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Alberta hamlet ordered evacuated due to fiery crash, one dead, nine hurt

CEREAL, Alta. — One person is dead and nine others have been injured in a fiery crash that forced the closure of Highway 9 about 300 kilometres east of Calgary.
Alberta oil curtailment rules extended to late 2020 as pipeline delays persist

Alberta oil curtailment rules extended to late 2020 as pipeline delays persist

CALGARY — A program that allows the Alberta government to impose production caps on oil companies is being extended by a year as delays in building new market-opening pipelines persist.

Man charged after Pride crosswalk defaced in downtown Calgary

CALGARY — Police in Calgary say a man has been charged after a downtown crosswalk supporting the gender and sexually diverse community was vandalized.

Alberta city votes to keep money flowing to supervised drug consumption site

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — City council in Lethbridge, Alta., has voted down a motion that called on the provincial government to pull funding for a supervised drug consumption facility in the city. Coun.

Husky Energy shares rise on analyst report about potential privatization

CALGARY — Shares in Husky Energy Inc. gained more than five per cent after an RBC Dominion Securities analyst suggested its low share price makes this a good time for the company to be taken private. The stock closed up 45 cents or 5.

Edmonton trial hears woman was repeatedly stabbed, her organs removed

EDMONTON — A trial has started in Edmonton for a man accused of stabbing his ex-girlfriend about 100 times. Silva Koshwal's lawyer is arguing the man is not criminally responsible for the crime.
Panel to review impacts of safe injection sites on Alberta communities

Panel to review impacts of safe injection sites on Alberta communities

CALGARY — An Alberta government-appointed panel to examine the social and economic impacts of safe consumption sites for drug users will not consider the health benefits of such sites or the social issues surrounding drug abuse.

Alberta judge throws out Karlheinz Schreiber lawsuit against federal government

EDMONTON — An Alberta court has dismissed a lawsuit filed by Karlheinz Schreiber in 1997 in which the German-Canadian businessman alleged he had been defamed by the Attorney General of Canada.
There's more to Vikings history than brute force, Alberta exhibit shows

There's more to Vikings history than brute force, Alberta exhibit shows

EDMONTON — The Vikings have travelled to where they've never been before — landlocked Alberta — as part of a touring exhibition at the new Royal Alberta Museum.

Bonterra has 70 workers cleaning up oil spill site in Alberta creek

DRAYTON VALLEY, Alta. — Bonterra Energy Corp. says it has 70 workers cleaning up the site of an oil emulsion leak from a pipeline into a creek that feeds the North Saskatchewan River in west central Alberta.