'A scientific gold mine': Alberta fossil sheds new light on how raptors evolved

'A scientific gold mine': Alberta fossil sheds new light on how raptors evolved

An “exquisitely preserved” fossil of a small feathered dinosaur discovered in an Alberta provincial park is providing new information on how theropod dinosaurs evolved around the world. The 76-million-year-old species, known as Saurornitholestes langstoni, was long thought to be closely related to Velociraptor from Mongolia that some researchers called Velociraptor langstoni. The new research is from University […]

Indigenous, 2-spirit couple from Alberta wins The Amazing Race Canada

Indigenous, 2-spirit couple from Alberta wins The Amazing Race Canada

Anthony Johnson and James Makokis hoped being the first Indigenous, two-spirit couple to compete on The Amazing Race Canada would give them a national platform to highlight issues close to their hearts. Over weeks of intense challenges that saw them crisscross the country, the pair donned outfits meant to call attention to specific topics: handmade […]

Grinder Koe has given Alberta a good chance to polish off the Brier

Grinder Koe has given Alberta a good chance to polish off the Brier

BRANDON, Man. — The four remaining teams at this year’s Brier are probably exactly who many fans would have expected to be there fighting for the 2019 championship title. Kevin Koe’s Alberta rink, Northern Ontario’s Team Jacobs, Canada’s Team Gushue and Brendan Bottcher’s Edmonton rink are all that’s left at this year’s Brier.  How they’ve all gotten to this point is full […]

Jason Kenney wins Alberta PC leadership on first ballot

Former MP and federal Conservative cabinet minister Jason Kenney is the new leader of Alberta’s Progressive Conservative Party. “Today we have chosen the future. Today we have chosen hope. Today we have chosen unity. Today, It’s springtime in Alberta,” Kenney said to loud cheers from the crowd of 2,000 at the Telus Convention Centre in […]