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    Edmonton terror suspect faces U.S. extradition hearing

    Edmonton terror suspect faces U.S. extradition hearing


    An Alberta man facing extradition to the U.S. is accused of robbing a jewelry store in Edmonton to finance terrorist activities of relatives and a friend who fought overseas with...

    An Alberta man facing extradition to the U.S. is accused of robbing a jewelry store in Edmonton to finance terrorist activities of relatives and a friend who fought overseas with ISIS.

    Alberta fails to gain unanimous support for pipeline at western premiers meeting

    Alberta fails to gain unanimous support for pipeline at western premiers meeting


    Alberta failed to gain all-party support for the Trans Mountain pipeline, after drawing a diplomatic line in the sand at the western premiers conference in...

    Alberta failed to gain all-party support for the Trans Mountain pipeline, after drawing a diplomatic line in the sand at the western premiers conference in Yellowknife.

    Prevention, preparedness key to Fort McMurray's new emergency strategy

    Prevention, preparedness key to Fort McMurray's new emergency strategy


    The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo adopted a new emergency management bylaw Tuesday evening with the hope it will put the municipality in a better position for future...

    The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo adopted a new emergency management bylaw Tuesday evening with the hope it will put the municipality in a better position for future disasters.

    Alberta becomes 1st province to allow wireless electricity control in new homes

    Alberta becomes 1st province to allow wireless electricity control in new homes


    Alberta is the first province to update its building code to allow for wireless electricity control in new residential construction and held an event Tuesday to showcase the...

    Alberta is the first province to update its building code to allow for wireless electricity control in new residential construction and held an event Tuesday to showcase the change.

    Edmonton heat wave could be a record-breaker

    Edmonton heat wave could be a record-breaker


    Edmonton is on track for a record-breaking afternoon Wednesday as sweltering temperatures continue to bring heat across...

    Edmonton is on track for a record-breaking afternoon Wednesday as sweltering temperatures continue to bring heat across Alberta.

    OPEC threatens to turn on the spigots as oil price briefly hits highest point since 2014

    OPEC threatens to turn on the spigots as oil price briefly hits highest point since 2014


    The price of the North American oil benchmark briefly touched $72 US a barrel late Tuesday despite the OPEC oil cartel publicly mulling boosting supply as soon as next...

    The price of the North American oil benchmark briefly touched $72 US a barrel late Tuesday despite the OPEC oil cartel publicly mulling boosting supply as soon as next month.

    No suitors step up for stake in pipeline as Kinder Morgan deadline looms

    No suitors step up for stake in pipeline as Kinder Morgan deadline looms


    Just over a week remains until the May 31 deadline for abandoning Kinder Morgan Canada's Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, and no suitors have publicly emerged to step into the builder's...

    Just over a week remains until the May 31 deadline for abandoning Kinder Morgan Canada's Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, and no suitors have publicly emerged to step into the builder's shoes.

    Stung by pipeline dispute, Alberta refuses to sign statement at western premiers meeting

    Stung by pipeline dispute, Alberta refuses to sign statement at western premiers meeting


    As western premiers met in Yellowknife to discuss pharmacare, infrastructure, justice and community safety, the dispute over Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline still loomed...

    As western premiers met in Yellowknife to discuss pharmacare, infrastructure, justice and community safety, the dispute over Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline still loomed large.

    Stripes from spray sunscreen? The doctor's tips for sunny days

    Stripes from spray sunscreen? The doctor's tips for sunny days


    As the warm, sunny weather sets in, Dr. Raj Bhardwaj is encouraging people to better protect against sun damage with these...

    As the warm, sunny weather sets in, Dr. Raj Bhardwaj is encouraging people to better protect against sun damage with these tips.

    Alberta could be on shaky ground in B.C. lawsuit over Bill 12, Calgary legal expert says

    Alberta could be on shaky ground in B.C. lawsuit over Bill 12, Calgary legal expert says


    A leading Calgary legal expert says B.C.'s lawsuit against Alberta over its threat to turn off the petroleum taps could find Rachel Notley's government on thin constitutional...

    A leading Calgary legal expert says B.C.'s lawsuit against Alberta over its threat to turn off the petroleum taps could find Rachel Notley's government on thin constitutional ice.

    Trial begins for man accused in VLT robbery case

    Trial begins for man accused in VLT robbery case


    In August 2010, Jerzy Michalak was enjoying a Saturday night at the Silver Martini bar in west Edmonton. He was winning big on a VLT, buying drinks for other players. But when he went outside for a smoke, he was viciously attacked and robbed. At age 55,...

    In August 2010, Jerzy Michalak was enjoying a Saturday night at the Silver Martini bar in west Edmonton. He was winning big on a VLT, buying drinks for other players. But when he went outside for a smoke, he was viciously attacked and robbed. At age 55, he was left permanently brain damaged.

    Pot sales permits in Edmonton up to lottery draw

    Pot sales permits in Edmonton up to lottery draw


    Cannabis retailers hoping to set up shop in Edmonton will be banking on the luck of the draw. The city’s urban planning committee voted to use a lottery system Tuesday to decide who gets a development permit to sell...

    Cannabis retailers hoping to set up shop in Edmonton will be banking on the luck of the draw. The city’s urban planning committee voted to use a lottery system Tuesday to decide who gets a development permit to sell pot.

    Convicted murderer Mark Lindsay loses appeal of murder conviction

    Convicted murderer Mark Lindsay loses appeal of murder conviction


    The son of former Edmonton police chief John Lindsay has lost an appeal of his second-degree murder conviction. Mark Lindsay was sentenced in October 2016 to life in prison with no chance of parole for 16 years in the horrific killing of his former...

    The son of former Edmonton police chief John Lindsay has lost an appeal of his second-degree murder conviction. Mark Lindsay was sentenced in October 2016 to life in prison with no chance of parole for 16 years in the horrific killing of his former girlfriend, Dana Turner.

    Morneau pressed to reveal true cost for families from federal carbon tax

    Morneau pressed to reveal true cost for families from federal carbon tax


    If the federal Liberal government truly believed in carbon taxing, it would come clean on the potential cost to Canadians, Conservative critic Pierre Poilievre charged Tuesday in a sneak preview of the protracted partisan barrage Finance Minister Bill...

    If the federal Liberal government truly believed in carbon taxing, it would come clean on the potential cost to Canadians, Conservative critic Pierre Poilievre charged Tuesday in a sneak preview of the protracted partisan barrage Finance Minister Bill Morneau was likely to face later in the day.

    Edmonton councillors agree to cut greenhouse gases by 50 per cent by 2030

    Edmonton councillors agree to cut greenhouse gases by 50 per cent by 2030


    The city of Edmonton is crafting a new plan to curb greenhouse gas emissions by 2030. The urban planning committee, made up of several councillors, agreed to one of three scenarios presented Tuesday by city staff — to cut GHGs in half by that...

    The city of Edmonton is crafting a new plan to curb greenhouse gas emissions by 2030. The urban planning committee, made up of several councillors, agreed to one of three scenarios presented Tuesday by city staff — to cut GHGs in half by that year.