in Alberta. Areni Kelleppan, the executive director for SAIF in St. Albert, says it's a good step, but has limitations.
4th request to federal government to join coal mine environmental review in Alberta

4th request to federal government to join coal mine environmental review in Alberta

Landowners, Indigenous people and environmental groups have sent a letter to Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson asking for a joint federal-provincial review of Montem Resource's Tent Mountain project.
Airdrie-East MLA announces withdrawal from End the Lockdowns Caucus

Airdrie-East MLA announces withdrawal from End the Lockdowns Caucus

Airdrie-East MLA Angela Pitt has removed herself from a national coalition that opposes government-mandated lockdowns related to the COVID-19 pandemic, after another member compared Canada’s measures to Nazi Germany.
Parts of Alberta's draft school curriculum plagiarized, academic finds

Parts of Alberta's draft school curriculum plagiarized, academic finds

Sarah Elaine Eaton, a professor at the University of Calgary's Worklund School of Education, said her inbox was flooded after the curriculum was released last week from teachers who worried much of it was plagiarized.
Alberta rolls back reopening as variant COVID-19 cases surge

Alberta rolls back reopening as variant COVID-19 cases surge

Restaurants to close indoor dining Friday at noon as Alberta returns to first phase of reopening; vaccines open for all who qualify in Phase 2B.
As Liberals consider EI update, gig workers hope to qualify for social safety net

As Liberals consider EI update, gig workers hope to qualify for social safety net

There is general agreement that the social safety net program created eight decades ago needs to be adapted to cover gig workers when they fall on hard times.
COVID-19 variant outbreaks in Alberta linked to workplaces: top doctor

COVID-19 variant outbreaks in Alberta linked to workplaces: top doctor

In a statement Monday, PTW Energy Services confirmed three positive cases of the P. 1 variant first discovered in Brazil in its Alberta offices in Drayton Valley, Edson and Hinton.
Kenney promises recovery as province deals with fiscal hangover

Kenney promises recovery as province deals with fiscal hangover

Fire that followed a reported explosion at an Alberta oilfield site is under control

Fire that followed a reported explosion at an Alberta oilfield site is under control

GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alta. — County officials in northwest Alberta say a fire that followed a report of an early-morning explosion at an oilfield lease site is under control, and air-quality monitoring has determined there's no risk to the public.
High vaccination rates decreasing COVID-19 cases in Indigenous communities

High vaccination rates decreasing COVID-19 cases in Indigenous communities

OTTAWA — The number of active COVID-19 cases in First Nations communities has declined by 80 per cent since mid-January thanks to the high uptake of vaccines, says the top doctor at Indigenous Services Canada. Dr.