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Worker at Calgary assisted-living home stabbed to death, client arrested

Calgary police say an 18-year-old local man has been charged with second degree murder after his caseworker at an assisted-living residence was stabbed to death. Officers were called to the home in southwest Calgary about 2:45 a.m.
Alberta finance minister says diversifying revenues is a long-term 'luxury'

Alberta finance minister says diversifying revenues is a long-term 'luxury'

CALGARY — Alberta's finance minister says the province will have the luxury of diversifying its revenues once its budget is balanced.

Dangling Edmonton window-washer rescued from swinging scaffolding

EDMONTON — A window-washer dangling from rigging on the side of a downtown Edmonton skyscraper had to be rescued and carried to an ambulance on a stretcher Friday.
Refugee guilty of attempting to murder Edmonton police officer, 4 pedestrians

Refugee guilty of attempting to murder Edmonton police officer, 4 pedestrians

EDMONTON — A Somali refugee has been found guilty of trying to kill a policeman outside a football game as well as four pedestrians who were struck with a U-Haul van — an attack originally investigated as possible terrorism.
Harris returns under centre for Eskimos looking to regain early season form

Harris returns under centre for Eskimos looking to regain early season form

EDMONTON — After spending four games holding a clipboard and pacing the sidelines, Trevor Harris will be back where he's far more comfortable on Saturday — in the middle of the action when the Edmonton Eskimos take on the Saskatchewan Roughriders at
Comment period opens for $20.6-billion Frontier oilsands mine project in Alberta

Comment period opens for $20.6-billion Frontier oilsands mine project in Alberta

CALGARY — The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada is inviting public comment on the proposed Frontier oilsands mine project in northern Alberta.

Alberta police watchdog investigates death of Yukon man

WHITEHORSE — A fatal shooting in Yukon will be investigated by Alberta's police watchdog. Yukon RCMP say the shooting happened Tuesday on a highway south of Whitehorse as officers attempted to carry out a wellness check.

Suspended sentence for former Edmonton bar owner who groped worker

EDMONTON — The owner of a former Edmonton live music venue who was accused of groping a female employee multiple times has been given an 18-month suspended sentence for sexual assault.

Search leads to man's arrest after woman's body found outside Calgary home

CALGARY — A woman is dead after an overnight stabbing in Calgary. Police say the woman's body was found in the front yard when emergency crews arrived at a southwest-area fourplex-style home shortly before 3 a.m.
Shaw report Q4 profit down from year ago, wireless business boosts revenue

Shaw report Q4 profit down from year ago, wireless business boosts revenue

CALGARY — Shaw Communications Inc. says it earned $167 million in its latest quarter, down from a profit of $196 million in the same quarter last year.