How the killer whale became the Achilles heel of Trans Mountain pipeline approval

It’s been a summer of dramatic killer whale news — from a mother holding up her dead calf for 17 days in…

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Free haircuts in Edmonton encourage kids to focus on school

Free haircuts and school supplies offered a fresh start while shaping young minds in Edmonton’s Queen Mary Park community on Monday. It’s a…

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Saudi man being held in Quebec will be deported tomorrow, judge rules

A Federal Court judge has ​ruled that a Saudi Arabian man being held at an immigration holding centre in Laval,…

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Chrystia Freeland says plight of stranded White Helmets keeps her ‘awake at night’

The international community has not given up hope of rescuing more White Helmet volunteers and their families who want to leave Syria,…

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Alberta fisherman helps people with disabilities, chronic illnesses cast a line again

On a warm summer day on a lake west of Edmonton, Ed Butler is helped into a fishing boat by…

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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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‘Astounding’ survey of fly species suggests we might be underestimating global biodiversity

A University of Calgary entomologist recently participated in a landmark study that revealed just how much we don’t know about…

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Floodwaters not waning in greater Saint John, but neither is kindness of volunteers

Devastating flood levels in the Greater Saint John area haven’t waned, but neither has the determination of emergency crews and volunteers.…

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Curtain slowly lifts on Parliament’s revamped West Block

Workers are putting the final touches on Parliament Hill’s revamped West Block, which is set to act as a temporary home…

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Edmonton Alberta Weather & News

Nearly 10,000 people in New Brunswick were without power Saturday morning as heavy rains pummelled the province, forcing some people…

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