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Clearview Public Schools had slight enrolment increase in September. (Image from Facebook)

Grade 7 students at Stettler school transition to at-home learning

Grade 7 students at Wm. E. Hay Stettler Secondary School will begin…

Clearview Public Schools had slight enrolment increase in September. (Image from Facebook)
In this photo provided by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un delivers a closing speech at the Sixth Conference of Cell Secretaries of the Workers' Party of Korea in Pyongyang, North Korea, Thursday, April 8, 2021. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)

North Korea warns U.S. of ‘very grave situation’ over Biden speech

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — North Korea on Sunday warned that the…

In this photo provided by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un delivers a closing speech at the Sixth Conference of Cell Secretaries of the Workers' Party of Korea in Pyongyang, North Korea, Thursday, April 8, 2021. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
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Ontarians look to Atlantic Canada for chance at better quality of life amid pandemic

Lee Larabie and her wife Rebecca had been dreaming of escaping Toronto…

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FILE - Environment Minister Jason Nixon said  the province wants to protect more than 1,400 square kilometres of forest and wetland. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Todd Korol

Spring sitting of Alberta legislature suspended temporarily

The provincial government has decided to temporarily suspend the spring session of…

FILE - Environment Minister Jason Nixon said  the province wants to protect more than 1,400 square kilometres of forest and wetland. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Todd Korol
Louise Arbour, former Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada and the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, smiles after having her star unveiled on Canada's Walk of Fame in Toronto on Monday, June 8, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese

Time is now for military to finally make real progress on sex misconduct, Arbour says

OTTAWA — Louise Arbour says she believes that after years of failed…

Louise Arbour, former Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada and the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, smiles after having her star unveiled on Canada's Walk of Fame in Toronto on Monday, June 8, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese
Central Alberta Child Advocacy Centre logo. Contributed graphic

Oilers 50/50 raises thousands for Central Alberta Child Advocacy Centre

The Central Alberta Child Advocacy Centre is about to receive a big…

Central Alberta Child Advocacy Centre logo. Contributed graphic
A rodeo south of Bowden drew a huge crowd this weekend. (Photo courtesy Mom’s Diner’s Facebook page)

Central Alberta rodeo-rally defying restrictions ‘a slap in the face,’ says premier

Premier Jason Kenney says it was “disturbing” to see a large gathering…

A rodeo south of Bowden drew a huge crowd this weekend. (Photo courtesy Mom’s Diner’s Facebook page)
Police and demonstrators clash during the "Revolutionary May Day Demonstration" in Frankfurt Saturday, May 1, 2021. (Boris Roessler/dpa via AP)

Over 90 German police injured in May Day riots

BERLIN — At least 93 police officers were injured and 354 protesters…

Police and demonstrators clash during the "Revolutionary May Day Demonstration" in Frankfurt Saturday, May 1, 2021. (Boris Roessler/dpa via AP)
FILE - This undated file family photo, shows British-Iranian woman Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe. On Sunday, May 2, 2021, Iranian state TV quoted an anonymous official that deals have been reached to release prisoners with Western ties held in Iran. The official said a deal made between the U.S. and Tehran will see a prisoner swap in exchange for the release of $7 billion in frozen Iranian funds. State TV also quoted the official saying a deal had been reached for the United Kingdom to pay 400 million pounds to see the release of Zaghari-Ratcliffe. (Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe via AP, File)

US denies Iran’s claims of prisoner, cash swap; UK downplays

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The United States on Sunday immediately denied…

FILE - This undated file family photo, shows British-Iranian woman Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe. On Sunday, May 2, 2021, Iranian state TV quoted an anonymous official that deals have been reached to release prisoners with Western ties held in Iran. The official said a deal made between the U.S. and Tehran will see a prisoner swap in exchange for the release of $7 billion in frozen Iranian funds. State TV also quoted the official saying a deal had been reached for the United Kingdom to pay 400 million pounds to see the release of Zaghari-Ratcliffe. (Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe via AP, File)
At a Jan. 15, 2020 news conference, NDP health critic David Shepherd said he has received hundreds of calls and emails since the UCP announced it would no longer fund a number of biologics that treat autoimmune diseases like Crohn's, ulcerative colitis and rheumatoid arthritis. (Photo contributed)

NDP reacts to rising COVID-19 cases in Alberta

Alberta families, businesses and frontline workers are paying the price for the…

At a Jan. 15, 2020 news conference, NDP health critic David Shepherd said he has received hundreds of calls and emails since the UCP announced it would no longer fund a number of biologics that treat autoimmune diseases like Crohn's, ulcerative colitis and rheumatoid arthritis. (Photo contributed)
Edmonton Police say they broke up a large gathering of at least 125 people at the Khrome Beauty Lounge early Sunday. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Edmonton police shoot man during confrontation at home

EDMONTON — Police officers in Edmonton say they shot and injured a…

Edmonton Police say they broke up a large gathering of at least 125 people at the Khrome Beauty Lounge early Sunday. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Nicholas Marcus Thompson is shown in Toronto on Thursday April 29, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

Action needed to end anti-Black racism in public service: advocates

OTTAWA — The federal government must address anti-Black racism in the public…

Nicholas Marcus Thompson is shown in Toronto on Thursday April 29, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
The witness chair is seen empty as members wait for a special meeting of the Standing Committee on Health in Ottawa, Friday February 12, 2021. Some sexual assault victims who testified at Parliamentary committees in recent months say they are upset by the way they were treated, saying they felt angered and, in some cases, re-victimized by the experience. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Sexual assault victims complain of ‘rude’ treatment by MPs at committees

OTTAWA — Melissa Lukings was in the middle of sharing her expertise…

The witness chair is seen empty as members wait for a special meeting of the Standing Committee on Health in Ottawa, Friday February 12, 2021. Some sexual assault victims who testified at Parliamentary committees in recent months say they are upset by the way they were treated, saying they felt angered and, in some cases, re-victimized by the experience. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Chris Rutkowski, Canada's foremost UFO expert, is photographed in his Winnipeg home on Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016. Canadians are watching the skies more during the pandemic, which has led to a growing interest in astronomy and unusual calls to RCMP 911 dispatchers. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods

‘Aliens are coming’: Alberta RCMP 911 dispatchers fielding calls about UFO sightings

A blinding flash of light, something unidentified overhead or aliens at the…

Chris Rutkowski, Canada's foremost UFO expert, is photographed in his Winnipeg home on Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016. Canadians are watching the skies more during the pandemic, which has led to a growing interest in astronomy and unusual calls to RCMP 911 dispatchers. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods
Red Deer Rebels forward Ben King had a pair of goals in the first period of WHL action at the Centrium Saturday night. (Photo by ROB WALLATOR/Red Deer Rebels)
Red Deer Rebels forward Ben King had a pair of goals in the first period of WHL action at the Centrium Saturday night. (Photo by ROB WALLATOR/Red Deer Rebels)
The mayor of a COVID-19 hot spot in Alberta says she’s disappointed that Johnson & Johnson vaccines earmarked for her community are delayed but she values the work Health Canada is doing to ensure every dose is safe. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Virginia Mayo

Hot spot town expecting J&J COVID-19 vaccine says health officials seeking other sources

Mayor Karen Sorensen issued a statement saying front-line workers are in dire need of the vaccines

The mayor of a COVID-19 hot spot in Alberta says she’s disappointed that Johnson & Johnson vaccines earmarked for her community are delayed but she values the work Health Canada is doing to ensure every dose is safe. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Virginia Mayo
COVID-19 exposure notices have been issued to all four Houston schools. (Black Press file image)
COVID-19 exposure notices have been issued to all four Houston schools. (Black Press file image)
Peskotomuhkati Chief Hugh Akagi is seen in an undated handout photo. A recent Supreme Court decision about Indigenous rights on the west coast may have implications for First Nations groups who straddle the Maine - New Brunswick border on the east coast. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Cynthia Howland, *MANDATORY CREDIT*

Court decision on rights on the west coast may affect Indigenous people in the east

FREDERICTON — A recent Supreme Court decision about Indigenous hunting rights on…

Peskotomuhkati Chief Hugh Akagi is seen in an undated handout photo. A recent Supreme Court decision about Indigenous rights on the west coast may have implications for First Nations groups who straddle the Maine - New Brunswick border on the east coast. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Cynthia Howland, *MANDATORY CREDIT*
A new bird blind at the Kerry Wood Nature Centre will be temporarily closed for repairs after a fire. (Photo courtesy Kerry Wood Nature Centre Facebook)

Fire damages new viewing deck at Kerry Wood Nature Centre

A fire has caused damage to a new viewing deck at the…

A new bird blind at the Kerry Wood Nature Centre will be temporarily closed for repairs after a fire. (Photo courtesy Kerry Wood Nature Centre Facebook)
Bob Bevins, owner of Bulldog Metals, right, hands Joe Hittel a $10,000 cheque, which will go towards the Make-A-Wish-Foundation. (Contributed photo)

Red Deer business owner donates $10K to Make-A-Wish Foundation

For the second straight year, a Red Deer business owner is donating…

Bob Bevins, owner of Bulldog Metals, right, hands Joe Hittel a $10,000 cheque, which will go towards the Make-A-Wish-Foundation. (Contributed photo)