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General contractor fined $75k for Canmore house explosion

General contractor fined $75k for Canmore house explosion

“I accept that real harm and financial loss occurred in the wake of this incident. Innocent people were displaced from their dwellings. Many live with the harsh reality that they were very nearly killed by the subsequent explosion."
Lac La Biche: On the Pond hockey tourney has spots open for Novice and Pre-Novice

Lac La Biche: On the Pond hockey tourney has spots open for Novice and Pre-Novice

There's still room to register for one of the most unique sporting events a young hockey team might ever be a part of.
Rona Ambrose decides against Tory leadership, will stay private sector

Rona Ambrose decides against Tory leadership, will stay private sector

OTTAWA — Rona Ambrose, the former Alberta MP and interim party chief who had been the favoured leadership candidate of many Conservatives, won't seek the party's top job.
Mount Norquay's gondola proposal isn't flying with Parks Canada

Mount Norquay's gondola proposal isn't flying with Parks Canada

“While we are obviously disappointed with Parks’ comments concerning our initial proposal, we also understand that we are engaged in a process that will likely take many iterations before agreement can be reached. As such, we will be resubmitting a different proposal for Parks’ consideration in the near term that addresses their specific concerns," said Liricon Capital's Jan Waterous
Residents remember Bert Harpe, St. Albert's 'gentle giant'

Residents remember Bert Harpe, St. Albert's 'gentle giant'

Born and raised in the Lac La Biche region
Tax revolt? Unpaid taxes from energy companies to Alberta towns more than double

Tax revolt? Unpaid taxes from energy companies to Alberta towns more than double

Supreme Court dismisses B.C.'s appeal in Trans Mountain pipeline case

Supreme Court dismisses B.C.'s appeal in Trans Mountain pipeline case

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada shut down British Columbia's move to regulate what can flow through an expanded Trans Mountain pipeline from Alberta. B.C. was appealing to the country's highest court after the B.C.
Update: Lawsuit against Maurice dismissed in court

Update: Lawsuit against Maurice dismissed in court

Eddie Maurice discontinued his $150,000 counterclaim against Ryan Randy Watson on Jan. 16.
Alberta says universities over-budget; need to freeze travel, hiring, hosting

Alberta says universities over-budget; need to freeze travel, hiring, hosting

Drive-thru incident earns year in jail

Drive-thru incident earns year in jail

Damian Devon Thomas, 25, has been in custody since June 14