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Alberta city cancels Canada Day fireworks at site of former residential school

Alberta city cancels Canada Day fireworks at site of former residential school

ST. ALBERT, Alta. — A city northwest of Edmonton says it has cancelled its Canada Day fireworks display because it was to be held on the site of a former residential school. The City of St.
Armed man sought by police in northern Alberta dies shortly after arrest, RCMP say

Armed man sought by police in northern Alberta dies shortly after arrest, RCMP say

EDMONTON — A man police were searching for near a provincial park in northern Alberta died shortly after he was arrested, RCMP said.
'No more limits': Alberta to lift all remaining COVID-19 public health restrictions

'No more limits': Alberta to lift all remaining COVID-19 public health restrictions

EDMONTON — Alberta will become the first province or territory to remove all COVID-19 restrictions when it lifts its remaining public health measures on July 1.

WHL extends contract of commission Ron Robison for three years

CALGARY — The Western Hockey League's board of governors has extended the contract of commissioner Ron Robison for three years.
Trial date to be set for teen accused in Calgary officer's hit-and-run death

Trial date to be set for teen accused in Calgary officer's hit-and-run death

CALGARY — A teen charged with first-degree murder in the hit-and-run death of a Calgary police officer is expected to have a trial date set at the end of the month.

Calgary man convicted of murder in child death to face sentencing in September

CALGARY — A sentencing hearing is to be held in September for a Calgary man convicted of second-degree murder in the beating death of his girlfriend's three-year-old daughter. Ivy Wick was injured on Sept.
Panel says Grassy Mountain coal mine in Alberta Rockies not in public interest

Panel says Grassy Mountain coal mine in Alberta Rockies not in public interest

A joint federal-provincial review has denied an application for an open-pit coal mine in Alberta's Rocky Mountains, saying its impacts on the environment and Indigenous rights aren't worth the economic benefits it would bring.
Alberta confirms two patient deaths from COVID-19 Delta variant at Calgary hospital

Alberta confirms two patient deaths from COVID-19 Delta variant at Calgary hospital

EDMONTON — A health spokesman says two patients at Calgary’s Foothills hospital have died from the Delta variant of COVID-19 — and one had been fully immunized.
Head coach Dave Dickenson rounds out his Calgary Stampeders staff for upcoming season

Head coach Dave Dickenson rounds out his Calgary Stampeders staff for upcoming season

CALGARY — Head coach Dave Dickenson rounded out his Calgary Stampeders staff for the 2021 season Thursday. Bob Slowik joins the Stampeders as a defensive assistant while T.J. Vernieri has been added as offensive assistant.
Pembina and TC Energy team up for carbon transportation and sequestration project

Pembina and TC Energy team up for carbon transportation and sequestration project

CALGARY — Pembina Pipeline Corp. and TC Energy Corp. have announced a plan to develop a carbon transportation and sequestration system in Alberta.