Small Alberta city’s economy depends on foreign workers

September 20 2019 8:00pm Even in the middle of Alberta’s oil and gas slowdown, the main employer in the small city of Brooks is still facing a critical labour shortage. As Heather Yourex-West explains, the economy depends on foreign workers.…

David Stephan speaks to media following acquittal

September 19 2019 6:12pm David Stephan speaks to reporters after being found not guilty in the 2012 death of his 18-month-old son Ezekiel. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var…

Federal Election 2019: Scheer calls on Trudeau to ‘waive cabinet confidences’ in SNC-Lavalin affair

Conservative Party Leader Andrew Scheer said during a campaign stop in Calgary, Alta., on Monday that he is calling on Liberal Party Leader Justin Trudeau to “waive cabinet confidences” to allow an RCMP investigation into the SNC-Lavalin affair to move…

Federal Election 2019: Scheer says repealing carbon pricing will be first job as prime minister

During a campaign event in Calgary, Alta., on Monday, Conservative Party Leader Andrew Scheer said: “Job number one for a Conservative government will be called an act to repeal the carbon tax” and that he would “start the process” to…

University of Lethbridge opens new Science Commons Atrium building

The University of Lethbridge opened its Science Commons Atrium building Friday. The project took nearly 10 years and cost about $260 million dollars, with funding from the Alberta government. Premier Jason Kenney attended the celebrations and said the investment would…

One month later, streetlights back on in Edmonton’s Forest Heights neighbourhood

After more than a month in the dark, the streetlights are back on in a central Edmonton neighbourhood. Over the weekend, residents in Forest Heights shared their frustrations with Global News. They said the streetlights in their area had been…