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Lifeguard faces criminal charge after man drowns at northern Alberta pool

Lifeguard faces criminal charge after man drowns at northern Alberta pool

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — Alberta RCMP have charged a lifeguard with criminal negligence causing death after a drowning at a public swimming pool.

Calgary father sentenced to two years in prison for neglect of disabled adult son

CALGARY — A Calgary father has been sentenced to two years in prison for failing to provide the necessaries of life for his severely disabled adult son. Jonathon Grunewald and Malinda Phillips entered guilty pleas in January.
Former head of Alberta Human Rights Commission suing justice minister over dismissal

Former head of Alberta Human Rights Commission suing justice minister over dismissal

EDMONTON — The former head of the Alberta Human Rights Commission is suing the province's justice minister for wrongful dismissal, claiming Tyler Shandro caved in to carefully orchestrated political pressure.
Edmonton police use DNA phenotyping to find sex assault suspect

Edmonton police use DNA phenotyping to find sex assault suspect

Edmonton police say they are using DNA phenotyping, for the first time in its history, in trying to solve a sexual assault.
TC Energy spending $146 million to build solar power project in Alberta

TC Energy spending $146 million to build solar power project in Alberta

CALGARY — TC Energy Corp. has announced it will build its first Canadian solar power farm, a $146-million project south of Calgary. The company said Tuesday its Saddlebrook solar project will be located near Aldersyde, Alta.
Holloway leads Oilers to 7-2 pre-season rout over Canucks

Holloway leads Oilers to 7-2 pre-season rout over Canucks

EDMONTON — It would appear you can add Dylan Holloway’s name to the Edmonton Oilers season-starting roster in indelible ink.
Tanev's pre-season debut helps Flames beat Kraken 4-1

Tanev's pre-season debut helps Flames beat Kraken 4-1

CALGARY — When Chris Tanev last played in an NHL game in the spring, he was playing through a dislocated shoulder. He's healthy again and it showed on Monday night.
Alberta Court of Justice: Provincial court to get new name next year

Alberta Court of Justice: Provincial court to get new name next year

EDMONTON — Alberta's provincial court is getting a new name. The provincial government says the court will be renamed the Alberta Court of Justice to better represent its responsibilities. The change comes into effect on April 1, 2023.
Smith won't seek early vote if she wins UCP leadership, becomes next Alberta premier

Smith won't seek early vote if she wins UCP leadership, becomes next Alberta premier

United Conservative Party leadership candidate Danielle Smith says she would not call an early election to seek a broad mandate on her policy ideas if she wins this week's vote and becomes Alberta's next premier.
More MRI, CT scans being completed than before pandemic: Alberta Health Services

More MRI, CT scans being completed than before pandemic: Alberta Health Services

EDMONTON — Alberta Health Services says more MRI and CT scans are being completed now than before the COVID-19 pandemic and there are shorter wait times for urgent cases.
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