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Missing 13-year-old Edmonton girl found alive in Oregon, 41-year-old man arrested

Missing 13-year-old Edmonton girl found alive in Oregon, 41-year-old man arrested

EDMONTON — Police say a 13-year-old Edmonton girl missing for more than a week has been found alive in the United States.
RCMP say remains found in Alberta home fire last fall are those of missing man

RCMP say remains found in Alberta home fire last fall are those of missing man

FROG LAKE, Alta. — RCMP in Alberta say their Major Crimes Unit is investigating the discovery of human remains inside a burned home on a First Nation east of Edmonton near the Saskatchewan boundary.

Alberta man dies in crash with semi hauling flammable liquid

SCHULER, Alta. — RCMP in southern Alberta say the driver of a passenger vehicle has died after an apparent head-on collision with a semi that was hauling flammable liquid.
WestJet 'proactively' removed flights from Pearson, anticipating summer travel snarls

WestJet 'proactively' removed flights from Pearson, anticipating summer travel snarls

CALGARY — As the Canadian travel industry continues to struggle with an unprecedented rebound in demand, WestJet Airlines Ltd. is flying 32 per cent fewer flights in and out of Toronto Pearson International Airport in July than it did pre-pandemic.
Calgary Stampede receives $10M from federal government to aid recovery from pandemic

Calgary Stampede receives $10M from federal government to aid recovery from pandemic

CALGARY — The Calgary Stampede has received more than $10 million from the federal government to help it bounce back after last year's event was scaled down due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Edmonton Elks meet Hamilton Tiger-Cats in a battle of struggling CFL clubs

Edmonton Elks meet Hamilton Tiger-Cats in a battle of struggling CFL clubs

EDMONTON — In this tale of two cities, it was the worst of times … and the worst of times. The Edmonton Elks visit the Hamilton Tiger-Cats on Canada Day, and, the way these teams are going, offensive fireworks might not be on the menu.
'Permanent bone loss': Calgary study finds astronauts suffer on return to Earth

'Permanent bone loss': Calgary study finds astronauts suffer on return to Earth

CALGARY — The experience may be out-of-this-world but research indicates those who travel to outer space suffer from increased bone loss.
Alberta Utilities Commission approves $31M ATCO fine, says in public interest

Alberta Utilities Commission approves $31M ATCO fine, says in public interest

CALGARY — The Alberta Utilities Commission has approved a $31-million fine proposed for ATCO Electric's attempts to overcharge ratepayers for costs it shouldn't have incurred.
Alberta judge finds man guilty of manslaughter in death of one-year-old son

Alberta judge finds man guilty of manslaughter in death of one-year-old son

EDMONTON — An Alberta judge has found a man guilty of manslaughter in the death of his one-year-old son as well as of assaulting his young daughter.
Calgary police charge teen accused of trying to hire someone to murder another youth

Calgary police charge teen accused of trying to hire someone to murder another youth

Calgary police are accusing a 16-year-old of trying to hire someone to kill another youth. Police say in a release that they began investigating last month after getting a complaint.