State of emergency extended as 2018 becomes worst B.C. wildfire season on record

The B.C. government has extended the provincial state of emergency because of wildfires that have now burned more area than…

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Scheer firm on leaving abortion debate closed ahead of party policy vote on the subject

The abortion debate has divided Canadians for decades, especially within the Conservative Party, and that’s precisely why Andrew Scheer says he’s staunchly…

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Two injured after canoe capsizes near Rocky Mountain House

RCMP are warning boaters to be careful on the North Saskatchewan River after a canoe capsized Saturday night, stranding eight…

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Waste consultant calls on city to cut down on festival trash

Courtney Powell has been rummaging through the city’s summer festival trash and he’s not happy. Powell, the founder of Elevated Enviro…

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Infill roadmap a must to get Edmonton on right path, developer says

City councillors are giving their initial thumbs up to a new blueprint for infill housing, which calls for more low-rise apartments,…

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London, Ont., physician Tarek Loubani shot in leg near Gaza border

An Ontario physician, who works at the London Health Sciences Centre, has been shot in the leg while delivering emergency…

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Mayor wants to prevent cannabis use in core of downtown Grande Prairie

Grande Prairie Mayor Bill Given wants to prevent the consumption of cannabis along several blocks of the city’s downtown core…

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Canadian gymnast Ellie Black earns 2nd gold at Commonwealth Games

Canadian gymnast Ellie Black won the women’s individual all-around gold medal at the Commonwealth Games on Saturday, adding to the…

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Edmonton Alberta Weather & News

The entire province of Alberta was placed under an extreme cold warning Saturday as an arctic air mass blankets much…

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