Edmonton revises litter cleanup plan due to COVID-19

Edmonton’s community leagues will be key players in the city’s spring clean up efforts this year as they take on the role of distributing

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TransLink forced to delay next step in Surrey SkyTrain extension due to COVID uncertainty

A step in beginning construction on a SkyTrain extension to Surrey’s Fleetwood neighbourhood has been delayed due to “uncertainties in projecting future revenues.” TransLink had

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Drive-in grad ceremonies forced to revamp celebrations — again — due to new vehicle limitations

Some drive-in graduation ceremonies planned as an alternative to traditional celebrations amid COVID-19 are now up in the air because of new restrictions on the

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Canada likely now has deficit of $260 billion due to coronavirus pandemic, PBO says – National

Parliament’s spending watchdog says the estimated deficit for the year has likely risen to about $260 billion, leaving the government with little fiscal firepower

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China hits back after Jason Kenney says the country is due for a ‘great reckoning’

The Chinese consulate in Calgary is hitting back against recent criticisms levied by Premier Jason Kenney, suggesting Alberta’s premier is fighting with “slander and

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B.C. cities expand street space for cyclists, pedestrians due to COVID-19

B.C. health officials say people who are commuting to work should look at alternate ways of getting there during the COVID-19 pandemic such as walking,

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More calls to mental health helplines in Alberta due to COVID-19

Mental health helplines in the province are seeing an increase in COVID-19 related calls, which experts say is encouraging as people are seeking help. Alberta’s

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Alberta suspends some environmental monitoring at 16 oilsands projects due to COVID-19

The Alberta Energy Regulator has suspended more than a dozen environmental rules at 16 different oilsands projects after four major companies in the Canadian

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Suncor reports $3.5B loss in 1st quarter due to low oil prices

Suncor Energy Inc. is reporting a first-quarter net loss of $3.525 billion mainly due to asset impairments linked to low oil prices, compared with

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3 London summer festivals postponed until July 2021 due to coronavirus pandemic – London

Three London, Ont., festivals — Start.ca Rocks the Park, TD Sunfest and the Home County Music and Art Festival — have been postponed until

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