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    Blame the signs: When recycling is confusing, we avoid it

    Blame the signs: When recycling is confusing, we avoid it


    When you have to go out of your way to recycle, or the process is just too confusing, we're less likely to make an effort. University of British Columbia psychology professor Jiaying Zhao says simple changes could make being green...

    When you have to go out of your way to recycle, or the process is just too confusing, we're less likely to make an effort. University of British Columbia psychology professor Jiaying Zhao says simple changes could make being green easier.

    Blame the signs: When recycling is confusing, we avoid it

    Blame the signs: When recycling is confusing, we avoid it


    When you have to go out of your way to recycle, or the process is just too confusing, we're less likely to make an effort. University of British Columbia psychology professor Jiaying Zhao says simple changes could make being green...

    When you have to go out of your way to recycle, or the process is just too confusing, we're less likely to make an effort. University of British Columbia psychology professor Jiaying Zhao says simple changes could make being green easier.

    Marijuana activists and enthusiasts gather for annual Edmonton 420 celebration

    Marijuana activists and enthusiasts gather for annual Edmonton 420 celebration


    Marijuana legalization hasn't stopped the annual gathering at the Alberta Legislature. About 400 marijuana enthusiasts spent the afternoon celebrating...

    Marijuana legalization hasn't stopped the annual gathering at the Alberta Legislature. About 400 marijuana enthusiasts spent the afternoon celebrating cannabis.

    Man dies during snowmobile competition on Sun Peaks Resort

    Man dies during snowmobile competition on Sun Peaks Resort


    A man has died in a snowmobiling accident during the Western Canada Hillcross Tour at Sun Peaks Resort, northeast of Kamloops,...

    A man has died in a snowmobiling accident during the Western Canada Hillcross Tour at Sun Peaks Resort, northeast of Kamloops, B.C.

    Film commissioner says The Rock, Kevin Costner highlight flourishing Alberta film industry

    Film commissioner says The Rock, Kevin Costner highlight flourishing Alberta film industry


    A number of stars were in Alberta over the past week — and caught attention by letting their fans know how nice it is — but Calgary's film commissioner says Alberta's movie industry deserves its share of the spotlight...

    A number of stars were in Alberta over the past week — and caught attention by letting their fans know how nice it is — but Calgary's film commissioner says Alberta's movie industry deserves its share of the spotlight too.

    Activist and her dog set off on walk from Alberta to Ottawa to demand climate action

    Activist and her dog set off on walk from Alberta to Ottawa to demand climate action


    An Alberta activist is setting off on a months-long journey to bring a message about climate change to parliament hill — that it's happening, and it's time to pay...

    An Alberta activist is setting off on a months-long journey to bring a message about climate change to parliament hill — that it's happening, and it's time to pay attention.

    Economist expects Jason Kenney to be key player in upcoming federal election

    Economist expects Jason Kenney to be key player in upcoming federal election


    Jason Kenney won the majority of Albertans’ votes with his campaign promises to build pipelines, create jobs and better the province’s economy. On the federal stage, he'll become the mouthpiece for Andrew Scheer and the federal...

    Jason Kenney won the majority of Albertans’ votes with his campaign promises to build pipelines, create jobs and better the province’s economy. On the federal stage, he'll become the mouthpiece for Andrew Scheer and the federal Conservatives.

    Edmonton police conducting fewer street checks, data shows

    Edmonton police conducting fewer street checks, data shows


    Fear of public criticism and a more rigorous process have resulted in a sharp decline in stops initiated by officers, says police...

    Fear of public criticism and a more rigorous process have resulted in a sharp decline in stops initiated by officers, says police chief

    Fire watch: Officials have plans to prevent a Notre-Dame blaze on Parliament Hill

    Fire watch: Officials have plans to prevent a Notre-Dame blaze on Parliament Hill


    With images of Notre-Dame Cathedral engulfed in flames still fresh in people’s minds, officials in Ottawa are assuring Canadians a plan is in place to protect one of this country’s most famous landmarks from a similar...

    With images of Notre-Dame Cathedral engulfed in flames still fresh in people’s minds, officials in Ottawa are assuring Canadians a plan is in place to protect one of this country’s most famous landmarks from a similar tragedy.

    The Ledge: NDP political staffers cleaning out offices in wake of UCP win

    The Ledge: NDP political staffers cleaning out offices in wake of UCP win


    Political staffers who worked for the NDP government were vacating their offices Thursday, making way for the new United Conservative Party hires who will take their...

    Political staffers who worked for the NDP government were vacating their offices Thursday, making way for the new United Conservative Party hires who will take their places.