November 25th, 2017

Provincial News

Greg Clark quits as Alberta Party leader, says party poised to grow

By The Canadian Press on November 10th, 2017

EDMONTON – Alberta Party Leader Greg Clark is stepping down. Clark says he is quitting the position to spark a leadership race he says is needed to galvanize support for a party that is on the rise. Clark says there’s an opportunity for the Alberta Party to capture the vast majority of voters who are ... Read More »

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Weed fight: Alberta balks at federal proposal for 50-50 tax split on cannabis

By The Canadian Press on November 10th, 2017

CALGARY – Alberta’s finance minister has a blunt reaction to the federal government seeking to split tax profits on pot on a 50-50 basis. Joe Ceci says he wonders what Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government “is smoking.” Ottawa is proposing an excise tax of $1 per gram of marijuana or 10 per cent of the ... Read More »

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Alberta children’s worker charged with child luring, porn offences

By The Canadian Press on November 10th, 2017

EDMONTON – An Alberta Children’s Services worker whose house also operated as a unlicensed child care home is facing several charges, including child luring. Rae Neveu, who is 60, is also charged with possessing and accessing child pornography. Police say he was working as a case aide for children’s services in Stony Plain, west of ... Read More »

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Person found dead after fire breaks out in Edmonton seniors’ building

By The Canadian Press on November 10th, 2017

EDMONTON – Firefighters responding to a blaze at an Edmonton seniors’ home have found a body inside. Maya Filipovic with Edmonton Fire Rescue Services says crews were called to St. Andrew’s Ukrainian Selo centre just after 11 p.m. Thursday. She says the fire was contained to one suite and it’s not yet known if the ... Read More »

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Women charged, in custody after children left in vehicle for an hour in freezing cold in Lethbridge

By J.W. Schnarr on December 16th, 2016

jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Two women have been charged with failing to provide the necessities of life after two small children were found unattended in a locked vehicle last night. Lethbridge Police Service rescued a three-year-old girl and four-year-old boy who were left unattended for over an hour in -18 C weather. At approximately 11:30 p.m., police responded ... Read More »

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WestJet Christmas Miracle

By Medicine Hat News on December 2nd, 2014

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