Red Deer Advocate Staff

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stands during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022. Parliamentarians appear to be bracing themselves to return to Ottawa to face an economically turbulent start to the year. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

House of Commons returns with focus on economy, health care — and the number eight

Eight years. That’s how long Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre says it has…

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stands during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022. Parliamentarians appear to be bracing themselves to return to Ottawa to face an economically turbulent start to the year. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Preston Manning. Photo Manning Centre/Jake Wright

Preston Manning to head panel reviewing Alberta’s COVID-19 response

The Government of Alberta is working to establish a panel that will…

Preston Manning. Photo Manning Centre/Jake Wright
Burman University in Lacombe is switching to online delivery starting March 23 due to ongoing coronavirus. Photo contributed

Burman University offering new micro-credential programs

Burman University in Lacombe will begin offering micro-credential courses in entrepreneurship and…

Burman University in Lacombe is switching to online delivery starting March 23 due to ongoing coronavirus. Photo contributed
Alberta Health Services Logo

AHS rolls out program to help improve Albertans access to specialists

Central Albertans referred to a urologist or orthopedic surgeon will benefit from…

Alberta Health Services Logo
Alix volunteer firefighters training in winter conditions. (Photo from Alix Fire Department Facebook page)

Mirror house fire claims homeowner

Volunteer firefighters from Clive and Alix responded to Tuesday night blaze

Alix volunteer firefighters training in winter conditions. (Photo from Alix Fire Department Facebook page)
The Canadian Forces’ Snowbirds delighted those along the White Rock waterfront Friday afternoon, flying over Semiahmoo Bay not once, but twice, as part of a tour of several Lower Mainland communities. (Nick Greenizan photo)
The Canadian Forces’ Snowbirds delighted those along the White Rock waterfront Friday afternoon, flying over Semiahmoo Bay not once, but twice, as part of a tour of several Lower Mainland communities. (Nick Greenizan photo)

Snowbirds set for two shows in Red Deer next summer

The iconic Canadian Forces Snowbirds will make two appearances in Red Deer…

The Canadian Forces’ Snowbirds delighted those along the White Rock waterfront Friday afternoon, flying over Semiahmoo Bay not once, but twice, as part of a tour of several Lower Mainland communities. (Nick Greenizan photo)
The Canadian Forces’ Snowbirds delighted those along the White Rock waterfront Friday afternoon, flying over Semiahmoo Bay not once, but twice, as part of a tour of several Lower Mainland communities. (Nick Greenizan photo)
Treaty 8 Grand Chief Arthur Noskey said Alberta Premier Danielle Smith’s proposed Sovereignty Act “Smith’s proposed bill “undermines the authority and duty of the Sovereign Nations that entered into treaty”. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson)

Treaty 6, 7, 8 Chiefs reject premier’s sovereignty bill

The Chiefs of Treaty 6, 7 and 8 say they “take offence…

Treaty 8 Grand Chief Arthur Noskey said Alberta Premier Danielle Smith’s proposed Sovereignty Act “Smith’s proposed bill “undermines the authority and duty of the Sovereign Nations that entered into treaty”. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson)
Alberta Premier Danielle Smith holds her first press conference in Edmonton, on Tuesday October 11, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Voters go to polls in byelection with Alberta Premier Smith seeking legislature seat

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith is expected to find out today if she…

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith holds her first press conference in Edmonton, on Tuesday October 11, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Hockey Canada says members of its 2003 men's world junior hockey championship team is being investigated for a group sexual assault. Hockey Canada logo at an event in Toronto on November 1, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

Hockey Canada signs on to Abuse-Free Sport following months of controversy

Hockey Canada says it has become a full signatory to Abuse-Free Sport,…

Hockey Canada says members of its 2003 men's world junior hockey championship team is being investigated for a group sexual assault. Hockey Canada logo at an event in Toronto on November 1, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
Danielle Smith celebrates after being chosen as the new leader of the United Conservative Party and next Alberta premier in Calgary, Alta., Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Central Alberta MLAs named to Premier Smith’s cabinet

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith has picked a new cabinet, elevating campaign supporters,…

Danielle Smith celebrates after being chosen as the new leader of the United Conservative Party and next Alberta premier in Calgary, Alta., Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Olds College unvieled a new logo Tuesday. (Contributed photo)

Olds College launches Agriculture Communications Certificate program

Olds College of Agriculture & Technology has launched another first-of-its-kind program. In…

Olds College unvieled a new logo Tuesday. (Contributed photo)
In 2024, Olds College of Agriculture & Technology will offer a one-year Equine Care & Management Certificate. Applications are open for the program as of Wednesday and 20 students will be accepted. (Photo courtesy of Olds College of Agriculture & Technology)

Olds College launches new certificate program

Olds College of Agriculture & Technology will start to offer Equine Care…

In 2024, Olds College of Agriculture & Technology will offer a one-year Equine Care & Management Certificate. Applications are open for the program as of Wednesday and 20 students will be accepted. (Photo courtesy of Olds College of Agriculture & Technology)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau makes his way to caucus on Parliament Hill on Wednesday, October 5, 2022 in Ottawa. Trudeau says it is clear that Hockey Canada executives just don't get the seriousness of the situation the organization is facing. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Sport integrity commissioner can do a wider inquiry of abuse in sport: St-Onge

The new sport integrity commissioner needs to do a wider inquiry digging…

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau makes his way to caucus on Parliament Hill on Wednesday, October 5, 2022 in Ottawa. Trudeau says it is clear that Hockey Canada executives just don't get the seriousness of the situation the organization is facing. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Red Deer RCMP  (File photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)

Suspects arrested after alleged armed robbery in Rocky Mountain House

Man and woman from Red Deer facing charges

Red Deer RCMP  (File photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)
Red Deer RCMP  (File photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)

RCMP contain Sylvan Lake neighbourhood after gun was pointed at officers

A man who pointed a gun at police officers in Sylvan Lake…

Red Deer RCMP  (File photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)
Service Alberta Minister Nate Glubish said Alberta hopes to leverage its investment by lobbying the federal government for matching funds and the private sector will also be approached. (Photo by Government of Alberta)

Province aims to expand rural internet access

Alberta is moving forward with its goal to have 100 per cent…

Service Alberta Minister Nate Glubish said Alberta hopes to leverage its investment by lobbying the federal government for matching funds and the private sector will also be approached. (Photo by Government of Alberta)
Britain’s King Charles III, center, and other members of the royal family hold a vigil at the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II at St Giles’ Cathedral, Edinburgh, Scotland, Monday Sept. 12, 2022. (Jane Barlow/Pool via AP)

Alberta declares provincial day of mourning for Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral, no statutory holiday

The province will host a ceremony at the Alberta Legislature at 10 a.m. on Monday

Britain’s King Charles III, center, and other members of the royal family hold a vigil at the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II at St Giles’ Cathedral, Edinburgh, Scotland, Monday Sept. 12, 2022. (Jane Barlow/Pool via AP)
Pope Francis will visit Central Alberta later this month. (File photo by The Associated Press)

Traffic delays expected for Pope’s visit to Maskwacis

The Government of Alberta is warning Albertans about potential traffic delays next…

Pope Francis will visit Central Alberta later this month. (File photo by The Associated Press)
(File photo by Advocate staff)

2 people dead in Mountain View County plane crash

A pair of men in their 60s died in a plane crash…

(File photo by Advocate staff)
(File photo by Advocate staff)
(File photo by Advocate staff)