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'Intimidating:' Alberta's energy war room singles out climate campaigner

'Intimidating:' Alberta's energy war room singles out climate campaigner

Steven Lee has spoken in hundreds of classrooms around the country about challenges for today's young people posed by everything from genetic engineering to artificial intelligence to climate change.

Man, 69 dies of wounds in hospital after shooting at Red Deer Walmart

RED DEER, Alta. — RCMP say a man has died in hospital after a shooting Friday evening at a Walmart in Red Deer, Alta. They say the 69-year old man was shot in the front entrance of the store in the city's south end at around 6:45 p.m.
Tristan Jarry, Penguins beat Oilers 5-2

Tristan Jarry, Penguins beat Oilers 5-2

EDMONTON — Secondary scoring carried the Pittsburgh Penguins to a fourth straight win on Friday. Tristan Jarry made 26 saves and Jared McCann scored the eventual winner as the Penguins emerged with a 5-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers.
RCMP say boy safe, father in custody after Amber Alert issued in Alberta

RCMP say boy safe, father in custody after Amber Alert issued in Alberta

BRULE, Alta. — Alberta RCMP say a toddler has been found unharmed and his father is in custody after an Amber Alert was issued early Friday. The alert went out about 2:30 a.m. for the 14-month-old boy.
Terra Nova oil production suspended over fire safety equipment failure

Terra Nova oil production suspended over fire safety equipment failure

CALGARY — Production at the Terra Nova offshore oilfield operated by Suncor Energy Inc. remains offline following a suspension order by the regulator.
Canadian speedskater Ivanie Blondin back on track after Olympic disappointment

Canadian speedskater Ivanie Blondin back on track after Olympic disappointment

CALGARY — Ivanie Blondin is in a good place. She wants to stay there. With the help of some four-legged friends, the devastation the speedskater felt after 2018 Winter Olympics is shrinking in her rearview mirror.

Human remains found after mobile home fire in northern Alberta village

BOYLE, Alta. — Human remains have been found after a mobile home fire in a small community north of Edmonton. RCMP say they responded to the fire in the small village of Boyle with other emergency personnel about 5:40 a.m. on Wednesday.
Exempting Alberta coal mine expansion from federal review called 'hypocrisy'

Exempting Alberta coal mine expansion from federal review called 'hypocrisy'

CALGARY — Environmental groups say they are disappointed that Ottawa is exempting an Alberta open pit thermal coal mine expansion project from federal environmental review.
Alberta budget cuts spending by $1.3 billion over four years

Alberta budget cuts spending by $1.3 billion over four years

Cuts of 2.8 per cent over four years could deepen if no pipeline gets built