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Creator's Stone meteorite to be returned to its historic site after over 150 years

Creator's Stone meteorite to be returned to its historic site after over 150 years

EDMONTON — After years of negotiations, the Alberta government signed an agreement Friday with a First Nations group committing to return an ancient meteorite to its historic location after being displaced for over 150 years.
Canada has now ended its COVID-19 travel restrictions, mask mandates

Canada has now ended its COVID-19 travel restrictions, mask mandates

OTTAWA — As of this morning, travellers to Canada do not need to show proof of vaccination against COVID-19 — and wearing a mask on planes and trains is now optional, though it is still recommended.
Wave of retirement hits Canadian workforce as healthcare, education lose workers

Wave of retirement hits Canadian workforce as healthcare, education lose workers

TORONTO — Canada is facing a wave of retirements driven by workers in high-pressure sectors, with an increasing number retiring before they turn 65.
Two Edmonton police officers have been charged with assault after an arrest in March

Two Edmonton police officers have been charged with assault after an arrest in March

EDMONTON — Two Edmonton Police Service officers have been jointly charged with assault and assault with a weapon after an altercation with a suspect in March.
'Concocted': Prosecutor attacks teen's testimony in officer's hit-and-run death

'Concocted': Prosecutor attacks teen's testimony in officer's hit-and-run death

CALGARY — A Crown prosecutor says testimony from a teen charged with first-degree murder in the hit-and-run death of a Calgary police officer is "vague and unreliable," but the accused's lawyer says his client is telling the truth and simply made an
Alberta government adds $750 million to health-care system in agreement with doctors

Alberta government adds $750 million to health-care system in agreement with doctors

RED DEER, Alta. — The United Conservative Party government says it will spend another $750 million on health care as part of an agreement with the Alberta Medical Association.
WestJet ramps up fleet with purchase of 42 more airplanes

WestJet ramps up fleet with purchase of 42 more airplanes

CALGARY — WestJet is making a substantial addition to its fleet with the purchase of 42 aircraft. The Calgary-based airline announced the agreement with Boeing for the purchase of the 737-10 MAX planes on Thursday.
Drugs behind deaths of nine Alberta youth in care: Child and Youth Advocate

Drugs behind deaths of nine Alberta youth in care: Child and Youth Advocate

EDMONTON — The office of Alberta's Child and Youth Advocate has released a report into the deaths of 15 young people in government care and most involved drugs.
Vancouver-based filmmaker connects with Hylo roots through new short film

Vancouver-based filmmaker connects with Hylo roots through new short film

A deep love for motorcycles over the years became a gateway for Lori Lozinski to process the grief of losing her parents.
Supreme Court of Canada won't hear appeals in Alberta coal project case

Supreme Court of Canada won't hear appeals in Alberta coal project case

OTTAWA — Canada's top court won't hear an appeal of a regulatory decision that blocked development of an open-pit coal mine in the Alberta Rockies.