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UPDATE: Canmore and Banff councils respond to MLA Rosin's opposition to new COVID-19 restrictions

UPDATE: Canmore and Banff councils respond to MLA Rosin's opposition to new COVID-19 restrictions

Banff council shares Canmore council's frustration and disappointment at MLA Miranda Rosin's opposition to public health guidelines.
Opposition parties lay out priorities ahead of Liberal government budget next week

Opposition parties lay out priorities ahead of Liberal government budget next week

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh has pledged not to trigger an election regardless of what the budget has in store on April 19, a move that potentially weakens New Democrats' say in the final product.
Cochrane Ecological Institute encourages community to keep an eye out for orphaned baby animals

Cochrane Ecological Institute encourages community to keep an eye out for orphaned baby animals

“Everyone should really look at where they live, look at the sky, look at the trees, look at everything so they know it really well— They will see if there something in an odd place where you don’t expect it,” Smeeton said. “Listen and look it’s really important to do that.”
Opposition bill against coal mining in Alberta's Rockies can proceed in legislature

Opposition bill against coal mining in Alberta's Rockies can proceed in legislature

Committee clerk Warren Huffman confirmed it's the first Opposition-sponsored private member's bill the committee hasn't rejected since the UCP came to power in 2019.
Olds pub defies orders, remains open for in-person dining

Olds pub defies orders, remains open for in-person dining

"If they’re willing to close down Walmart, I’m willing to close down," says pub owner
More health measures may be needed: Hinshaw

More health measures may be needed: Hinshaw

"My team is monitoring closely and if we do not see growth slowing soon, further measures may be required."
Alberta doctors say trust must be rebuilt after proposed new labour deal rejected

Alberta doctors say trust must be rebuilt after proposed new labour deal rejected

“I’m not going to bring back another agreement (for ratification) unless I have pretty good confidence that it’s going to pass,” Alberta Medical Association head Dr. Paul Boucher said in an interview.
Canmore council responds to MLA Miranda Rosin's opposition to new COVID-19 restriction

Canmore council responds to MLA Miranda Rosin's opposition to new COVID-19 restriction

"I ask that as our representative in Edmonton, you make a determined effort to reach out to hear all perspectives in our community before taking such actions as refuting the need for continued caution in containing the virus. This is not a political issue but one of public health."
'Unhinged conspiracy theorists:' Kenney blasts protesters for threatening top doctor

'Unhinged conspiracy theorists:' Kenney blasts protesters for threatening top doctor

Some chanted "lock her up" in reference to the province's chief medical health officer, Dr. Deena Hinshaw.
Calaway Park prepares for hopeful spring opening for milestone 40th season

Calaway Park prepares for hopeful spring opening for milestone 40th season

While many businesses have had to shut their doors due to COVID-19 health restrictions, it is business as usual for Calaway Park’s 35 permanent year-round employees as they prepare for a hopeful May 22 opening.