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Three more patients die from COVID-19 outbreak at Edmonton hospital

Three more patients die from COVID-19 outbreak at Edmonton hospital

EDMONTON — Three more patients linked to a COVID-19 outbreak at an Edmonton hospital have died.
'Vowed myself to silence:' Woman says she couldn't cope after Edmonton attack

'Vowed myself to silence:' Woman says she couldn't cope after Edmonton attack

EDMONTON — One of five women who was sexually assaulted by a former nightclub employee says she wasn't able to talk about the attack for four years.

Alberta RCMP charge man with attempted murder after Mountie beaten with club

COLD LAKE, Alta. — RCMP say a man faces two dozen criminal charges, including attempted murder, after a Mountie was beaten with a club.
Three patients dead: Edmonton hospital declares full COVID-19 outbreak

Three patients dead: Edmonton hospital declares full COVID-19 outbreak

EDMONTON — A hospital in Edmonton is no longer admitting patients due to a full outbreak of COVID-19, including three deaths.
'You haunt my dreams:' Sex assault victim confronts ex-nightclub worker in court

'You haunt my dreams:' Sex assault victim confronts ex-nightclub worker in court

EDMONTON — A woman who was sexually assaulted by a former nightclub employee says he may not remember her, but she will always remember him.
Southern Alberta hailstorm caused almost $1.2B in damage: insurance bureau

Southern Alberta hailstorm caused almost $1.2B in damage: insurance bureau

EDMONTON — The powerful hail storm that pounded homes, vehicles and crops across parts of southern Alberta last month caused almost $1.2 billion in insured damage.
Gave up seat for Kenney to run: Premier defends hiring ex-MLA for trade office

Gave up seat for Kenney to run: Premier defends hiring ex-MLA for trade office

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says hiring the former legislature member who gave up his constituency seat for Kenney was the right thing to do.
Calgary officer justified in fatal shooting of man having mental crisis: ASIRT

Calgary officer justified in fatal shooting of man having mental crisis: ASIRT

CALGARY — Alberta's police watchdog says a Calgary officer was justified in the shooting death of a man having a mental breakdown two years ago.
Alberta air force base to use goats, sheep to chew down unwanted vegetation

Alberta air force base to use goats, sheep to chew down unwanted vegetation

A Canadian Forces base in Alberta is recruiting a new battalion of lean, mean, eating machines for a mission that will require limited action this summer.

Charter schools: What you need to know about their anticipated growth in Alberta

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