A teacher now accused of abusing 200 children was sanctioned in 2006 by the Alberta Teachers’ Association – but didn’t tell police

An investigation by the Alberta Learning Association into the behavior of a teacher who allegedly sexually assaulted high school students for years concluded that he had “mentally and physically abused his students,” but it did not pass that information on to police. Three alumni this week filed a $40 million lawsuit alleging that Michael Gregory, … Read more

A lawsuit alleges that a Calgary teacher sexually assaulted 200 children. Monday three former students told their story

Warning: This story contains a description of sexual abuse As they wept and comforted each other in Calgary on Monday, three former high school students reminisced about the teacher who abused them, and untold numbers of others, for years. Now adults, the former students of John Ware Junior High, have come forward to tell their … Read more

David Suzuki apologizes for ‘blown’ comment about pipelines after Alberta response

Edmonton-David Suzuki apologized Thursday after angering Alberta Prime Minister Jason Kenney and others for comments last weekend in which the noted environmentalist noted that pipelines could begin to blow up due to climate inactivity. Suzuki made the comments about the pipelines during an interview with CHEK News on Saturday after a protest in Victoria, BC … Read more

Death of child under two years old related to COVID-19 in Alberta

EDMONTON-COVID-19 was one of the causes of the recent death in Alberta of a child under two years old, the province said Tuesday. The news came the same day Alberta officials announced that parents can make vaccination appointments this week for children ages five to 11. Alberta’s health official, Dr. Deena Hinshaw, spoke at a … Read more

Death of child under two years old related to COVID-19 in Alberta

EDMONTON-COVID-19 was one of the causes of the recent death in Alberta of a child under two years old, the province said Tuesday. The news came the same day Alberta officials announced that parents can make vaccination appointments this week for children ages five to 11. Alberta’s health official, Dr. Deena Hinshaw, spoke at a … Read more

‘You’re mad at me’: Alberta Premier Jason Kenney tries to quell dissent among party believers with congressional speech

CALGARY – In a candid address to hundreds of United Conservatives – many of them currently unfriendly to their leader – Prime Minister Jason Kenney on Saturday offered some remorse and a plea for quiet determination in the coming months, time that could pave the way for his eventual ouster from the party he founded. … Read more

Converse @ Collabüro

Come to Collaburo for an evening of lively conversation and free snacks! We have partnered with Sarwar Qureshi & P&Co CPA to bring you this amazing event. Come to Collaburo to talk to fellow entrepreneurs, small business owners and home workers! This unique networking event takes place in beautiful Little Italy! Come on in and … Read more

‘Discontent bubbling up’: Alberta Prime Minister Jason Kenney must undergo early leadership assessment, demanding 22 United Conservative Party constituencies

EDMONTON – His party’s internal gears are turning quickly against Alberta Prime Minister Jason Kenney as nearly two dozen United Conservative Party constituencies passed a special motion to prematurely review his leadership in the next three months. The move is widely seen as a play to oust Kenney as leader of the party he helped … Read more

Justin Trudeau and Jason Kenney exchange photos over snappy childcare announcement

EDMONTON – Shadow casting. Trade in barbs. Shooting daggers. There are several ways to describe the dynamic between Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Alberta Prime Minister Jason Kenney as they stood side by side at a news conference in Edmonton on Monday. It was supposed to be a two-pronged moment — a boon to parents … Read more

From Monday night to Tuesday, Alberta will be dominated by fog, snow and high winds

As British Columbia continues to address the damage caused by an intense weather system known as an Atmospheric River, Alberta’s crews prepare for their own onslaught of active weather. What might be considered a textbook low-pressure system moves west to east through Alberta Monday and Tuesday. Heavy snowfall is expected north of the low. There … Read more