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    Pilot missing since Sunday found dead in plane wreck in northwest Alberta

    Pilot missing since Sunday found dead in plane wreck in northwest Alberta


    A pilot who went missing on Sunday has been found dead in a plane wreck south of Oldman Lake, Alta., about 100 kilometres northwest of...

    A pilot who went missing on Sunday has been found dead in a plane wreck south of Oldman Lake, Alta., about 100 kilometres northwest of Edmonton.

    Edmonton park rangers to undergo training to handle migratory birds

    Edmonton park rangers to undergo training to handle migratory birds


    City of Edmonton park rangers can receive several requests a week to help migratory birds in distress, but their training limits how they respond to those calls. Now, the city is working with animal rescue group WildNorth to change...

    City of Edmonton park rangers can receive several requests a week to help migratory birds in distress, but their training limits how they respond to those calls. Now, the city is working with animal rescue group WildNorth to change that.

    Alberta adds 406 seats to train students in face of projected tech worker shortage

    Alberta adds 406 seats to train students in face of projected tech worker shortage


    Hundreds more Alberta students will be able to study in tech-related fields this year, after the province announced it was adding 406 additional seats at post-secondary...

    Hundreds more Alberta students will be able to study in tech-related fields this year, after the province announced it was adding 406 additional seats at post-secondary schools.

    Go the extra mile: 73-year-old Edmonton man set to run 100th marathon

    Go the extra mile: 73-year-old Edmonton man set to run 100th marathon


    Fifty or so years ago, Ken Davison laced up his beloved white tennis shoes with the green stripes and ran his first marathon. On Sunday, he’ll run his...

    Fifty or so years ago, Ken Davison laced up his beloved white tennis shoes with the green stripes and ran his first marathon. On Sunday, he’ll run his 100th.

    Fringe 'O' Saurus Rex, Jukebox Hero, an airshow and more: What to do with your weekend in Edmonton

    Fringe 'O' Saurus Rex, Jukebox Hero, an airshow and more: What to do with your weekend in Edmonton


    I’m going to be honest here, who knows what the weather is going to do this weekend! It’s been super smoky so check the links in the list below to make sure these events are still a go before you head out the...

    I’m going to be honest here, who knows what the weather is going to do this weekend! It’s been super smoky so check the links in the list below to make sure these events are still a go before you head out the door.

    NEB allows Trans Mountain to begin construction on parts of pipeline expansion

    NEB allows Trans Mountain to begin construction on parts of pipeline expansion


    The National Energy Board says Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC can start construction on sections of its pipeline expansion in Alberta and British...

    The National Energy Board says Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC can start construction on sections of its pipeline expansion in Alberta and British Columbia.

    FortisAlberta fined $300,000 for PCB leak in Hinton

    FortisAlberta fined $300,000 for PCB leak in Hinton


    FortisAlberta Inc. has been fined $300,000 for a 2015 spill of PCB-laced oil from a Hinton transformer that went unreported for seven...

    FortisAlberta Inc. has been fined $300,000 for a 2015 spill of PCB-laced oil from a Hinton transformer that went unreported for seven months.

    Province reaches tentative deal with 23,000 AUPE members, details a secret

    Province reaches tentative deal with 23,000 AUPE members, details a secret


    The Alberta government has reached a tentative agreement with 23,000 members of its largest union, the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees (AUPE), with the help of a...

    The Alberta government has reached a tentative agreement with 23,000 members of its largest union, the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees (AUPE), with the help of a mediator.

    Spooked horse caused wagon crash at Fort Edmonton Park, official says

    Spooked horse caused wagon crash at Fort Edmonton Park, official says


    Officials at Fort Edmonton Park say they now have a sense of what happened to cause a horse drawn carriage to crash Wednesday, injuring six...

    Officials at Fort Edmonton Park say they now have a sense of what happened to cause a horse drawn carriage to crash Wednesday, injuring six people.

    Jasper pitches relaxed rules for cannabis retailers

    Jasper pitches relaxed rules for cannabis retailers


    Jasper's municipal council wants to impose minimal restrictions on cannabis retailers within the Rocky Mountain...

    Jasper's municipal council wants to impose minimal restrictions on cannabis retailers within the Rocky Mountain townsite.

    Fentanyl as fake heroin: Edmonton gang unit shuts down home-based lab

    Fentanyl as fake heroin: Edmonton gang unit shuts down home-based lab


    In one of the first discoveries of its kind, an Edmonton gang unit has shut down a lab that was processing fentanyl that could be passed off as...

    In one of the first discoveries of its kind, an Edmonton gang unit has shut down a lab that was processing fentanyl that could be passed off as heroin.

    ASIRT investigating death of 16-year-old boy in Sherwood Park Freeway rollover

    ASIRT investigating death of 16-year-old boy in Sherwood Park Freeway rollover


    A 16-year-old boy died Tuesday in a single-vehicle rollover following an “encounter” with Strathcona County RCMP, the Alberta Serious Incident Response Team said...

    A 16-year-old boy died Tuesday in a single-vehicle rollover following an “encounter” with Strathcona County RCMP, the Alberta Serious Incident Response Team said Thursday.

    U.S. judge orders Keystone XL pipeline review in setback for Trump

    U.S. judge orders Keystone XL pipeline review in setback for Trump


    A federal judge in Montana on Wednesday ordered the U.S. State Department to do a full environmental review of a revised route for the Keystone XL crude oil pipeline, a move that could delay the project and prove a setback for the Trump...

    A federal judge in Montana on Wednesday ordered the U.S. State Department to do a full environmental review of a revised route for the Keystone XL crude oil pipeline, a move that could delay the project and prove a setback for the Trump administration.

    Eerie wildfire haze continues to cloak Edmonton

    Eerie wildfire haze continues to cloak Edmonton


    An eerily thick haze blanketing Edmonton dissipated somewhat overnight but there is little relief in the forecast as a plume of smoke from wildfires burning in B.C. continues to blanket...

    An eerily thick haze blanketing Edmonton dissipated somewhat overnight but there is little relief in the forecast as a plume of smoke from wildfires burning in B.C. continues to blanket Alberta.

    Edmonton homeowner fears ant infestation could leave her bankrupt

    Edmonton homeowner fears ant infestation could leave her bankrupt


    An Edmonton woman could go bankrupt less than two years after buying her first home, which passed inspection but has been plagued by water damage and a massive infestation of carpenter...

    An Edmonton woman could go bankrupt less than two years after buying her first home, which passed inspection but has been plagued by water damage and a massive infestation of carpenter ants.

    Former Tory MLA Carl Benito target of immigration fraud investigation

    Former Tory MLA Carl Benito target of immigration fraud investigation


    The Canada Border Services Agency raided the home and office of former Alberta Progressive Conservative MLA Carl Benito as part of an investigation into what the agency says was a three-year immigration fraud...

    The Canada Border Services Agency raided the home and office of former Alberta Progressive Conservative MLA Carl Benito as part of an investigation into what the agency says was a three-year immigration fraud scheme.

    Clarke Stadium turf war reaches a truce

    Clarke Stadium turf war reaches a truce


    FC Edmonton said Clarke Stadium will remain a shared-use facility when the inaugural Canadian Premier League seasons kicks off next spring, allaying concerns from Edmonton Eskimos and local...

    FC Edmonton said Clarke Stadium will remain a shared-use facility when the inaugural Canadian Premier League seasons kicks off next spring, allaying concerns from Edmonton Eskimos and local football.

    Noise-control technology now on Edmonton streets, listening and watching

    Noise-control technology now on Edmonton streets, listening and watching


    The late summer roar of vehicles on Edmonton streets is getting recorded on tape and camera for the next four months in an extended pilot project that could result in automated noise enforcement by next...

    The late summer roar of vehicles on Edmonton streets is getting recorded on tape and camera for the next four months in an extended pilot project that could result in automated noise enforcement by next year.

    Nexen reports 270,000-litre pipeline spill of produced water in northern Alberta

    Nexen reports 270,000-litre pipeline spill of produced water in northern Alberta


    A month after being ordered to pay $750,000 in fines related to a 2015 pipeline leak, Nexen Energy is reporting a spill of 270,000 litres from a different pipeline at the same northern Alberta...

    A month after being ordered to pay $750,000 in fines related to a 2015 pipeline leak, Nexen Energy is reporting a spill of 270,000 litres from a different pipeline at the same northern Alberta project.