Canada unveils LGBTQ loonie — but some gay rights advocates are not impressed

Canada unveiled its new commemorative loonie Tuesday, paying tribute to the 50-year anniversary of the decriminalization of homosexuality across the country. But the coin is also drawing controversy. Story continues below READ MORE: LGBTQ Canadians disproportionately affected by violence according…

Global Calgary wins 2 regional Edward R. Murrow awards

Global Calgary has won two regional Radio Television Digital News Association Edward R. Murrow awards. Scroll down to learn more about the segments that received the awards, or click here to view a full list of 2019 Edward R. Murrow…

Ontario Premier Doug Ford weighs in on beer sale battle

Ontario Premier Doug Ford says the media is misleading the public when it comes to his government’s plan to extend beer and wine sales to corner and big box stores in the province. Story continues below In an unprompted call…

Alberta RCMP investigating liquor store robbery in Wabamun

RCMP are searching for a man responsible for an armed robbery in a community west of Edmonton. Police said the Lakeside Liquor Store in Wabamun, Alta., was robbed on April 17 at around 12:15 p.m. READ MORE: Alberta bank robbed; police…

MODIFICATION RightsCity 2019

Good morning, I am writing you because there has been a modification about the RightsCity event on June 2019. Indeed, the annual March for Humanity on Sunday, June 2nd, has been exceptionally cancelled. Therefore there will only be the #RightsCity…

Edmonton SingularityU summit focused on using technology to solve world issues

Edmonton is hosting some of the world’s brightest minds this week to explore how technology, artificial intelligence and digital medicine can solve the world’s biggest challenges. Alberta’s capital is hosting the SingularityU Canada Summit Tuesday and Wednesday, where innovators are…

Halifax basic income conference aims to make the economic concept a reality in Canada

Advocates of a national basic income plan are calling on the provincial and federal governments to adopt a Canadian basic income guarantee program and say the “evidence speaks” for itself. Basic Income Nova Scotia is hosting a mini-conference Saturday at…