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  • Crowded trails, jam-packed roads and littering a ’disappointing’ reality of summer in Alberta’s parks August 6, 2020
    As thousands of Albertans and Canadians visited the Rockies for the August long weekend, more stories emerged of littering and overcrowding at some of the province’s most popular hiking, biking and camping sites. With warm weather comes bigger crowds, but some worry the bad behaviour could put the viability of these sites at risk in the future. On Monday, Mi […]
  • Crown consents to Ken Carter's release after he appeals three-year prison term for harassing his former girlfriend August 6, 2020
    He was sentenced to three years in prison on Tuesday. But Calgary millionaire Ken Carter’s loss of freedom was fleeting after his appeal lawyer filed a consent release order late Wednesday to have him freed on bail pending appeal. While the document hadn’t been processed Wednesday, meaning Carter had to spend a second night behind bars, he was to be released […]
  • Alberta records 94 new cases of COVID-19, two more deaths August 6, 2020
    Two more Alberta seniors have died of COVID-19 as new confirmed infections crept back toward the triple-digit mark Wednesday. The province reported 94 cases of the new coronavirus after numbers over the August long weekend were down compared to July, with as few as 65 new positive tests on Monday. A man in the Alberta Health Services North Zone and a woman i […]
  • Large sinkhole appears on southwest Calgary road August 6, 2020
    Drivers are being warned to avoid an area in southwest Calgary where a giant sinkhole appeared in the road Wednesday morning. Westbound traffic on Southland Drive between 14th Street and Elbow Drive S.W. was blocked all day Wednesday as city crews made repairs. It is not known when the road will reopen. The sinkhole was likely caused by a water main break. A […]
  • Alberta mayors express strong opposition to AHS consolidating EMS dispatch services August 6, 2020
    Four Alberta mayors on Wednesday tore into Alberta Health Services’ plan to consolidate the province’s remaining municipal 911 dispatch services . Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi, Red Deer Mayor Tara Veer, Lethbridge Mayor Chris Spearman and Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo Mayor Don Scott said Wednesday that taking emergency medical dispatch out of their h […]

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