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Man in his 20s dies at scene in Lago Lindo neighbourhood in north Edmonton

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Police Homicide Section has taken over a suspicious death investigation in north Edmonton. Officers were called to the Lago Lindo neighbourhood shortly after 5:30 p.m. Friday for a weapons complaint.
Political interference alleged in assessment hearings in Matthew de Grood case

Political interference alleged in assessment hearings in Matthew de Grood case

EDMONTON — Alberta’s high court is being asked to overturn a review board decision relating to the stabbing deaths of five young people at a Calgary house party on the grounds the former provincial justice minister interfered.
Calgary woman suing Alberta government over prescribed opioid use restrictions

Calgary woman suing Alberta government over prescribed opioid use restrictions

A Calgary woman is suing the Alberta government over regulations that would prevent her from obtaining hydromorphone, a potent opioid she takes three times a day to treat her severe opioid use disorder.
Suspect in southern Alberta child sex assault, physical assault case retains lawyer

Suspect in southern Alberta child sex assault, physical assault case retains lawyer

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — A man in southern Alberta accused of physically and sexually assaulting his infant daughter has retained a lawyer.
'Lit a match': Prosecutor says pastor's fiery speech at Coutts blockade was criminal

'Lit a match': Prosecutor says pastor's fiery speech at Coutts blockade was criminal

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — A Crown prosecutor told court that a Calgary pastor accused of encouraging truckers to keep blocking a Canada-U.S. border crossing meant to fan the flames with his visit.

Fossils in a northern Alberta riverbed may reveal new facts about dinosaur evolution

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Post-secondary schools must report on free speech efforts on campus, minister says

Post-secondary schools must report on free speech efforts on campus, minister says

EDMONTON — The Alberta government says it will require post-secondary institutions to report annually on their efforts to protect free speech on campus.
'Ready to roll': CP Rail preparing for KCS merger, ruling expected within weeks

'Ready to roll': CP Rail preparing for KCS merger, ruling expected within weeks

CALGARY — With the final decision by a U.S. regulator just weeks away, Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd.'s CEO says the company is "ready to roll" on its proposed merger with U.S. railroad Kansas City Southern.
'The eyes of the world': Trial starts for Calgary pastor charged in border blockade

'The eyes of the world': Trial starts for Calgary pastor charged in border blockade

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — A court was shown a video Thursday of a Calgary pastor encouraging truckers last February to keep blocking a Canada-U.S. border crossing to protest COVID-19 restrictions because the world was watching.
'Risky gamble:' NDP urges Alberta government to end fixation with pulling out of CPP

'Risky gamble:' NDP urges Alberta government to end fixation with pulling out of CPP

EDMONTON — Alberta's Opposition leader says Premier Danielle Smith’s government needs to end its fixation with pulling the province out of the Canada Pension Plan.