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Southern Alberta man wants to withdraw guilty plea on hatred charge

MEDICINE HAT, Alta. — A southeastern Alberta man who pleaded guilty to wilfully promoting hatred on fake currency wants to withdraw his plea and has parted ways with his lawyer.
Undetected cracks blamed for Enbridge gas pipeline blast in B.C. in 2018

Undetected cracks blamed for Enbridge gas pipeline blast in B.C. in 2018

CALGARY — A delayed inspection and a failure to predict how fast cracks could develop from corrosion are cited in a report describing the cause of an explosion and fire in an Enbridge Inc. natural gas pipeline northeast of Prince George, B.C.
Advocacy groups, First Nations to weigh in on Alberta environmental review case

Advocacy groups, First Nations to weigh in on Alberta environmental review case

CALGARY — Alberta's top court is allowing a dozen submissions to be heard from advocacy groups and First Nations in the province's constitutional challenge to Ottawa's revamped environmental assessment rules Alberta's United Conservative government h

Ontario man charged after DNA testing in historical sexual assault in Edmonton

EDMONTON — A 66-year-old Ontario man has been charged in a sexual assault reported in Edmonton nearly four decades ago. Police say they responded to a call around 3:30 a.m. on Sept.

Ontario man charged after DNA testing in historical sexual assault in Edmonton

EDMONTON — A 66-year-old Ontario man has been charged in a sexual assault reported in Edmonton nearly four decades ago. Police say they responded to a call around 3:30 a.m. on Sept.
Boy hit by school bus in Edmonton taken to hospital with serious injuries

Boy hit by school bus in Edmonton taken to hospital with serious injuries

EDMONTON — A 12-year old boy has been rushed to hospital in Edmonton after he was hit by a school bus. Edmonton police say officers responded to a report of a collision about 8:30 a.m.
Boy hit by school bus in Edmonton taken to hospital with serious injuries

Boy hit by school bus in Edmonton taken to hospital with serious injuries

EDMONTON — A 12-year old boy has been rushed to hospital in Edmonton after he was hit by a school bus. Edmonton police say officers responded to a report of a collision about 8:30 a.m.
TransAlta reports $66M fourth-quarter profit compared with $122M loss a year ago

TransAlta reports $66M fourth-quarter profit compared with $122M loss a year ago

CALGARY — TransAlta Corp. reported a fourth-quarter profit of $66 million compared with a loss of $122 million in the fourth quarter of 2018. The power producer says the profit amounted to 24 cents per diluted share for the three months ended Dec.

WHL Roundup: Ryan Chyzowski's hat trick leads Tigers past Broncos 5-2

MEDICINE HAT, Alta. — Ryan Chyzowski had a hat trick to lead the Medicine Hat Tigers past the Swift Current Broncos 5-2 on Tuesday in the Western Hockey League. Chyzowski put away the winner for the Tigers at the 19:32 mark of the second period.

Calgary man who took magic mushrooms found not guilty of assaulting professor

CALGARY — A Calgary judge has acquitted a former university student on charges connected to a drug-fuelled attack on a professor.