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Jason Lunn received tremendous support from daughter Gigi (on his left) and wife Colette during his walk on the ME Global Athletic Park football field. Kara Van Scheik photo

Team Jigger founder Jason ‘Jigger’ Lunn inspires home crowd on Sept. 16

Team Jigger founder and accessibility advocate Jason ‘Jigger’ Lunn inspired many on…

  • Sep 20, 2022
Jason Lunn received tremendous support from daughter Gigi (on his left) and wife Colette during his walk on the ME Global Athletic Park football field. Kara Van Scheik photo
The Creative Gems by Cool Kids group holds up some of the projects they have completed. From left to right: Jamie Fisher, EA; Holly Schultz, EA; Caelan Ballantyne, an HJ Cody student doing work experience in the Inclusive Education program; Billy Wade, grade 11; Lilly McLeod, an HJ Cody student doing work experience in the Inclusive Education program; Patrick Carroll, a grade 11 student; and Kelly Balon, EA. (Photo by Michaela Ludwig)

HJ Cody’s Cool Kids putting their creativity to work

HJ Cody High School’s Cool Kids started their own food service business…

The Creative Gems by Cool Kids group holds up some of the projects they have completed. From left to right: Jamie Fisher, EA; Holly Schultz, EA; Caelan Ballantyne, an HJ Cody student doing work experience in the Inclusive Education program; Billy Wade, grade 11; Lilly McLeod, an HJ Cody student doing work experience in the Inclusive Education program; Patrick Carroll, a grade 11 student; and Kelly Balon, EA. (Photo by Michaela Ludwig)
The future home of the Dr. Frank Coppock Memorial Museum and Eckville’s first hospital site. (Photo by Michaela Ludwig)

Eckville council makes decision regarding museum funding

On Sept. 6, Pat Lightbrown, with the Eckville and District Historical Society…

The future home of the Dr. Frank Coppock Memorial Museum and Eckville’s first hospital site. (Photo by Michaela Ludwig)
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)
Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin speaks to reporters outside the Gatineau Police Station after being processed, in Gatineau, Que., on Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Complainant in Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin sex assault trial says she still has nightmares

The complainant in the sexual assault trial of the military officer who…

Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin speaks to reporters outside the Gatineau Police Station after being processed, in Gatineau, Que., on Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Barricades block pedestrian and automobile traffic near United Nations headquarters in New York, Monday, Sept. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

UN chief: World is ‘paralyzed’ and equity is slipping away

In an alarming assessment, the head of the United Nations warned world…

Barricades block pedestrian and automobile traffic near United Nations headquarters in New York, Monday, Sept. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
A Vancouver Police Department patch is seen on an officer's uniform in Vancouver, on Saturday, January 9, 2021. The Amber Alert issued in Vancouver Monday for a missing three-year-old boy has been cancelled. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Amber Alert cancelled for missing Vancouver child, found in Alberta

An Amber Alert has been cancelled for the child who authorities say…

A Vancouver Police Department patch is seen on an officer's uniform in Vancouver, on Saturday, January 9, 2021. The Amber Alert issued in Vancouver Monday for a missing three-year-old boy has been cancelled. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Susan Samson, Mayor Megan Hanson and councillor Teresa Rilling are beginning the process to improve healthcare in Sylvan Lake. (Photo by Michaela Ludwig)

Advocates working to improve healthcare in Sylvan Lake

Sylvan Lakers need better access to appropriate healthcare and the new recruitment…

Susan Samson, Mayor Megan Hanson and councillor Teresa Rilling are beginning the process to improve healthcare in Sylvan Lake. (Photo by Michaela Ludwig)
The 2022 Sylvan Lake Chamber of Commerce Business Awards was themed Under The Big Top. (Photo by Barb Pettie)

Exciting night honouring local businesses

The 2022 Business Awards banquet, hosted by the Sylvan Lake Chamber of…

The 2022 Sylvan Lake Chamber of Commerce Business Awards was themed Under The Big Top. (Photo by Barb Pettie)
A dentist at the Riley Hospital for Children Department of Pediatric Dentistry, checks the teeth of Justin Perez, 11, during an office visit in Indianapolis, Friday, Jan. 22, 2016. University of Calgary associate economics professor Lindsay Tedds warns the federal dental benefit for children opens families up to the potential for "clawbacks" if they don't spend all the money on their kids' teeth.THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Michael Conroy

Expert flags potential for dental-care clawbacks as result of federal program

A University of Calgary economist warns that the federal dental benefit for…

A dentist at the Riley Hospital for Children Department of Pediatric Dentistry, checks the teeth of Justin Perez, 11, during an office visit in Indianapolis, Friday, Jan. 22, 2016. University of Calgary associate economics professor Lindsay Tedds warns the federal dental benefit for children opens families up to the potential for "clawbacks" if they don't spend all the money on their kids' teeth.THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Michael Conroy
Mark Tewksbury, Canadian Olympic Champion Swimmer speaks with the Canadian media before attending the funeral service for the late Queen Elizabeth II in London on Sunday, September 18, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Former swimmer Tewksbury calls queen’s funeral ‘personal,’ proud to represent Canada

Former Canadian swim star Mark Tewksbury was among thousands to honour Queen…

Mark Tewksbury, Canadian Olympic Champion Swimmer speaks with the Canadian media before attending the funeral service for the late Queen Elizabeth II in London on Sunday, September 18, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Victims of heavy flooding from monsoon rains stand beside their tents at a relief camp in Dasht near Quetta, Pakistan, Friday, Sept. 16, 2022. The devastating floods affected over 33 million people and displaced over half a million people who are still living in tents and make-shift homes. The water has destroyed 70% of wheat, cotton and other crops in Pakistan. (AP Photo/Arshad Butt)

In hopeful sign, Pakistan says no new flood deaths in 3 days

Pakistan said Monday there have been no fatalities for the past three…

Victims of heavy flooding from monsoon rains stand beside their tents at a relief camp in Dasht near Quetta, Pakistan, Friday, Sept. 16, 2022. The devastating floods affected over 33 million people and displaced over half a million people who are still living in tents and make-shift homes. The water has destroyed 70% of wheat, cotton and other crops in Pakistan. (AP Photo/Arshad Butt)
Dr. Cindy Blackstock speaks at the International Congress on Child Abuse and Neglect conference in Calgary on Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016. Draft remarks prepared for a cabinet minister following the discovery of unmarked graves shows Ottawa was careful to say the abuses Indigenous children suffered at residential schools didn't happen "at the hands of the federal government." THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

‘A red herring:’ Experts warn ending birth alerts not the only solution

The number of newborns taken into care dropped dramatically as birth alerts…

Dr. Cindy Blackstock speaks at the International Congress on Child Abuse and Neglect conference in Calgary on Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016. Draft remarks prepared for a cabinet minister following the discovery of unmarked graves shows Ottawa was careful to say the abuses Indigenous children suffered at residential schools didn't happen "at the hands of the federal government." THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
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In homes and gatherings, Canadians watch London funeral for Queen Elizabeth

Canadians rose early on Monday to watch Queen Elizabeth’s state funeral service…

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Melinda Gates (leftb to right), Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Mark Dybul Executive Director of Global Fund to Fight AIDS and Loyce Maturu listen to speakers during an event on AIDS and malaria prevention in Ottawa on Monday, May 9, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Trudeau faces mounting pressure to meet UN Global Fund request

AIDS activists are pressuring the Trudeau government to renew its support for…

Melinda Gates (leftb to right), Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Mark Dybul Executive Director of Global Fund to Fight AIDS and Loyce Maturu listen to speakers during an event on AIDS and malaria prevention in Ottawa on Monday, May 9, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits 10 Downing Street to meet with British Prime Minister Liz Truss in London on Sunday, September 18, 2022. Trudeau met with his British counterpart Sunday as world leaders converged on London for Queen Elizabeth’s funeral.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

VIDEO: Trudeau, Chrétien share memories of Queen Elizabeth II in London

Current and former prime ministers are part of official Canadian delegation to London

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits 10 Downing Street to meet with British Prime Minister Liz Truss in London on Sunday, September 18, 2022. Trudeau met with his British counterpart Sunday as world leaders converged on London for Queen Elizabeth’s funeral.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
The King’s Body Guard, formed of Gentlemen at Arms, Yeomen of the Guard and Scots Guards, arrive to guard the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II, Lying in State inside Westminster Hall, at the Palace of Westminster in London, Sunday, Sept. 18, 2022. (Paul Ellis/Pool Photo via AP)

Line to see Queen Elizabeth II lying in state closed

People have waited up to 12 hours to see the queen over the last few days

The King’s Body Guard, formed of Gentlemen at Arms, Yeomen of the Guard and Scots Guards, arrive to guard the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II, Lying in State inside Westminster Hall, at the Palace of Westminster in London, Sunday, Sept. 18, 2022. (Paul Ellis/Pool Photo via AP)
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits 10 Downing Street to meet with British Prime Minister Liz Truss in London on Sunday, September 18, 2022. Trudeau met with his British counterpart Sunday as world leaders converged on London for Queen Elizabeth’s funeral.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits 10 Downing Street to meet with British Prime Minister Liz Truss in London on Sunday, September 18, 2022. Trudeau met with his British counterpart Sunday as world leaders converged on London for Queen Elizabeth’s funeral.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits 10 Downing Street to meet with British Prime Minister Liz Truss in London on Sunday, September 18, 2022, ahead of the funeral service for the late Queen Elizabeth II. Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch and a rock of stability across much of a turbulent century, died Thursday Sept. 8, 2022, after 70 years on the throne. She was 96. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Trudeau meets with UK prime minister, other world leaders ahead of queen’s funeral

PM brushed off question around reconsidering Canada’s ties to the monarchy

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits 10 Downing Street to meet with British Prime Minister Liz Truss in London on Sunday, September 18, 2022, ahead of the funeral service for the late Queen Elizabeth II. Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch and a rock of stability across much of a turbulent century, died Thursday Sept. 8, 2022, after 70 years on the throne. She was 96. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
The Canada Flag flies on top of the East Block on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021. Rallies are planned in cities across Canada today to call on Ottawa to extend permanent status to undocumented migrants. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Migrants across Canada call on feds for action on regularization, permanent status

Regularization program during COVID granted international health-care workers asylum

The Canada Flag flies on top of the East Block on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021. Rallies are planned in cities across Canada today to call on Ottawa to extend permanent status to undocumented migrants. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick