Why some Canadian farmers are still choosing horses over tractors

Finding a tractor would have been easy, but Mylaine Massicotte wanted horses. After her last draft horse died last fall,…

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B.C. Wildfires 2018: Desert-like conditions fuel ‘free-burning’ blaze south of Burns Lake

Fire officials painted an alarming picture Monday night of three huge, raging wildfires racing through an area of central B.C. west…

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Edmonton Alberta Weather & News

The Edmonton Oilers staggered into the desert with three straight losses and only one victory in eight games — and…

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Hitchhiker stabbed, robbed between Red Deer and Lacombe, RCMP say

RCMP say a 26-year-old man was stabbed and robbed after he was picked up around Highway 2 and Highway 11A on Saturday. The…

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Pregnant mom served cleaning solution instead of latte at southern Alberta McDonald’s

A pregnant woman was served a cleaning agent in a cup rather than the latte she ordered from a McDonald’s in…

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Federal government won’t decriminalize other drugs besides cannabis

The federal government says it is not interested in decriminalizing any drugs beyond marijuana, despite calls from Canada’s two largest…

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New Keystone XL route in Nebraska gets environmental OK

A new planned route for TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline through Nebraska would not have a major impact on the state’s…

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No need for seatbelts on school buses, says Transport Canada

A new directive for seatbelts on highway buses does not need to include school buses, says Transport Canada. Transport Canada…

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Banff couple say they’ve secured half of $600M needed to build Banff passenger train

If you don’t have the use of a car, chances are Greyhound’s announcement this week might have rattled your travel plans. …

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Edmonton couple capture Syrian refugee crisis in harrowing new play

Aksam Alyousef and Amena Shehab have three children. They call Hagar — a new play exploring a mother’s anguish during the…

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