Parliament passes plain tobacco packaging law, regulates vaping

The Liberal government has passed a sweeping overhaul of the country’s tobacco laws — legislation that will formally legalize (and…

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Alberta school division sorry after employee dressed up in blackface

An Alberta school division has apologized after a staff member at a Christian school wore blackface while dressed up as a…

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Complaint filed against Alberta justice minister for comments on jailed sex assault victim – Edmonton

An Edmonton lawyer has filed a complaint against Justice Minister Kathleen Ganley, saying she made “inappropriate” comments last summer about…

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UCP members ignore MLA pleas to vote against gay-straight alliance motion

Despite pleas from three MLAs, a majority of United Conservative Party members passed a motion at their inaugural convention Sunday to…

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U.S. judge gives conditional green light to Line 3 pipeline project

A judge in Minnesota has given a conditional green light to a Canadian energy company’s plan to expand a crude…

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Crown appeal seeks new murder trial after accused gang leader Nick Chan freed due to delays

The Crown is appealing a Calgary judge’s decision to stay all charges against Nick Chan and seeking a new murder…

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Inspired by ailing father, U of A student opens Asian fusion restaurant

Despite pressure of the classroom and heartache as a loved one battles illness, Gao Feng Zhang has embraced the challenge of opening…

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Trudeau to name Brenda Lucki as Canada’s first permanent female RCMP commissioner Friday – Politics

CBC News has confirmed Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will announce Brenda Lucki as Canada’s first permanent female RCMP commissioner Friday in Regina. A…

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Edmonton Alberta Weather & News

Patrick Maroon’s major penalty late in the second period proved to be a costly one for the Edmonton Oilers. The…

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