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Child dies: Fires in three mobile homes in central Alberta trailer park

BLACKFALDS, Alta. — Police say a seven-year-old girl is dead following fires in three mobile homes in a central Alberta trailer park.
Edmonton Oilers lose injured defenceman Mike Green for three to four weeks

Edmonton Oilers lose injured defenceman Mike Green for three to four weeks

EDMONTON — Newly acquired Edmonton Oilers defenceman Mike Green will miss three to four weeks with a knee injury. The Oilers announced Friday that Green has a sprained MCL. He was hurt in a loss against Vegas on Wednesday.

Manitoba man charged in crash near Oyen, Alta., that killed three people

OYEN, Alta. — RCMP have charged a Manitoba man following an investigation into a fatal multiple vehicle collision in southeastern Alberta. Three people died and others were hurt in the Aug. 20 crash on Highway 9 near Oyen.
'Finer focus on job creation:' Alberta government files red-ink budget

'Finer focus on job creation:' Alberta government files red-ink budget

EDMONTON — The Alberta budget is counting on oil and gas bouncing back while recognizing it's time to put more money and effort into areas such as high-tech and tourism.
Provincial health budget focuses on reducing surgical wait times

Provincial health budget focuses on reducing surgical wait times

Alberta's post-secondary budget cut six per cent

Alberta's post-secondary budget cut six per cent

Alberta finance minister says 2020 could be turning point for economy

Alberta finance minister says 2020 could be turning point for economy

Techies and travellers win in Alberta budget; vapers lose with new tax

Techies and travellers win in Alberta budget; vapers lose with new tax

EDMONTON — Alberta's United Conservative government tabled its 2020-21 budget Thursday.

Some highlights from Alberta's new budget

EDMONTON — Highlights: Alberta's United Conservative government tabled its budget 2020-21 Thursday. Here are some of the highlights: — A $6.8 billion deficit on revenues of $50 billion. — The budget deficit for 2019-20 year is $7.

Dates back to 2009: Calgary police lay charges in fraud involving semi-trucks

CALGARY — Police in Calgary have laid charges in an insurance fraud scheme believed to date back to 2009 and involving semi-trailer trucks.