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Police investigate suspicious death at Calgary home

Police are investigating a suspicious death at a home in northwest Calgary. READ

Canadian wrestling legend Bret (Hitman) Hart says he has prostate cancer

Canadian professional wrestler Bret Hart says he has prostate cancer and will undergo surgery "in the next few days." READ

RCMP say hikers who didn't return from day trip southwest of Calgary safe and sound

RCMP say four hikers who were overdue from an outing on a popular trail in Alberta's Kananaskis region, southwest of Calgary have been found safe and found. READ

Alberta government unveils program to boost province's petrochemical sector

The Alberta government is looking to boost the province's petrochemical sector with a new program that it expects will attract up to $5 billion in investment. READ

Five Alberta snowmobilers killed in B.C. avalanche identified

MCBRIDE, B.C. -- RCMP say all five people killed in Friday's avalanche near McBride, B.C., were from Alberta. READ

More charges against Alberta accountant in alleged multi-million dollar scheme

A accountant in Canmore, Alta., is facing new charges related to a multimillion-dollar fraud investigation by RCMP in the mountain resort town. READ

Environment ministers meet to discuss carbon-cutting strategies

Canada's environment ministers were meeting on Friday in an effort to negotiate a national carbon-cutting strategy to meet the country's ambitious international targets. READ

Hard-hit Alberta may be eligible for federal relief, Morneau acknowledges

The Liberal government has confirmed that Alberta may qualify for a financial boost under a little-known federal program to help ease the province's economic pain from falling commodity prices. READ

Alberta's royalties unchanged after review

CALGARY - Alberta's royalty review panel has recommended the rates for oilsands projects remain the same, but that the rules around how costs are accounted for be improved. READ

Alberta minister hopes report can improve how police react to mental health cases

Alberta's justice minister is hoping the province can improve how police handle people with mental health issues. READ

Small and medium businesses plan to cut back 27% in Alberta this year: survey

A new survey shows small and medium-sized businesses in Alberta will slash spending more than expected this year as the oil downturn hits every level of the province's economy. READ

Energy industry on 'pins and needles' ahead of royalty review

Alberta's oil and gas industry is on tenterhooks as it awaits the findings of the province's royalty review. READ

'Sky palace' open for business with old furniture, Redford's couch

A penthouse suite that was dubbed the sky palace as it came to symbolize what was seen as the former Alberta government's sense of entitlement is open for business. READ

‘It lit my kid’s face on fire’

The father of a southern Alberta teen says his son is recovering from burns, broken teeth and other injuries after an electronic cigarette blew up in his face. READ

Run Dino Run: Carnivorous dinos developed long legs to run down prey: study

A University of Alberta study of leg length in meat-eating dinosaurs has found they evolved longer limbs so they could run faster and catch their prey. READ

Man charged after autopsy determines death on Alberta reserve a homicide

A charge of manslaughter has been laid in the recent death of a man on a southern Alberta reserve. READ

RCMP charge driver of vehicle that collided with school bus

The driver of a vehicle that collided with a school bus north of Edmonton has been charged with impaired driving. READ

Federal government to announce new transition rules for assessing pipelines

The Liberal government is poised to announce new rules today for assessing major resource projects such as oil pipelines. READ

'I'm done' — Laid off oil and gas workers seek employment outside industry

For 36 years, Sue Jones rode out the ups and downs of Alberta's oilpatch. But after she was laid off last March, she knew her days in the oil and gas industry were over. READ

Cattle rustling alive and well in heart of the Canadian west

It's not the Wild West but there are still low-down varmints stealing cattle and reaching into the pockets of ranchers in Alberta and Saskatchewan. READ

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