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B.C. MLA asked a big question in the legislature. His partner said 'yes'

B.C. MLA asked a big question in the legislature. His partner said 'yes'

MLA marriage proposal in B.C. legislature likely a first in Canada.
RCMP conducting internal review after video shows man kneed in head by Mountie

RCMP conducting internal review after video shows man kneed in head by Mountie

RCMP in northern Alberta say they are conducting an internal review after a video surfaced online that shows a Mountie kneeing a man several times in the head during an arrest. Chief Supt. Sean Curry said RCMP in High Level, Alta.
Alberta health minister apologizes, hits pause on changes to insulin pump funding

Alberta health minister apologizes, hits pause on changes to insulin pump funding

Alberta's health minister says planned changes to funding for insulin pumps are on hold after people with Type 1 diabetes voiced worries about potential financial or medical hardship.
Family, friends rally around orphaned children after mother killed in road-rage crash

Family, friends rally around orphaned children after mother killed in road-rage crash

Family and friends are rallying around the children of a Calgary woman who died after a road-rage shooting led to a four-vehicle crash.
Record $20,000 fine dished out for illegal fossil theft

Record $20,000 fine dished out for illegal fossil theft

A Quebec resident was handed a record $20,000 fine for illegally taking fossils from the mountain national parks, including the world-renowned Burgess Shale site.
UCP launches livestream of leadership review vote counting

UCP launches livestream of leadership review vote counting

Albertans can watch a livestream from the verification centre where mail-in ballots for the premier's leadership review are being counted.
Albertans having a travel renaissance

Albertans having a travel renaissance

The pandemic has stalled many a travel plan, but bookings are back in a big way for Albertans.
Alberta reporting two probable cases of mystery liver disease in patients under 16

Alberta reporting two probable cases of mystery liver disease in patients under 16

Alberta’s chief medical officer of health says there are two probable cases of severe acute hepatitis of unknown origin in children in the province. Dr. Deena Hinshaw says both children are under 16.
103-year-old war veteran passes halfway mark on fundraising journey

103-year-old war veteran passes halfway mark on fundraising journey

A 103-year-old Vancouver Island veteran is taking a 103-lap journey to raise money for children affected by the war in Ukraine.
Student set fire that evacuated Southern Alberta school

Student set fire that evacuated Southern Alberta school

A fire that evacuated a Southern Alberta high school May 5 was set by a student, say school division officials.