Category: News

  • The ending of an era

    The ending of an era

    It’s been sixteen beautiful years.

  • Jasper RCMP Investigate Ice Explorer Rollover in the Columbia Icefields – Update 5

    Jasper RCMP Investigate Ice Explorer Rollover in the Columbia Icefields – Update 5

    Columbia Icefields, Alta (July 29, 2020) – Jasper RCMP and a RCMP Collision Reconstructionist continue to investigate this incident. RCMP are looking to speak with anyone that may have video from the tour that occurred before the rollover incident. The morning tour would have occurred at approximately 11:45 a.m., on July 18, 2020 with the […]

  • Cochrane RCMP and Alberta Sheriff locate dangerous driver off Highway 1

    Cochrane RCMP and Alberta Sheriff locate dangerous driver off Highway 1

    Cochrane, Alta. – the Cochrane RCMP received multiple complaints of a dangerous driver on Highway 1 east bound coming from Canmore. A black Toyota 4 Runner was believed to be involved in a number of hit and run collisions and was being driven in and out of ditches and the median and then drove backwards […]

  • Black Diamond and Turner Valley Agree to Take the Next Step in Amalgamation Process

    Black Diamond and Turner Valley Agree to Take the Next Step in Amalgamation Process

    July 23, 2020 Black Diamond and Turner Valley Councils agreed to take the next step in the Amalgamation process by agreeing to notify the Minister of Municipal Affairs of their joint intent to formally enter amalgamation negotiations. Adopted in 2012, the Friendship Agreement formalized a commitment between the two towns to collaborate toward expanded shared […]

  • Canmore RCMP Investigating Vehicle Break-ins

    Canmore RCMP Investigating Vehicle Break-ins

    Canmore, Alta. – On July 24, 2020 Canmore RCMP responded to several calls regarding vehicle break-ins at the Heart Creek Trail parking lot in Kananaskis Country. In the month of July police also responded to similar reports of break-ins to vehicles at the Yamnuska parking lot and various parking destinations along Highway 40. Police would like […]

  • MLA RJ Sigurdson on Schools Re-opening

    MLA RJ Sigurdson on Schools Re-opening

    The suspension of in-person schooling in March has been hard for many students and their families.Kindergarten to Grade 12 education changed significantly as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.Students, parents, teachers, Foothills School Division and Christ The Redeemer did an excellent job toadapt to a different way of learning. However, we all know that students […]

  • Alberta RCMP Integrated National Enforcement Team Lays Terrorism Charges

    Alberta RCMP Integrated National Enforcement Team Lays Terrorism Charges

    Calgary – As the result of an extensive and complex national security investigation spanning a 7-year period, the RCMP’s Integrated National Security Enforcement Team (INSET) in Alberta has laid charges in relation to terrorism-related offences. Hussein Sobhe Borhot (34) of Calgary has been charged with: ·         Participation in activity of terrorist group contrary to section 83.18 […]

  • Injury Single Motorcycle Collision HWY 22, Turner Valley, Alberta

    Injury Single Motorcycle Collision HWY 22, Turner Valley, Alberta

    On July 22, 2020 at approximately 2:45pm, Turner VAlley RCMP, Fire and EMS responded to a single motorcycle collision with a deer on Highway 22 just north of the town of Turner Valley.  Three motorcyclists were travelling south on Highway 22 just north of the town of Turner Valley, when a deer ran out of the […]

  • ARCHES Audit Finds Serious Financial Mismanagement

    ARCHES Audit Finds Serious Financial Mismanagement

    The province has released the audit of the ARCHES supervised consumption site in Lethbridge and as a result of its findings, will be ending its grant funding agreement with the organization. The independent accounting firm Deloitte conducted a grant expenditure audit after the Alberta government learned of possible financial irregularities within the ARCHES organization. The […]

  • Lake Louise RCMP Respond to Deceased Skier at Moraine Lake

    Lake Louise RCMP Respond to Deceased Skier at Moraine Lake

    Lake Louise, Alta. – On July 18, 2020 at approximately 10:40 a.m., Lake Louise RCMP Detachment, Lake Louise Fire and Parks Canada staff were advised that an individual had succumbed to injuries suffered during a fall while skiing. A group of five men were in the Moraine Lake area where they had hiked to the […]

  • Jasper RCMP Investigate Ice Explorer Rollover in the Columbia Icefields – UPDATE

    Jasper RCMP Investigate Ice Explorer Rollover in the Columbia Icefields – UPDATE

    UPDATE Columbia Icefields, Alta. – At this time, members of the RCMP Jasper Detachment, the K Division Collision Reconstruction Analyst, Occupational Health and Safety as well as Transport Officers from Alberta Commercial Vehicle Enforcement continue with the investigation. Efforts are being made to have the Ice Explorer removed from the scene for further examination. No […]

  • Update 102: COVID-19 Pandemic in Alberta (July 16 at 6 p.m.)

    Update 102: COVID-19 Pandemic in Alberta (July 16 at 6 p.m.)

    In total, 8,142 Albertans have now recovered from COVID-19. Hospitalization rates remain low with 69 people in hospital, eight of whom are in intensive care. Latest updates 120 additional cases have been identified in the last 24 hours and the total number of active cases is now 807. Cases have been identified in all zones […]

  • AMA’s Paid Advertising: Minister Shandro

    AMA’s Paid Advertising: Minister Shandro

    Minister of Health Tyler Shandro issued the following statement in response to the Alberta Medical Association’s (AMA) paid advertising: “There are two claims in the AMA’s paid advertisement that need to be addressed. “The AMA claims that they submitted three offers that would hold the budget to current levels. This is simply untrue. The AMA […]

  • Update 101: COVID-19 Pandemic in Alberta (July 14 at 5 p.m.)

    Update 101: COVID-19 Pandemic in Alberta (July 14 at 5 p.m.)

    In total, 8,048 Albertans have now recovered from COVID-19. Hospitalization rates remain low with 55 people in hospital, 13 of whom are in intensive care. Latest updates 86 additional cases bring the number of total active cases to 701. Cases have been identified in all zones across the province: Calgary zone: 295 active cases and […]

  • Physician Compensation: Minister Shandro

    Physician Compensation: Minister Shandro

    Minister of Health Tyler Shandro issued the following statement on Alberta’s physician compensation framework: “We’re moving forward through our new funding framework, and we’re committed to maintaining spending on physicians at $5.4 billion a year, the highest level ever and the highest level in Canada per capita. It’s questionable that doctors would leave for other […]