Alberta RCMP deploy 40 extra members to help with wildfires

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Alberta recognizes LGBTQ Pride Month

EDMONTON – Minister of Culture, Multiculturalism and Status of Women Leela Aheer recognized LGBTQ Pride Month.…

Man assaults woman, 75, in her home

LETHBRIDGE – Lethbridge Police charged Adam Hall Hobkirk-Onate, 21, in connection with an incident Wednesday evening…

Man sexually assaults realtor showing home

LETHBRIDGE – Lethbridge Police charged Maneesh Kumar Khokar, 42, with sexual assault after he lured a…

UPDATE: Sylvan Lake’s air quality decreases, poses ‘very high health risk’

SYLVAN LAKE – The air quality health index for Sylvan Lake is 10+, posing a very high…

RCMP recover stolen $130,000 boat, loaded firearms

BONNYVILLE – Bonnyville RCMP General Investigation Section recovered a stolen 2015 Super Air Nautique boat, a…

Ban on backyard fire pits, wood barbecues and briquettes, fireworks and open burning issued in Edmonton

EDMONTON – Edmonton Fire Rescue Services has declared a fire ban effective immediately. The ban prohibits…

More evacuations ordered: 200 helicopters, 2,300 wildland firefighters and 27 air tankers battle wildfires

WILDFIRE UPDATE 9: May 30 7 p.m. Due to a number of out-of-control wildfires, evacuation orders…

Alberta carbon tax ends

EDMONTON – The carbon tax was scrapped today. The bill is in third and final reading…

Edmonton man who babysat children charged with child porn

EDMONTON – The Edmonton Police Service (EPS) has charged a 36-year-old Edmonton man in relation to…

Police investigate security breach at Edmonton airport

EDMONTON – RCMP at the Edmonton International Airport are investigating a security breach where a male passenger did…

Out of province prosecutor to be hired to investigate UCP leadership vote irregularities

EDMONTON – Sarah Langley, acting head of the Alberta Crown Prosecution Service, is appointing an out-of-province…

Wildfires force more evacuations in northern Alberta

Residents in northern Alberta were ordered to leave their homes after a wildfire is getting close…

AHS issues air quality alert

EDMONTON – Smoke from wildfires in northern Alberta is causing poor air quality and reducing visibility…

Blackfalds celebrates Seniors’ Week

BLACKFALDS – Council proclaimed June 2 – 8, 2019 as Seniors’ Week in Blackfalds at the…

Province launches Red Tape Reduction Act

EDMONTON – With actions to cut red tape already in progress, the proposed Red Tape Reduction Act would…

Edmonton wins national CAMA award for ecosystem mapping tool

EDMONTON – An urban-based land and vegetation inventory framework created by the City of Edmonton to…

Alberta launches aggressive campaign leading up to federal June 18 vote on Trans Mountain Pipeline

OTTAWA – The Alberta Government launched an aggressive campaign in support of the Trans Mountain Pipeline…

Man arrested after fleeing from police, vehicle found on fire

LACOMBE – Police arrested a man and charged him with arson, flight from police, dangerous driving…

How Canadians can work abroad

Spending time in another part of the world while earning money or taking the next step…

Alberta government tables corporate tax cut bill

EDMONTON – Finance Minister Travis Toews tabled legislation to reduce Alberta’s corporate tax rate by a…

Lethbridge Police arrest 2 for drug offences, running chop shop

LETHBRIDGE – Lethbridge Police charged a man and woman with property and drug offences after a…

Calgary Police investigate two deaths

CALGARY – The Calgary Police Service is investigating the deaths of two people in the northwest…

Lacombe Police and Blackfalds RCMP charge 2 with trafficking

LACOMBE – On May 10, 2019 members of the Lacombe Police Service entered into an investigation…

Grand Prairie RCMP search for woman, 31, missing for almost two weeks

GRAND PRAIRIE – RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance in locating Mary Anne Healey, 31, who was…

Premier Kenney didn’t break ethics’ rule, says ethics commissioner

EDMONTON – The province’s ethics commissioner said Premier Jason Kenney didn’t break any rules when signing…

Premier Kenney cuts youth minimum wage to $13 hour

EDMONTON – Premier Jason Kenney and Immigration Minister Jason Copping announced proposed changes to Alberta’s labour…

Extreme conditions prompt fire restriction issued for Edmonton

EDMONTON – Edmonton Fire Rescue Services has issued a fire restriction that prohibits open burning and…

Cochrane RCMP locate missing woman in river

COCHRANE – Today, at about 6:30 a.m. the Cochrane RCMP were notified of a missing 65-year-old…

Former Stettler County development officer submits open letter re controversial Paradise Shores development along Buffalo Lake

To Alberta Press Leader in response to this article  https://albertapressleader.ca/developer-of-controversial-paradise-shores-not-backing-down/?fbclid=IwAR19-BspmjvlVBBEsj1WIEUoasylD4Z5EIliQFSZW_3QstLViqaYWumITVc  If your news outlet truly puts…

Almost 35 million visitors spend about $8.5 billion annually in Alberta

EDMONTON – Tourism generates billions in revenue in Alberta each year. “Alberta’s growing tourism industry is…

Developer of controversial Paradise Shores not backing down

STETTLER – The standoff between Stettler County and a Calgary developer over the controversial Paradise Shores…

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