Natalie Valleau

Natalie Valleau is a journalist with CBC News. She grew up in Okotoks, Alta. and completed her undergrad at Mount Royal University and Masters of Journalism and Communications at Western University.

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Nenshi asks Ottawa for post-pandemic assistance

Mayor Naheed Nenshi says Calgary is going to need extra help from the federal government once the economic crisis brought on by COVID-19 eases.

Jason Kenney defends vaccine rollout plan as critics call for more details

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney is defending his government's COVID-19 vaccine rollout in the face of criticism that virtually no details have been shared regarding its distribution plan.

Alberta needs to adopt HST and provincial carbon tax, says new report

A new report from the Business Council of Alberta says the province should institute a harmonized sales tax (HST) and reinstate the provincial carbon tax.

Calgary company receives $2.5M in federal funding for social services app

A Calgary-based social technology company that matches social services and community supports is getting $2.5 million in federal funding towards an app.

Popular blog 'Skier Bob' ending after 13 years of cross-country ski updates in Alberta

It's the end of the trail for Skier Bob, a popular cross-country ski blog that has been giving updates to Alberta snow bums for 13 years.

Controlling behaviour should be part of criminal definition of domestic abuse, advocates argue

A local domestic abuse prevention group is lobbying the federal government to include coercive or controlling behaviour in their definition of violence within intimate relationships.

Tech company plans to double staff as it moves HQ to Calgary

A Vancouver-based tech company is moving its head office to downtown Calgary, which comes at a time when vacancy rates are at a record high in the Alberta city.

From wastelands to conservation: Why Alberta needs to start thinking about its wetlands

Tuesday marks the 50th anniversary of an international agreement to protect wetlands around the globe, and this may get you thinking what is so important about wetlands.

Vulcan County could be home to 83 wind turbines taller than the Calgary Tower

The Alberta Utilities Commission will look at a proposal for a 500-megawatt wind farm in Vulcan County, which would be the third major green energy development in the area.

How a kitten and pig became inseparable after living under one roof

A Calgary woman's love of animals has led to her creating a miniature farm in her home — leading to two of the animals becoming inseparable.