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Alberta premier says sorry for breaking COVID-19 health rules with rooftop dinner

Alberta premier says sorry for breaking COVID-19 health rules with rooftop dinner

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney, facing mounting criticism in cabinet and caucus, says he is sorry for breaking COVID-19 rules at a dinner party caught on camera.
Judge dismisses charter application of pastor on trial for violating health orders

Judge dismisses charter application of pastor on trial for violating health orders

EDMONTON — A judge has ruled that the religious freedoms of an Alberta pastor who is on trial for violating COVID-19 regulations were not violated. Pastor James Coates made a charter application in relation to a ticket he received on Dec.

Man seriously injured after small plane crashes in eastern Alberta, RCMP say

HEINSBURG, Alta. — Police say a man is recovering from serious injuries after a small plane crashed in eastern Alberta on Sunday evening. RCMP say the plane crashed near Heinsburg, Alta., which is 232 kilometres east of Edmonton.

Worker operating excavator killed at Syncrude mine site in northern Alberta

FORT MCMURRAY — Occupational Health and Safety says a Syncrude employee operating an excavator was killed Sunday at an oilsands mine in northern Alberta.

Three-wheel cycle rider killed in collision with pickup truck

EDMONTON — The RCMP say a person is dead after a three wheel cycle collided with a pickup truck Sunday evening just west of Edmonton. Police issued a release that says the incident occurred around 7:30 p.m.
Alberta NDP's Notley promises to make Alberta green energy powerhouse

Alberta NDP's Notley promises to make Alberta green energy powerhouse

EDMONTON — Alberta Opposition Leader Rachel Notley says if elected in 2023, her NDP will work to make the province a powerhouse in renewable energy. Notley says that includes moving Alberta’s electricity grid to net-zero emissions by the year 2035.

Edmonton police say person dead after officers respond to weapons complaint

EDMONTON — Police in Edmonton say one person is dead after an officer fired their weapon during an alleged confrontation in the city on Saturday night.
Two members of Alberta Premier Jason Kenney's cabinet criticize him on COVID actions

Two members of Alberta Premier Jason Kenney's cabinet criticize him on COVID actions

EDMONTON — Two members of Alberta Premier Jason Kenney's cabinet are openly criticizing him for actions surrounding COVID-19.

Alert lifted west of Edmonton for suspects considered 'armed and dangerous'

EDMONTON — An Alberta Emergency Alert that warned people in an area west of Edmonton about two possibly "armed and dangerous" suspects has been lifted.
Alberta judge dismisses mistrial application, trucker to be sentenced in hotel death

Alberta judge dismisses mistrial application, trucker to be sentenced in hotel death

EDMONTON — A judge has dismissed an Ontario truck driver's application for a mistrial after he was found guilty of killing a woman in his Edmonton hotel room. A sentencing hearing was to be held this week for Bradley Barton.