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Man charged in death of Métis hunters confessed to police; trial continues

Man charged in death of Métis hunters confessed to police; trial continues

“We just made a bad judgment call. Should have phoned right off the hop … it’d have been a lot less than what it is now," said Roger Bilodeau about not calling the RCMP the night two Métis hunters were shot to death on the highway.
Branch pierced Texas man's eye, went into his brain, in West Coast Trail accident

Branch pierced Texas man's eye, went into his brain, in West Coast Trail accident

A Texas man is recovering in a B.C. hospital after a branch pierced his left eye and rammed into his skull when he fell off a log while hiking on the rugged West Coast Trail.
Gas prices down slightly from record highs earlier this week

Gas prices down slightly from record highs earlier this week

Gasoline prices in Canada have declined slightly just before the May long weekend, but it's still expected to be a pricey summer at the pumps. As of midday Friday, the average retail price at the pump across Canada was $1.
Alberta needs cohesive flood planning: experts

Alberta needs cohesive flood planning: experts

Anticipated climate change costs in the millions, according to report. More data and planning is needed to deal with flooding in Alberta, says expert.
Dairy truck takes a spill in Downtown Cochrane

Dairy truck takes a spill in Downtown Cochrane

No, that white stuff covering a street on in Cochrane, Alberta isn't snow... it's milk
Cabinet delivers standing ovation as Alberta Premier Kenney stays on as UCP leader

Cabinet delivers standing ovation as Alberta Premier Kenney stays on as UCP leader

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says he is staying in the top job to maintain "continuity" until a new leader of his United Conservative Party is chosen.
More than 250,000 packets of cigarettes recalled in Canada — due to fire hazard

More than 250,000 packets of cigarettes recalled in Canada — due to fire hazard

Yes, apparently they burn their full length too much and may start a fire on textiles, etc. if dropped. Who knew...
Community to meet to discuss proposed feedlot near fragile Alberta recreational lake

Community to meet to discuss proposed feedlot near fragile Alberta recreational lake

Cottage owners and farmers who say a proposed feedlot threatens the water quality of a popular lake are to gather this weekend to discuss how they can keep making their case to the regulatory body that will rule on the project.
Two Northern Alberta men arrested following cocaine seizure

Two Northern Alberta men arrested following cocaine seizure

Maskwacis RCMP and St. Albert RCMP have arrested two men on drug charges after a month-long investigation.
Kenney will remain at UCP helm until new leader is chosen

Kenney will remain at UCP helm until new leader is chosen

The premier isn't leaving his post just yet.