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Manitoba man charged in crash near Oyen, Alta., that killed three people

OYEN, Alta. — RCMP have charged a Manitoba man following an investigation into a fatal multiple vehicle collision in southeastern Alberta. Three people died and others were hurt in the Aug. 20 crash on Highway 9 near Oyen.
Province maintaining some social services spending

Province maintaining some social services spending

'Finer focus on job creation:' Alberta government files red-ink budget

'Finer focus on job creation:' Alberta government files red-ink budget

EDMONTON — The Alberta budget is counting on oil and gas bouncing back while recognizing it's time to put more money and effort into areas such as high-tech and tourism.
Provincial health budget focuses on reducing surgical wait times

Provincial health budget focuses on reducing surgical wait times

Alberta's post-secondary budget cut six per cent

Alberta's post-secondary budget cut six per cent

Techies and travellers win in Alberta budget; vapers lose with new tax

Techies and travellers win in Alberta budget; vapers lose with new tax

EDMONTON — Alberta's United Conservative government tabled its 2020-21 budget Thursday.

Some highlights from Alberta's new budget

EDMONTON — Highlights: Alberta's United Conservative government tabled its budget 2020-21 Thursday. Here are some of the highlights: — A $6.8 billion deficit on revenues of $50 billion. — The budget deficit for 2019-20 year is $7.

Dates back to 2009: Calgary police lay charges in fraud involving semi-trucks

CALGARY — Police in Calgary have laid charges in an insurance fraud scheme believed to date back to 2009 and involving semi-trailer trucks.

Olson has two goals and an assist to lead Hitmen to 4-1 win over Ice

CALGARY — Kyle Olson scored twice and added an assist as the Calgary Hitmen downed the Winnipeg Ice 4-1 in Western Hockey League action Thursday afternoon.
'It hurt:' Explicit Greta sticker linked to Alberta company draws outrage

'It hurt:' Explicit Greta sticker linked to Alberta company draws outrage

CALGARY — An Alberta woman says she has complained to the RCMP about a decal bearing an energy services company's logo below a cartoon depicting what appears to be the sexual assault of 17-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg.