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Thieves steal trailer belonging to evacuated Fort McMurray family

Alberta RCMP say a family displaced by the Fort McMurray wildfire has been targeted by thieves. READ

Mark Carney tells Alberta grads: Success balances individual and social needs

Young people at the start of their careers must learn to balance their own hopes and ambitions with the needs of the world around them, says Bank of England Governor Mark Carney. READ

Calgary trial hears parents of dead diabetic teen forged blood-sugar readings

A doctor has testified that the parents of a teen who died of starvation and complications from untreated diabetes were providing fake blood-sugar readings while caring for him after his initial diagnosis. READ

First plank of climate-change plan passes

EDMONTON -- Premier Rachel Notley's New Democrats have used their majority to pass the first part of Alberta's landmark climate-change plan in the legislature. READ

Wildrose apologizes for blog post blaming victims, socialism for Holodomor

Alberta's Opposition Wildrose party has apologized for suggesting the enforced starvation of millions Ukrainian farmers in the 1930s happened because they lacked incentive to work and grow food. READ

Alberta RCMP charge teen with posting threat against students on Snapchat

RCMP say they have arrested a teen from southern Alberta after a photo of a boy posing with gun ammunition was posted on social media. READ

Parents of starved diabetic teen refused to accept diagnosis: doctor

A British Columbia physician says the parents of a starved teen refused to accept a diabetes diagnosis when the boy was initially admitted to hospital 13 years before his death. READ

Ex Bank of Canada's Carney lauds Alberta plan linking resources with climate

The former governor of the Bank of Canada says Alberta is on the right track by tying its energy policy to its environmental plan. READ

People could be allowed back to fire-ravaged Fort McMurray as early as June 1

The Alberta government says people from the fire-ravaged city of Fort McMurray could return home starting on June 1 if conditions are deemed to be safe. READ

Look out! Here comes SpiderMable

A six-year-old cancer patient from Edmonton is living out her dream as she travels around the city fighting crime as a pint-sized superhero. READ

Notley stresses importance of environment in speech to Montreal business group

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says her government intends to do a much better job at living up to its responsibility to be part of the solution on climate change. READ

Accused acquitted after judge rules search that found 78 kilos illegal

An accused drug trafficker walked free from a Red Deer court on Tuesday after a judge ruled police searched his pickup illegally. READ

Two sudden deaths in Red Deer not related: RCMP

Red Deer RCMP say two sudden deaths in Red Deer on Saturday are not connected. READ

RCMP arrest man considered armed and dangerous

A man considered armed and dangerous and facing Red Deer and Blackfalds charges has been arrested. READ

Motorcyclist from Sylvan Lake killed in collision

A 28-year-old Sylvan Lake man is dead after his motorcycle collided with a pickup truck in Jasper National Park on Monday. READ

Severe thunderstorm warning in effect for Red Deer and area

A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued by Environment Canada for the City of Red Deer and surrounding areas. READ

'Give me a chance:’ Omar Khadr asks Canadians after 13 years in prison

EDMONTON — Omar Khadr arrived at his new home Thursday after almost 13 years behind bars — four of them as a convicted war criminal — and asked Canadians to give him a chance to show he’s worthy of their trust. READ

Sentencing underway for woman who ordered dog attack

A Sundre woman will soon learn her sentence for ordering her dogs to viciously attack a woman in 2012. READ

Air and ground searches begin for missing 68-year-old woman

The search for the 68-year-old woman from the Red Deer area who disappeared almost a week ago intensified with air and ground searches on Wednesday. READ

The stress of not knowing

It is most unusual for Roze Burk to go out in the evening on her own. The 68-year-old woman — last seen on Thursday evening at the Deer Park Co-op in Red Deer — is a homebody. She loves her cats and dogs, especially her beloved West Highland terrier named Jewel, given to her by family a few years ago. READ

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