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Proposed ATCO fine over padded rate requests insufficient, consumers group argues

Proposed ATCO fine over padded rate requests insufficient, consumers group argues

EDMONTON — The $31-million fine proposed for ATCO Electric's attempts to overcharge ratepayers for costs it shouldn't have incurred isn't big enough, a consumers group has argued.
Alberta's Kenney rejects suggestion he's eyeing early election to quell party strife

Alberta's Kenney rejects suggestion he's eyeing early election to quell party strife

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney, buffeted by party infighting and a contentious leadership review, is rejecting speculation he may call an early election as part of a last-ditch effort to maintain control.
Alberta says 19 of 50 new ICU beds are available, but hospitals still under strain

Alberta says 19 of 50 new ICU beds are available, but hospitals still under strain

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says his government has made strides in adding capacity to hospitals still straining to cope during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Trial date for Calgary terrorism suspect delayed a full year after new lawyer hired

CALGARY — The trial for a Calgary man accused of travelling to Syria to commit terrorism offences will occur exactly one year after it was originally scheduled.
Battle for the base: What Conservatives think of Lewis – in a race against Poilievre

Battle for the base: What Conservatives think of Lewis – in a race against Poilievre

EDMONTON — It was a common refrain heard from Conservative party members gathered in Edmonton to watch the leadership debate: I like Leslyn Lewis, but I'm picking Pierre Poilievre.
Results May 18: Balloting complete in membership review of Alberta Premier Kenney

Results May 18: Balloting complete in membership review of Alberta Premier Kenney

EDMONTON, United Kingdom — Volunteers began checking voter identification Thursday in a mail-in leadership review of Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and, if so inclined, the public could watch a livestream of the work on the United Conservative Party we
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

CALGARY — Family and friends are rallying around the children of a Calgary woman who died after a road-rage shooting led to a crash.
DeRosario proud of soccer's evolution into a diverse sport in Canada

DeRosario proud of soccer's evolution into a diverse sport in Canada

CALGARY — When Canada takes to the pitch in Qatar in November to play its first World Cup game since 1986, it will be a proud moment for longtime men’s national team member Dwayne de Rosario.
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

EDMONTON — 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.