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Airdrie musician and member of renowned Alberta band hits CCMA stage

Airdrie musician and member of renowned Alberta band hits CCMA stage

“When we started, it was just meant to be for fun. [We thought] we can just play some rodeos around Stampede time, and the band ended up taking on a life of its own, and here we are,” Rox said.
Metro Vancouver gas prices set to top North American record

Metro Vancouver gas prices set to top North American record

West Coast supply problems are leading to record gas prices in Vancouver, says one expert.
Inflation, strong U.S. dollar will weigh on snowbirds' plans, experts say

Inflation, strong U.S. dollar will weigh on snowbirds' plans, experts say

High inflation and a strong U.S. dollar will weigh heavily on Canadian snowbirds this winter, experts say.
Brian Sutter steps down as Innisfail Eagles coach

Brian Sutter steps down as Innisfail Eagles coach

NHL hockey legend calls it a day after leading senior men's hockey team in Innisfail for the past decade
Airdrie resident sees first-episode success on Family Feud Canada

Airdrie resident sees first-episode success on Family Feud Canada

The Selk family – including team captain Levi, who lives in Airdrie – is $10,000 richer after successfully winning their episode of Family Feud Canada last night. 
'Perplexing problem': Whale mystery solved by B.C. scientists

'Perplexing problem': Whale mystery solved by B.C. scientists

A new study sheds light on why whales don't get brain damage when they swim.
Alberta motorist receives 13th distracted driving conviction in Airdrie

Alberta motorist receives 13th distracted driving conviction in Airdrie

"Obviously, this person is struggling with following the law with regard to leaving the phone alone," Turnbull said.
Canadian employers projecting 4.2% salary increase in 2023: new survey

Canadian employers projecting 4.2% salary increase in 2023: new survey

TORONTO — Canadian employers project the national average base salary to increase by 4.2 per cent next year, a new survey says. According to the report by consulting firm Eckler Ltd.
Alberta to change licences in spring, reduce second road tests for new drivers

Alberta to change licences in spring, reduce second road tests for new drivers

CALGARY — A graduated driver's licence program in Alberta that has been in effect for the past 19 years is getting an overhaul. The Graduated Driver Licensing program was introduced in Alberta in 2003.
Jupiter ready for its close-up this week

Jupiter ready for its close-up this week

Comes closest in 70 years on Sept. 26