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Kenney relieves justice minister of duties, orders investigation into police call

Kenney relieves justice minister of duties, orders investigation into police call

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney has relieved Justice Minister Kaycee Madu of his duties after it came to light that Madu called Edmonton’s police chief about a traffic ticket.
2021 home sales set new record, tops previous high by 20 per cent: CREA

2021 home sales set new record, tops previous high by 20 per cent: CREA

Canadian annual home sales reached a new high in 2021, eclipsing the previous record set in 2020 by about 20 per cent.
Murder charges laid in Airdrie woman's death

Murder charges laid in Airdrie woman's death

A 20-year-old Airdrie man is facing second-degree murder charges in what's now been deemed a homicide.
Airlines, airport ask government to drop arrivals testing requirement

Airlines, airport ask government to drop arrivals testing requirement

MONTREAL — Canada's largest airlines and its busiest airport asked the federal government Monday to drop its rule requiring vaccinated travellers to test on arrival for COVID-19.
Banff to explore options for paid parking expansion

Banff to explore options for paid parking expansion

“We’ve seen visitors are more than willing to pay to park in our town."
Central Alberta school board commits $10,000 to address racism

Central Alberta school board commits $10,000 to address racism

Funding comes after a social media post that involved youth from the St. Paul area saying racial slurs.
Canadian Press NewsAlert: Health Canada approves Pfizer antiviral

Canadian Press NewsAlert: Health Canada approves Pfizer antiviral

OTTAWA — Health Canada has approved Pfizer's antiviral treatment for COVID-19.
More supports come to cattle producers affected by drought

More supports come to cattle producers affected by drought

Millions earmarked through federal-provincial disaster relief framework , AgriRecovery program.
Cold snap sees Central Alberta cat rescues under pressure

Cold snap sees Central Alberta cat rescues under pressure

Kitten found in St. Albert dumpster one of many abandoned or surrendered during the last few week.
In shadow of pandemic, Danish queen marks 50 years on throne

In shadow of pandemic, Danish queen marks 50 years on throne

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark’s Queen Margrethe marked her 50 years on the throne of Europe’s oldest ruling monarchy Friday, with some of the planned festivities postponed for September due to the pandemic.