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Calgary couple stranded in India by COVID-19 pandemic killed: family

Calgary couple stranded in India by COVID-19 pandemic killed: family

CALGARY — A retired couple stranded in India by the COVID-19 pandemic were killed and robbed before they could get on a flight back to Canada.
Alberta overhauls real estate regulator in wake of prior dysfunctional board

Alberta overhauls real estate regulator in wake of prior dysfunctional board

EDMONTON — Alberta is restructuring its real estate regulator, eight months after the government fired the previous board on the grounds it was irredeemably dysfunctional. "Bill 20 ...

Second phase COVID-19 relaunch in Alberta could be coming sooner than later

EDMONTON — Alberta's top doctor says the second phase of the province's relaunch after COVID-19 shutdowns could occur ahead of schedule. Chief medical health officer Dr.
Arrest in 'tragic, senseless' death of Calgary chef during break and enter

Arrest in 'tragic, senseless' death of Calgary chef during break and enter

CALGARY — Police have arrested a man in the killing of a longtime chef during an attempted break and enter at a cannabis shop next to a cafe he was about to open.
Premier says Alberta centralizing firearms testing to prevent trial delays

Premier says Alberta centralizing firearms testing to prevent trial delays

EDMONTON — Premier Jason Kenney, saying Alberta needs to take the initiative given recent gun bans by the federal government, is taking all forensic firearms testing in-house.
Alberta Opposition calls on government to consult on provincial parks

Alberta Opposition calls on government to consult on provincial parks

EDMONTON — The Alberta Opposition is calling on the government to hold virtual public hearings on a plan to remove dozens of parks and recreation sites from the provincial system.
Two-time Olympic gold medallist Haley Irwin retires from national hockey team

Two-time Olympic gold medallist Haley Irwin retires from national hockey team

CALGARY — Two-time Olympic gold medallist Haley Irwin has announced her retirement from the Canadian women's hockey team. The 31-year-old forward from Thunder Bay, Ont.
'Even if no one is watching:' Parade marshal named for cancelled Stampede

'Even if no one is watching:' Parade marshal named for cancelled Stampede

CALGARY — Filipe Masetti Leite has spent a lot of alone time in the saddle criss-crossing countries on horseback over the last eight years.
Alberta introduces legislation to regulate vaping, ban e-cigarettes for minors

Alberta introduces legislation to regulate vaping, ban e-cigarettes for minors

EDMONTON — Alberta has introduced new legislation on vaping that would include a ban on anyone under 18 from using e-cigarettes.

Alberta announces 13 new cases of COVID-19, no new deaths

EDMONTON — Alberta is reporting 13 new cases of COVID-19, a drop from the day before. The province says there have been no additional deaths from the illness. The total number of cases in Alberta stands at 7,057.