Animal rights activists swarm Alberta farm, storm off with five turkeys
On September 2nd dozens of animal rights activists descended on a southern Alberta turkey farm calling for a “Liberation Lockdown” for the farmer’s turkeys.
Flight makes emergency landing in Alberta after hitting geese, filling plane with smoke
A Swoop airline flight experienced some goose-based turbulence after striking a flock of the large birds mid-air, causing an emergency landing in Abbotsford, British Columbia.
Federal report claims Press Progress exaggerated social media bot activity during Alberta election
“RRM Canada identified accounts that demonstrated coordinated inauthentic behaviour. RRM Canada judges the activity is very unlikely to comprise one-third of the online conversation as reported by Press Progress…”
Minister suggests Alberta adopts “Clare’s Law” to prevent domestic abuse
Alberta currently holds the third-highest rate of intimate partner violence, leading to 166 deaths between 2008 and 2017
WATCH: Alberta man charged after assaulting referee and coach at kids hockey game
Lethbridge Police Service has charged one 55-year-old male with one count of assault after getting in an altercation with a kids hockey referee and coach.
Alberta panel recommends cuts to fix province’s spending problem
The committee recommended that Alberta keep spending flat for the next four years.
Former PC Alberta MLA facing immigrant fraud-related charges after gaming student permits
These charges come as a result of a Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) criminal investigation into the activities of former Alberta MLA Carlito (Carl) Benito and his son Charles Benito.
Victory for children and parents: Alberta repeals Bill 24
Known as Bill 24, the new law took away the discretion of teachers and principals to inform – or not inform – parents about their children’s involvement with a Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) or GSA-related activities.
Albertans have purchased more legal marijuana than any other province
New data from Statistics Canada shows that Albertans spend big money on legal marijuana—so much so that they’re the number one province in marijuana sales.
Alberta and Quebec premiers duke it out over equalization and pipelines
“If we don’t get pipelines we need & repeal of anti-Alberta legislation like C-48 & C-69, we will hold a referendum on equalization,” Kenney warned in a tweet.