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Innisfail anti-racism advocate expands mission

Innisfail anti-racism advocate expands mission

Black Lives Matter rally postponed for more inclusive event

Evacuation order largely rescinded in northern Alberta

LAC LA BICHE, Alta. — A mandatory evacuation order in a northern Alberta hamlet has been mostly rescinded. At least 70 people were required to leave their homes in parts of Lac La Biche late Sunday after heavy rainfall led to flooding.

A 4.0 magnitude earthquake recorded in northern Alberta Monday evening

GRAND PRAIRIE, Alta. — Earthquakes Canada says a 4.0 magnitude shake was recorded in northern Alberta on Monday evening. The agency says the earthquake was recorded 165 kilometres east of Grande Prairie, Alta., at 8:58 p.m. local time.
Alberta First Nations appeal suspension of environmental monitoring in oilpatch

Alberta First Nations appeal suspension of environmental monitoring in oilpatch

EDMONTON — Three northern Alberta First Nations are asking to appeal the province's suspension of environmental monitoring in the oilpatch because it "fails to come close" to being a reasonable decision.
Two Alberta Mounties charged in shooting death of man in car

Two Alberta Mounties charged in shooting death of man in car

Three more deaths, 64 new cases of COVID-19 in Alberta over past two days

Three more deaths, 64 new cases of COVID-19 in Alberta over past two days

Province's chief medical officer of health urges anti-racism protesters to get tested for the coronavirus
Alberta health officer urges anti-racism protesters to get tested for COVID-19

Alberta health officer urges anti-racism protesters to get tested for COVID-19

EDMONTON — Alberta's chief medical officer of health is urging protesters who were at recent anti-racism rallies to get tested for COVID-19 even if they don't have symptoms. Dr.
Two Alberta Mounties charged in shooting death of man in car

Two Alberta Mounties charged in shooting death of man in car

EDMONTON — Two RCMP officers have been charged in the shooting death of a 31-year-old man in northern Alberta almost two years ago. Cpl. Randy Stenger and Const.

Oil and gas spending estimates adjusted lower as uncertainties persist

CALGARY — New forecasts show dramatically lower expectations for 2020 capital spending in the oil and gas sector both nationally and in Alberta, the province that produces 65 per cent of Canada's natural gas and 82 per cent of its oil.

Six people injured in explosion involving trailer at Alberta campground

SLAVE LAKE, Alta. — An early-morning explosion at a northwest Alberta campground has sent six people to hospital. RCMP say the individuals — ranging in age from six to 41 — were all from the same family.