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    Teacher suspended on Alberta First Nation pleads guilty to child porn charges

    Teacher suspended on Alberta First Nation pleads guilty to child porn charges


    A 44-year-old man from Pincher Creek who taught at the Napi’s Playground Elementary School on the Piikani Nation has pleaded guilty to making and possessing child...

    A 44-year-old man from Pincher Creek who taught at the Napi’s Playground Elementary School on the Piikani Nation has pleaded guilty to making and possessing child pornography.

    U-turn detour planned as Glenmore Trail upgrades prompt nightly flyover closures this weekend

    U-turn detour planned as Glenmore Trail upgrades prompt nightly flyover closures this weekend


    Driver wanting to exit from southbound Crowchild Trail to eastbound Glenmore Trail S.W. will have to take a detour during early morning hours this weekend as crews complete upgrades in the...

    Driver wanting to exit from southbound Crowchild Trail to eastbound Glenmore Trail S.W. will have to take a detour during early morning hours this weekend as crews complete upgrades in the area.

    Alberta government apologizes for removing wreckage from plane crash memorial

    Alberta government apologizes for removing wreckage from plane crash memorial


    Donna Wilson was surprised that the people who moved debris from a plane crash that killed her father were the same people tasked with protecting...

    Donna Wilson was surprised that the people who moved debris from a plane crash that killed her father were the same people tasked with protecting it.

    Disqualified UCP candidate stands behind calling Islam an 'evil cult'

    Disqualified UCP candidate stands behind calling Islam an 'evil cult'


    A now-disqualified United Conservative Party candidate is defending racist and anti-Islam comments he made on social media that prompted his removal from the southern Alberta ballot. Warning: this story contains language that might be disturbing to some...

    A now-disqualified United Conservative Party candidate is defending racist and anti-Islam comments he made on social media that prompted his removal from the southern Alberta ballot. Warning: this story contains language that might be disturbing to some readers.

    Dog owners issued warning as deer ticks move into Calgary backyards

    Dog owners issued warning as deer ticks move into Calgary backyards


    Deer ticks have made the jump from the mountains to city backyards, putting your dog at risk of contracting Lyme disease in the summer...

    Deer ticks have made the jump from the mountains to city backyards, putting your dog at risk of contracting Lyme disease in the summer heat.

    Heat warnings paint Alberta red as families look for ways to deal

    Heat warnings paint Alberta red as families look for ways to deal


    Environment Canada blanketed much of southern and eastern Alberta with heat warnings, meaning daytime temperatures reaching almost 30 C and dipping to only 14 C...

    Environment Canada blanketed much of southern and eastern Alberta with heat warnings, meaning daytime temperatures reaching almost 30 C and dipping to only 14 C overnight.

    Stampede gallops to second-highest attendance of all time

    Stampede gallops to second-highest attendance of all time


    Attendance at the Calgary Stampede was the second-highest in the event's history in 2018, trailing only its centennial celebration in...

    Attendance at the Calgary Stampede was the second-highest in the event's history in 2018, trailing only its centennial celebration in 2012

    Flames, newcomer Elias Lindholm agree to 6-year contract

    Flames, newcomer Elias Lindholm agree to 6-year contract


    The Calgary Flames have signed restricted free-agent forward Elias Lindholm to a six-year contract with an average annual value of $4.85 million...

    The Calgary Flames have signed restricted free-agent forward Elias Lindholm to a six-year contract with an average annual value of $4.85 million US.

    Nenshi says changes needed to make municipal elections fairer

    Nenshi says changes needed to make municipal elections fairer


    The provincial government is asking Albertans what changes they'd like to see in local election rules. Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi has been pushing for changes for...

    The provincial government is asking Albertans what changes they'd like to see in local election rules. Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi has been pushing for changes for years.

    Who earns minimum wage in Alberta? About 100,000 more people than before

    Who earns minimum wage in Alberta? About 100,000 more people than before


    The rising wage floor has increased the pay of tens of thousands of Albertans by a small but significant degree. A dollar or two an hour may not sound like a lot to some of us, but for others, it's the difference between living above or below the poverty...

    The rising wage floor has increased the pay of tens of thousands of Albertans by a small but significant degree. A dollar or two an hour may not sound like a lot to some of us, but for others, it's the difference between living above or below the poverty line. Who are these people,? Not necessarily who you might think.

    Why doors are painted to look like bookshelves and nooks at this seniors centre

    Why doors are painted to look like bookshelves and nooks at this seniors centre


    One door has been painted to look like a bookshelf. Another, a nook with a lamp. The artistic innovation serves a serious purpose at a seniors home in Sundre,...

    One door has been painted to look like a bookshelf. Another, a nook with a lamp. The artistic innovation serves a serious purpose at a seniors home in Sundre, Alta.