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‘She mattered’: Family of homicide victim speaks after preliminary hearing for one of 10 charged

‘She mattered’: Family of homicide victim speaks after preliminary hearing for one of 10 charged

The two Laverdiere sisters said they were disgusted that Nicole Cook, before she was arrested for murder, feigned concern for Tiki on Facebook
Pandemic exposes need for basic-income program, expert says

Pandemic exposes need for basic-income program, expert says

The University of Manitoba professor lays out her pandemic-related analysis
Happy with the Alberta government?

Happy with the Alberta government?

Issues affecting the Premier's popularity are many, says political columnist Mark Lisac.
John Morris, top curlers ready to compete at ATB Banff Classic

John Morris, top curlers ready to compete at ATB Banff Classic

Canadian curling stars will soon compete in Banff
Rich get richer, poor poorer: Report says pandemic intensified economic disparities

Rich get richer, poor poorer: Report says pandemic intensified economic disparities

TORONTO — A pair of new reports say Canada is undergoing a "K-shaped recovery," with working-class Canadians going deeper into debt while those at the top prosper.
Facebook bans Holocaust denial, distortion posts

Facebook bans Holocaust denial, distortion posts

Facebook is banning posts that deny or distort the Holocaust and will start directing people to authoritative sources if they search for information about the Nazi genocide.
How long can I expect a COVID-19 illness to last?

How long can I expect a COVID-19 illness to last?

How long can I expect a COVID-19 illness to last? It depends. Most coronavirus patients have mild to moderate illness and recover quickly. Older, sicker patients tend to take longer to recover.
Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary hosts open house

Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary hosts open house

The Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary hosted an open house on Wednesday (Sept. 30) to welcome the public and show off its newly completed Education Centre.
UN warns against pursuing herd immunity to stop coronavirus

UN warns against pursuing herd immunity to stop coronavirus

LONDON — The head of the World Health Organization warned against the idea that herd immunity might be a realistic strategy to stop the pandemic, dismissing such proposals as “simply unethical.
Alberta town unveils statue of coach who died in Humboldt Broncos bus crash

Alberta town unveils statue of coach who died in Humboldt Broncos bus crash

PEACE RIVER, Alta. — A junior hockey coach who was killed in a deadly bus crash that scarred the nation was honoured this weekend with a bronze statue unveiled in the Alberta town where he grew up and coached another team to five league championships.
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