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25 Christmas & Winter Holiday Getaways in Alberta

Around Alberta are so many exciting and different ways to enjoy a holiday getaway with loved ones: head up north for calm and tranquillity; head south where… Read more »

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Royal Canadian Mint Issues Blue Circulation Dime to Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Bluenose

Royal Canadian Mint has issued a dime with re-designed the image of Canada’s most famous schooner and “Queen of the North Atlantic” to celebrate the 100th anniversary… Read more »

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Albertans Without a Family Doctor Can Now Access Covered Visits Through Maple Maskawâhtik

Maple Maskawâhtik, a virtual care platform, is available for Albertans without a family doctor seeking primary medical care. Maple Maskawâhtik will provide online doctor visits with General… Read more »

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Nightrise: An Immersive and Multi-Sensory Experience to Light up Banff Gondola This Winter

Banff Gondola will be the newest venue for an immersive experience of light, sound and wonder created by Moment Factory with the participation of the Stoney Nakoda Nation.

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Alberta to Get a New Area Code Starting April 2022

Telecommunications Alliance says Alberta will be getting a new area code to meet the growing demand for new telephone numbers. The new area code 368 will be… Read more »

Alberta Students Can Now Apply For Persons Case Scholarship

Alberta Students Can Now Apply For Persons Case Scholarship

Alberta students in the arts, humanities and social sciences fields whose work advances gender equality or who are studying in fields where their gender can now apply for Persons Case Scholarship.

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You Can Now Apply For Alberta’s Women in STEM Scholarship

Applications are now open for Alberta’s Women in STEM Scholarship. The $125,000 scholarship awards $2,500 each to 50 successful applicants and is open to young women pursuing… Read more »

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AB Covid Records Verifier: App to Verify Alberta COVID-19 Vaccine QR Code is Now Available For Download

Alberta has released the app to scan COVID-19 vaccine QR codes and it is now available for download on Apple and Android devices through the respective app… Read more »

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11 Ghost Towns & Ruins to Visit in Alberta

As spooky season falls upon us, we may be looking for ways to help prepare for Halloween. Within the realm of dark tourism are several ways to… Read more »

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REP Implementation Grant: Alberta Offering $2000 to Businesses Implementing COVID-19 Restrictions

Premier Jason Kenney today announced Alberta will be providing financial supports to businesses implementing Restrictions Exemption Program. The provincial government introduced two new programs today – REP… Read more »

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2021 Q4 Passport Index: Canada’s Passport is Among the Top 10 Global Ranking Passports

The latest ranking of the world’s most powerful passports by Passport Index puts Canada in the top 30 countries with high mobility and in the group of… Read more »

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Alberta Announces New Gathering Restrictions Effective Oct. 6th

Alberta is reducing the number of people you can get together with outdoors this Thanksgiving weekend. Effective Oct. 6th, all outdoor private social gatherings will be limited… Read more »

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Alberta Rolls Out Third Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine to All 75 and Older, Indigenous 65 and Older Starting Oct. 6th

Alberta is giving a third dose of COVID-19 vaccine for all residents aged 75 and older and First Nations, Inuit and Métis people age 65 and older… Read more »

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Tim Hortons Sells Nearly 800,000 Orange-Sprinkled Fundraising Donuts In support of Residential School Survivors

Tim Hortons launched a limited-time fundraising donut in honour of Orange Shirt Day on September 30th with 100 per cent of the proceeds (excluding taxes) donated to… Read more »

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50 Things to Do This Thanksgiving Weekend in Alberta

Celebrate Thanksgiving in Alberta this year by doing something different. This coming weekend you’ll find an assorted variety of fall fun around all our province’s cities and… Read more »

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You Can Now Download Alberta COVID-19 Vaccine Records With QR Codes

Albertans can now download their COVID-19 vaccine records that has a scannable QR code from the Alberta vaccine records website. Though the QR code records are available… Read more »

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Alberta Mandates Vaccine Proof For Public Service Employees

Premier Jason Kenney announced today the government is implementing proof of COVID-19 vaccination policy for all Alberta Public Service employees. Proof of vaccination will apply to approximately… Read more »

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10 Alberta Waterfalls to Visit During Fall Season

It is fall in Alberta, which means some of our natural and gorgeous scenery is about to transition into warm and cozy hues of gold, red, purple, or orange. This season can be one of the best to view our Alberta waterfalls as the blue or glacial waters create a stunning contrast to the changing leaves.

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Toronto Health Starts Planning to Vaccinate to Almost 200,000 Children Aged 5 to 11 Against COVID-19

Toronto Public Health is putting plans in place to vaccinate Toronto children 5 to 11 years of age against COVID-19 once Health Canada approves vaccines in the… Read more »

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Canada Gets a New Loonie That Commemorates Klondike Gold Rush

The Royal Canadian Mint has issued a circulation one-dollar coin to commemorate the 125th anniversary of the discovery of gold in the Klondike.     Through the… Read more »

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Tim Hortons Restaurants Set Record as Smile Cookie Campaign Raises Millions For Charity

The annual charity event – Tim Hortons Smile Cookie Campaign – raised more than $12 million this year. The program started in 1996, originally raising funds for… Read more »

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Albertans Can Get Printed COVID-19 Vaccination Records From Local Registry Offices

Albertans will be able to get a printed COVID-19 vaccination record from local registry offices anywhere across the province starting Sept 21st. As per the news release,… Read more »

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These Are the Restrictions For Businesses That Choose Not to Implement Alberta’s Version of Vaccine Passport

Alberta’s Restriction Exemption Program is now in effect across the province. The Restrictions Exemption Program allows eligible businesses, venues and services to be exempt from capacity and… Read more »

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Tim Hortons’ Roll Up To Win Returns For a Second Time in 2021

Tim Hortons’ Roll Up the Rim To Win contest which has been around since 1986 is returning for a second time this year. Starting Sept. 20 through… Read more »