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Controversial new curriculum aims to get back to basics

Thursday, 08 April 2021.

The Alberta government released its proposed K-6 curriculum March 29, which refocuses student learning on literacy, numeracy, citizenship and practical skills — though many parents and teachers have serious doubts about how effective implementing the curriculum will be.

Alberta doctors vote no on government agreement

Thursday, 08 April 2021.

Negotiations are set to continue after the tentative master agreement between the Alberta Medical Association and provincial government failed to be ratified March 30. Despite having concerns with the agreement, the local physicians group is cautiously optimistic that relations with government are heading in the right direction.

April 7 Covid-19 update

Wednesday, 07 April 2021.

April 7 Covid-19 update
The south zone reported a decrease in active Covid-19 cases for the second day in a row, while all other zones across Alberta saw increases.