Ensign Energy Services makes $470M hostile takeover offer for Trinidad Drilling

Shares in Calgary-based Trinidad Drilling Ltd. leaped by almost 15 per cent Monday morning after cross-town rival Ensign Energy Services…

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Risk levels at long-term care homes under the microscope at Wettlaufer inquiry

The focus at the Wettlaufer inquiry into safety and security of long-term care homes will turn this week to how Ontario oversees the…

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Elderly killer faces at least 10 years in prison

At the end of a long, emotional day in an Edmonton courtroom, Roberto Robles slowly rose to his feet in…

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United Conservatives mark first year as official opposition party

It’s been one year since Alberta’s Wild Rose and Progressive Conservative parties officially came together to form the United Conservative…

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Spruce Grove man ‘badly assaulted’ by 4 attackers, RCMP say

RCMP are investigating an “aggravated” four-on-one assault early Sunday that sent a 24-year-old man to hospital. Around 4 a.m., four young…

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Was there a residential school near you? Find out with our interactive map

For more than 100 years, First Nations, Inuit and Métis children were taken from their families to attend residential schools, which were run by churches and funded…

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Canada’s Michael Ondaatje up for best-ever Booker Prize accolade

Canadian author Michael Ondaatje is one of five contenders for the title of greatest-ever winner of the prestigious Man Booker Prize for fiction.…

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Edmonton Alberta Weather & News

Newsprint is the latest Canadian product to be hit with preliminary countervailing duties from the United States. The U.S. Department…

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First Nations leaders debate Trudeau commitment to Indigenous rights

The Trudeau government’s commitment to finding new ways to recognize and strengthen Indigenous rights in Canada is facing a major…

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Alberta’s first gay-straight alliance for teachers a learning curve for acceptance

The original intent of Alberta’s first gay-straight alliance for teachers was to lead by example. But the group, started three years ago…

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