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Indigenous chief alleges RCMP beat him during arrest that began over expired tags

Indigenous chief alleges RCMP beat him during arrest that began over expired tags

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta.
Time to get growing

Time to get growing

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'Just went crazy:' Group gets lots of interest in random camping on public land

'Just went crazy:' Group gets lots of interest in random camping on public land

EDMONTON — Ryan Epp started a Facebook group in early April to find some new camping buddies and meet some new friends. Two months later, his group named Crown Land Camping Alberta has more than 31,000 members.
Alberta reports seven new cases of COVID-19, 6,455 tests in last 24 hours

Alberta reports seven new cases of COVID-19, 6,455 tests in last 24 hours

Restrictions ease for hospital visits
Alberta eyes business eviction protection tied to COVID-19 economy lockdown

Alberta eyes business eviction protection tied to COVID-19 economy lockdown

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says legislation is coming to help businesses facing eviction due to shutdowns forced by the COVID-19 pandemic. "We are looking very closely at the measures announced last week by the B.C.
Torch passed at Hockey Canada, Davidson reflects on move to Own The Podium

Torch passed at Hockey Canada, Davidson reflects on move to Own The Podium

CALGARY — Melody Davidson says she's received a few text messages telling her "I didn't see this coming.
COVID-19 outbreak at Edmonton's CapitalCare Norwood site

COVID-19 outbreak at Edmonton's CapitalCare Norwood site

CapitalCare Edmonton reports outbreak at Norwood facility in email to family and residents
First Nations, environmentalists ask for restart of oilpatch monitoring

First Nations, environmentalists ask for restart of oilpatch monitoring

EDMONTON — Seven environmental and Indigenous groups have asked the Alberta government to restart oilpatch monitoring as soon as possible given that other activities are coming out of the COVID-19 shutdown.
Alberta imposing steep penalties but no charges on first-time impaired drivers

Alberta imposing steep penalties but no charges on first-time impaired drivers

EDMONTON — Alberta has introduced legislation that would add hefty fines and penalties for first-time impaired drivers but would not have them face a criminal charge.

Alberta reports 15 new COVID-19 cases, one new death

EDMONTON — Alberta is reporting 15 new COVID-19 cases and one new death. That brings the province's total number of cases to 7,091 and deaths to 146. There have been 6,611 cases that have recovered as of Thursday.