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Powwow held at Ma-Me-O

Individuals from across Alberta, B.C. and Saskatchewan participated.

Protestors gathered along 56 St Wetaskiwin, Alta. August 4, 2020 for Indigenous Lives Matter. Photo by Shaela Dansereau.

Protestors for Indigenous Lives Matter gather in Wetaskiwin

Protestors gathered along 56 St Wetaskiwin, Alta. August 4, 2020 for Indigenous Lives Matter.

Pigeon Lake. Photo by Shaela Dansereau.

Blue-green algae bloom advisory issued for Pigeon Lake

Alberta Health Services issued a blue-green algae advisory for Pigeon Lake July 28, 2020.

Pigeon Lake. Photo by Shaela Dansereau.

Police locate mother of newborn reported abandoned in box in Calgary alley

CALGARY — A newborn baby girl who was reported as having been…

Alberta asking 24,000 government staff to take pay cut in latest bargaining

EDMONTON — The Alberta government is asking about 24,000 unionized workers, including…

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Innisfail shop reopens during COVID restrictions
Red Deer seniors among first to receive COVID-19 vaccine
Central Alberta Humane Society
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Dispute over hidden camera sex in B.C. fire chief’s office

Dispute over hidden camera sex in B.C. fire chief’s office

Hidden camera in chief’s Vernon office captures sexual romp between two employees

  • Nov 30, 2018
Dispute over hidden camera sex in B.C. fire chief’s office

Experts say Ottawa Senators Uber video raises privacy concerns

A secretly recorded video depicting NHL players venting about team personnel matters…

Alberta RCMP officer charged with assault, mischief in alleged break and enter

TOFIELD, Alta. — A Mountie stationed in a community east of Edmonton…

Estranged Alberta NDP backbencher to quit politics after next election

Estranged Alberta NDP backbencher to quit politics after next election

EDMONTON — Estranged Alberta NDP backbencher Robyn Luff says she won’t run…

Estranged Alberta NDP backbencher to quit politics after next election
Calgary 2026 Olympic Games bid survives city council vote on plebiscite

Calgary 2026 Olympic Games bid survives city council vote on plebiscite

CALGARY — A potential Calgary bid for the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic…

Calgary 2026 Olympic Games bid survives city council vote on plebiscite
Calgary city council to vote on killing bid for 2026 Winter Games

Calgary city council to vote on killing bid for 2026 Winter Games

CALGARY — A Calgary bid for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic…

Calgary city council to vote on killing bid for 2026 Winter Games

Alberta Human Rights Commission wants to appeal school prayer spat to top court

CALGARY — The Alberta Human Rights Commission is hoping the Supreme Court…

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B.C. fishing trip prompts search when empty canoe found off Flores Island

VICTORIA — An overdue canoeist off the west coast of B.C.’s Vancouver…

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Girl injured when black bear swipes tent at Manitoba backcountry campsite

WHITESHELL, Man. — Officials in Manitoba say an eight-year-old girl was injured…

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B.C. man accused of killing his wife and daughters wants a new lawyer

KELOWNA, B.C. — The Kelowna, B.C., man accused of killing his wife…

Jacob Forman (Advocate file photo).
Marijuana and the great outdoors can be a dangerous combo. (Advocate file photo).

Get high on nature — not cannabis — while hiking, says B.C. rescue team

VANCOUVER — One of British Columbia’s busiest rescue teams is warning backcountry…

Marijuana and the great outdoors can be a dangerous combo. (Advocate file photo).
Jerusalem violence puts damper on Christmas in Bethlehem

Jerusalem violence puts damper on Christmas in Bethlehem

JERUSALEM — It was a subdued Christmas Eve in the historic birthplace…

Jerusalem violence puts damper on Christmas in Bethlehem
Traffic passes a sculpture by New York artist Del Geist, which is called “Bowfort Towers” and is located near Canada Olympic Park in Calgary, Alta., Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Calgary mayor weighs in on controversial art piece

Calgary’s mayor says controversy over a $500,000 public art installation has convinced…

Traffic passes a sculpture by New York artist Del Geist, which is called “Bowfort Towers” and is located near Canada Olympic Park in Calgary, Alta., Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Edmonton fair shutters ride as precaution

EDMONTON — A popular midway ride at this week’s K-Days fair and…