The proposed introduction of a bill in Alberta to regulate tanning beds will mean Saskatchewan will become the only province with no legislation to control youth access to tanning equipment.
A tragic story is playing out in Fort McMurray, Alta. as two children have died following a situation where in an effort to kill bedbugs in a home, a mother of a young family of five used agricultural pesticide pellets called phosphine which she brought back from Pakistan.
Oil prices are dropping, there is uncertainty in the economy, a government was not-so-long ago reeling from scandals involving the former premier, and just recently experienced one of the most shocking occurrences of floor crossings in Alberta politics. One would think this would be a time when Jim Prentice may not be the most popular man at the polls.
Measles cases in three different provinces in Canada and a multi-state measles outbreak in the United States have placed the importance of vaccinating in the spotlight.
There are a whole bunch of reasons why literacy is important — one of which is so people will pick up newspapers like ours and find a great deal by perusing an ad or learn about something happening in their community through an article by reporter Matthew Liebenberg or one of our editors.