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Northern Alberta man sentenced to nine months for high-speed quad chase

Northern Alberta man sentenced to nine months for high-speed quad chase

A Northern Alberta man led police on a high-speed chase from the back of a quad which resulted in a crash that ejected both driver and passenger from the vehicle. 
Calgary mayor says recent water usage spike unacceptable

Calgary mayor says recent water usage spike unacceptable

“We are not out of the woods yet,” said a clearly exasperated Gondek, “because the job is not done yet. The feeder main that broke is not back online yet."
Central Alberta fire at house under construction a suspected arson: RCMP

Central Alberta fire at house under construction a suspected arson: RCMP

Airdrie Fire and RCMP were called to for reports of a residential fire to a house under construction on Thursday.
Truck hits family in Edmonton crosswalk, killing three-year-old boy: police

Truck hits family in Edmonton crosswalk, killing three-year-old boy: police

Police say a three-year-old boy has died after a pickup truck hit a family crossing a street in Edmonton.
Alberta MLA supports ditching provincial-federal NDP membership requirement

Alberta MLA supports ditching provincial-federal NDP membership requirement

Potential Alberta NDP members often turned off by requirement that they automatically become members of federal party, St. Albert MLA Marie Renaud says
ASIRT clears police officer in Canmore shoot-out

ASIRT clears police officer in Canmore shoot-out

“His uses of force were proportionate, necessary, and reasonable,” states the decision report by assistant executive director Matthew Block.
Eco groups say conservation agreements failing Alberta's caribou

Eco groups say conservation agreements failing Alberta's caribou

“Habitat destruction is still occurring. And in fact, in both Alberta and Ontario, caribou are continuing to decline.”
WestJet strike likely averted as Ottawa imposes arbitration on airline, mechanics

WestJet strike likely averted as Ottawa imposes arbitration on airline, mechanics

A possible long-weekend strike at WestJet has been averted. The federal labour minister directed the airline and mechanics into binding arbitration to resolve their dispute which is all but certain to postpone the work stoppage.
Repeat offender arrested in Central Alberta for alleged drugs and guns by crime reduction unit

Repeat offender arrested in Central Alberta for alleged drugs and guns by crime reduction unit

The suspect was arrested by police and a search incidental to his arrest resulted in the seizure of $3,000 in cash, methamphetamine, oxycodone, cocaine and psilocybin, say police.
WestJet says mechanics strike would disrupt long weekend plans for 250,000 travellers

WestJet says mechanics strike would disrupt long weekend plans for 250,000 travellers

A potential strike by WestJet airplane mechanics would upend travel plans for 250,000 customers over the Canada Day long weekend, the airline says — and cost it millions of dollars.
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