Northern Alberta hamlet on alert as wildfire danger rises in Fort McMurray, Lac La Biche areas

This week’s parched conditions have sparked multiple forest fires in northern Alberta, pushing the wildfire threat to extreme in the…

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9-day-old tiger cub dies at Magnetic Hill Zoo

One of the Amur tiger cubs born earlier this month at the Magnetic Hill Zoo in Moncton, N.B., died Sunday. The…

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Alberta teachers’ union wants 2,000 new teachers by fall; Eggen calls smaller class sizes ‘essential’

The union representing teachers in Alberta is calling on the province to hire 2,000 more teachers by the fall as…

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Floods, wildfires spark evacuation concerns from some northern Albertans

After a spring of flooding followed by wildfires, some residents of Mackenzie County are concerned about their ability to quickly evacuate…

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Why we’re still talking about the phantom threat of voter fraud

After the Liberal government tabled its proposed changes to federal elections law, the Conservatives started issuing new warnings about the spectre of voter…

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Rail shipment delays causing ‘dire situation’ for Canadian farmers – Saskatchewan

Bill Prybylski produces thousands of bushels of grain on his farm in Willowbrook, Sask., about two hours northeast of Regina.…

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Search underway for youth who fell from bridge near Slave Lake, Alta.

A search is underway for a youth who fell into the Athabasca River southeast of Slave Lake, Alta., Tuesday night.…

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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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Edmonton Alberta Weather & News

Chinese search-engine giant Baidu Inc. has selected BlackBerry Ltd. to provide the safety operating system for the Apollo autonomous driving…

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Edmonton Alberta Weather

A food production company in Sherwood Park, HQ Fine Foods, is trying to determine how their product was contaminated with…

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