Sammy Hudes, Edmonton Journal

Sammy Hudes

Edmonton Journal

Calgary, AB, Canada

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Recent articles by Sammy:

Kenney says UCP reconsidering AISH qualification criteria

Premier Jason Kenney said his government will examine eligibility criteria for the Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped (AISH) program as it searches… → Read More

Turner Valley brewery takes top prize at World Beer Awards

A southern Alberta brewery has been crowned maker of the World’s Best Bavarian Style Hefeweiss at the World Beer Awards. → Read More

Princess Warrior: Calgary girl raises $150,000 for kidney research

The words “Princess Warrior” adorn the shoelaces of five-year-old Alysha Somji. → Read More

Minister vows 'no cuts' to AISH benefits in Facebook post

The UCP government has reversed course on proposed cuts to the Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped (AISH) program amid significant backlash from… → Read More

Memorial Drive to fully reopen to vehicle traffic on weekdays

Traffic has resumed to near normal levels along the route, with 93 per cent of usual volumes prior to September. → Read More

Calgary man charged after shooting that killed two men in northwest

One man has been charged following a shooting that left two people dead in the northwest community of Sandstone on Friday evening. → Read More

Province removes physical distancing requirement in classrooms

Alberta’s chief medical officer of health has signed a public health order removing a physical distancing requirement for students, staff members and visitors… → Read More

Speed considered a factor in fatal rollover at Stoney Trail and McKnight Boulevard

Calgary police say speed was a factor in a single-vehicle collision on Thursday that left one man dead and another seriously injured. → Read More

One man dead, another injured following crash on Stoney Trail

One man in his 20s is dead following a single-vehicle collision at Stoney Trail and McKnight Boulevard N.E. on Thursday afternoon, according to Calgary police. → Read More

Child in life-threatening condition after being found unresponsive at outdoor pool

A child under the age of three is in life-threatening condition after a near-drowning at Prairie Winds Park on Thursday afternoon. → Read More

Lethbridge man charged following alleged hit-and-run

Lethbridge police have charged a 24-year-old man in connection with an alleged hit-and-run one week ago. → Read More

Edmonton still a hotspot as 82 new COVID-19 cases reported across Alberta

The Edmonton zone remains a hotspot for Alberta’s active COVID-19 cases, as the province reported 82 new infections on Wednesday. → Read More

Flames Foundation distributes $1 million from 50/50 ticket sales funds

Sixteen charities in southern Alberta will benefit from the Calgary Flames Foundation’s online 50/50 ticket program, with $1 million in donations to be distributed among the groups. → Read More

Restaurants, bars and salons in Calgary and Brooks can reopen Monday: Kenney

The decision to proceed with the next phase of reopenings came on the advice of chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw → Read More

Albertans more ready to welcome out-of-province travellers, open U.S. border sooner: poll

Albertans are the most willing of any region to welcome travellers from out-of-province and the least in favour of prolonging the Canada-U.S. border closure, despite ongoing risk of COVID-19 spread, according to a new Angus Reid Institute poll. → Read More

Owner of gold truck thought stolen charged in break-in and alleged insurance fraud

Owner of gold truck thought stolen charged in break-in of repair shop → Read More

COVID-19 survey finds many Canadians just need a hug

COVID-19: Survey finds many Canadians just need a hug → Read More

COVID-19 will be reality for ‘many months to come’: Seven cases confirmed in Alberta so far

'With no vaccine for this virus likely to be available for a year or more, to protect the population we need to protect each other' → Read More

How two New York Times journalists broke the Weinstein story, sparking #MeToo movement

When Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey first began digging into rumours of sexual assault and abuse by Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, not only were they unsure of whether the allegations were true but, if they were, whether the public would even care. The six-month investigation by the Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times journalists uncovered a […] → Read More

Kenney's popularity dips below 50 per cent amid downward slide

For the first time since last year’s provincial election, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney’s approval rating has fallen below 50 per cent, according to a poll conducted by the Angus Reid Institute. Its latest survey of Canadian premiers’ performances shows Kenney has a 47 per cent approval, down seven points from 54 per cent in December. […] → Read More