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Jasper National Park says charges possible if people exit vehicles near wildlife

Jasper National Park says charges possible if people exit vehicles near wildlife

JASPER, Alta. — Jasper National Park says visitors must stay in their vehicles when viewing wildlife on roads.

University of Alberta suspends hockey, basketball, volleyball next season

EDMONTON — The University of Alberta has suspended men's and women's hockey, basketball and volleyball for 2020-21 season for what the university says are "financial reasons.
Researchers crack mystery of dinosaur eggs missing from fossil record

Researchers crack mystery of dinosaur eggs missing from fossil record

CALGARY — Researchers believe they have cracked the mystery of why fossilized eggs of only a few types of dinosaurs have been found.
Judge denies bail to man accused of killing Metis hunters on Alberta road

Judge denies bail to man accused of killing Metis hunters on Alberta road

EDMONTON — A judge has denied bail to a man accused of killing two Metis hunters northeast of Edmonton. Jacob Sansom, 39, and Maurice Cardinal, 57, were shot and killed on a rural road near Glendon, Alta., in March.
Court reserves decision on appeal of man convicted of killing couple, grandson

Court reserves decision on appeal of man convicted of killing couple, grandson

CALGARY — A lawyer for a man who killed a Calgary couple and their young grandson says the trial judge imposed a "vengeful sentence," since his client will be 129 years old before he is eligible for parole.

Crown wants court to change parole period in triple murder of Alberta family

CALGARY — A Crown prosecutor has told the Alberta Court of Appeal that a trial judge erred by not applying consecutive parole eligibilities for two men convicted in the slayings of three family members, but their lawyers say they need hope for the fu

Edmonton police officer charged with assault after arrest caught on video

EDMONTON — An Edmonton police officer has been charged with assaulting a person during an arrest last year. Police say Const. Michael Partington, who has been with the force for four years, was arrested Tuesday.
Canadian junior hockey team invites 41 players to development camp

Canadian junior hockey team invites 41 players to development camp

CALGARY — Seven players from this year's gold medal-winning squad and the underage Canadian Hockey League rookie of the year highlight the roster for Canada's national junior team development camp next month.
Alberta introduces bill to protect business tenants from eviction during COVID

Alberta introduces bill to protect business tenants from eviction during COVID

EDMONTON — Alberta has proposed legislation to stop business tenants from being evicted during the economic slump caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
'Thought it was a panda:' Second rare grizzly bear seen in Banff National Park

'Thought it was a panda:' Second rare grizzly bear seen in Banff National Park

BANFF, Alta. — A second rare grizzly bear has been spotted in Banff National Park.