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The technology industry in Alberta has grown significantly in the past decade and is increasingly becoming an important part of Alberta’s economic future. Alberta has become a destination for international technology companies looking to expand into the Canadian market and a world leader in machine learning research and development, innovative geomatics technologies and interactive digital …

Alberta’s state of public health emergency lapsed Monday. Minister of Health Tyler Shandro said “it’s an important day for Albertans,” while encouraging people to continue to stay vigilant. “While the public health emergency formally expires today, COVID is still with us.” The public health emergency was instigated in the province March 15. “We have faced …

By Justin Ling A Calgary judge has paved the way to allow accused criminals to challenge the use of a powerful cellphone tracking technology. Canadian police have, for years, been using cell site simulators to identify and track citizens’ cellphones, often without fully informing the courts or the public. It has left suspects before the …

As governments and economies across the world wrestle with how to tackle climate change, Alberta’s oil and gas sector is developing technology to help minimize greenhouse-gas emissions and lessen its environmental footprint. In early September, Suncor Energy announced it would be making a $1.4-billion investment to build a new power cogeneration plant just outside Fort …

(L-R): Michael Frankiw, student; Debbie Thompson, Vice President Academic and Student Experience, Olds College; David Werklund, Founder and Chairman of Werklund Ventures Ltd.; Stuart Cullum, President, Olds College; Demetrios Nicolaides, MLA for Calgary–Bow and Alberta’s Minister of Advanced Education. (Olds College) By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19) higher learning Sep 23, 2019 Olds College has announced …

From smartphones to medical devices and even televisions, we use and rely on technology every day. This need for technology is also used among several industries, including agriculture. Southern Albertan farmers held an event Saturday, informing the general public just far how far the industry has come. “A lot of farmers and agronomists are starting …

Heavy winds and tough terran made for challenging conditions for the Graburn Road fire with firefighters and helicopters focusing on a deep coulee approximately 20 kilometers south of Walsh around 7 p.m. Volunteers from both Saskatchewan and Alberta were at the scene in the area that straddles the border between the two provinces. According to …

(Lethbridge News Now) By Canadian Press Jun 25, 2019 A report in a Quebec newspaper says China has suspended all Canadian meat exports in a dramatic escalation of its diplomatic dispute with Canada over the December arrest of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver. The latest Chinese move comes as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is …

Trans Mountain Pipeline (Photo courtesy of Canadian Press) By David Opinko Jun 18, 2019 LETHBRIDGE, AB – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s administration has given its thumbs up to the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion. Senior government officials said in a technical briefing Tuesday afternoon that Ottawa has agreed with the National Energy Board (NEB) that the …

“We have 26,000 people within our continuing care facilities across the province,” said Jajszczok. “This is the first time that we’ve been able to provide all the information about their specific facilities, all in one easily accessible website. Not only is it providing information for people who are looking for facilities that meet their needs, …