As the dust continued to settle on Monday's federal election, Edmonton's mayor expressed concern on Tuesday about the prospect of his city not having a voice at the new Liberal minority government's table.
New Democrat candidate Blake Desjarlais holds a narrow lead over incumbent Kerry Diotte in Edmonton-Griesbach after Monday night's initial count, but the race remains too close to call according to CTV News projections.
The Conservative Party has come up short, failing to dethrone the now three-term Liberal Party. Leader Erin O'Toole conceded defeat in the early hours of Tuesday morning, after the Liberals secured a minority government win.
Two schools in rural Alberta closed their classrooms Monday over the number of students not attending because of COVID-19 infections as Edmonton police introduced tough new vaccine requirements on the first day of the province's new proof-of-vaccination program.
The Alberta government has released more details about which businesses and institutions come under its new proof-of-vaccination program that allows some to operate without capacity limits and other public health measures.
The Alberta Union of Provincial Employees (AUPE) has filed a formal grievance against the provincial government over it not recognizing the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation as a statutory holiday.