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Danielle Smith, Rachel Notley offer competing visions for Calgary in conversation with Mayor Gondek

Alberta's two main provincial party leaders shared the same stage Tuesday but not at the same time, delivering competing visions for the province's largest city as they move into campaign mode before this spring's election.

3 First Nations sign agreement with Ottawa, Alberta to take over child welfare

Three northern Alberta First Nations have signed an agreement with the federal and provincial governments to be responsible for their own child welfare systems.

Parks Canada says reservation system appears to be meeting 'high demand' for camping

Parks Canada brought in a new online reservation system earlier this month because its old one was getting outdated and needed some upgrades.

Canadian experts help train Bolivian counterparts in preparation for wildfire season

Two Alberta experts are spending some of their off-season helping the Bolivian government prepare for an increase in fires due to climate change.

Albertans explore bid for 2030 Commonwealth Games

A group of Albertans says they have started to explore whether communities across the province could host the 2030 Commonwealth Games.

Taboos around menopause, periods can limit access to care in women's health: new report

Taboos around menopause, periods and conditions like endometriosis can limit access to knowledge and care, says a report by the Alberta Women's Health Foundation.

Nature Conservancy of Canada purchases land for protection in southern Alberta

A property that includes fescue grasslands, forests and wetlands near Waterton Lakes National Park in southern Alberta has been purchased by the Nature Conservancy of Canada.

Having EMS, fire and police in same room could help response: Former Calgary chief

A former chief of emergency medical services in Calgary says having medical dispatchers back in the same room as police and fire call-takers could help to improve ambulance response times.

NDP Leader Rachel Notley pitches stability to sold-out business crowd in Calgary

Opposition NDP Leader Rachel Notley says she would lead a "stable, no surprises government" focused on growing the Alberta economy and providing strong public health care and education if elected next year.

Alberta premier defends new rules banning school mask mandates, online-only learning

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith is defending new rules ordering schools to provide in-person learning during the current wave of viral illnesses, saying a clear, measured response is crucial for students and parents.