November 14th, 2018

Provincial News

Former Edmonton payroll clerk accused of $1.4 million fraud: police

By The Canadian Press on November 13th, 2018

EDMONTON – A former Edmonton payroll clerk is accused of bilking her employer of $1.4 million. Police say a woman falsified paycheques between 2007 and 2014 at a transport company where she worked as a payroll administrator. Investigators contend that she created false payroll deposits for more than 500 employees, changed their banking information and ... Read More »

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TransCanada staunchly supports Keystone XL pipeline despite latest court setback

By Dan Healing, The Canadian Press on November 13th, 2018

CALGARY – TransCanada Corp. says it doesn’t know when it will be able to build its Keystone XL pipeline after a Montana judge stopped it last week but it is confident the project will make money once it is built and in service. It’s too soon to say what the decision by U.S. District Judge ... Read More »

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WHL Roundup: Kemp, Fix-Wolansky help Oil Kings down Hurricanes 6-4

By The Canadian Press on November 12th, 2018

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. – Brett Kemp and Trey Fix-Wolansky both scored and added two assists to lead the Edmonton Oil Kings past the Lethbridge Hurricanes 6-4 on Monday in Western Hockey League play. Vince Loschiavo put away the winner 9:39 into the third period for Edmonton (13-7-2), while Liam Keeler, Conner McDonald and Jalen Luypen rounded ... Read More »

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Oilers assign forwards Jesse Puljujarvi, Kailer Yamamoto to AHL Bakersfield

By The Canadian Press on November 10th, 2018

EDMONTON – The Edmonton Oilers have assigned forwards Jesse Puljujarvi and Kailer Yamamoto to the American Hockey League’s Bakersfield Condors. The team announced the moves Saturday in a release. Puljujarvi, the fourth overall pick at the 2016 NHL draft, had one goal and a minus-5 rating in 11 games with Edmonton this season. He had ... Read More »

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Attempted murder charge after woman pushed in front of Calgary transit train

By The Canadian Press on November 9th, 2018

CALGARY – A woman in Calgary has been charged with attempted murder after another woman was pushed in front of a light-rail transit train. Police say a man and a woman in her 60s were waiting for train on a platform near Stampede Park on Thursday afternoon when they were approached from behind. Investigators say ... Read More »

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Alberta RCMP identify explosion suspect in Edmonton-area parkade

By The Canadian Press on November 8th, 2018

SHERWOOD PARK, Alta. – RCMP have identified a suspect who died after he was found in an underground parkade where two explosions occurred on Tuesday. Kane Kosolowsky was discovered injured in a vehicle at a complex in Sherwood Park, just east of Edmonton, that houses Strathcona County’s civic offices, a library and a restaurant. The ... Read More »

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Alberta RCMP identify suspect who died after explosion in parkade

By The Canadian Press on November 8th, 2018

SHERWOOD PARK, Alta. – RCMP have identified a suspect who died after he was found in an underground parkade where two explosions occurred on Tuesday. Kane Kosolowsky was discovered injured in a vehicle at a complex in Sherwood Park, just east of Edmonton, that houses Strathcona County’s civic offices, a library and a restaurant. The ... Read More »

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‘Deliberate destruction:’ Alberta judge concerned about Indigenous justice

By The Canadian Press on November 8th, 2018

MEDICINE HAT, Alta. – An Alberta judge faced with sentencing a woman for manslaughter last summer expressed concern about how people of Indigenous descent are treated in the courts. Court of Queen’s Bench Justice James Langston sentenced Barbara Elizabeth Holmes in August to five years in prison. His written decision was released Thursday. “This is ... Read More »

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Suspect who died after explosion in parkade unconnected to any group: RCMP

By The Canadian Press on November 8th, 2018

SHERWOOD PARK, Alta. – RCMP say a suspect who died after two explosions at a county office near Edmonton is not connected to any group or ideology. The identity of the 21-year-old man has not been released and a motive remains unclear. The two explosions happened Tuesday night in an underground parkade at a complex ... Read More »

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Suspect dead after explosions, fire in county office outside Edmonton

By The Canadian Press on November 7th, 2018

SHERWOOD PARK, Alta. – Police say a 21-year-old man is dead following two explosions at a county office in a bedroom community just east of Edmonton. Emergency crews were called to reports of a fire on Tuesday night at a complex that houses the Strathcona County office, council chambers and the town library in Sherwood ... Read More »

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