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Alberta News

Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline project controversy rages on Special

Calgary - The long awaited Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline project was approved on June 17th by Prime Minister Stephen Harper amid controversy and objection by First Nations groups, environmentalists, concerned Canadians and the political opposition parties.
Digital Journal Report by Grace C. Visconti - 2 comments

May Day highlights labour issues in Alberta Special

Edmonton - The annual May Day march in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada addressed some specific issues of concern to workers' rights in the province.
Digital Journal Report by Paula Kirman - 1 comment

Renaissance Tower opens in Boyle Street Special

Edmonton - A new affordable housing project aimed at low-income seniors and people with disabilities opened on April 29 in the Boyle Street neighbourhood of Edmonton.
Digital Journal Report by Paula Kirman - 2 comments

U.S. delays Keystone pipeline decision until next year

Washington - Approval of a new pipeline to bring controversial fracked crude oil from Canada to Texas for refining has been delayed for at least a year, U.S. officials announced last week.
In the Media by Nathan Salant - 9 comments

Alberta Premier Alison Redford resigns

Edmonton - In an emotional speech early Wednesday evening, Alberta's Premier Alison Redford announced her resignation, effective this Sunday, March 23.
In the Media by Paula Kirman - 4 comments

Albertans rally for retirement security Special

Edmonton - Around 1,000 people from across the province of Alberta rallied at Churchill Square in Edmonton on March 2 to protest changes to the province's pension plan, proposed by Premier Alison Redford.
Digital Journal Report by Paula Kirman - 1 comment

High River couple gets new home after the flood - for free!

High River - A couple in High River, Alberta, has a new home thanks to the generosity of Calgary country singer Jason Hastie and his wife Gina.
In the Media by Paula Kirman - 2 comments

Op-Ed: Neil Young — Attacking the messenger

Neil Young's Honour the Treaties tour with Diana Krall has concluded, but the massive attacks directed at him for his criticism of Alberta's tar sands continue.
In the Media by Paula Kirman - 5 comments

Alberta, Canada confirms first H5N1 avian flu death

The H5N1 avian influenza virus has generally been confined to China and other Asian countries. Commonly reported in poultry, when humans become infected with the virus, the mortality rate is about 60 percent.
In the Media by Karen Graham - 2 comments

Alberta bears hit the big time, globally, after video goes viral

Edmonton - Videos go viral for many reasons but footage of grizzly bears in Alberta became an unlikely global sensation, after Glenn Naylor, 58, an Alberta Parks officer, uploaded 'What goes on when you are not around'.
In the Media by Eileen Kersey - 4 comments

Elk puts on unusual Christmas display for Banff residents

Homeowners don't just decorate their homes with holiday lights and other festive signs of the season, but many enshrine their shrubbery and trees with the twinkling lights. This may all be well and good, but for wildlife it's another story.
In the Media by Karen Graham - 1 comment

Joint Review Panel urges approval of Northern Gateway pipeline

Calgary - Today, the long awaited Joint Review Panel released a lengthy report recommending approval of Enbridge’s Northern Gateway pipeline but with 209 conditions. Environmental groups vow to stop it for the sake of our climate, land and water.
In the Media by Grace C. Visconti

Photo Essay: Candy Cane Lane Special

Edmonton - Candy Cane Lane is an annual Christmas tradition in Edmonton. Every year people come to the west end neighbourhood of Crestwood to see the lights and decorations.
Digital Journal Report by Paula Kirman - 3 comments

Distance education funding cuts protested in Alberta Special

Edmonton - Distance learning has always been an option for students in Alberta's public school system. However, recent cuts to distance learning has many teachers, students, and parents concerned.
Digital Journal Report by Paula Kirman - 2 comments

First Nations rally for treaty rights Special

Edmonton - First Nations from Treaty 6-8 joined with Idle No More for a Peaceful Solidarity Rally with Indigenous People and Canadians, on November 28, 2013 at the Alberta Legislature building.
Digital Journal Report by Paula Kirman

Alberta's arcane attractions

The Rocky Mountains aren't the only reason visitors have their collective breaths taken away when they visit Alberta. Some artificial structures evoke interesting reactions as well.
In the Media by Gene Kosowan - 1 comment

Chagall works at AGA

Edmonton - More than 60 lithographs by legendary modernist Marc Chagall, inspired by a Greek fable, have made their way to western Canada for a featured exhibition at the Alberta Art Gallery in Edmonton.
In the Media by Gene Kosowan

Inside Alberta's Dinosaur Provincial Park

Located in the badlands of Alberta, Canada is a place of such stellar beauty and awe-inspiring landscapes, it takes your breath away. Dinosaur Provincial Park is not only a place great creatures roamed 75 million years ago, it's also their graveyard.
In the Media by Karen Graham - 4 comments

UBCIC Grand Chief endorses collective vision for Canada - Part 2 Special

Vancouver - UBCIC Grand Chief Stewart Phillip warns that a human rights conflict is imminent if the Indian Act is dissolved, dismantling Indigenous land rights and allowing unprecedented resource development by foreign investors causing environmental consequences.
Digital Journal Report by Grace C. Visconti - 8 comments

Indigenous people and land rights: The thin red line - Part 1 Special

Vancouver - UBCIC Grand Chief Stewart Phillip gives a comprehensive summary into the background of Aboriginal land rights, the dissolution of the Indian Act, and the struggle to maintain their distinct culture, heritage, and sacred spiritual practices.
Digital Journal Report by Grace C. Visconti - 5 comments

Photo Essay: Autumn in Alberta Special

Alberta in the autumn is a wonderful time to enjoy the splendour of the outdoors. Sunny warm days and frosty nights are both relaxing and invigorating.
Digital Journal Report by Kyle Ashmead - 3 comments

Photo Essay: Landscapes of Alberta, Canada Special

This Photo Essay is a culmination of the great places I have visited in Alberta. The landscapes during all four seasons are absolutely spectacular. The province of Alberta is a Canadian treasure for its natural beauty and wildlife.
Digital Journal Report by Grace C. Visconti - 13 comments

Photo Essay: Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park, Alberta Special

Milk River - Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park in Alberta also known as the Áísínai'pi National Historic Site, has more than 50 rock art sites of petroglyphs and pictographs that are between 3,500 – 5,000 years old. This area is sacred to the Blackfoot Nation.
Digital Journal Report by Grace C. Visconti - 6 comments

Photo Essay: Around the farm Special

Agriculture possibly started roughly 10,000 years ago in what is now known as Iraq, based on evidence left behind such as animal bones and stone tools. Agriculture allowed human populations to increase dramatically from those of hunter gatherers.
Digital Journal Report by Kyle Ashmead - 4 comments

Photo Essay: Hidden world of insects Special

There are countless different species of insects, some are bothersome to humans, some are of benefit to us, all are a critical component of biodiversity. Pollinators such as bees and wasps are indispensable to humans.
Digital Journal Report by Kyle Ashmead - 8 comments

Op-Ed: Photo Essay — Honoring the Calgary Zoo post flood 2013

Calgary - This Photo Essay honors the Calgary Zoo animals that were traumatized during the devastating flood in Calgary, Alberta, June 2013. A revisit to the zoo on June 22 was postponed due to massive flooding of the Bow and Elbow rivers from torrential rainfall.
In the Media by Grace C. Visconti - 4 comments

Raging rivers and streams force evacuations in southern Alberta

Calgary - Raging rivers and streams from heavy consistent rain falling for days has forced evacuations in Calgary and numerous communities in southern Alberta. The current floods of 2013 are far worse than in 2005 when Calgary was hit with days of heavy rain.
In the Media by Grace C. Visconti - 13 comments

Photo Essay: Remnants of Western Canada's pioneers Special

Canada's frontier life was hard but filled with hope for the future. Compared to what was left behind in Europe, autocratic regimes, famine and war.
Digital Journal Report by Kyle Ashmead - 9 comments

Interview: MP Don Davies discusses the Canada-China pact FIPPA Special

Vancouver - MP Don Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) discusses implications of the Canada-China Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (FIPPA or FIPA), encourages transparency and consultation with Canadians and First Nations before it’s ratified.
Digital Journal Report by Grace C. Visconti - 9 comments

Op-Ed: NWT touts northern pipeline — Is this a viable alternative?

Yellowknife - With the Northern Gateway and Keystone pipelines facing fierce resistance, Alberta is desperate to move its diluted bitumen and the North West Territories (NWT) is promoting a northern pipeline alternative to create jobs and improve its economy.
In the Media by Karl Gotthardt - 4 comments
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Feeding time after a long ride on switch backs.
Feeding time after a long ride on switch backs.
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Frank McCallum  President  Alberta Teachers  Association Local for the Pembina Hills Regional School...
Frank McCallum, President, Alberta Teachers' Association Local for the Pembina Hills Regional School Division.
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Little Pine Creek.
Little Pine Creek.
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Two Canada Geese are engaged in an altercation on the frozen Bow River  Inglewood Bird Sanctuary  Ca...
Two Canada Geese are engaged in an altercation on the frozen Bow River, Inglewood Bird Sanctuary, Calgary, Alberta.
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White-breasted Nuthatch  common in mature forests. Can often be seen climbing head first down trees ...
White-breasted Nuthatch, common in mature forests. Can often be seen climbing head first down trees, in search of insects and seeds.
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Rally for Retirement Security  March 2  2014
Rally for Retirement Security, March 2, 2014
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A Horned owl in flight.
A Horned owl in flight.
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Mountain sheep posing at the side of Highway 40 in Kananaskis Country  Alberta.
Mountain sheep posing at the side of Highway 40 in Kananaskis Country, Alberta.
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Light in trees  late fall.
Light in trees, late fall.
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A wild flower  growing at high altitude. If there is any kind of soil  something will grow in the mo...
A wild flower, growing at high altitude. If there is any kind of soil, something will grow in the mountains.
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This album features the Calgary Zoo before the June flood 2013. I was about to revisit the Calgary Z...
This album features the Calgary Zoo before the June flood 2013. I was about to revisit the Calgary Zoo on the June 21 weekend, but the flood happened which disrupted the animals and forced them from their home at the zoo. This album honors their presence and how much joy and amusement they bring to the people of Calgary and other visitors.
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A snow leopard gazes intensely at the Calgary Zoo. This image is part of a photo album that honors t...
A snow leopard gazes intensely at the Calgary Zoo. This image is part of a photo album that honors the Calgary Zoo animals and was taken before the devastating June 2013 flood in Calgary, Alberta.
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Souljah Fyah entertaining at the protest to stop funding cuts to distance education.
Souljah Fyah entertaining at the protest to stop funding cuts to distance education.
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Close-up of a fly on a daisy in the bush near the end of Bear’s Hump hike  Waterton Lakes National...
Close-up of a fly on a daisy in the bush near the end of Bear’s Hump hike, Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta.
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A view of Calgary immersed in flood waters
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A view of Calgary immersed in flood waters
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Dinosaur Provincial Park met two of the criteria for being named a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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Dinosaur Provincial Park met two of the criteria for being named a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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Rally for Retirement Security  March 2  2014
Rally for Retirement Security, March 2, 2014
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A pipeline under construction from Fort McMurray  AB to the Scotord Plant in Fort Saskatchewan
A pipeline under construction from Fort McMurray, AB to the Scotord Plant in Fort Saskatchewan
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Swan Hill: Oil and Gas Industry
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Swan Hill: Oil and Gas Industry
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