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Calgary company sorry for Black Lives Matter gelato, calls flavour choice 'ignorant'

CALGARY — A Calgary company is apologizing for making a Black Lives Matter gelato, which it says it launched Friday with the inention of donating the profits to organizations that support inclusion and diversity.
2nd man faces murder charges in shooting deaths of two Alberta hunters

2nd man faces murder charges in shooting deaths of two Alberta hunters

GLENDON, Alta. — A second person in Alberta has been charged in the deaths of a Cree-Metis hunter and his uncle, who were found shot to death earlier this year after family said they'd gone on a moose hunting trip.
Caution abounds as Alberta eases huge raft of COVID-19 restrictions

Caution abounds as Alberta eases huge raft of COVID-19 restrictions

CALGARY — Restaurateur Leslie Echino laughs at the notion that even as Alberta lifts many more COVID-19 restrictions her business could return to anywhere close to normal.
'Born leader:' Contradiction is Alberta Chief Allan Adam's strength

'Born leader:' Contradiction is Alberta Chief Allan Adam's strength

EDMONTON — It was supposed to be a triumph. South African anti-apartheid hero Archbishop Desmond Tutu was joining the chief of the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation in his struggle against environmental degradation from the northern Alberta oilsands.
New video shows RCMP tackling, punching Alberta chief during arrest

New video shows RCMP tackling, punching Alberta chief during arrest

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — New video has emerged of the violent arrest of a prominent chief of a northern Alberta First Nation.
Judges hear Alberta Crown appeal of couple's acquittal in toddler death

Judges hear Alberta Crown appeal of couple's acquittal in toddler death

CALGARY — The Crown says an Alberta judge showed bias against a medical expert last year when he acquitted a couple on trial in the death of their ill son, but the defence says the court process was fair.
Alberta licence plates become targets for COVID-19 fears in some B.C. towns

Alberta licence plates become targets for COVID-19 fears in some B.C. towns

VICTORIA — A British Columbia mayor says his community has embarked on a COVID-19 kindness campaign to counter concerns about animosity after reports of rudeness towards people driving vehicles with out-of-province licence plates.

Two teens dead, one missing after drowning in southern Alberta river: RCMP

SPRING COULEE , Alta. — Two teens who died and one who is missing after spending time boating with friends on a river in southern Alberta are from the Spring Valley Hutterite Colony, a community member says.
Alberta officially ends agency created to handle green rebates and programs

Alberta officially ends agency created to handle green rebates and programs

EDMONTON — Alberta is closing the door on an agency that championed eco-initiatives but was ridiculed by Premier Jason Kenney as a costly conduit for "shower heads and light bulbs.

Alberta reports 40 new COVID cases as more services prepare to open

EDMONTON — Alberta is reporting 40 new cases of COVID-19. The province says there have been no new deaths, but autopsies show that two fatalities previously listed were not caused by the illness. The death toll stands at 149.