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News and updates about Alberta

Canadian province bans sex-change below 17

The Canadian province of Alberta has adopted a new policy forbidding sex-change operations on anyone below the age of 17.

Canadian province bans sex-change below 17

Canadian university fires employee who denied Hamas atrocities

University of Alberta fires director of its campus sexual assault center, who signed letter questioning Hamas' violence on October 7.

Canadian university fires employee who denied Hamas atrocities

Alberta diversity panel member resigns over antisemitic posts

Government under scrutiny after discovery of past hateful social media posts by member of new panel tasks with increasing inclusivity.

Alberta diversity panel member resigns over antisemitic posts

Alberta legislature endorses IHRA definition of antisemitism

B'nai Brith Canada praises provincial politicians for following government's lead and committing to combating antisemitism.

Alberta legislature endorses IHRA definition of antisemitism

Province of Alberta adopts IHRA definition of antisemitism

Premier Jason Kenney: Antisemitism, like all forms of racism and prejudice, has no place in Alberta.

Province of Alberta adopts IHRA definition of antisemitism

Calgary neo-Nazi group hangs racist banner on overpass

Hate crime investigation launched after extremist group hangs white supremacist banner over busy highway.

Calgary neo-Nazi group hangs racist banner on overpass

Jewish inmates to receive kosher food after 5-yr appeal

After B'nai Brith Canada intervenes in lobbying effort, Alberta government agrees to provide kosher food for Jewish inmates.

Jewish inmates to receive kosher food after 5-yr appeal

Father of Canadian ‘hate-monger’ fined for obstructing police

Father of Alberta man being investigated for publishing extreme antisemitic material refuses to let police access son's computers.

Father of Canadian ‘hate-monger’ fined for obstructing police

Alberta premier to sue Trudeau for invoking emergency powers

Premier Jason Kenney announces Alberta will file court challenge against Canadian government's invocation of Emergency Act.

Alberta premier to sue Trudeau for invoking emergency powers

B’nai Brith calls for new hate crime charges against Alberta man

A man previously convicted of promoting hatred continues to publish extreme anti-Jewish propaganda, according to the advocacy group.

B’nai Brith calls for new hate crime charges against Alberta man

Canadian politician's campaign sign defaced with swastika

Calgary, Alberta city councillor whose re-election sign was vandalized with swastika and racial slurs calls incident disturbing.

Canadian politician's campaign sign defaced with swastika

Alberta resident: Alberta couldn't give COVID isolate evidence

Resident Patrick King describes court hearing that ensued after he was fined $1,200 for violating COVID restrictions.

Alberta resident: Alberta couldn't give COVID isolate evidence

Canadian province rolls out extra money for community security

Alberta to provide emergency grants to communities vulnerable to vandalism and violence.

Canadian province rolls out extra money for community security

Jewish Edmonton man harassed by car asking if he's Jewish

Jewish Edmonton, Alberta man harassed by "Free Palestine" car asking him, "Where do the Jews live?"

Jewish Edmonton man harassed by car asking if he's Jewish

Canadian officials urge motorists not to let moose lick cars

'Road salt is kind of like crack to moose': This friendly moose encounter was filmed in Kananaskis Country in Alberta, Canada.

Canadian officials urge motorists not to let moose lick cars

Canadian university seeks to dismiss prof. over anti-Semitism

University of Lethbridge seeking to terminate one of its professors after anti-Semitic posts appeared on his Facebook page.

Canadian university seeks to dismiss prof. over anti-Semitism

Canadian Jews mount effort to help Alberta fire evacuees

Jewish groups in Alberta join the efforts to support victims of the wildfires that forced the evacuation of an entire city.

Canadian Jews mount effort to help Alberta fire evacuees