B.C.’s wildfire season now 2nd-worst on record — behind only last year

This year’s wildfire season is now the second-worst in B.C. history when it comes to the amount of land that’s burned.…

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Jasper pitches relaxed rules for cannabis retailers

Jasper’s municipal council says it won’t put any limits on the number of cannabis retailers allowed within the mountain resort…

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Edmonton’s Boler enthusiasts hit the road for ultimate celebration

Boler owners are the first to admit that they’re crazy about their egg-shaped fibreglass trailers.  “It’s sort of, jokingly, a…

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Special air quality alert issued for Edmonton

Environment Canada says wildfire smoke is causing poor air quality and reduced visibility in Edmonton, Sherwood Park and St. Albert, Alberta.…

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Camrose police alert seniors to $20-bill diversion scam

Camrose police are warning seniors to be on the alert after a man used an elaborate scam to steal more than $5,000 from a senior’s…

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Alberta’s energy regulator ignoring own rules on tailings ponds: critics

Alvaro Pinto wants Alberta’s energy regulator to follow its own oilsands rules. The director of sustainability for the Fort McKay…

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Refugees can now apply for Alberta driver’s licence while waiting for claim

Refugees in Alberta can now apply for a one-year driver’s licence while they wait for their claim to be processed.…

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Early signs of success for Edmonton’s safe injection sites, expert says

Safe injection sites have shown early signs of success in Edmonton, the director of the sites says. Marliss Taylor, director…

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6 people dead after head-on collision north of Elrose, Sask.

Six people are dead after a head-on collision Friday afternoon between two SUVs on Highway 4, north of Elrose, Sask. Rosetown…

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Moncton Mountie murderer Justin Bourque posts profile on matchmaking website

One of Canada’s most notorious killers — who murdered three RCMP officers and wounded two others — has taken to an online…

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