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Edmonton police looking for suspects in north end shooting
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Edmonton police looking for suspects in north end shooting
police are looking for suspects in a Monday afternoon shooting in the city's northeast.At about 3 p.m. police were called to a weapons complaint in the area of 133rd Avenue and 66th Street, police said in a press release Monday evening.When officers arrived, they found a man who had been shot. Po...
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Sheriffs vehicles torched at Fort McMurray courthouse
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Sheriffs vehicles torched at Fort McMurray courthouse
The RCMP are investigating a suspicious late-night fire at the Fort McMurray courthouse Wednesday that caused significant damage to three prisoner-escort vehicles and rattled nearby residents. "I heard a big loud bang," Alida Hendricks, a Clearwater Court resident, to...
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Alberta government and marijuana growers await Ottawa's legalization plan
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Alberta government and marijuana growers await Ottawa's legalization plan
Marijuana will be legal in Canada next summer and the Alberta government is preparing to get to work on its own legislation on pricing and age restrictions.On July 1, 2018, Ottawa will legalize the use of marijuana for people 18 years and older, but the provinces will have the option of raising t...
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RCMP investigate suspected home-invasion death on Samson First Nation
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RCMP investigate suspected home-invasion death on Samson First Nation
Three men are believed to be victims of a home invasion March 27 on the Samson Cree Nation town site. (CBC)An investigation is underway into how a man on the Samson Cree Nation townsite died early Monday morning in what police are describing as a suspicious death.RCMP from Maskwacis, Wetaskiwin a...
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Edmonton man banned from owning pets, fined $1,200 in dog cruelty case
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A 66-year-old Edmonton man is not allowed to own a pet for at least a decade after his dog was found to be in such bad shape the veterinarian thought the animal should have been put down years earlier.Under the Animal Protection Act of Alberta, a provincial court judge handed the man a 10-year pe...
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'A perilous pipeline': Indigenous groups line up against Keystone XL
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'A perilous pipeline': Indigenous groups line up against Keystone XL
Indigenous groups on both sides of the Canada-U.S. border are speaking up about the Keystone XL pipeline, which has recently been given a green light by the Trump administration.The 2,735-kilometre pipeline project by Calgary-based TransCanada would carry roughly 800,000 barrels of oil a day from...
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Man charged in string of Edmonton ATM thefts
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police have charged a man in connection with two recent  ATM thefts in the Edmonton area.A 43-year-old suspect was taken into custody last Wednesday in downtown Edmonton. He faces multiple charges including breaking into a shop, theft under $5,000 and mischief under $5,000, police said in a news ...
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Rachel Notley, Brad Wall trade more jabs over budget philosophy
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Alberta Premier Rachel Notley and Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall continue to take jabs at one another over their provincial budgets.Notley's government tabled a budget this month that relies on economic growth to reach balance in six years, while Wall's budget boosts the provincial sales tax and ...
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Putting on the Maple Leaf: Team Gushue preparing for world championships in Edmonton
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Putting on the Maple Leaf: Team Gushue preparing for world championships in Edmonton
Brad Gushue and the Newfoundland and Labrador curling team are preparing for a thrill years in the making: the chance to wear the Maple Leaf.Team Gushue will wear Canadian colours when it represents the country at the World Men's Curling Championship in Edmonton, which starts Saturday."I'm excite...
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Century Mile horse racing track near Edmonton gets AGLC approval
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A new horse racing track in Leduc County has received approval from the Alberta Liquor and Gaming Commission.The $50 million Century Mile Entertainment Centre will have a track, grandstand, slot machines, off-track betting and food and beverage outlets.Paul Ryneveld, general manager of the Centur...
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