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Alberta game bird hunters can now hunt sandhill crane

A new hunting opportunity awaits Alberta’s game bird hunters for the fall 2020 season. A sandhill crane hunt launches on September 1 in more than 50 wildlife management units in…

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Edmonton Police arrest man in Maskwacis for 2019 murder

The EPS Homicide Section detectives charged a man in relation to the murder of a 35-year-old female in November 2019. The EPS Homicide Section detectives charged a man in relation…

National

Masks required to ride the bus in Moncton, Fredericton and Saint John

Mandatory masks. Blocked off seats. Increased capacity. These are some of the changes public transit riders in New Brunswick’s three largest cities can expect beginning the week of June 29. …

Prime Minister Trudeau announces extension of the Canada Emergency Response Benefit

More Canadians are returning to work, but many people still face challenges due to COVID-19. As we begin to take steps to safely restart our economy, the federal government says…

World

Washington State attorney general sues collection agency that sent 75,466 deceptive ‘settlement offer’ letters to debtors

In Washington, the statute of limitations on debt collection lawsuits is six years after the date of default or last payment on the debt account Washington State Attorney General Bob…

Health

AHS takes over GPRH, will receive patients by summer 2021

The Canadian Press After nearly a decade of construction and delays, Alberta Infrastructure turned over the keys to the $850 million Grande Prairie Regional Hospital (GPRH) to Alberta Health Services…

Crisis in Alberta

Calgary Police shut down drug lab and website in Forestburg

An illicit drug trafficking website has been shut down and an estimated $750,000 worth of drugs were seized off a property in Forestburg, Alberta, earlier this week following a six-month…

Record unemployment in Alberta

By the Canadian Press Recent released labour statistics give a reading of Alberta’s current economic troubles. Alberta lost more than 243,000 jobs in April, double what the province experienced in…

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