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Fiona storm cleanup and Alberta's firearms fight: In The News for Sept. 27

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022. What we are watching in Canada ...
Alberta to change licences in spring, reduce second road tests for new drivers

Alberta to change licences in spring, reduce second road tests for new drivers

CALGARY — A graduated driver's licence program in Alberta that has been in effect for the past 19 years is getting an overhaul. The Graduated Driver Licensing program was introduced in Alberta in 2003.
Alberta plans to resist federal efforts to seize prohibited weapons: Shandro

Alberta plans to resist federal efforts to seize prohibited weapons: Shandro

CALGARY — The Alberta government is taking steps to oppose federal firearms prohibition legislation and the potential seizure of thousands of assault-style weapons.
Justice minister says province not willing to undermine Legal Aid Alberta review

Justice minister says province not willing to undermine Legal Aid Alberta review

CALGARY — Alberta Justice Minister Tyler Shandro says the province does not want to undermine a review of Legal Aid to satisfy criminal defence lawyers who have taken job action over the amount they're compensated.
Feedlot owner wants review of decision to deny expansion near popular Alberta lake

Feedlot owner wants review of decision to deny expansion near popular Alberta lake

EDMONTON — A feedlot owner wants a regulatory board to take another look at its decision to deny his request to expand his operation near a popular recreational lake in central Alberta Greg Thalen of G&S Farms had proposed a 4,000-head feedlot ne

Woodland Cree tells residents to stay home after shooting suspect spotted

CADOTTE LAKE, Alta. — Woodland Cree First Nation's chief and council are telling residents to stay home following reports that a suspect in a shooting two months ago was spotted in the Cadotte Lake area.

Museum returns artifacts to First Nation in northern Alberta

EDMONTON — The Royal Alberta Museum has returned seven artifacts from its collection to the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation.
Huberdeau flexes offensive muscle in Flames 4-0 pre-season win over Canucks

Huberdeau flexes offensive muscle in Flames 4-0 pre-season win over Canucks

CALGARY — The game-winning goal in his first game made for a solid first impression for Jonathan Huberdeau in his Calgary Flames debut.
Oilers net shutout, goal outburst in 4-0 pre-season win over Jets

Oilers net shutout, goal outburst in 4-0 pre-season win over Jets

EDMONTON — Stuart Skinner looks ready to make the permanent move up to the big leagues with the Edmonton Oilers.
Mountie injured after knife incident at Edmonton's airport

Mountie injured after knife incident at Edmonton's airport

EDMONTON — RCMP say one of their officers was injured after chasing down a person at Edmonton International Airport who was allegedly brandishing a knife.
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