Alex Boyd Reporter
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  • Toronto Star

Alex Boyd is a reporter for the Star's Calgary Bureau. She was formerly a bureau chief for StarMetro in Calgary and Edmonton.

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207 Articles
5 days ago
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Analysis | ‘We’ve never seen anything like this’: Is Alberta’s new Sovereignty Act actually legal?

Debate about the constitutionality of Danielle Smith’s new bill is already underway, with one legal expert seeing a s...

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14 days ago
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World Cup consequences: What will happen to the Iranian players who refused to sing their anthem?

After what was arguably the most significant, and unexpected, shows of solidarity with anti-government protests, obse...

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26 days ago
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I fled Twitter for up-and-coming social site Mastodon and this is what I found

Turns out that even if the landscape looks similar, the local customs may not be.

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29 days ago
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Why won’t a debunked conspiracy theory about doctors harmed by the COVID vaccine go away?

The idea that dozens of Canadian MDs have died of the vaccine isn’t true, say their families and experts, but the ide...

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about 1 month ago
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Alberta journalist charged with vandalism says he plans a ‘vigorous defence’

In his first public statement on the charge against him, Duncan Kinney says he can’t speak about the details but says...

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about 1 month ago
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A journalist broke a story about vandalism. Now police claim he did it

Allegation that Edmonton reporter and gadfly Duncan Kinney defaced the bust of a Ukrainian nationalist will pit polic...

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about 1 month ago
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How an ‘alarming’ amount of monkeypox misinformation spread on TikTok

A new study from researchers at the University of Alberta found that conspiracy theories about the virus got traction...

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about 2 months ago
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Danielle Smith’s UCP to debate critical race theory — in telling test for new leader

This weekend, the United Conservative Party will gather for some routine business — with potential for new controvers...

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about 2 months ago
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Danielle Smith apologizes for ‘ill-informed’ remarks on Ukraine

After first calling out the media and her opposition’s ‘politicization’ of her remarks, Smith now says her understand...

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about 2 months ago
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Danielle Smith won the support of the United Conservative Party. Can she win over Alberta?

Premier-designate is a very different flavour of politician from Jason Kenney. With an election set for May, will she...

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2 months ago
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Alberta’s UCP set to pick new premier as Jason Kenney’s time winds down

In-person voting continued Thursday as the roughly 120,000 members of the United Conservatives got ready to choose a ...

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3 months ago
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Canada promised the world 200 million COVID vaccine doses. Will we deliver?

Canada has committed to donating the equivalent of 200 million doses of COVID vaccine to the world by year’s end. It’...

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