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Thrills on the hills: It's soapbox season

Thrills on the hills: It's soapbox season

From St. Albert to Okotoks, ten gravity-powered soapbox races are scheduled from May until September.
Elliot Page to launch memoir in Canada with TIFF 'In Conversation With' event

Elliot Page to launch memoir in Canada with TIFF 'In Conversation With' event

TORONTO — Elliot Page is set to speak in Toronto following the release of his memoir "Pageboy" next month.
4 best spices to fight inflammation

4 best spices to fight inflammation

Spices are awesome: they add flavour to food, but can help reduce inflammation in the body too.
TSA is testing facial recognition at more airports, raising privacy concerns

TSA is testing facial recognition at more airports, raising privacy concerns

BALTIMORE (AP) — A passenger walks up to an airport security checkpoint, slips an ID card into a slot and looks into a camera atop a small screen.
NDP Leader Rachel Notley promises $1.87 billion for Edmonton infrastructure projects

NDP Leader Rachel Notley promises $1.87 billion for Edmonton infrastructure projects

EDMONTON — The Alberta NDP is promising $1.87 billion for several infrastructure projects in the provincial capital if it wins the May 29 election.
Parks Canada plans major rewrite of more than 200 historic site plaques

Parks Canada plans major rewrite of more than 200 historic site plaques

EDMONTON — They're affixed to old buildings where someone important used to live. Or they're mounted on a rock overlooking somewhere where something once happened.
Princess Anne to visit Canada's oldest regiment in New Brunswick this weekend

Princess Anne to visit Canada's oldest regiment in New Brunswick this weekend

FREDERICTON — Princess Louise, the mare that was once the mascot of the 8th Canadian Hussars, never met the calvary regiment's horse-loving colonel-in-chief.
Smith: 'Redemption' possible for UCP candidate who made feces comment

Smith: 'Redemption' possible for UCP candidate who made feces comment

CALGARY — United Conservative Leader Danielle Smith says a candidate who compared transgender students in schools to feces in food would have "a lot of work to do" to find her way into the party's caucus.
WestJet ramping up after reaching deal with pilots, but not before cancelling flights

WestJet ramping up after reaching deal with pilots, but not before cancelling flights

CALGARY — The WestJet Group averted a strike after reaching a last-minute deal with the airline's pilots early Friday, but not before cancelling hundreds of flights and upending the long weekend plans of thousands of passengers.
'Make it go away': Ethics probe finds Alberta Premier Smith in conflict of interest

'Make it go away': Ethics probe finds Alberta Premier Smith in conflict of interest

EDMONTON — Alberta's ethics commissioner says United Conservative Premier Danielle Smith undermined democracy and broke conflict-of-interest rules by intervening in a criminal case and pressuring her attorney general to "make it go away."
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