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La Crete Fire Department Open House

Satisfy your curiosity and plan to attend the La Crete Fire Department Open House on Monday, October 15, 2018. Meet and greet your local firefighters, get a chance to ask questions, take a station tour or try on the equipment. There is [...]

2018-10-09T13:59:42+00:00October 9th, 2018|

School Bus, with 21 Children On-board, Involved in Collision

Fort Vermilion, Alberta – The RCMP responded this morning at 8:41 a.m. to a collision involving a school bus carrying 21 children. All children were assessed on scene by EMS, and then bussed to a local hospital for further observation. No [...]

2018-05-04T11:35:11+00:00May 4th, 2018|

Search for teen who fell into Athabasca River now recovery mission

The search for a teenager who fell into the Athabasca River is now a recovery operation, police said, as he is presumed dead. Family told CTV News, Gorden Krahn was on the Highway 2 bridge Tuesday night near Slave Lake. [...]

2018-05-03T21:29:53+00:00May 3rd, 2018|

Alberta government officially scraps bill that would get rid of Daylight Saving Time

The Alberta government has officially scrapped a bill aimed at doing away with the semi-annual time change. Late Monday afternoon, MLAs voted to kill Bill 203, the Alberta Standard Time Act. This means Albertans will continue to change their clocks twice [...]

2017-11-01T09:16:39+00:00November 1st, 2017|

Edmonton terror attacks: Police officer stabbed, people struck by U-Haul

A terrorism investigation is underway in Edmonton, where a police officer was stabbed and four pedestrians struck down by a fleeing U-Haul truck Saturday night. A 30-year-old Edmonton man is in custody and police think he acted alone, but they [...]

2017-10-01T11:59:47+00:00October 1st, 2017|

Dentist, patient agree: Alberta dental guide should take bigger bite out of fees

A dentist and a patient both agree that the new Alberta dental fee guide doesn't drill down deep enough to cut patient costs. On Thursday, the Alberta Dental Association and College released the guide, which includes recommended fees for specific [...]

2017-08-18T10:49:03+00:00August 18th, 2017|

Should Alberta let the sun set on daylight saving time? Have your say online

Albertans are being asked for their input on ending the twice yearly ritual of changing the clocks. The head of the legislature's Standing Committee on Alberta's Economic Future says this could have an impact on the entire province. "It is [...]

2017-06-24T10:05:22+00:00June 24th, 2017|

Sears Canada closing 59 locations, cutting 2,900 jobs

Sears Canada will close 59 stores and cut approximately 2,900 jobs under a court-supervised restructuring, the beleaguered retailer said Thursday following years of dwindling sales and a revolving door of top executives. The announcement came after the Ontario Superior Court of Justice [...]

2017-06-22T17:22:44+00:00June 22nd, 2017|

Fort Vermillion RCMP Recover $75,000 worth of Stolen Property

Fort Vermillion, Alberta – Fort Vermillion RCMP have recovered $75,000 worth of stolen property after executing a search warrant on a rural property off of Highway 58. On June 1, 2017 Fort Vermillion RCMP investigated a break and enter complaint [...]

2017-06-09T09:21:53+00:00June 9th, 2017|

New survey reveals 71 per cent of Albertans suffer from digital eye strain

This Vision Health Month, optometrists are urging Albertans to take action to protect themselves from digital eye strain. Edmonton, Alberta, May 16, 2017 – A new survey commissioned by the Alberta Association of Optometrists revealed that more than 70 per [...]

2017-05-25T16:15:03+00:00May 25th, 2017|

Kevin O’Leary drops out of Conservative leadership race, will endorse Maxime Bernier

Kevin O'Leary is dropping out of the Conservative leadership race and will endorse Maxime Bernier. The businessman and reality TV star is ending his campaign only hours before the last leadership debate in Toronto, and two days before party members can [...]

2017-04-26T11:25:32+00:00April 26th, 2017|

25 illnesses in 4 provinces linked to E. coli-tainted Robin Hood flour

There have been 25 cases of E. coli infections linked to a recalled batch of Robin Hood brand all-purpose flour, the Public Health Agency of Canada says. The flour in 10-kilogram bags was sold in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. It was recalled [...]

2017-03-29T14:27:40+00:00March 29th, 2017|

Semi-truck driver escapes injury, after load crashes through truck’s cabin

Emergency crews were busy Wednesday, after a load of piping smashed through the cabin of a semi-truck on a highway. Crews were called to the Highway 19 overpass at Highway 2 at about 7:30 a.m. Wednesday. Witnesses told police the [...]

2017-03-29T14:40:37+00:00March 29th, 2017|

Cocaine Valued at More than $7,200 Seized in High Level Drug Bust

High Level, Alberta – As a result of an ongoing investigation by the Town of High Level Crime Reduction Unit, High Level RCMP’s CRU and General Duty officers executed a search warrant at a residence in the Deerglen Trailer Park [...]

2017-03-06T11:09:50+00:00March 6th, 2017|

Son of accused Canadian Mennonite pot smuggler wanted on U.S. drug charges

Like father, like son. Twenty-eight years ago, a Mennonite farmer from Leamington, Ont., named Abraham Harms fled to Cuauhtemoc, Mexico, as a fugitive after being charged by police for smuggling marijuana from Mexico into Canada. Now, his son Enrique is indicted on [...]

2017-03-04T12:45:29+00:00March 4th, 2017|