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Calgary motorists face slick roads, with conditions expected to improve through the week

“Exercise caution on the roads,” said Chris Wielka, meteorologist for Environment Canada. “Everyone south of Red Deer should see some snow.” The Kananaskis and Canmore areas are under a snowfall warning with an expected 10 to 15 cm expected to fall before Tuesday morning. Weather officials are urging people to prepare for rapidly changing and deteriorating travelling […]

Los liberales arrebatan el gobierno a Harper en Canadá después de 10 años

(CNN)– Canadá votó por un nuevo líder  después de 10 años de gobiernos conservadores, al dar la mayoría absoluta al Partido Liberal de Justin Trudeau.   “Esto es lo que la política positiva puede hacer”,  dijo Trudeau a sus partidarios en Ottawa la madrugada del martes. “Yo no hice historia esta noche, ustedes la hicieron”. La victoria de […]

Flu vaccine clinics to open Oct. 20

Health officials are recommending Albertans get vaccinated when influenza immunization clinics open in two weeks, despite the ineffectiveness of last year’s flu shot. “The vaccine is one of the best ways you can protect yourself. It doesn’t just protect you, it protects those around you,” said Dr. Gerry Predy, senior medical health officer. Predy said influenza immunization for […]

Victoria Day

2015 the Victoria Day holiday is on Monday, May 18. Victoria Day is also commonly referred to as the “May two-four weekend” or the “May long weekend” and it marks the unofficial start of the cottage season where cases of beer* are consumed by hard working Canadians. That’s what we heard anyway. Or maybe it’s […]

Día de la Madre

El Día de la Madre en Canadá, se celebra todos los años el segundo domingo de Mayo, siendo este año el 10 de Mayo del 2015, en todo el mundo se celebra este día y se realiza en distintas fechas pero con el mismo objetivo, que es homenajear a todas mujeres que con tanto esfuerzo enseñan a sus […]

RBC predicts ‘anemic’ growth for Alberta economy in 2015

MARIO TONEGUZZI, CALGARY HERALD Persistent weakness in the energy sector and its spillover effects on consumer confidence will hit the Alberta economy hard this year, says a new report by RBC that predicts an “anemic pace” of growth in the province. The bank’s latest Provincial Outlook, released Thursday, forecasts annual real GDP growth of 0.6 per cent […]

Alberta seniors protest mandatory tests for drivers, but minister won’t change law

Alberta seniors have taken their protest against mandatory cognitive testing for 75-year-old drivers to the legislature, but the province’s transportation minister says he won’t change the rules. Wayne Drysdale said Wednesday he understands the concerns seniors have about losing their licences, but he has to make sure Alberta roads are safe. “It really affects their lives […]

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