Manitoba Metis Federation creates Two-Spirit Michif Local to better represent 2SLGBTQ community

The Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) has created its first Two-Spirit Michif Local. It’s been created to represent and organize 2SLGBTQ Métis citizens and allies to better represent 2SLGBTQ Métis needs while discussing MMF objectives. The Michif’s Secretary Treasurer said the…

Support in Alberta for family devastated by Oyen crash has ‘touched our hearts’

The Jeffreys family has been overwhelmed by support from friends, loved ones and strangers since an Aug. 7 collision near Oyen, Alta., changed their lives forever. The crash, which involved two tractor-trailers and the family’s Kia Sedona, occured on Highway…

Woman killed in highway crash involving semi truck near Rocky Mountain House

A woman was killed on Friday when the pickup truck she was driving collided with a semi-truck in central Alberta, RCMP say. Police were called to Highway 11 west of Rocky Mountain House, about halfway to Nordegg, at about 6:30…

Inaugural Alberta Masters Games roll into Rocky Mountain House

More than 1,000 athletes from across the province have converged on Rocky Mountain House and Clearwater County for the first-ever Alberta Masters Games. “Masters is 35 [years old] and up,” explained Claudette Larocque who is competing in golf. “Some people…

Man accused of assaulting 75-year-old Lethbridge woman deemed fit to stand trial

An Ottawa man accused of assaulting a 75-year-old Lethbridge woman in her home in May has been deemed fit to stand trial. READ MORE: Alberta senior ‘viciously assaulted’ by stranger who broke into her home: police Adam Hall Hobkirk-Onate appeared…

COMMENTARY: Vitriol not enough to fuel Alberta separation

Who doesn’t remember being a teenager wanting to move out of their parents’ house? The thought of being on your own, independent of the rule makers and basking in the glow of being an adult is enough to make young…

‘One of the least Canadian things I’ve seen’: anti-immigration billboard sparks anger in Halifax

A new billboard that endorses the People’s Party of Canada (PPC) and calls on voters to “say NO to mass immigration” has many wondering how the ad was approved in the first place. The billboard along the Bedford Highway, featuring…

Vancouver woman, 83, given up for adoption at birth reunites with biological family in St. Thomas, Ont.

It’s a family reunion Carley Lahaise has been waiting 83 years for. The Vancouver woman adopted at birth recently submitted her DNA to Ancestry.ca only to discover she had family in southwestern Ontario. Carley ⁠— who turned 83 on Thursday…