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Supreme Court won't hear appeal by parents who have faced 2 trials in son's death
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The Supreme Court of Canada won't hear an appeal in a high-profile Alberta case that saw a couple tried twice in the death of their sick toddler.David and Collet Stephan were accused of not seeking medical attention sooner for their 18-month-old son before he died in 2012.They testified that they...
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Fatal shooting inquiry recommends police in Alberta review previous reports on use of force
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Fatal shooting inquiry recommends police in Alberta review previous reports on use of force
A provincial court judge wants all police forces in Alberta to examine police conduct report recommendations from two major cities following the fatal police shooting of a 30-year-old man in Edmonton.Judge Jody J. Moher wrote the recommendations after a public fatality inquiry held in May and Jun...
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Alberta's COVID-19 death count up 8, hospitalizations jump by 53
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Alberta's COVID-19 death count has increased by eight in the latest reporting week, while hospitalizations jumped by more than 50, provincial data shows.The number of Albertans who have died since the pandemic began is now 4,673, up eight from a week ago.As of Monday, 702 people were in hospital ...
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AHS tells Edmonton zone hospital units to take one hallway patient each
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A long weekend surge of patients and increasing number of hospital units with outbreaks has prompted Alberta Health Services to purposefully place inpatients in hallways.A Tuesday memo sent to doctors working in Edmonton zone hospitals says every hospital unit should be taking one more patient th...
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Edmonton News at 6
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Veteran journalist Nancy Carlson takes the helm of CBC Edmonton's supper hour show, reporting weekdays on breaking news and current events in Alberta's capital city.
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Reports of sexual assault jumped 21% in Alberta last year. Advocates aren't surprised
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Reports of sexual assault jumped 21% in Alberta last year. Advocates aren't surprised
The rate of reported sexual assault in Alberta jumped 21 per cent last year, numbers released by Statistics Canada this week show. A similar trend is unfolding across the country. The national rate of sexual assault reported to police increased 18 per cent in 2021 to its highest level in more tha...
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Climate change means Alberta could see more large hail events in the future. Here's why
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Climate change means Alberta could see more large hail events in the future. Here's why
CBC Alberta and Saskatchewan have teamed up for a new pilot series on weather and climate change on the Prairies. Meteorologist Christy Climenhaga will bring her expert voice to the conversation to help explain weather phenomena and climate change and how it impacts everyday life. So...
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Low-flying chopper experienced 'uncommanded rotation' before crashing near Camrose: report
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A helicopter carrying three provincial government workers conducting a wildlife survey was flying at low altitudes when it crashed near Camrose, Alta., in January, according to a new report from the Transportation Safety Board of Canada.The report found that an unintentional rotation to the right...
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Raptors to play pre-season games in Edmonton and Montreal, hold training camp in Victoria
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This is the second time the Raptors have held camp in Victoria, the previous time being 2017, and the seventh time the team has chosen B.C. for camp.The Raptors' lone pre-season game at Toronto's Scotiabank Arena is Oct. 9 against the Chicago Bulls. Toronto will play two pre-season road games, at...
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Pope Francis asks for 'forgiveness in the name of the church' for abuses at residential schools
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Pope Francis said on Wednesday he felt the pain of survivors of Canada's residential school system and he asked for "forgiveness in the name of the church" for the role many of its members played in abusing children and attempting to erase Indigenous cultures.The pope dedicated his talk at his we...
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