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New paid sick leave rules coming into effect for federally regulated workers

New paid sick leave rules coming into effect for federally regulated workers

Employees in federally regulated private-sector workplaces are now eligible for 10 days of paid sick leave.
Murder charge laid following death of 66-year-old man in Northern Alberta

Murder charge laid following death of 66-year-old man in Northern Alberta

RCMP have laid a second degree murder charge after responding to a call of a serious assault in Saddle Lake in the early morning hours of Nov. 30.
Cybersecurity attack proving costly for Alberta town

Cybersecurity attack proving costly for Alberta town

Administration in Banff has asked for an additional $220,000 for cybersecurity measures following computer hacking attack back in March.
Full parole revoked for murderer of Banff cab driver in 1990

Full parole revoked for murderer of Banff cab driver in 1990

Following a November hearing, the Parole Board of Canada ruled 51-year-old Ryan Jason Love, who had been granted full parole in 2012, posed a risk to the community.
Alberta Mountie charged with manslaughter tells jury she feared for her life

Alberta Mountie charged with manslaughter tells jury she feared for her life

Const. Jessica Brown and Cpl. Randy Stenger are on trial for the fatal shooting of a man at a rest stop near Whitecourt in 2018.
List of areas the Alberta government accuses Ottawa of overreaching

List of areas the Alberta government accuses Ottawa of overreaching

The first bill introduced by the United Conservative Party government Tuesday was one aimed at shielding the province from federal laws it deems harmful to its interests.
Modular fire hall could be a first for Northern Alberta city

Modular fire hall could be a first for Northern Alberta city

St. Albert is considering a modular design for new fire station as it would lower project cost and provide greater flexibility.
Alberta Court of Appeal orders new trial for man acquitted of beating four-year-old

Alberta Court of Appeal orders new trial for man acquitted of beating four-year-old

Man was found not guilty last year of aggravated assault on his four-year-old stepdaughter, who suffered a life-altering head injury.
Parks Canada ending road rescue contract in Kootenay National Park

Parks Canada ending road rescue contract in Kootenay National Park

Banff officials have grave concerns about the safety of travellers as a result of Parks Canada’s decision to end its contract for road rescue and other emergency responses in Kootenay National Park.
Trudeau says nothing is off the table when it comes to Smith's new sovereignty act

Trudeau says nothing is off the table when it comes to Smith's new sovereignty act

Prime minister said Wednesday his government will be watching closely what happens next, but added he is not looking for a fight.