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Grade 7-12 students at Calgary public and Catholic schools move to online learning next week
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Calgary public and Catholic schools will shift to online learning on Monday, due to a large increase in COVID-19 cases among students in that age group. 

Calgary Flames arena deal paused over budget concerns
Calgary Events Centre

The multi-million dollar arena deal between the City of Calgary and the owners of the Flames is being pauses over "a difference in the current budget estimate and the program requirements for the facility."

Everything you need to know about COVID-19 in Alberta on Wednesday, April 14
Pandemic Response Unit

Grade 7 to 12 students at Calgary public and Catholic schools will shift to online learning on Monday, due to a large increase in COVID-19 cases among students in that age group. 

Pesky urban deer prompt Alberta town to seek ways to control population
Okotoks urban deer

A new pilot project being set up in Okotoks, Alta., aims to help keep deer out of people's gardens. 

Calgary mom worries COVID-19 testing delays could lead to unnecessary spread
 Juliana Charlotte Hagans

As COVID-19 cases surge in Alberta, there are new concerns that testing delays could spark further spread of highly contagious variants of concern.

Here are the latest COVID-19 statistics for Alberta — and what they mean
Coronavirus testing

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, there are so many numbers flying around, it's hard to keep track. Here, we'll do our best to keep track for you, with new charts updated daily and the context surrounding the data.

Calgary gravel pit turned park clinches national landscape award
dale hodges park

Dale Hodges Park in Calgary's northwest not only offers green space for visitors but integrates a storm water treatment infrastructure in its design.

Pioneer Barber Shoppe finds new home in Alberta museum
 Pioneer Barber Shoppe

The Pioneer Barber Shoppe, in business for more than 70 years in High River, Alta., recently set up shop inside the Call of the West Museum.

Doctors to join vaccination effort as Alberta launches pilot at select clinics
Covid Vaccinations Healthcare workers

Next week, 10 physician clinics across the province will begin administering the COVID-19 vaccine as part of a pilot project announced by the province on Wednesday.

Further restrictions possible in Alberta if growth in COVID-19 cases continues
Dr. Deena Hinshaw

Alberta NDP would likely form majority if election held today, new poll suggests
Kenney Notley

If an election in Alberta were held today, the NDP would likely win a majority as support for the governing United Conservative Party plummets, according to a new poll commissioned by CBC News. 

Injured pelican survived harsh Alberta winter thanks to invasive fish species, says naturalist

A lone, injured pelican that was forced to winter in southern Alberta managed to survive thanks to a warm waterway and invasive fish species, says naturalist Brian Keating.

Lethbridge police provide improvement plan to province in wake of controversies
Alberta Justice Minister Kaycee Madu - Lethbridge Police Chief Shahin Mehdizadeh

The police chief in Lethbridge, Alta., has delivered a plan to the province's justice minister aimed at fixing problems that led to a threat the service could be disbanded.

Ask an Expert: Finance educator Kelley Keehn takes your COVID-19 tax questions
Ask an Expert

With just weeks left before the April 30 deadline for filing personal taxes, many Albertans are still unclear on what exactly they can claim, what documentation will be required, and what they can expect to do a little differently this year.

Alta., Ont., Sask. and N.B. sign agreement to explore small nuclear reactors
NuScale Truck Transport

Alberta's Jason Kenney became the fourth Canadian premier to sign an agreement supporting the development of small modular nuclear reactors (SMRs) in Canada on Wednesday.

Health records of 3,224 Red Deer hospital patients involved in privacy breach, health authority says

The electronic health records of 3,224 central Alberta patients at Red Deer’s hospital were improperly accessed by two hospital employees, an internal investigation by Alberta Health Services has revealed.

'Kim's Convenience' actor Andrew Phung on crafting his own series, 'Run the Burbs'
Andrew Phung

The Calgary-raised actor, who played quirky car-rental employee Kimchee on "Kim's," co-created the upcoming comedy series and will star in it as a stay-at-home dad with an entrepreneur wife and two kids.

Canada imported less oil in 2020, but U.S. grew its slice of import market during pandemic

The United States further cemented itself as the top supplier of oil imports to Canada last year, even as the amount of crude that Canada imported plunged by 20 per cent amidst the pandemic's economic fallout.

Edmonton soldiers head to Wainwright for 'large-scale' exercises despite COVID-19

Soldiers are beginning to arrive in Wainwright, Alta., this week for two large-scale exercises that are going ahead despite surging COVID-19 cases in the province.

Rocky View Schools latest board to pass on testing Alberta's controversial draft curriculum
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Rocky View Schools is the latest school board to announce it will not be piloting Alberta's new draft curriculum.