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    'I didn't want to believe it': Man injured in Entwistle explosion remains in hospital

    'I didn't want to believe it': Man injured in Entwistle explosion remains in hospital


    Kody Richter, 27, was airlifted to Edmonton's Royal Alexandra Hospital in critical condition on Feb. 11. He has a head injury and fractures to his wrist and vertebrae, according to a GoFundMe page dedicated to his...

    Kody Richter, 27, was airlifted to Edmonton's Royal Alexandra Hospital in critical condition on Feb. 11. He has a head injury and fractures to his wrist and vertebrae, according to a GoFundMe page dedicated to his recovery.

    Why Rachel Notley's crude-by-rail plan is risky and possibly unnecessary

    Why Rachel Notley's crude-by-rail plan is risky and possibly unnecessary


    The Alberta government has once again intervened in the energy sector, signing contracts to spend $3.7 billion to ship more oil out of the province by rail, but industry experts say the plan is...

    The Alberta government has once again intervened in the energy sector, signing contracts to spend $3.7 billion to ship more oil out of the province by rail, but industry experts say the plan is risky.

    'The place is safe': Edmonton shisha lounge wins fight to stay open

    'The place is safe': Edmonton shisha lounge wins fight to stay open


    After years locked in battle with a policing hospitality unit, the owner of an Edmonton shisha bar has won his fight to stay...

    After years locked in battle with a policing hospitality unit, the owner of an Edmonton shisha bar has won his fight to stay open.

    Hinostroza scores SO winner, Coyotes hand Oilers 5th straight loss

    Hinostroza scores SO winner, Coyotes hand Oilers 5th straight loss


    Vinnie Hinostroza scored the shootout winner, adding to a goal in regulation, as the Arizona Coyotes came away with a 3-2 victory on Tuesday over an Edmonton Oilers team missing star forward Connor McDavid with the...

    Vinnie Hinostroza scored the shootout winner, adding to a goal in regulation, as the Arizona Coyotes came away with a 3-2 victory on Tuesday over an Edmonton Oilers team missing star forward Connor McDavid with the flu.

    Salad kit recalled in 3 provinces also found in Alberta grocery store

    Salad kit recalled in 3 provinces also found in Alberta grocery store


    A ready-to-eat salad kit recalled in Newfoundland and Labrador, New Brunswick and Ontario due to possible Listeria contamination has also been spotted in an Alberta grocery...

    A ready-to-eat salad kit recalled in Newfoundland and Labrador, New Brunswick and Ontario due to possible Listeria contamination has also been spotted in an Alberta grocery store.

    Alberta appoints six new provincial court judges

    Alberta appoints six new provincial court judges


    The Alberta government has appointed six new provincial court judges — four women and two...

    The Alberta government has appointed six new provincial court judges — four women and two men.

    Woman, 76, dead after 2-vehicle collision near Barrhead, Alta.

    Woman, 76, dead after 2-vehicle collision near Barrhead, Alta.


    A 76-year-old woman is dead after a collision between an SUV and a pickup truck Tuesday afternoon west of Barrhead,...

    A 76-year-old woman is dead after a collision between an SUV and a pickup truck Tuesday afternoon west of Barrhead, Alta.

    Wetaskiwin man charged with first-degree murder

    Wetaskiwin man charged with first-degree murder


    A Wetaskwin man has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of a woman on the Samson Cree...

    A Wetaskwin man has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of a woman on the Samson Cree Nation.

    Billboard campaign asks Albertans to consider separation from Canada

    Billboard campaign asks Albertans to consider separation from Canada


    Two billboards went up this week in Calgary and Edmonton, asking Albertans to consider if the province should ditch the rest of Canada and go it...

    Two billboards went up this week in Calgary and Edmonton, asking Albertans to consider if the province should ditch the rest of Canada and go it alone.

    NEB rejects environmental group's call to expand scope of Trans Mountain pipeline review

    NEB rejects environmental group's call to expand scope of Trans Mountain pipeline review


    The National Energy Board is rejecting a call made by an environmental group last month to greatly expand the scope of its reconsideration of the Trans Mountain pipeline...

    The National Energy Board is rejecting a call made by an environmental group last month to greatly expand the scope of its reconsideration of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.

    Oilers defenceman Andrej Sekera takes return to lineup in stride

    Oilers defenceman Andrej Sekera takes return to lineup in stride


    During practice Tuesday morning, Oilers defenceman Andrej Sekera looked like his old self again, something that hasn't be said for more than a year and a...

    During practice Tuesday morning, Oilers defenceman Andrej Sekera looked like his old self again, something that hasn't be said for more than a year and a half.

    Alberta Parks campsite booking system opens, offering new backcountry options

    Alberta Parks campsite booking system opens, offering new backcountry options


    Camping may be the last thing on your mind in this winter weather, but online reservations for provincial campgrounds opened Tuesday morning. And this year, there are new options for both backcountry and comfort camping in...

    Camping may be the last thing on your mind in this winter weather, but online reservations for provincial campgrounds opened Tuesday morning. And this year, there are new options for both backcountry and comfort camping in Alberta.

    Shooting suspect turns himself in to Edmonton police

    Shooting suspect turns himself in to Edmonton police


    A 26-year-old man wanted by police after a woman was shot Saturday turned himself in Tuesday...

    A 26-year-old man wanted by police after a woman was shot Saturday turned himself in Tuesday morning.

    New investigation ordered into handcuffing of naked female Edmonton police officer

    New investigation ordered into handcuffing of naked female Edmonton police officer


    An internal police investigation involving the handcuffing of a naked, sleeping female constable was “grossly inadequate” and needs to be conducted again, the Law Enforcement Review Board...

    An internal police investigation involving the handcuffing of a naked, sleeping female constable was “grossly inadequate” and needs to be conducted again, the Law Enforcement Review Board says.

    AC/DC rocker Angus Young donates for Alzheimer's, inspired by Canadian fan's 19-hour skates

    AC/DC rocker Angus Young donates for Alzheimer's, inspired by Canadian fan's 19-hour skates


    A hockey ref has been skating for 19 hours and 26 minutes in each of Canada's seven NHL cities while blasting AC/DC to raise funds and awareness for Alzheimer's societies. And his efforts caught the attention of not just one but two of the legendary...

    A hockey ref has been skating for 19 hours and 26 minutes in each of Canada's seven NHL cities while blasting AC/DC to raise funds and awareness for Alzheimer's societies. And his efforts caught the attention of not just one but two of the legendary band's members.

    Alberta announces deal with CN, CP to ship crude by rail

    Alberta announces deal with CN, CP to ship crude by rail


    The Alberta government has signed contracts with Canadian National and Canadian Pacific to lease 4,400 rail cars to take oilsands crude to American and international...

    The Alberta government has signed contracts with Canadian National and Canadian Pacific to lease 4,400 rail cars to take oilsands crude to American and international markets.

    'We believe in you,' Scheer tells controversial pro-pipeline movement

    'We believe in you,' Scheer tells controversial pro-pipeline movement


    Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer welcomed a controversial convoy bringing a pro-pipeline message to Ottawa today, assuring participants that "we've got your...

    Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer welcomed a controversial convoy bringing a pro-pipeline message to Ottawa today, assuring participants that "we've got your back."