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First Covid Vaccine in Nova Scotia

Health Canada has approved Pfizer's new bivalent COVID-19 vaccine for use as a booster dose in those aged 12 and up.

Posted: October 7, 2022, 3:07 pm
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Alberta RCMP have launched an internal investigation after a 16-year-old non-verbal teen with autism  — arrested last weekend at a St. Albert playground — was taken to hospital after repeatedly harming himself while in police custody.

Posted: October 7, 2022, 12:00 pm

Edmonton police were forced to apologize Thursday after they released a computer-generated image of a Black man based on the profile of DNA collected from a sexual assault victim. The backlash and widespread criticism left many critics wondering: why did they do it in the first place and how did they get it so wrong?

Posted: October 7, 2022, 10:00 am
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Top economists line up to slam central bankers over the effects of further interest rate hikes that could lead to market instability. But central bankers say the jobs boom, house prices, financial markets and even the world economy must be sacrificed to vanquish persistent inflation.

Posted: October 7, 2022, 10:00 am
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From political pariah to premier — Danielle Smith's political comeback is one for the ages.

Posted: October 7, 2022, 8:00 am
Jason Copping

Albertans are being urged to use common sense to prevent the spread of COVID-19 as they gather over the Thanksgiving long weekend. The caution comes at a time when people are armed with less data than usual.

Posted: October 7, 2022, 12:27 am
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An Alberta regulator has turned down a request to review its decision rejecting a proposed cattle feedlot near a popular recreational lake.

Posted: October 6, 2022, 9:54 pm

Saskatchewan RCMP said at a news conference Thursday afternoon that they now believe Myles Sanderson did all of the killing in the mass stabbing in the province on Sept. 4, and that his brother Damien was one of his victims.

Posted: October 6, 2022, 9:50 pm
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The agreement means the Philippines will encourage nurses to choose Alberta when seeking international opportunities, Premier Jason Kenney says.

Posted: October 6, 2022, 8:31 pm
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The Edmonton Police Service has issued an apology for the use of DNA phenotyping in attempting to identify a sexual assault suspect.

Posted: October 6, 2022, 5:45 pm
Hugh MacDonald

Ukrainians continue to flee their war-torn homeland amid the Russian invasion, and with the high travel season over and the cost of flights going down, even more are making their way to Alberta.

Posted: October 6, 2022, 1:00 pm
Hawrelak Park

Edmonton's William Hawrelak Park is set to close for three years next spring as the city renews infrastructure in the 57-year-old park, but closing the park will have a major impact on many, including runners, picnickers and festivals. 

Posted: October 6, 2022, 12:00 pm
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The federal sport minister is ramping up her criticism of those leading Hockey Canada — an organization accused of mishandling allegations of gang rapes — by urging them to vacate their positions before the sports body is damaged beyond repair.

Posted: October 6, 2022, 11:25 am
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Cost-conscious shoppers should prepare themselves to start seeing a new fee when they make purchases, as retailers and other businesses will now be allowed to charge customers who pay with a credit card a fee for transactions.

Posted: October 6, 2022, 8:00 am
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It took UCP members six ballots to choose a new leader — former Wildrose Party leader Danielle Smith, who will succeed Jason Kenney as Alberta premier.

Posted: October 6, 2022, 8:00 am
Law courts

The Alberta Crown Attorneys' Association (ACAA) and the province announced Wednesday that they have tentatively reached a short-term agreement after months of negotiations.

Posted: October 6, 2022, 12:04 am
Carl Benito

Former Edmonton MLA Carl Benito and his son Charles entered last-minute guilty pleas in Court of King's Bench, admitting they committed immigration fraud. They will be sentenced next week.

Posted: October 5, 2022, 10:20 pm
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Two women critically injured in a bear attack in northern B.C. were on a walk to enjoy the autumn colours. Now, they're in intensive care in Edmonton and Vancouver.

Posted: October 5, 2022, 10:07 pm
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Alberta will become the first Canadian jurisdiction to regulate the use of psychedelic drugs for people in therapy, the province announced Wednesday.

Posted: October 5, 2022, 9:28 pm

The OPEC+ alliance of oil-exporting countries on Wednesday decided to sharply cut production to support sagging oil prices, a move that could deal the struggling global economy another blow and raise politically sensitive pump prices for U.S. drivers just ahead of key national elections.

Posted: October 5, 2022, 3:40 pm
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