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Wildfire smoke, fog may have caused highway pileup near Edmonton: RCMP

Wildfire smoke, fog may have caused highway pileup near Edmonton: RCMP

SHERWOOD PARK, Alta. — Mounties say 12 people have been sent to hospital following a series of highway collisions involving nearly three dozen vehicles east of Edmonton.
All the wildlife safety tools in one course

All the wildlife safety tools in one course

Everyone knows that you should have a can of bear spray handy when you venture out into bear country, but how many people have actually practiced their technique beforehand?
Military to help with Alberta wildfire response as heat wave approaches

Military to help with Alberta wildfire response as heat wave approaches

Members of the Canadian Armed Forces are being deployed to Alberta as hot and dry conditions in the forecast threaten to worsen an already intense wildfire season.
Suspect in stabbings of mother and child in Edmonton dies in hospital

Suspect in stabbings of mother and child in Edmonton dies in hospital

EDMONTON — The suspect in the stabbing deaths of a mother and child outside a school last week has died in hospital, police said Thursday.
Innisfail fire crews rescue stranded woman from Red Deer River

Innisfail fire crews rescue stranded woman from Red Deer River

Rescued woman immediately handed over to Innisfail RCMP
Greenpeace alleges 'greenwashing' in oilsands ads; Competition Bureau to investigate

Greenpeace alleges 'greenwashing' in oilsands ads; Competition Bureau to investigate

CALGARY — The Competition Bureau of Canada has opened an investigation into allegations of greenwashing against the Pathways Alliance, a consortium of oilsands companies.
Okotokian who lost her memory pens book about experience

Okotokian who lost her memory pens book about experience

At the age of 15, Kim Nadon woke up with no memory of her life before. Twenty-three years later she self-published 'Embracing my Cursed Life: From Hopelessness to Happiness'.
Alberta election campaign continues after minor drama at Danielle Smith announcement

Alberta election campaign continues after minor drama at Danielle Smith announcement

The Alberta election is nearing the end of its second week, as United Conservative Leader Danielle Smith dismisses concerns about over past musings about selling hospitals to private operators.
Disaster risk profile warns Canada ill-prepared for a major earthquake

Disaster risk profile warns Canada ill-prepared for a major earthquake

OTTAWA — The first draft of a new national disaster risk assessment report warns that a major earthquake in British Columbia or parts of Ontario and Quebec could swiftly become the most costly natural disaster Canada has seen.
New fund aims to reimburse legal fees for victims of military sexual misconduct

New fund aims to reimburse legal fees for victims of military sexual misconduct

OTTAWA — The military's independent sexual misconduct support and resource centre is creating a new fund to help victims pay for legal services, defence officials said Thursday.
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