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St. Albert business owner joins calls for cap on food delivery fees

St. Albert business owner joins calls for cap on food delivery fees

Cap would help local business owners keep their doors open, according to industry representatives
Pastor of Alberta church accused of breaking COVID-19 health rules held in custody

Pastor of Alberta church accused of breaking COVID-19 health rules held in custody

Pastor James Coates of GraceLife church was remanded in custody after refusing to abide by conditions of his release pending trial, police said.
Albertan Mars scientist excitedly awaits landing of NASA's Perseverance probe

Albertan Mars scientist excitedly awaits landing of NASA's Perseverance probe

U of A planetary geologist Chris Herd, one of a select team of scientists working with NASA, will be monitoring the rover and tell it when to sample.
Alberta extends COVID-19 financial aid to help struggling smaller businesses

Alberta extends COVID-19 financial aid to help struggling smaller businesses

Premier Jason Kenney says an extra $10,000 will be made available per organization – on top of previous grants totalling no more than $20,000 – for a new maximum of $30,000.
Fraudsters scam St. Albert resident of more than $20,000

Fraudsters scam St. Albert resident of more than $20,000

Bait and switch cons increasing
'It's a long time coming': Tim Hortons' roll up the rim contest goes digital

'It's a long time coming': Tim Hortons' roll up the rim contest goes digital

Customers will now scan the Tim Hortons app on their smartphone at the time of purchase to earn a "roll," or scan a loyalty card and later log into the contest’s website to see the rolls and prizes they've earned.
Man accused of harassing cougar with slingshot bails on court day

Man accused of harassing cougar with slingshot bails on court day

Parks Canada officials say the Prince Albert, Sask. individual charged in this incident did not appear in court and a warrant was issued for his arrest.
Trudeau government would allow municipalities to ban handguns under new bill

Trudeau government would allow municipalities to ban handguns under new bill

Such bylaws could forbid keeping handguns at home, meaning they would have to be stored at a licensed business, or they might go further by outlawing handguns anywhere in a municipality.
Nurses, contact tracers responding to Olymel pork plant outbreak in Alberta

Nurses, contact tracers responding to Olymel pork plant outbreak in Alberta

Alberta Health has been notified of 343 cases linked to this outbreak. Of these, 200 are active, 142 recovered. One worker has died.
North American stock markets set new records as crude oil surpasses US$60 per barrel

North American stock markets set new records as crude oil surpasses US$60 per barrel

"Energy is the best performing sector year-to-date and that feels like it's a trade that is going to keep going as the commodity rebounds."