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Naloxone kits available at Turning Point in Red Deer. File photo

Turning Point uses webinar series to spread health messages

Online series wraps up on Friday, which is International Harm Reduction Day

Naloxone kits available at Turning Point in Red Deer. File photo
Red Deer city manager Allan Seabrooke has announced his retirement. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Red Deer city manager retires

Red Deer city manager Allan Seabrooke has unexpectedly announced his retirement, just…

Red Deer city manager Allan Seabrooke has announced his retirement. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Red Deer College president Peter Nunoda says RDC is on board with the new provincial strategy to ensure students have workplace skills. (Advocate file photo.)

Central Alberta colleges endorse provincial education strategy

RDC and Olds College say they are equipping students for the workforce

Red Deer College president Peter Nunoda says RDC is on board with the new provincial strategy to ensure students have workplace skills. (Advocate file photo.)
Red Deer-Lacombe MP Blaine Calkins believe the Liberal government is accessing information that was supposed to have been destroyed with the end of the long-gun registry. (Screenshot via Facebook)
Red Deer-Lacombe MP Blaine Calkins believe the Liberal government is accessing information that was supposed to have been destroyed with the end of the long-gun registry. (Screenshot via Facebook)
A tire fire in Red Deer caused heavy black smoke Sunday night. (Photo contributed by Mark Bower)

Tire fire causes heavy black smoke in Red Deer Sunday

A weekend tire fire in Red Deer appears “suspicious,” says an investigator.…

A tire fire in Red Deer caused heavy black smoke Sunday night. (Photo contributed by Mark Bower)
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Central Alberta man wins appeal of six-month sentence for breaking custody release conditions

Six-month sentence for three breaches of release conditions reduced to 30 days

  • May 3, 2021
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Katie Telford, chief of staff to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, arrives at a caucus meeting on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. Opposition parties are up in arms after a parliamentary committee meeting in which members were expected to debate calling Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s chief of staff to testify was cancelled without notice. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Opposition blasts Liberals after debate to call PM’s top aide on Vance cancelled

OTTAWA — Opposition parties are up in arms after a parliamentary committee…

Katie Telford, chief of staff to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, arrives at a caucus meeting on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. Opposition parties are up in arms after a parliamentary committee meeting in which members were expected to debate calling Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s chief of staff to testify was cancelled without notice. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Syringes are readied at a COVID-19 mobile vaccination clinic for members of First Nations and their partners, Friday, April 30, 2021, in Montreal. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

Several provinces expand COVID-19 vaccine access as deliveries ramp up

Several provinces expanded their COVID-19 vaccination campaigns on Monday as a key…

Syringes are readied at a COVID-19 mobile vaccination clinic for members of First Nations and their partners, Friday, April 30, 2021, in Montreal. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
Passengers from New Delhi wait in long lines for transportation to their quarantine hotels at Pearson Airport in Toronto on Friday April 23, 2021. More than 5,000 people tested positive for COVID-19 after flying back to Canada since mandatory quarantine hotels began in late February.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

More than 5,000 international air travellers positive for COVID-19 since February

OTTAWA — More than 5,000 people tested positive for COVID-19 after flying…

Passengers from New Delhi wait in long lines for transportation to their quarantine hotels at Pearson Airport in Toronto on Friday April 23, 2021. More than 5,000 people tested positive for COVID-19 after flying back to Canada since mandatory quarantine hotels began in late February.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
Chelsey Sappier, 16, was last seen by her family this past Friday at 5 p.m. (Contributed photo)

UPDATED: Sylvan Lake RCMP locate 16-year-old girl safe

A 16-year-old girl who was reported missing has been located safe and…

Chelsey Sappier, 16, was last seen by her family this past Friday at 5 p.m. (Contributed photo)
St. Joseph High School’s Carl Fakeley recently received the Excellence in Catholic Education Award from the Council of Catholic School Superintendents of Alberta. (Contributed photo)

Red Deer teacher awarded for excellence in Catholic teaching

A Red Deer high school teacher has been awarded for his excellence…

St. Joseph High School’s Carl Fakeley recently received the Excellence in Catholic Education Award from the Council of Catholic School Superintendents of Alberta. (Contributed photo)
Employees at Red Deer’s Michener Centre have lodged a complaint with the Alberta Labour Relations Board regarding lost income because of an Alberta government policy during COVID-19. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

Michener Centre staff win compensation dispute with province

Alberta Union of Provincial Employees says workers lost out on thousands of dollars

  • May 3, 2021
Employees at Red Deer’s Michener Centre have lodged a complaint with the Alberta Labour Relations Board regarding lost income because of an Alberta government policy during COVID-19. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)
A cyclist rolls near a makeshift memorial at the site where Daunte Wright was killed a day after he was laid to rest, Friday, April 23, 2021, in Brooklyn Center, Minn. The 20-year-old Wright was killed by then-Brooklyn Center police officer Kim Potter during a traffic stop. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Hundreds join Daunte Wright’s family on march for justice

BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. — Hundreds of people joined Daunte Wright’s family and…

A cyclist rolls near a makeshift memorial at the site where Daunte Wright was killed a day after he was laid to rest, Friday, April 23, 2021, in Brooklyn Center, Minn. The 20-year-old Wright was killed by then-Brooklyn Center police officer Kim Potter during a traffic stop. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
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Germany busts international child porn site used by 400,000

BERLIN — German prosecutors announced Monday they have busted one of the…

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A supporter stands outside court in Edmonton on Thursday, March 4, 2021, as Pastor James Coates of GraceLife Church appears in court to appeal bail conditions. He was arrested for allegedly holding Sunday services in violation of COVID-19 rules. A trial is to begin Monday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Trial to begin for Alberta pastor accused of violating COVID-19 health orders

EDMONTON — The trial of an Alberta pastor accused of not following…

A supporter stands outside court in Edmonton on Thursday, March 4, 2021, as Pastor James Coates of GraceLife Church appears in court to appeal bail conditions. He was arrested for allegedly holding Sunday services in violation of COVID-19 rules. A trial is to begin Monday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
A dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccination is prepared in Montreal, Friday, April 30, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

Canada to receive 2M vaccine doses this week as Pfizer-BioNTech ramp up deliveries

OTTAWA — Canada is set to begin receiving more than two million…

A dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccination is prepared in Montreal, Friday, April 30, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
‘He loved Nova Scotia.’ Former premier Donald Cameron dead at 74

‘He loved Nova Scotia.’ Former premier Donald Cameron dead at 74

HALIFAX — The leader of Nova Scotia’s Progressive Conservative party has issued…

‘He loved Nova Scotia.’ Former premier Donald Cameron dead at 74
Katie Telford, Chief of Staff to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrives for the first day of a Liberal cabinet retreat in Ottawa, Monday, Sept. 14, 2020. Lawmakers from all three main opposition parties are pressing for the prime minister's chief of staff, Katie Telford, to testify before the House of Commons defence committee. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Tories take aim at PM’s top aide over Vance allegations as Sajjan dodges questions

OTTAWA — The federal Conservatives are taking aim at Prime Minister Justin…

Katie Telford, Chief of Staff to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrives for the first day of a Liberal cabinet retreat in Ottawa, Monday, Sept. 14, 2020. Lawmakers from all three main opposition parties are pressing for the prime minister's chief of staff, Katie Telford, to testify before the House of Commons defence committee. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Asymptomatic testing will now be available for "priority groups" who are most likely to spread the COVID-19 virus to vulnerable or at-risk populations. File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS

Red Deer rises to 798 active COVID-19 cases on Sunday

Red Deer took another leap in active COVID-19 cases on Sunday. The…

Asymptomatic testing will now be available for "priority groups" who are most likely to spread the COVID-19 virus to vulnerable or at-risk populations. File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS
Construction for a new library at Burman University has begun. (Contributed graphic)

WATCH: Burman University in Lacombe breaks ground on new library

Burman University has officially broken ground on its new 18,000-plus square-foot library.…

Construction for a new library at Burman University has begun. (Contributed graphic)