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Alberta entities will need provincial OK for federal funding agreements

Alberta entities will need provincial OK for federal funding agreements

Alberta’s government has introduced legislation requiring all federal funding agreements with provincial entities be approved by the province.
Data errors paint unreal picture of housing development in small communities

Data errors paint unreal picture of housing development in small communities

An error that would go unnoticed in Edmonton can obliterate small town statistics.
Closure of youth treatment centre hurts families, workers: union

Closure of youth treatment centre hurts families, workers: union

The closure of a treatment centre for at-risk youth in High Prairie will have an impact throughout northern Alberta, says the union representing provincial employees at the facility.
Alberta in for worse droughts, and El Nino isn't to blame

Alberta in for worse droughts, and El Nino isn't to blame

The parched fields and drained reservoirs characteristic of recent, abnormally warm seasons in southern Alberta may also be a glimpse into the region's climate future, researchers say.
Municipalities still waiting on disaster recovery payments for 2023 wildfire costs

Municipalities still waiting on disaster recovery payments for 2023 wildfire costs

As of March 1, fire season is officially underway in the Alberta. But rural municipalities say they're still waiting on millions in provincial support payments to help cover costs incurred during 2023's disastrous wildfires. 
Short-term drought harder on grasslands than previously thought

Short-term drought harder on grasslands than previously thought

The impacts of projected increases in drought severity have been "substantially underestimated,", according to a global study.
Why do fewer bisexual people have employer drug coverage?

Why do fewer bisexual people have employer drug coverage?

Bisexual people are significantly less likely to have drug coverage from their employer than either heterosexual, gay, or lesbian men and women, and more likely to rely on government-sponsored coverage.
NDP alleges UCP instructed AHS to delete sex health social media

NDP alleges UCP instructed AHS to delete sex health social media

Alberta NDP says instruction was given by the UCP to have sexual health related social media and teaching be closed through AHS.
Alberta to fund wetland restoration projects

Alberta to fund wetland restoration projects

The program will fund projects to restore wetlands. Conservationists say more should be done to protect wetlands in the first place.
Alberta talks water emergency and long-term planning

Alberta talks water emergency and long-term planning

To help mitigate the impact of future droughts on communities and "maximize" water use, the government of Alberta is putting $35 million towards water-management and conservation initiatives
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