An autopsy on the victim is scheduled for next week in Edmonton
The masks are currently sold out, but the legion said a new shipment is scheduled for Monday, Sept. 28
Fairview is about 550 kilometres northwest of Edmonton
“They didn’t say they were going to change the AHS decision but that’s exactly what we fought for. I like to believe people are going to make the right decision, we gave every reason to show them this is the right decision.”
“We just want to join everybody and unite in a night of stories and memories and tears for these boys because they deserve it"
“I think it was a fantastic opportunity for the city of Edmonton to be a leader.” — Rob Houle, co-chair of the Circle Keepers Committee
"The Red Deer RCMP take this matter very seriously, the role of the RCMP at demonstrations is to keep the peace and allow individuals their democratic right to gather. The matter remains under investigation."
“We have a chief that has actually stepped up to the plate. He’s taking accountability and he’s making the service accountable. We’ve never had that before…” — Kari Thomason
The deadline for submission is Oct 12
New COVID-19 Numbers from Saturday and Sunday will be released on Monday Sept 21
"Athabasca RCMP were called multiple times shortly after 11 p.m. Saturday by a man to attend his home. The man made comments during the 911 calls that he “wanted to engage RCMP members in a shootout,”
"Blue moons are rare, the last one occurred on March 31, 2018. There are about seven blue moons every 19 years"
"There wasn’t much support to make masks mandatory in the community”
Alberta RCMP are working to implement the eagle feather initiative across detachments province-wide
“Teachers… don’t want to be seen as appropriating someone else’s culture or misinterpreting it.” — researcher Jane Cooper
The committee is made up of 17 women from First Nations in Treaty No. 6, 7, 8, as well as Métis and Inuit representatives. They represent the Anishinaabe, Blackfoot, Cree, Dene, Inuit, Iroquois (Michel Band), Métis and Sioux nations
Both of the accused will appear in St. Paul Provincial Court on Sept 17
“This skull doesn’t tell that story by itself but represents a piece of that puzzle. We also have not received a lot of fossils from northern Alberta because it is covered with the vegetation and the soils are fairly acidic, which can break down bones quickly.”
Last year, more than 18,000 volunteers collected more than 56,000 bags of garbage while cleaning up more than 13,700 kilometres of Alberta roads
The booking tool is being launched in phases at various locations across the province over the next week. Officials say AHS.ca/ccvisit will have the most up-to-date information on which sites are currently accepting online bookings.
The Stanley Cup Finals are being played at Rogers Place in downtown Edmonton
"I have talked to some of the elders within the community in terms of putting this together, and they were like ‘Absolutely. We need to do this for our kids"
The Kehewin Cree Nation has been under a boil-water advisory since 2011
“This idea has been decades in the making, and it is rewarding to see it come to fruition with this first deal out of the AIOC. The focus has always been to achieve Indigenous involvement in the economy, bringing them in as partners in prosperity.” Minister Wilson, speaking on the Alberta Indigenous Opportunities Corp.
World Suicide Prevention Day is aimed to raise awareness among people to prevent their loved ones from suicide.
“It is my great hope that what we have accomplished becomes a national blueprint for how major energy projects… can be structured and financed on commercial terms to include Indigenous peoples.” — Chief Tony Alexis of the Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation
Mounties are asking anyone with information on both collisions to call them at 780-624-6677 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
“This excellent initiative not only allows women to live, train, and work in the region but also provides them with the skills they need to excel in a new career.
“It’s simply the right thing to do, as much as our players would have been honored to compete, we know the right thing is for the Iroquois Nationals to represent our sport on this international stage.”
Wood Buffalo’s site is one of four across the province, including in Calgary, Red Deer, and Lethbridge, who’ll be centralized into one of three provincial centers over the next five months
An autopsy was performed Tuesday and determined the manner of the Rain’s death to be a homicide. The cause of his death was not released. The RCMP Major Crimes Unit has now taken over the investigation
Both Anthony and Roger Bilodeau have been denied bail
“Your new Cultural Centre will be a pivotal place in the Wood Buffalo region as it will highlight the important role Métis have in Alberta and in Canada"
The Northreach Society and the Dawson Creek Community Opioid Team have both agreed to attend and participate in the walk.
The screen test will be for women between the ages of 50 and 74, the group most at risk of developing breast cancer
Alberta’s largest celebration of arts, heritage, diversity and community spirit returns all September long
Officials did not provide details on the victims in either death or if they were connected
“In the summer of COVID-19, Indigenous artists are reverberating and remixing the Interior Nations Chiefs’ 1910 declaration: ‘We will help each other be great and good’
“With much to learn from Canada’s Indigenous Peoples, this agreement signifies a concerted effort from everyone involved to work together to ensure mutual benefits are realized long-term.”
"The Community Awareness Registration Event is a great opportunity for our residents to learn about local recreation programs, volunteer opportunities, and special interest clubs,”
Areas of Lac La Biche Lake in which the blue-green algae bloom is NOT visible can still be used for recreational purposes, even while this blue-green algae Health Advisory is in place
Monetary donations and school supplies can be dropped off at the Stuff a Bus event in the Staples parking lot in Grande Prairie between 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Aug. 25
"We are very proud we were able to complete the tree planting program this year with zero injuries. Even though it is very rough terrain and the work is highly physical, the tree planters did a great job working safe”
Tallcree is being kept in custody and has a court date set for Aug. 24 in High Level.
The Federal government announced that the Canadian Emergency Response Benefit is being extended another four weeks, Canadians will then be transitioned into a 'simplified' program
Edmontonians are encouraged to take time to self-reflect, seek out the Treaty’s history and stories, and take part in Indigenous-led events and experiences
" RCMP would like to remind parents and children of the possible dangers involving social media and online chats, and ask that parents take the proper precautions to ensure their children's safety,"
Travis St. Arnault was charged with breaking and entering and aggravated assault.
“When you grow up on the land and water like we do, everyone loves that water. The river ties us together, it’s how we travel. Just being near the water or a lake calms you and you don’t need anything else.”
"The number 40 refers to the 40+ programs and services offered by Boyle Street Community Services which empower, support, and serve our neighbors in Edmonton who are experiencing poverty and homelessness"
“For families not yet ready to send their child to school, we are offering an at-home learning option. Both the in-school and at-home learning options allow students to stay connected to their school throughout their learning"
In total, 10,384 Albertans have now recovered from COVID-19. There are 66 people in hospital, 14 of whom are in intensive care
The victim’s injuries were described as serious and life threatening
“Our work with the provinces and territories on these measures will allow for reliable air services to keep remote communities connected to the rest of the country"
The 13 year old from Maskwacis is facing a manslaughter charge after police discovered the body of a 10 year old.
The broken power pole affected service for about 700 clients until about 10:30 a.m.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Elk Point RCMP
"We still need people to wear masks, take responsibility for themselves, we’re all in this together, We all have a role to play.”
"The name Nakî acknowledges the languages of this land (Cree and Michif) and the people who came before us"
It will re-open to the public on August 18th
IBC says there is nearly $522M worth of damage.
There were 5 new deaths over the long weekend
30 year old Trevor John Kurjata was arrested on July 26th
After talking with AHS, Edmonton Heritage Festival will be virtual
None of the homes were occupied.
“EI should cover every Canadian who is looking for work, and for those who don’t qualify for EI right now, like gig or contract workers, we will create a transitional, parallel benefit that is similar to Employment Insurance,”
There are 1408 active cases.
Dylon Samuel Saddleback will appear in court on August 20th.
The ceremony was held to start phase 4 of the Aurora Project
Tims eCamp is an all-new digital camp community built for youth from disadvantaged circumstances who need support during these uncertain times
Edmonton Council voted 10-3 for the bylaw.
Over 2,000 kids are expected to benefit from the drive. On August 30 kids will get their school supplies, food hampers for their families and get haircuts
"With temperatures on the rise, we are in desperate need of clean and safe water to be distributed to clients who access our building, and those who we connect with living rough throughout the city"
The program started around the time COVID-19 lockdowns happened
If you are a status Indian, did you know you can consult your local pharmacist for certain prescriptions
Press Release: Sunday July 26, Oilers Entertainment Group
Both will appear in court on Tuesday
Police aren't disclosing details of the incident, except to say that it happened on May 26th, 2018
Indigenous Tourism Alberta promotes authentic Indigenous tourism that showcases the unique and immersive experiences offered by its members throughout four regions; North, Central and Southern Alberta as well as the Rockies
It goes into effect on August 1st.
Pro Am Sports will have special jerseys for Ethan Bear and Kailer Yamamoto
The school took heavy damage following a car jacking and police pursuit.
Students will return to class with near normal operations with some health precautions
The RCMP remind people that speed is one of the major causes serious injuries and fatal collisions
Minister of Indigenous Relations and MLA for Maskwacis-Wetaskiwin Rick Wilson is excited for the jobs being made from this project.
The hospital remains closed to new patient admissions
The bridge has a history of closures, such as in 2018 when it closed due to damages to its pillars from ice flows, and again in March 2019 when it was closed due to spring runoff
The city needs artists for the Heritage Day celebrations
The funding includes more than $4 million for a water servicing project impacting Anzac, Conklin, Gregoire Lake Estates and Janvier
The outage will affect the entire community between 1 & 5pm Thursday, so crews can safely install a connection to the new firehall project
Anyone with information is asked to contact RCMP
35 year old Const. Licio Soares was sentenced via phone hearing
The new project will create dozens of jobs
Omer Moghrabi has served as mayor of Lac La Biche county since 2014
Officers responded to a call just before 7pm on July 13th
The city will begin distributing 750,000 free non medical masks
The pools will open on July 20th
"I am beyond grateful to have shared this experience with Safeway and my fellow Albertans. That collective energy was a once-in-a-lifetime feeling I will never forget.”
The survey is part of its efforts to review the name, a decision on which the team promises will be made by the end of this month
RCMP crews ruled the death suspicious
55 year old Faron Houle was found dead inside a home on July 8th
Tiki Laverdiere's body was founding July 2019 about two months after she was reported missing.
"Contact tracing is being done, and anyone who gets a call from health authorities should co-operate with them"
There was only one car involved in the crash
Edmonton and Calgary are the top Canadian cities in unemployment
"I'm thankful to be where i'm at right now, so that i can help bring awareness to my family and community so that what happened to me, doesn't happen to them"
44 year old Travis Peter Slipchuk allegedly attacked the officer in the parking lot of a Cold Lake Walmart on July 7
The concert takes place on July 24th
The incident brings back memories of a horrific crash in October 2012 when a van slammed into Racette School.
Family members of two Métis-Cree hunters shot-to-death on a rural road north of Glendon in March are asking local mayors to address systemic racism and violence in their communities
19 year old Jacob Michael Chitze died at a house party on June 18th
If funnel clouds develop residents should prepare to take shelter.
“Above all else, ensuring the health and well-being of our communities is our number one priority,” said ATC President, Chief Allan Adam. “We must base our decisions and plans for the coming months with that in mind.”
The employee last worked on June 29th
The fundraiser is part of a goal to eventually raise $800,000 to help rebuild the centre
The announcement comes after Edmonton sees a spike in case numbers.
“The Devil Went Down to Georgia” was No. 1 on the country charts in 1979 and No. 3 on the pop charts. It was voted single of the year by the Country Music Association.
Police are still looking for information on the incident
“He Stopped Loving Her Today” has been preserved by the Library of Congress in the National Recording Registry since 2008
The incident happened Friday morning at 11am
Residents have been told to prepare for evacuations
The attraction re-opened on July 2nd with some new guidelines.
The Science of Ripley's Believe It or Not! and the IMAX theater will be opening to the public
The deadline to nominate is July 19, 2020
“There are newly curated shows, as well as some amazing flashbacks of almost our entire history, Grandparents are going to see themselves as parents.”
One passed away and five were sent to hospital following the Canada Day collision
35 year old Rebecca Hunter was found dead outside her home in North Edmonton.
30 days to discover, experience and celebrate virtual and in person, indoors and outdoors
The crash happened at 2:30pm on Monday
The outdoor gathering limit has been increased from 100 to 200 people
The two are scheduled to appear in St Paul Court on July 16th for an election and plea
Students will receive the same amount of instructional time.
The incident took place outside of Parkland Mall
The carjacking took place in Villeneuve
Cultural interpretive centre has modified its programming due to COVID-19.
35 year old Bradley Duff remains at large and shouldn't be approached
Officials say the increase is likely due to the warm weather
The spray park will be open seven days a week from 9:00am-9:00pm during the summer
This is a paid online performance opportunity for Indigenous Artists in Alberta
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney, Grande Prairie MLA Tracey Allard and Health Minister Tyler Shandro will be in attendance during a ceremony Friday June 26, starting at 1:15pm
A panel including Indigenous Elders will help select two winning submissions, which will be exchanged as gifts between Grand Chief Billy Morin and Mayor Don Iveson. The artists will each receive a $500 prize
The Stimulus Fund will allow businesses to prepare for the recovery by covering costs such as marketing overhead, business costs, health and safety standard improvements and staffing
Enjoy virtual celebrations happening across Alberta on Wednesday July 1
"During the execution of a warrant on a rural property in the County of Lamont, three persons were arrested on outstanding warrants, two adult males and one adult female.
“The health, safety and protection of our athletes, animals and guests is always our top priority,”
34 year old Emerie Penner faces 5 charges of sexual assault
Therese Greenwood is a finalist for the 2020 Alberta Book Publishing Awards from the Book Publishers Association of Alberta (BPAA)
The MACOY will be recruiting new members over the summer
36 year old Michael Chung is facing charges for child luring and transmitting explicit material
Beginning June 22, families will have the opportunity to submit an entry online into a randomly drawn lottery for a chance to attend one of the movie nights! One entry is valid for one vehicle
RCMP are investigating the crash but no charges are anticipated.
Customers who visited: The Pint on Jasper, MKT in Old Strathcona, Greta Bar YEG & Earls Tin Palace are encouraged to get tested
Residents invited to submit comments or concerns include; Town of Bonnyville, MD of Bonnyville, Village of Glendon, Fort Kent, La Corey, Iron River, Therien and Kehewin Cree Nation.
Environment Canada shows temperatures at +23 on Saturday, +21 on Sunday
The project is scheduled to be completed by February 2022.
The incident took place outside of Edmonton near Meridian Beach
A 27 year old man from Grande Prairie was killed.
"These patterns evoke the healing force of the land — a powerful source of intergenerational and cultural wellness — and the traditional methods of healing that unite our Indigenous communities in North America," - Nike
RCMP crews are asking for the public's help to locate 24 year old Jordan Louis Scanie
The body was found beside Highway 677 west of Highway 2
The incident took place outside of Morinville
The next time an annular solar eclipse will grace North American skies will be on June 10, 2021
As part of National Indigenous Persons Day, ATB is proud to host a virtual Alberta Indigenous Artist Market as a way to celebrate provincial indigenous artisans and entrepreneurs.
"Smoke can be a threat, a sign of danger of impending doom, or a happy signal that you can follow as it rises up on a summer evening to find friends and family gathered together"
Registries across the Province will be closed from June 18 at 9 p.m. through June 22
The incident took place on August 27th 2019
35 year old Bradley Duff evaded police on June 9th
Today, wear purple to show your support for elder abuse prevention, and to recognize World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
Starting June 15, 2020, ETS will resume fare collection on buses, LRT and DATS. Customers should board the bus through the front door starting June 15.
51 year old Curtis Poburan will be residing in Edmonton after finishing his sentence
Police made the decision to turn the investigation over to the Alberta Serious Incident Response Team after discussing it with the province’s director of law enforcement and the solicitor general’s office.
RCMP found a body on the side of the highway outside of Spirit River
Iconic, Indigenous Actress on Activism, Acting, 'Stumptown,' and Her Shelter-At-Home Activities this Spring
The 40 new cases came from 7,100 tests
The safety, health and well-being of our staff and every single community member who walks through our doors is at the forefront of our relaunch and the plans being put into place.”
Tanner Boser says Sansom helped him develop his Jiu-Jitsu
A man was found dead in the lobby of a Westlock apartment building
McMurray Métis CEO Bill Loutitt said they received a $16.5-million grant from the federal government for the project
RCMP closed off an area of Woodlands County on Tuesday to search for a wanted man who fled police after he was found unconscious
Alberta is moving up Stage 2 of its relaunch strategy to Friday, June 12
The incident took place at a campground near Slave Lake
Clayton Crawford was shot on July 3rd, 2018
A woman also hit an officer in the face, which remains under investigation
"We are currently experiencing an outage affecting multiple customers throughout our service area due to a loss of tie line from BC"
Deadline for applications is June 14.
The peaceful protest gets underway at Noon on Saturday
Seniors can expect the one time payment by direct deposit or Cheque
" I want to commend all the hard work being done by First Nations, Metis, and Inuit communities, and Indigenous serving organizations across the province, to protect their communities from the spread of infection"
Edmonton Police are searching for a man after shots were fired late Tuesday night.
Two are facing charges and will appear in court on July 16th 2020
Jasper Mayor Richard Ireland says campgrounds will open on June 21st.
"The month of June is recognized as National Indigenous History Month. Please take some time to honor the history and diversity that the Indigenous people in Alberta have brought to the fabric of the province"
“It is unusual for her to be away from home for this long, however foul play is not suspected"
new COVID-19 protocols include daily symptom screening, revised physical distancing activities, increased cleaning and disinfecting each day and reduced number of participants
Nearly 13,000 people had to leave their homes in late April.
Grande Prairie is one of three communities in Alberta taking part of the new pilot project.
InfoPoint is a convenient and accessible help desk for COVID-19 related information for First Nations’ health managers and is designed for busy health managers who need credible sources of information
"Class Members deserve and are owed justice, the interim payment is about keeping that process of justice moving. It's the right thing to do."
The store has been around since the 1920's.
59 year old Wayne Taylor of Red Deer engaged in electronic and in person communications with three children.
The numbers are slowly decreasing
The fire broke out Sunday morning at McGovern's RV
The popular Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival is still happening, only this year’s version will be virtual as it moves its events online from June 1 to 21 in a variety of creative and groundbreaking ways
"Strong west to northwest winds will develop this evening with gusts possibly exceeding 100 km/h. Winds will then begin to diminish by Monday morning"
"Elders are living libraries in First Nations communities. They guide and protect community members with their experiences, wisdom and teachings passed on from our ancestors. They are crucial in the survival of Indigenous knowledge, culture and traditions," said Chief Tony Alexis. "The campaign was created to encourage Indigenous youth to be partners in protecting our Elders, who are most vulnerable to the coronavirus."
“We want to showcase the diversity of our region and our country with an online Song Book featuring our residents sharing their community pride by singing the national anthem in the language of their choice.”
612 active cases remain
Both men will appear in provincial court on August 12th.
Const. Celia Fratti stole a number of items from two different stores between January 4th and May 22nd
A woman in her 20's was walking when she was assaulted.
The shooting isn't believed to be random.
Deadline June 15, 2020
Rising lake water is threatening areas along the Village of Alberta Beach, Summer Village of Val Quentin, and Sunset Point shorelines. "This may threaten property in the area "
31 year old Anthony Michael Bilodeau entered the plea in St Paul court
The province added 2 more deaths, pushing the toll to 141.
The 38 year old sent inappropriate texts to a minor
The province sits at 714 active cases
The province removed the fire ban in the Forest Protection Area.
The isolation bylaw was introduced by Chief and Council on April 17th
Are you an Indigenous youth aged 13-30!? Apply for up to $500 to lead an online/virtual event or project!
31 year old Jesse Tyler Morice was arrested on May 16h
Project Joy is a local group that provides long term care facilities with devices to allow residents in isolation to connect with loved ones
Edmonton Police are now investigating what is believed to be a homicide at the Royal Lodge Motel
The art installation will honor those in the Peace Region who passed, who served, and who lived through the largest public health pandemic in generations
25 year old Nature Duperron was reported missing and found dead in April 2019.
Brett Kissel announces First Ever Drive-In Country Music Concert together with Safeway Canada, in support of Food Banks Alberta
A wide variety of STEM-focused content will be delivered via live, online classes, with science educators, accessed through streaming content, and offered as self guided activities.
The City of Cold Lake started the process of re-opening playgrounds and parks.
These parks have opened for the public on Friday
Alberta sits at 132 deaths
Free Footie is a club that offers free sports for vulnerable kids.
“We will go through a variety of life skills, such as stress management and relapse prevention, as well as provide information on community resources, and create treatment and recovery plans for the participants.”
The province recorded no new deaths.
RCMP seized three restricted handguns and a shotgun during an arrest last Thursday
The Discovery Wildlife Park in Innisfial is inviting Albertan's to come check out their park without leaving their vehicle
“The majority of records we have related to Indigenous peoples have not been created by Indigenous people; they’ve been created by settlers or non-Indigenous peoples, and, as a result of that, they might not reflect how those Indigenous people identified themselves or how they’d interpret their history"
The incident took place on Sunday in Slave Lake
31 cases came in Calgary
Brandt is a long time anti trafficking advocate and founder of #NotInMyCity, a movement aimed at raising awareness about the issue
From June 1-21, Artists, vendors and performers are coming together online to share their crafts, expertise and talents with all of Canada
There are 62 hospitalizations and 9 remain in ICU
Indigenous Innovation Initiative will award up to $250k to projects for gender equality.
Alberta has 6,457 total cases.
Calgary and Brooks will being their re-launch strategy later in the month due to the higher case numbers.
The original agreement was set to expire on May 21st.
The man was driving on the wrong lane on the QEII while fleeing police
The province announced 1 new death bringing the total to 118
RCMP found 10 guns while executing four search warrants over two weeks in Saddle Lake.
Residents without insurance who were impacted by recent flooding in Northern Alberta can now apply for disaster relief funding.
Snow has been sending her homemade masks to family, friends and elders.
Alberta has 117 total deaths
The local organization filled up a moving truck with food, water and other items to help with the flood relief
The prediction is based on climate models that suggest "a warmer and drier summer is coming"
Alberta confirmed 1 new death, now up to 115.
More than 13,000 people were evacuated from their homes due to the flooding.
So far Alberta has 3,809 recoveries
The province announced 70 new cases and 6 new deaths from COVID-19
The incident happened at 8:15am Wednesday
"We have to think about the land and our place on it. Our Elders shared the wisdom of the land, and that’s the essence of the piece."
The inmate was found in Calgary.
The evacuation alert has been lifted and residents in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo and Mackenzie County are returning home. The province continues to support about 4,200 Albertans unable to return home
The incident took place in Strathcona County
The province recorded 57 new cases & 2 new deaths over the past 24 hours
Mayor Don Scott estimates $100M in damage caused by floods
The province sits at 104 total deaths
Anyone with questions are asked to call the Mackenzie County Incident Command Post at 780-927-3718
The money will be sent either through direct deposit or cheque.
Tsuut'ina Nation Police Service is seeking the assistance of the public to locate 14 year old, Veida Crowchild, who was last seen at approximately 11:00 pm on May, 3, 2020.
Alberta sits at 5,573 cases
On Thursday afternoon, evacuees were taken on a bus tour by the county, to see their homes and any damage done to the outside.
The province sits at 5355 total cases