Skip to content

Alberta News

Brooks Bandits, Prince George Spruce Kings to meet for Canada's junior-A title

BROOKS, Alta. — The host Brooks Bandits and Prince George Spruce Kings will meet for the Canadian junior-A men's hockey championship.

CPL: Jordan Brown keeps Cavalry undefeated in 1-0 win over FC Edmonton

CALGARY — Jordan Brown's goal before halftime stood as the winner and the Calgary Cavalry held on for a 1-0 win over provincial rival FC Edmonton on Saturday in Canadian Premier League action.

Speed, alcohol considered factors in deadly Calgary crash: police

CALGARY — The Calgary Police Service says two people are dead after an early-morning multiple-vehicle crash in the city's northeast. Police say both speed and alcohol are considered factors in the crash that happened at about 12:30 a.m. Saturday.

Almost $13 million to be paid to Grande Prairie hospital subcontractors, others

GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alta. — A court has ordered that nearly $13 million in Alberta government funds be paid to subcontractors and others involved in the building of a new hospital in Grande Prairie.
Calgary police looking for links in recent homicides of four men

Calgary police looking for links in recent homicides of four men

CALGARY — Police in Calgary say they are investigating possible links between four recent homicides in the city that could be related to drugs or organized crime.

Jury finds man guilty of first-degree murder of two Edmonton Mac's clerks

EDMONTON — A man has been found guilty of first-degree murder in the shooting deaths of two Edmonton convenience store clerks. Colton Steinhauer is one of three people who robbed and killed the two Mac's employees in December 2015.
Killer of missing Alberta seniors loses appeal of manslaughter convictions

Killer of missing Alberta seniors loses appeal of manslaughter convictions

EDMONTON — An appeal from the killer of two Edmonton-area seniors has been dismissed. Travis Vader asked the Alberta Court of Appeal for a new trial or for his manslaughter charges to be stayed.

Reeves leads Blades past Jr. Senators 7-4 at Canadian junior A championship

BROOKS, Alta. — Peyton Reeves had a hat trick as the Oakville Blades downed the Ottawa Jr. Senators 7-4 on Thursday at the Canadian junior A men's hockey championship.

Man who killed elderly couple with kitchen knife gets 15-year sentence

EDMONTON — A man who killed an elderly couple during a random 2016 break-in has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.

Alberta issues fire ban in northern part of province due to wildfire threat

EDMONTON — The Alberta government has imposed a fire ban and restrictions on off-highway vehicle use in the northern half of the province. The government says the decision was made due to the growing threat of wildfires.