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Modular fire hall could be a first for Northern Alberta city

Modular fire hall could be a first for Northern Alberta city

St. Albert is considering a modular design for new fire station as it would lower project cost and provide greater flexibility.
Alberta Court of Appeal orders new trial for man acquitted of beating four-year-old

Alberta Court of Appeal orders new trial for man acquitted of beating four-year-old

Man was found not guilty last year of aggravated assault on his four-year-old stepdaughter, who suffered a life-altering head injury.
Largest recorded Alberta earthquake probably natural, scientist says

Largest recorded Alberta earthquake probably natural, scientist says

A 5.6-magnitude quake rattled windows and shook homes near Peace River in northwest Alberta shortly before 6 p.m. Tuesday.
Trudeau says nothing is off the table when it comes to Smith's new sovereignty act

Trudeau says nothing is off the table when it comes to Smith's new sovereignty act

Prime minister said Wednesday his government will be watching closely what happens next, but added he is not looking for a fight.
Canada has most educated workforce in G7, according to StatCan

Canada has most educated workforce in G7, according to StatCan

The latest release of 2021 census data shows Canada continues to lead the G7 countries for the most educated workforce thanks to its strong college sector and highly educated immigrants.
Former Alberta premier Jason Kenney resigns legislature seat

Former Alberta premier Jason Kenney resigns legislature seat

Kenney resigns the same day his successor introduced her flagship sovereignty bill in the legislature, of which he had been a staunch critic.  
Second debit card terminal stolen in just over a week

Second debit card terminal stolen in just over a week

RCMP say Nov. 28 break-in was the second recent one in Penhold where the “primary goal” of the suspects was to steal the debit card terminal.
RCMP in Northern Alberta seize over $20,000 in fraudulent Canadian currency

RCMP in Northern Alberta seize over $20,000 in fraudulent Canadian currency

36-year-old Cold Lake man is facing 21 charges after police execute multiple search warrants at a residential property.
Weapon threat puts Northern Alberta high school on hold and secure

Weapon threat puts Northern Alberta high school on hold and secure

RCMP were called to Edwin Parr Composite School in Athabasca after a student allegedly attempted to assault another student with a weapon.
'Ottawa is not our ruler': Alberta government introduces sovereignty bill

'Ottawa is not our ruler': Alberta government introduces sovereignty bill

The Alberta government has introduced a bill that would grant Premier Danielle Smith and her cabinet broad powers to rewrite provincial laws behind closed doors in an effort to push back against Ottawa.
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