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Southern Alberta city hires its first two full-time female firefighters

Southern Alberta city hires its first two full-time female firefighters

Haley Fanning and Hailey Bessette were among six new hires by Chestermere Fire Services.
Watch: Pizza delivery robots are being tested in Vancouver

Watch: Pizza delivery robots are being tested in Vancouver

Pizza Hut Canada pilot project sees Raja and Hugo delivering pizzas in Vancouver's West End.
Mass shooting victim's family calls for end to sales of decommissioned RCMP vehicles

Mass shooting victim's family calls for end to sales of decommissioned RCMP vehicles

Lawyer calls for a permanent moratorium on the auctioning of decommissioned police vehicles, saying it isn't worth the risk to public safety.
Siksika Nation to take over RCMP duties with own police service

Siksika Nation to take over RCMP duties with own police service

The Siksika Nation east of Calgary has reached a deal with the provincial and federal governments to reinstate a self-administered police service after 20 years.
Couple out of luck after truck bought off Craigslist breaks down before they got it home

Couple out of luck after truck bought off Craigslist breaks down before they got it home

BC Civil Resolution Tribunal concluded there was no "persuasive evidence" seller knew truck had transmission problems.
Elections Quebec takes to TikTok, hoping quirky campaign inspires turnout

Elections Quebec takes to TikTok, hoping quirky campaign inspires turnout

Campaign taking a humouristic, even absurd approach to its advertising in an effort to reverse a trend of poor voter turnout.
RCMP investigating youth market scam in Southern Alberta town

RCMP investigating youth market scam in Southern Alberta town

Dozens of people, both youth and adults, are thought to have paid registration fees for several so-called markets in Okotoks which never occurred after the organizer took off.
Postmedia to end Monday print edition of nine urban daily newspapers

Postmedia to end Monday print edition of nine urban daily newspapers

Four daily newspapers in Alberta's two biggest cities among those that will no longer be printed and delivered on Mondays effective Oct. 17.
Surrogate mom's selfless act leaves family speechless

Surrogate mom's selfless act leaves family speechless

Smithers, B.C. woman is just a few weeks away from giving birth to a baby boy on behalf of Richmond couple, despite not knowing them until a year ago.
RESIDE program recruits just one doctor to Northern Alberta region

RESIDE program recruits just one doctor to Northern Alberta region

A $6 million provincial program aiming to recruit doctors to 15 rural communities across Alberta, including Lac La Biche and the City of Cold Lake, has come up short.