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A rice paper weaving by Amy Loewan in her House Inspiring Peace exhibit at the Red Deer Museum. (Advocate file photo).

Hocus Pocus and other art can be seen in Red Deer this First Friday

Several local galleries have official openings on Oct. 5

A rice paper weaving by Amy Loewan in her House Inspiring Peace exhibit at the Red Deer Museum. (Advocate file photo).
Central Alberta couple found guilty of animal endangerment
Central Alberta couple found guilty of animal endangerment
Snow expected near Rocky Mountain House, Olds

Snow expected near Rocky Mountain House, Olds

Heavy snowfall is expected in some parts of Central Alberta this week.…

Snow expected near Rocky Mountain House, Olds
Costco sales climbing (Canadian Press Photo).

Statistics Canada says wholesale sales climbed 1.5 per cent in July

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says wholesale sales rose 1.5 per cent to…

Costco sales climbing (Canadian Press Photo).
SiriusXM buying Pandora Media in $3.5 billion deal

SiriusXM buying Pandora Media in $3.5 billion deal

NEW YORK — Subscription radio company SiriusXM says it’s buying music streaming…

SiriusXM buying Pandora Media in $3.5 billion deal
AltaGas to create spin off AltaGas Canada, plans initial public offering

AltaGas to create spin off AltaGas Canada, plans initial public offering

CALGARY — AltaGas Ltd. has announced plans to spin off some of…

AltaGas to create spin off AltaGas Canada, plans initial public offering
Leaked video: Google execs bemoan Trump election in 2016

Leaked video: Google execs bemoan Trump election in 2016

A recently leaked video from 2016 shows Google executives lamenting the election…

Leaked video: Google execs bemoan Trump election in 2016
(Advocate file photo).

Officials to discuss ways to put and keep grain in high gear to port

SASKATOON — Getting grain to port at a faster and more efficient…

(Advocate file photo).
Free-trade father figure Mulroney urges Ottawa to make a deal on NAFTA

Free-trade father figure Mulroney urges Ottawa to make a deal on NAFTA

WASHINGTON — Brian Mulroney says Canada needs to put a little more…

Free-trade father figure Mulroney urges Ottawa to make a deal on NAFTA
Mary Ng, Canadian minister of small business and export promotion. (Canadian Press photo).

Mary Ng, new federal minister, tasked with getting companies to look beyond U.S.

OTTAWA — One of Canada’s newest cabinet ministers is tasked with making…

Mary Ng, Canadian minister of small business and export promotion. (Canadian Press photo).
China puts off licenses for US companies amid tariff battle

China puts off licenses for US companies amid tariff battle

BEIJING — Amid a worsening tariff battle, China is putting off accepting…

China puts off licenses for US companies amid tariff battle
Hudson’s Bay Co., Austria-based Signa form joint venture in European retail

Hudson’s Bay Co., Austria-based Signa form joint venture in European retail

TORONTO — Hudson’s Bay Co. has struck a deal to merge its…

Hudson’s Bay Co., Austria-based Signa form joint venture in European retail
Libya oil company offices attacked, causing fire, casualties

Libya oil company offices attacked, causing fire, casualties

BENGHAZI, Libya — Security forces loyal to Libya’s U.N.-backed government on Monday…

Libya oil company offices attacked, causing fire, casualties
Volkswagen is being sued by investors. (Advocate file photo.)

Trial begins in $10B investor lawsuit against Volkswagen

FRANKFURT — Trial proceedings have begun in the lawsuit brought against Volkswagen…

Volkswagen is being sued by investors. (Advocate file photo.)
The broad strokes of adding variety to an investment portfolio through art
The broad strokes of adding variety to an investment portfolio through art
US says North Korean charged in Sony hack, WannaCry attack

US says North Korean charged in Sony hack, WannaCry attack

WASHINGTON — A computer programmer accused of working at the behest of…

US says North Korean charged in Sony hack, WannaCry attack
Transit delay: London’s Crossrail won’t open until fall 2019

Transit delay: London’s Crossrail won’t open until fall 2019

LONDON — Crossrail, the new east-west London railway designed to bring relief…

Transit delay: London’s Crossrail won’t open until fall 2019
Tim Hortons, franchisees in legal spat over ‘shattering’ coffee pots

Tim Hortons, franchisees in legal spat over ‘shattering’ coffee pots

Tim Hortons and a group of its franchisees are embroiled in another…

Tim Hortons, franchisees in legal spat over ‘shattering’ coffee pots
Freeland, Lighthizer reconvene in Washington as NAFTA talks reach critical stage

Freeland, Lighthizer reconvene in Washington as NAFTA talks reach critical stage

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Trade Representative says Canada has made no concessions…

Freeland, Lighthizer reconvene in Washington as NAFTA talks reach critical stage
Federal Court of Appeal quashes approval of Trans Mountain pipeline expansion

Federal Court of Appeal quashes approval of Trans Mountain pipeline expansion

VANCOUVER — The Federal Court of Appeal has quashed Ottawa’s approval of…

Federal Court of Appeal quashes approval of Trans Mountain pipeline expansion