Bunner came under fire last week for an article he wrote in 2013 calling residential schools a "bogus genocide story. " More articles came to light on Friday, where he called homosexuality socially destructive.Another dozen articles penned by the speechwriter have now been uncovered. Most of them were written in the late 1990s and early 2000s, while he was editor of the now defunct Alberta Report.
Drive through COVID 19 tests are performed by health care workers in Sherwood Park. Supplied Image Alberta Health Services There are no new COVID 19 cases in Fort McMurray or surrounding rural areas, leaving the total active cases to two cases in Fort McMurray. The city has seen 21 recoveries, while rural areas have seen three people recover. No one has died from the virus locally.
EDMONTON Alberta is planning to distribute 20 million non medical masks for free at hundreds of drive thru fast food restaurants.Health Minister Tyler Shandro says it''s one more way to keep Albertans safe as the economy reopens following shutdowns forced by COVID 19.
A man and what is believed to be his six year old child were sent to hospital after being struck by a vehicle in northeast Calgary on Thursday.Alberta Health Services spokesman Stuart Brideaux said paramedics were called to Westwinds Drive east of 47th Street N.E. around 3:30 p.m.
RegisterThe 35th annual Festival of Trees is the University of Alberta ''s prime fundraiser and for many it ''s the unofficial kickoff to the Christmas season.
Newscasts amp; VideosAlberta election day poll station April 16, 2019.
Canadian cannabis producer Tilray is expanding into Alberta 's competitive recreational marijuana market with the planned acquisition of retailer Four20 for 110 million Canadian dollars ($82 million).
CODY, Wyo. The next generation of Canada s Hay family is hoping to keep his family s success at the Cody Stampede going in 2019.Dawson Hay, from Wildwood, Alberta has the highest marked ride in the saddle bronc riding after three performances. Hay rode Mo Betta Rodeo s horse Sue City Sue for 89.5 points. He is now one point ahead of Cort Scheer from Elsmere, Nebraska who has 88.5.
Yet it is a proposed t ecirc;te agrave; t ecirc;te between Xi and U.S. President Donald Trump, who has threatened to slap additional tariffs on Chinese imports if Xi refuses an audience with him in Osaka, that will likely have the greatest impact on Canadian farmers, analysts say. ”Both meetings would be positive, but the quickest route to a solution for our farmers is probably through Washington, ” said Gordon Houlden, a former Canadian diplomat and head of the University of Alberta 's China Institute. ”Trump has put everything on the table in negotiations with Beijing and if certain issues are settled between them, it would lay the groundwork for things to normalize for us. ”
Recent fires have been connected to climate change in two separate research papers published earlier this year by scientists with Environment and Climate Change Canada.In May 2016, a wildfire near Fort McMurray forced more than 80,000 people to flee the northern Alberta city, destroyed 2,400 buildings and burned nearly 6,000 square kilometres of forest.
The UCP has cancelled a working group tasked with banning gay conversion therapy in Alberta.Former NDP health minister Sarah Hoffman established the working group in February.
The right wing government in Alberta, Canada has closed a working group tasked with banning so called gay conversion therapy.
The U.S. is lifting tariffs on Canadian and Mexican steel imports, nearly a year after imposing the duties. Here, a worker is seen at Bri Steel Manufacturing, which makes seamless steel pipes, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Candace Elliott Reuters hide caption
Jason Kenney, a career politician and leader of the United Conservative Party, was elected premier of Alberta, Canada, in April. Credit: Keith Beaty Toronto Star via Getty ImagesThe home province of Canada's tar sands elected a combative, conservative leader this week who came out swinging on the side of the country's struggling oil industry. Jason Kenney promised to cancel Alberta's carbon tax, lift a cap on greenhouse gas emissions from the tar sands and create a "war room" to combat the oil industry's opponents.
TwitterEmailGetty ImagesFacebookTwitterEmailIn the four decades Claire #x27;s has been in business, the accessories chain has pierced more than 100 million ears around the world. Given the store s target demographic, it s safe to say that a large percentage of these piercings have been on young girls. While ear piercings generally go off without a hitch save for nervous butterflies and an iron gripped hand squeeze, a new viral Facebook post written by a former employee has sparked a heated discussion around children and consent.As first reported by Refinery 29, 32 year old Raylene Marks recently quit her job at an Edmonton, Alberta, location after taking issue with the company s piercing policy. In a post titled "An Open Letter to Claire s Corporate, " which has received upwards of 6,500 likes and 500 comments, Marks details an uncomfortable situation in which she was asked to piece the ears of a seven year old girl who "made it clear she no longer wanted to get her ears pierced. "
EDMONTON Mentioning climate change can kill a conversation. But a new Alberta project is using the topic to start one and is showing people from geologists to farmers to environmentalists that they have more in common than they thought."Climate change has become quite a polarized issue and it often falls down the line of identity," said Amber Bennett of Climate Outreach, one of the organizers of the Alberta Narratives Project, which released its final report this month.
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Newscasts amp; VideosWATCH: Deb Matejicka travels to the tiny village of Breton in north central Alberta to find out how it s celebrating its ties to Black History Month.
RegisterThere #39;s a large contingent of athletes and coaches from Waterloo Region that will represent Ontario at the Canada Winter Games in Red Deer, Alberta.
With 19 sports, from hockey and speed skating to table tennis and wheelchair basketball, the Games open Friday evening in the central Alberta city. "It #x27;s the largest event in Alberta since the 1988 Olympic, " Games CEO Scott Robinson said Friday. "So we #x27;re pretty darn excited, to be honest. "