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Man charged with 1st-degree murder in Redwater woman's death
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A 46-year-old man has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder in relation to a Redwater, Alta., death earlier this month.On May 8, Redwater, Morinville and Fort Saskatchewan RCMP were called to a firearms complaint on a rural property in Redwater at about 9:45 p.m.They found a woman de...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Everything you need to know about COVID-19 in Alberta on Monday, May 17
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(Note the latest daily count of new cases in the above chart will usually vary sl ightly from the net new cases Alberta Health announces each day. For more on why, click here.) WATCH | Reassurance for those who received AstraZeneca vac...
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Premier Jason Kenney joins Dr. Deena Hinshaw to update Albertans about COVID-19
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Premier Jason Kenney will join Alberta's chief medical officer of health, Dr. Deena Hinshaw, to update Albertans on the spread of COVID-19.Kenney and Hinshaw will hold a joint news conference Monday at 1 p.m. MT. Dr. Verna Yiu, president and CEO of Alberta Health Services, is also expected to spe...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Canadian farmers have spring in their step from strongest commodity prices in years
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Farmers like Andre Harpe have a little extra spring in their steps these days as agriculture crops fetch their highest prices in years, joining a boom in commodities such as lumber and base metals that is good news for the Canadian economy."Life is never perfect but I think it is a good time to b...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Why some Alberta seniors still haven't been vaccinated
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Why some Alberta seniors still haven't been vaccinated
Misinformation, isolation and fear are among the reasons why about 17 per cent of Albertans over 70 haven't gotten a first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, according to an Edmonton nurse practitioner who works with older populations. More than 80 per cent of all Albertans in their 70s have at least one ...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Surging lumber prices turn wood into a hot commodity for homebuilders and thieves
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Surging lumber prices turn wood into a hot commodity for homebuilders and thieves
Between high demand, all-time high prices and high interest from thieves, plain old lumber has emerged as the hottest commodity of this year's home, deck and fence construction season."In the last year we were buying the same product right here for $10, $11 a sheet, now we're paying in the neighb...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Surging lumber prices turn wood into a hot commodity for homebuilders and thieves
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Surging lumber prices turn wood into a hot commodity for homebuilders and thieves
Between high demand, all-time high prices and high interest from thieves, plain old lumber has emerged as the hottest commodity of this year's home, deck and fence construction season."In the last year we were buying the same product right here for $10, $11 a sheet, now we're paying in the neighb...
Published at CBC Edmonton
City planning $8M replacement for West Edmonton Mall pedestrian bridge
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is planning to replace the pedestrian footbridge over 170th Street that once connected west end residents to the West Edmonton Mall in a new split funding agreement.The footbridge was demolished in 2018 following inspections by the city that found it to no longer be structurally sound.A report se...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Alberta reports 1,140 new COVID-19 cases, 3 additional deaths
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Alberta reported 1,140 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday and three additional deaths. Active cases dropped by 713 on Sunday, with 22,280 being reported across the province. The number of people with COVID-19 in hospital also declined by 39 to 647, with 186 of those patients in intensive care. The numb...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Calgary pastor arrested after breaking pandemic gathering rules for months
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Calgary Pastor Tim Stephens has been arrested, after months of encouraging church congregants to break public health rules. Police said Stephens was arrested for organizing a church service on Sunday at Fairview Baptist Church in southeast Calgary, in violation of a Court of Queen's Bench Order t...
Published at CBC Edmonton

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