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Jason Kenney, soon out as Alberta premier, pokes fun at himself in speech

Jason Kenney, soon out as Alberta premier, pokes fun at himself in speech

Warm reception from municipal leaders prompts Kenney to joke that he must not be at one of his own United Conservative caucus meetings.
Canada ending requirements for COVID-19 vaccines, ArriveCan app at border Sept. 30

Canada ending requirements for COVID-19 vaccines, ArriveCan app at border Sept. 30

The last of Canada's COVID-19 border restrictions will disappear at the end of this month with the expiry of a cabinet order affecting mandatory vaccinations, testing and quarantine of international travellers.
'Kind of like carnies': International balloon festival returns to Alberta town

'Kind of like carnies': International balloon festival returns to Alberta town

The windswept prairie east of the Rocky Mountains seems an unlikely spot for a hot-air balloon festival, but the town of High River, Alta., is celebrating the event's 10th year.
Scented candles believed to have caused duplex fire

Scented candles believed to have caused duplex fire

Innisfail blaze that appears to have started when candles were knocked over ravaged one half of a duplex and severely damaged the other.
Mammoth tusk found in Northern Alberta town

Mammoth tusk found in Northern Alberta town

An unknown object uncovered in Saddle Lake has been confirmed to be a part of a mammoth tusk, according to an expert from the University of Alberta.
RCMP clock motorcyclist at 142 km/h in 60 km/h zone

RCMP clock motorcyclist at 142 km/h in 60 km/h zone

Man caught during Sept. 17 enforcement blitz in St. Albert to face speeding charge in court.
Hurricane Fiona forecast to bring 'severe' winds, heavy rainfall to Atlantic Canada

Hurricane Fiona forecast to bring 'severe' winds, heavy rainfall to Atlantic Canada

As much as 200 millimetres of rain is forecast to fall on Atlantic Canada and eastern Quebec this weekend, as Fiona tracks towards the East Coast.
Merritt, B.C., to pilot four-day work week at city hall to attract workers

Merritt, B.C., to pilot four-day work week at city hall to attract workers

City says wages won't change but it's hoping the compressed work week will allow it to compete with other jurisdictions for staff.
Calgary police say more than $1.6 million stolen in 2022 through grandparent scam

Calgary police say more than $1.6 million stolen in 2022 through grandparent scam

Police say more than 100 seniors defrauded, including one victim who lost nearly $300,000 in August.
Alberta man marks his 100th birthday in the boxing ring

Alberta man marks his 100th birthday in the boxing ring

Okotoks' Wally Vickberg puts on the gloves to score unanimous decision before retiring to the dining room for birthday cake.
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