New shopping centre and housing development proposed for area near

New shopping centre and housing development proposed for area near northwest Calgary city limits

A new shopping centre and housing development are being proposed near northwest Calgary city limits and it’s raising concerns from people living on both sides of the border. It’s called Ascension and would include commercial, retail, entertainment and 883 residential units. It would be located in Rocky View County southwest of the intersection of…

Temporary fixes outdated policies leave some First Nations without safe

Temporary fixes, outdated policies leave some First Nations without safe drinking water: AG

This story has been updated to include additional comments from auditor general Karen Hogan and Conservative Indigenous services critic Gary Vidal. Although the federal government is making progress in improving drinking water in some First Nations communities, a number are only getting temporary solutions to their water issues that may leave them with unsafe…

Flying back to Canada Heres what you can expect at

Flying back to Canada? Here’s what you can expect at the new COVID-19 quarantine hotels

The federal government has a message for Canadians: Now is not the time to travel. On Monday, Canada’s mandatory COVID-19 quarantine hotel stays will go into effect. The new rule is part of an effort to reduce non-essential travel and get ahead of the new virus variants — three of which have already been…

Indigenous services minister ‘alarmed by allegations about construction practices on

Indigenous services minister ‘alarmed’ by allegations about construction practices on First Nations

Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller says he was alarmed by revelations of a December investigation into construction practices in on-reserve water projects and said he would like to start collecting information about the performance of contractors working on First Nations infrastructure. “I’m keen to have as much data as possible. And if it’s helpful…

Pair of Lethbridge roads the focus of project with potential

Pair of Lethbridge roads the focus of project with potential $19M price tag

A planning and design study underway by City of Lethbridge staff is recommending more than $19 million in renovations for a pair of roads. An update on The 13 Street / 5 Avenue N Functional Planning and Design Project was presented to members of city council on Thursday, sitting as the Civic Works Standing…

Canada OKs troubled Boeing 737 MAX 8 jets to resume

Canada OKs troubled Boeing 737 MAX 8 jets to resume service this week

Boeing’s troubled 737 MAX 8 jets can resume flying in Canadian airspace this week. Transport Canada deemed the grounded jets airworthy and said it will lift the ban on flying the jets on Wednesday, which will allow Canadian airlines to begin operating them once more. READ MORE: Boeing 737 MAX could soon return to…