Alberta

A crowd gathers in front of the Court of Queen's Bench Wednesday morning as a court challenge regarding the province's gay-straight alliances law got underway.
A crowd gathers in front of the Court of Queen's Bench Wednesday morning as a court challenge regarding the province's gay-straight alliances law got underway. Photo by Ross Lavigne

GSA court challenge underway in Medicine Hat

By CHAT News Today - with files from The Canadian Press
June 20, 2018 - 11:55am Updated: June 20, 2018 - 5:48pm

MEDICINE HAT, AB —  Dozens of people packed the Medicine Hat Court of Queen’s Bench as a legal challenge to the province’s law regarding gay-straight alliances in schools is underway.

(L to R): Principal Fred Hines, Elder Fred Campiou, Elder Jeanette Lean, Elder Francis Whiskeyjack, Gerald Cunningham, Minister Ceci, Minister Feehan, Shelagh Dunn, Elder Leith Campbell and Elder Don Langford.
(L to R): Principal Fred Hines, Elder Fred Campiou, Elder Jeanette Lean, Elder Francis Whiskeyjack, Gerald Cunningham, Minister Ceci, Minister Feehan, Shelagh Dunn, Elder Leith Campbell and Elder Don Langford. Government of Alberta

Alberta government staffers to take day course on indigenous history, culture

By The Canadian Press
June 19, 2018 - 10:24am

EDMONTON -- Alberta is launching a three-year program to help all government staffers better understand indigenous culture and history.

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