Mini autonomous sailboat embarks on lonely race across the Atlantic

It is, perhaps, one of the slowest races in the world. And even though the annual competition is in its…

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Banff holds blessing ceremony with Indigenous elders before letting bison roam

Several Indigenous elders are to be flown by helicopter into the backcountry of Banff National Park today for a blessing…

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Indigenous woman fights to stay in Canada, saying traditional territory is B.C.

A First Nations woman working to revive a threatened language in her traditional territory of northern British Columbia says she’s…

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Cannabis, cocaine, mushrooms seized from Edmonton ‘mail-order’ drug business

An online mail-order drug business operating in Edmonton has been shut down after the seizure of more than $600,000 worth…

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Oldest lizard fossil fills evolutionary ‘missing link’

A finger-sized fossilized creature found in the Italian Alps is the earliest lizard ever discovered, a new study suggests, filling a…

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Edmonton Alberta Weather & News

Newsprint is the latest Canadian product to be hit with preliminary countervailing duties from the United States. The U.S. Department…

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Amazon to bring 1,000 jobs to Ottawa with new warehouse

Online retail giant Amazon is set to make a major investment in Ottawa, with a warehouse that will employ roughly…

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‘Battle of Alberta’ match breathes life into hopes for pro soccer in Edmonton

More than 3,200 local soccer fans watched a different kind of Battle of Alberta on a cold, dreary day at…

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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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Quirky work: Glass blowing still an essential craft at University of Alberta

Whether they need a batch of test tubes or an elaborate custom-made distillation apparatus, University of Alberta scientists need look no further…

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