Power surge knocks out Jasper SkyTram, stranding 160

Some 160 people were rescued by helicopter after a power surge shut down the Jasper SkyTram Monday night, stranding them at the…

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Edmonton’s Cariwest festival lives it up on roomy legislature grounds

Edmonton festivals are taking advantage of the relocated site at the Alberta legislature grounds this year, prompting many to compare the…

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Edmonton Alberta Weather & News

On a freezing cold day 40 years ago, Toronto got its first glimpse of the next chapter in its streetcar…

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Elderly killer faces at least 10 years in prison

At the end of a long, emotional day in an Edmonton courtroom, Roberto Robles slowly rose to his feet in…

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City approves 9 pot shop permits of 180 applications — so far

Less than three months before marijuana is legal in Canada, the city of Edmonton has approved only a handful of…

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Thousands of France fans pour onto Montreal streets after 4-2 World Cup victory

It may not be the Champs Elysées, but Parc Jean-Drapeau in Montreal was swarming with blue, white and red Sunday…

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Rescue team frees 1st entangled whale since death of volunteer Joe Howlett

Campobello Whale Rescue Team freed a young entangled whale Saturday, its first emergency response on the water since fellow rescuer…

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How surviving cancer helped former Kid in The Hall Scott Thompson confront his fear of standup

Finally, Scott Thompson feels free to do standup comedy. The former Kids In The Hall cast member and comic says…

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Transportation agency puts legal weight behind order to Omnitrax for Churchill rail line repair

The Canadian Transportation Agency has now put a legal exclamation point behind last month’s order to Omnitrax to get going…

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Former Manitoba attorney general, LGBTQ champion Roland Penner dies

A former Manitoba MLA and attorney general who introduced the province’s Human Rights Code and championed the inclusion of sexual orientation as…

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