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Central Alberta tow truck operators push for change after driver and tow trucks struck

Central Alberta tow truck operators push for change after driver and tow trucks struck

'It’s terrifying out there,’ says tow truck operator.
COVID hospitalizations climb in Alberta

COVID hospitalizations climb in Alberta

Province offers fourth dose to immunocompromised Albertans
WestJet cancels one in five February flights as Omicron takes toll on sector

WestJet cancels one in five February flights as Omicron takes toll on sector

CALGARY — WestJet Airlines Inc. is cutting 20 per cent of its February flights as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to surge.
Military dealing with more than 10,000 unfilled positions amid growing pressures

Military dealing with more than 10,000 unfilled positions amid growing pressures

OTTAWA — New figures show the Canadian Armed Forces are struggling with a growing shortage of personnel even as the military faces more and more demands at home and abroad.
Freezing death prompts Westlock woman to set sights on homeless shelter

Freezing death prompts Westlock woman to set sights on homeless shelter

“Why can’t we have something in place when it’s -25 C and colder? Why can’t we have a facility that helps them with their mental illness that’s not going to cost them a fortune or make them feel like human waste?"
Homeless man freezes to death in rural Central Alberta town

Homeless man freezes to death in rural Central Alberta town

Sixty-year-old was living in an open-air shelter in Westlock, Alberta.
Kenney relieves justice minister of duties, orders investigation into police call

Kenney relieves justice minister of duties, orders investigation into police call

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney has relieved Justice Minister Kaycee Madu of his duties after it came to light that Madu called Edmonton’s police chief about a traffic ticket.
2021 home sales set new record, tops previous high by 20 per cent: CREA

2021 home sales set new record, tops previous high by 20 per cent: CREA

Canadian annual home sales reached a new high in 2021, eclipsing the previous record set in 2020 by about 20 per cent.
Airlines, airport ask government to drop arrivals testing requirement

Airlines, airport ask government to drop arrivals testing requirement

MONTREAL — Canada's largest airlines and its busiest airport asked the federal government Monday to drop its rule requiring vaccinated travellers to test on arrival for COVID-19.
Banff to explore options for paid parking expansion

Banff to explore options for paid parking expansion

“We’ve seen visitors are more than willing to pay to park in our town."