A majority of Canadians remain opposed to the concept of the four most western provinces separating from Canada, but a new Abacus Data poll suggests the limited support the Wexit Canada party currently enjoys could come at the expense of the federal Conservatives. “If you isolate the four western provinces, the federal ConservativesRead More →

A compounding pile of economic issues has Alberta leading all of Western Canada in utilizing Ottawa’s financial help during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Melanie Joly, the federal minister of economic development, said that while there has been use across the Prairies and British Columbia, “demand is higher from Alberta.”  The minister says the province has beenRead More →

How did the numbers connected to the Cargill meat plant outbreak increase so drastically over a period of days? That’s the obvious question posed after Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Alberta’s chief medical officer of health, announced Friday an 842 per cent increase in COVID-19 cases associated with the plant. Cargill previously told CBC NewsRead More →

Ken King, the former president and CEO of the Calgary Flames ownership group, has died. He was 68. The Calgary Sports and Entertainment Corporation announced his death Thursday afternoon, describing King as a leader and a friend who will be deeply missed. “Ken was the right leader at the rightRead More →

The chief executive of Canadian hyperloop company, TransPod, believes he can have Albertans shuttling between Calgary and Edmonton — at speeds up to 1,000 kilometres an hour — in magnetic tubes by 2030.  That’s provided the provincial government gets on board. The Toronto-based company isn’t asking for money. Instead, it wants the province to penRead More →