Alberta


Surf's Up: River Surfing in Alberta is Now a Big Thing

Surf's Up: River Surfing in Alberta is Now a Big Thing

While most of us are gearing up for ski season, a well-known river in Alberta's Rocky Mountains is alive with surfers. Carving their way through clear blue water, the surfers take turns “river surfing” through the perfectly formed, man-made wave...
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One Canadian City Has Almost Completely Eliminated Homelessness

One small Alberta city could eliminate homelessness by the end of the year as it appears to have found the solution to homelessness – and it involves giving its most vulnerable inhabitants keys to their own apartments
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8 Things the NDP Victory in Alberta Means for the Province (and the Country)

In an historic victory, the NDP swept the province of Alberta last night. In case you were out of the Western loop, the Conservatives had previously been running the province for 44 years straight, the longest any provincial government has continuously been in power in Canada’s history
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Alberta Moves to Ban Anyone Under 18 from Using Tanning Salons

Apparently, teenagers still aren’t getting the memo that faking and baking can lead to potentially deadly cancers like melanoma. Well, yesterday Alberta announced a move to ban those under the age of 18 from using tanning beds. We can only hope the motion catches on
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Go See This Movie: The Valley Below

This week you have the chance to go see a feature film made by the talented YYC filmmaker Kyle Thomas. If you love stunning scenery and stories about people in your own backyard, you’ll want to hear more about The Valley Below
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