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Human remains found in northern Alberta identified as missing girl

JOHN DOR PRAIRIE, Alta. — Mounties say human remains found in northern Alberta are those of a 15-year-old girl who had been reported missing.
Lower panel prices boost interest in home solar power but true cost is complex

Lower panel prices boost interest in home solar power but true cost is complex

CALGARY — Lockdowns imposed to control the COVID-19 pandemic have sparked plenty of interest in residential solar power systems among people forced to spend more time at home, says installer Paul Rivera.
Alberta escalates pay fight with doctors, asks regulatory college to intervene

Alberta escalates pay fight with doctors, asks regulatory college to intervene

EDMONTON — Alberta Health Minister Tyler Shandro is escalating his pay dispute with doctors, asking the College of Physician and Surgeons to make rules to stop doctors from withdrawing services en masse.

Mounties lay murder charge one year after remains of woman found in Alberta

ST. PAUL, Alta. — Alberta RCMP say a man has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of a woman whose remains were found a year ago.
Environment minister reconsidering decision to stay out of Alberta coal-mine review

Environment minister reconsidering decision to stay out of Alberta coal-mine review

OTTAWA — Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson is reconsidering a decision in December to keep the federal government out of the approvals process for a major coal-mine expansion in Alberta. The existing Vista mine, which is owned by the U.S.
Premier's former campaign manager gets senior post with Alberta Energy Regulator

Premier's former campaign manager gets senior post with Alberta Energy Regulator

EDMONTON — Premier Jason Kenney is dismissing suggestions that the appointment of his former campaign manager to a senior post with the Alberta Energy Regulator is a patronage plum.
Alberta Mountie gets probation for in-custody assault on Indigenous man

Alberta Mountie gets probation for in-custody assault on Indigenous man

HIGH PRAIRIE, Alta. — A Mountie has been given 15 months probation for assaulting an Indigenous man shortly after his arrest in northern Alberta. A judge convicted Const.
Police chase called off before deadly crash on Edmonton bridge: watchdog

Police chase called off before deadly crash on Edmonton bridge: watchdog

EDMONTON — Alberta's police watchdog is investigating a deadly crash that happened after a police pursuit in Edmonton.
Edmonton turns audit into traffic sign rentals by employee over to police

Edmonton turns audit into traffic sign rentals by employee over to police

EDMONTON — Police are investigating after a City of Edmonton audit found that more than $1 million was allegedly stolen by a municipal worker with a side business in traffic sign rentals.
Edmonton remand inmate tests positive for COVID-19, prisoner transfers halted

Edmonton remand inmate tests positive for COVID-19, prisoner transfers halted

EDMONTON — Alberta health officials say an inmate has tested positive for COVID-19 at the Edmonton Remand Centre. They say the inmate was asymptomatic when he was admitted to the centre June 30.