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'Short-term pain': Group of Alberta lawyers escalate job action over legal aid cases

'Short-term pain': Group of Alberta lawyers escalate job action over legal aid cases

Alberta criminal defence lawyers are taking another step in their dispute with the provincial government over the amount of compensation paid by Legal Aid Alberta.
More than 100 commercial trucks off roads due to safety violations: Edmonton police

More than 100 commercial trucks off roads due to safety violations: Edmonton police

About 110 commercial vehicles were pulled off the road in Edmonton last week for failing to meet various safety compliance regulations.
Family says Bill Blaikie, who served as NDP MP for nearly 30 years, dies

Family says Bill Blaikie, who served as NDP MP for nearly 30 years, dies

Manitoba politician Bill Blaikie, who spent nearly 30 years as a member of Parliament with the federal New Democrats, has died.
Mountie injured after knife incident at Edmonton's airport

Mountie injured after knife incident at Edmonton's airport

RCMP say one of their officers was injured after chasing down a knife-wielding person at Edmonton International Airport
B.C. seniors have lowest financial support in Canada, says advocate

B.C. seniors have lowest financial support in Canada, says advocate

VICTORIA — Seniors Advocate Isobel Mackenzie says British Columbia ranks last among Canada's provinces and territories in providing key financial support for seniors.
'King Lear,' 'Rent' among highlights of Stratford Festival's 2023 slate

'King Lear,' 'Rent' among highlights of Stratford Festival's 2023 slate

The Stratford Festival is bridging the old and the new with a 2023 slate featuring Shakespeare classics, beloved musicals and fresh takes on familiar stories.
Poll shows Canada ranks #60 in the world for gender parity in politics; majority of Canadians aren’t pleased.

Poll shows Canada ranks #60 in the world for gender parity in politics; majority of Canadians aren’t pleased.

Campaign aims to shine spotlight on problem of Canada's gender parity in politics
More awareness, education needed to better treat polycystic ovary syndrome

More awareness, education needed to better treat polycystic ovary syndrome

Survey shows many women may not be getting information and support they need for a condition that causes infertility and is linked with a host of health risks.
Update: Senior-focused issues at heart of show marking International Seniors Day

Update: Senior-focused issues at heart of show marking International Seniors Day

Feel invisible; not of any use as you age? Sometimes you gotta laugh, yes, but there's room for thoughtful consideration in this senior-focused production, too.
Oilers boast talent needed for a playoff run, but know a long season lies ahead

Oilers boast talent needed for a playoff run, but know a long season lies ahead

The Edmonton Oilers officially began training camp Wednesday.