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Alberta ref Lacey Senuk heading to Beijing Olympics

Alberta ref Lacey Senuk heading to Beijing Olympics

The St. Albert ice officiator will demonstrate her unflappable but fair demeanor as one of the refs for hockey when the Winter Olympics start on Feb. 4.
Central Alberta child left on school bus, spends half hour outside in freezing temperatures

Central Alberta child left on school bus, spends half hour outside in freezing temperatures

Kindergarten student found walking near a rural road in the St. Paul region, while temperatures dipped well below -20C.
Monday's snow squall stranded some motorists; killed, injured cattle in rollover

Monday's snow squall stranded some motorists; killed, injured cattle in rollover

Blowing snow the night of Jan. 17 created poor visibility and driving conditions along Hwy. 2 near Olds, Alberta.
Village in eastern Alberta tops Canada’s coldest places

Village in eastern Alberta tops Canada’s coldest places

Across most of Lakeland, extreme cold weather has prompted bus cancellations as areas plunge as low as –41.1C.
COVID-19 antiviral pill on its way across Canada, as some hospitalizations dip

COVID-19 antiviral pill on its way across Canada, as some hospitalizations dip

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the first shipment of an oral COVID-19 pill is making its way across Canada but is no substitute for vaccination against the rapidly spreading virus.
Suspended Alberta justice minister says not guilty of distracted driving

Suspended Alberta justice minister says not guilty of distracted driving

EDMONTON — Alberta cabinet minister Kaycee Madu says he understands why Premier Jason Kenney relieved him of the justice portfolio after Madu phoned Edmonton’s police chief about a traffic ticket.
Coquihalla Highway opened today to all traffic

Coquihalla Highway opened today to all traffic

The Coquihalla Highway re-opened today to all traffic but it's not what drivers remember it being.
Opposition wants Kenney to say when he knew of justice minister's police call

Opposition wants Kenney to say when he knew of justice minister's police call

EDMONTON — The Opposition in the Alberta legislature says Premier Jason Kenney needs to disclose when he learned that his justice minister had phoned Edmonton’s police chief about a traffic ticket and what Kenney did when he found out.
Suncor provides details on worker death; CEO says recent incidents 'not acceptable'

Suncor provides details on worker death; CEO says recent incidents 'not acceptable'

CALGARY — The chief executive of Suncor Energy Inc. says the company must do more to improve workplace safety after a truck crash earlier this month resulted in the death of a contractor at the company's Base Mine site near Fort McMurray, Alta.
Fraudulent crypto-trading platforms luring in Canadians, officials warn

Fraudulent crypto-trading platforms luring in Canadians, officials warn

Fraudsters target investors hoping to get in 'on the ground floor'
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