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Alberta will take part in Emergencies Act inquiry

Alberta will take part in Emergencies Act inquiry

The federal Public Order Emergency Commission has granted Alberta full standing to participate in the public inquiry into the use of the Emergencies Act during the Ottawa truckers’ protest and blockades at international border crossings last February.
Lawyer says 'Freedom Convoy' organizer Tamara Lich arrested

Lawyer says 'Freedom Convoy' organizer Tamara Lich arrested

A lawyer for "Freedom Convoy" organizer Tamara Lich says the Alberta woman has been arrested.
Airdrie track athlete wins gold in heptathlon at Canadian nationals

Airdrie track athlete wins gold in heptathlon at Canadian nationals

A Southern Alberta woman won gold at the open women's heptathlon at the National Canadian Track and Field championships, in Langley B.C.
Sundre rodeo organizer denounces controversial parade float

Sundre rodeo organizer denounces controversial parade float

The president of the Sundre Rodeo & Race Association denounced a parade display that made the community go viral for all the wrong reasons.
Cochrane grad scouted for Miss Filipina International pageant

Cochrane grad scouted for Miss Filipina International pageant

Jassi Trimming will take to the international stage in eight-inch heels next month, representing Alberta and her home province of Southern Leyte in the Philippines.
Canada Day Races resume at Millarville track

Canada Day Races resume at Millarville track

The Millarville Races is back with entertainment, on and off the track, for the first time in three years.
Fist fight in family restaurant results in suspended sentence, $1,200 fine

Fist fight in family restaurant results in suspended sentence, $1,200 fine

A man who was found guilty of attacking one man and stomping another man’s phone at a St. Albert restaurant was sentenced this month.
Grade 9 PAT answers leaked on social media

Grade 9 PAT answers leaked on social media

Provincial achievement test results will likely still be used as final assessments by some school divisions despite answers being shared on TikTok posts.
Prosecutor manual changes will target hate crimes

Prosecutor manual changes will target hate crimes

Changes to Alberta Crown prosecutors manual will target hate crime and provide improved protection for victims.
Keeping carbon underground goal of new research project

Keeping carbon underground goal of new research project

A new project from University of Alberta researchers will map how much carbon is in the soil in the grasslands and help farmers and producers keep their carbon underground.