Skip to content

Alberta News

New video shows RCMP tackling, punching Alberta chief during arrest

New video shows RCMP tackling, punching Alberta chief during arrest

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — New video has emerged of the violent arrest of a prominent chief of a northern Alberta First Nation.
Judges hear Alberta Crown appeal of couple's acquittal in toddler death

Judges hear Alberta Crown appeal of couple's acquittal in toddler death

CALGARY — The Crown says an Alberta judge showed bias against a medical expert last year when he acquitted a couple on trial in the death of their ill son, but the defence says the court process was fair.
Alberta licence plates become targets for COVID-19 fears in some B.C. towns

Alberta licence plates become targets for COVID-19 fears in some B.C. towns

VICTORIA — A British Columbia mayor says his community has embarked on a COVID-19 kindness campaign to counter concerns about animosity after reports of rudeness towards people driving vehicles with out-of-province licence plates.

Two teens dead, one missing after drowning in southern Alberta river: RCMP

SPRING COULEE , Alta. — Two teens who died and one who is missing after spending time boating with friends on a river in southern Alberta are from the Spring Valley Hutterite Colony, a community member says.
Alberta officially ends agency created to handle green rebates and programs

Alberta officially ends agency created to handle green rebates and programs

EDMONTON — Alberta is closing the door on an agency that championed eco-initiatives but was ridiculed by Premier Jason Kenney as a costly conduit for "shower heads and light bulbs.

Alberta reports 40 new COVID cases as more services prepare to open

EDMONTON — Alberta is reporting 40 new cases of COVID-19. The province says there have been no new deaths, but autopsies show that two fatalities previously listed were not caused by the illness. The death toll stands at 149.
Edmonton chief concerned about defunding police service to deal with racism

Edmonton chief concerned about defunding police service to deal with racism

EDMONTON — The police chief in Alberta's capital says there's racism in Canadian policing, but he worries that any reduction in budgets could lead to a loss of officers and programs brought in to address diversity.
Colby Cave's teammate Cooper Marody writes tribute song for memorial fund

Colby Cave's teammate Cooper Marody writes tribute song for memorial fund

Edmonton Oilers prospect Cooper Marody has written a song in memory of teammate Colby Cave to raise money for a memorial fund. Cave, from Battleford, Sask., died April 11 in a Toronto hospital after suffering a brain bleed.

Calgary's senior PGA Shaw Charity Classic tournament cancelled

CALGARY — The PGA Tour Champions' Shaw Charity Classic in Calgary has been cancelled. The City of Calgary revoking event permits until Aug. 31, and international travel restrictions because of the COVID-19 pandemic, prompted organizers of the Aug.
COVID-19 cases will go up as Alberta reopens many activities: health experts

COVID-19 cases will go up as Alberta reopens many activities: health experts

EDMONTON — Health experts say it makes sense for Alberta to take the next step in reopening its economy, but warn there will be an uptick in COVID-19 cases due to an inability to physically distance in some situations.