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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."
Louise Bernice Halfe - Sky Dancer named Parliamentary Poet Laureate

Louise Bernice Halfe - Sky Dancer named Parliamentary Poet Laureate

Originally from Saddle Lake, Louise Bernice Halfe says she's honoured to be able to serve people from coast to coast with her new appointment as Parliamentary Poet Laureate.
Olymel temporarily shuts Alberta pork plant with COVID-19 outbreak

Olymel temporarily shuts Alberta pork plant with COVID-19 outbreak

In a statement Monday, the company said management no longer believes its hog slaughtering, cutting and deboning plant in Red Deer can be operated safely and efficiently.
Major Australian media company strikes Google news pay deal

Major Australian media company strikes Google news pay deal

The deal was struck under Google’s own model, News Showcase. Google has reached pay deals with more than 450 publications globally since News Showcase was launched in October.
Outdoor hockey players in Alberta break records, raise $1.8M for cancer research

Outdoor hockey players in Alberta break records, raise $1.8M for cancer research

Forty people took turns playing hockey on an outdoor rink 24 hours a day, seven days a week since Feb. 4 to raise $1.5 million for cancer research at the University of Alberta.