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Alberta Arts & Entertainment Local Updates

Fort McMurray Author Shortlisted for Alberta Reads Book Club

Fort McMurray author Therese Greenwood’s book, What You Take With You: Wildfire, Family and the Road Home, has been shortlisted for the Alberta Reads Book

Alberta Education Local Local Updates

Inspiring Young Women Awarded Scholarships

Girls Inc of Northern Alberta and Syncrude have announced the Women of Inspiration Education Award Recipients 2020/2021. The recipients of the awards are: Mariam Arain

Alberta Covid-19 Education

Alberta Students to Return to Classrooms in the Fall

The Government of Alberta announced that students will return to classrooms for the 2020-2021 school year. This return falls under the Government’s Scenario 1, “near-normal


Indigenous Housing Supported Through Redesigned Program

The Government of Alberta will invest $32-million into the Indigenous Housing Capital Program (IHCP) over the next three years. IHCP will increase the supply of


Jobs Created and Core Infrastructure Improved Thanks to Two New Local Projects

Funding for two Strategic Transportation Infrastructure Program (STIP) projects has been awarded to the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo, which will result in job creation,


Standing Up for Alberta’s Law-Abiding Gun Owners

Shared from the Government of Alberta Alberta will listen to law-abiding firearms owners while further cracking down on criminals who wilfully put Albertans’ lives at

Alberta Business Food & Drink

Local Food More Accessible Thanks to Eased Home-Based Business Regulations

In a move supported by the Associate Minister of Red Tape, Grant Hunter, Albertans who have a home-based business making and selling things like baking,

Alberta Covid-19

Alberta Government Strengthening Safety Measures for Travellers

Shared from the Government of Alberta As part of its relaunch strategy, the Alberta government is enacting the strongest public health measures in the country


More Mental Health Support for Northern Albertans

Shared from the Government of Alberta Additional mental health support will be provided to residents of northern Alberta who have been affected by flooding. “The

Alberta Covid-19

Peaceful Protests During COVID-19: Premier Kenney

Shared from the Government of Alberta Premier Jason Kenney issued the following statement about peaceful protests during the COVID-19 pandemic: “The right to peaceful protest