T55 Daily News Blast


Monday, November 20th

  • Lesser Slave Lake MLA Scott Sinclair is among the local politicians working to address concerns around crime and homelessness.
    Additional funding for shelters is part of it.  Listen to the interview in the news feed on the app/website.
  • High Speed Fiber Optic internet should be available in Grimshaw by the end of the month.
  • Last week, Trending 55 asked, “Do you agree with the transformations happening in the Alberta Healthcare System?”
    68% said that the alterations are not needed.
  • New study from a climate lab in the U.S. says methane emissions from Alberta’s energy industry are being underestimated by nearly 50%.
    According to the study Alberta’s yearly emissions are equivalent to 4.5 million cars.
  • Fiscal Update coming from Parliament Hill tomorrow.
    Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland says that focus will be around Canada’s housing crisis and cost-of-living concerns.
  • Shakira avoids prison time and strikes a deal with prosecutors in Spain over a Tax Fraud Trial.
    Receives suspended three-year sentence and about an $8 million cdn fine.
  • Fan died before a Taylor Swift concert in Brazil over the weekend.
    Extreme heat being blamed.
  • Alberta Double Header on Sportsnet tonight!
    Edmonton vs Florida 5pm, Calgary vs Seattle 8pm
  • Super Bowl Rematch in the NFL Monday Nighter!
    Philly visits Kansas City
  • NJHL Standings:
    Edson 26 points
    High Prairie 20
    Gibbons 11
    Vulcan 10
    Fox Creek 8
    Mayerthorpe 8