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Minister Larivee chats with an attendee at the Canada-Alberta Bilateral Early Learning and Child Care Agreement announcement, while participating in a table top activity with a young girl
Minister Larivee chats with an attendee at the Canada-Alberta Bilateral Early Learning and Child Care Agreement announcement, while participating in a table top activity with a young girl Government of Alberta

Governments of Canada and Alberta to improve quality, affordability early learning and child care across the province

By Dori Modney (@Dori_Modney on Twitter)
April 12, 2018 - 2:41pm

OTTAWA -  The federal and provincial governments have announced a 3-year agreement to help Alberta parents with early learning and child care needs.

Humboldt Broncos' athletic therapist - Dayna Brons
Humboldt Broncos' athletic therapist - Dayna Brons Submitted photo - Saskatchewan Health Authority

Trainer for Humboldt Broncos dies; death toll from bus crash now at 16

By The Canadian Press
April 11, 2018 - 4:43pm

SASKATOON --   The athletic therapist for the Humboldt Broncos became the 16th person to die following a horrific bus crash in Saskatchewan last week.

Relatives of Dayna Brons of the 25-year-old say they will remember her for "joyful smile."

The Canadian Press

'Waiting game:' Wounded recovering in hospital after Humboldt Broncos bus crash

By Bill Graveland -- The Canadian Press with files from Chris Purdy and Colette Derworiz in Edmonton
April 11, 2018 - 1:36pm

HUMBOLDT, SASK. --  As people mourn 15 lives lost in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash, others are praying for the dozen who remain in a Saskatoon hospital and their long fight ahead.

Dayna Brons, the junior hockey team's athletic trainer, was the lone woman on the bus.

Humboldt arena
Humboldt arena The Canadian Press

It'll take months to distribute over $8M raised through GoFundMe for Humboldt Broncos

By Nicole Thompson - The Canadian Press with files from Peter Goffin
April 11, 2018 - 1:25pm

Humboldt -- It will take several months to distribute the more than $8 million raised so far for the victims of a fatal bus crash involving the Humboldt Broncos, says the platform hosting the online crowdfunding campaign — the largest ever in Canada.

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Racist FB meme targets Blood Tribe man's young daughter and MMIW **WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT**

By Lara Fominoff @LaraFominoff on Twitter
April 11, 2018 - 10:53am Updated: April 13, 2018 - 1:44pm

LETHBRIDGE -  What started out as a hot-headed social media dispute between a man from the Blood Tribe and what may be described as an online troll on Facebook, soon took a dark and racist turn that targeted the First Nation man's young daughter, other children and his personal b

Adesh Deol Trucking hadn't had any violations or convictions, according to Alberta Transportation
Adesh Deol Trucking hadn't had any violations or convictions, according to Alberta Transportation The Canadian Press

Alberta suspends trucking company involved in Humboldt Broncos crash

By The Canadian Press
April 11, 2018 - 6:49am

HUMBOLDT, Sask. - A Calgary trucking company that owns the semi truck that collided with the Humboldt Broncos bus and killed 15 people has been ordered to keep its vehicles off the road.

U-of-L President Mike Mahon
U-of-L President Mike Mahon LethbrdgeNewsNOW.com

Province to cut 'excessive wages' of Presidents at Alberta's colleges and universities

By Troy Gillard (Twitter: @Troy_Gillard)
April 10, 2018 - 4:34pm

EDMONTON --  The province is bringing in a pay grid for the 20 leaders of its post-secondary institutions. The new rules will impact any new or renewed contracts and come into effect April 15. Existing executives will have a two-year transition period.

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