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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.
Health-care workers need government support: HSAA president

Health-care workers need government support: HSAA president

The president of the union that represents thousands of health-care professionals in Alberta is calling on the provincial government to better support the sector’s workers.
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.
Murder charges laid in Airdrie woman's death

Murder charges laid in Airdrie woman's death

A 20-year-old Airdrie man is facing second-degree murder charges in what's now been deemed a homicide.