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Panel to review impacts of safe injection sites on Alberta communities

Panel to review impacts of safe injection sites on Alberta communities

CALGARY — An Alberta government-appointed panel to examine the social and economic impacts of safe consumption sites for drug users will not consider the health benefits of such sites or the social issues surrounding drug abuse.

Alberta judge throws out Karlheinz Schreiber lawsuit against federal government

EDMONTON — An Alberta court has dismissed a lawsuit filed by Karlheinz Schreiber in 1997 in which the German-Canadian businessman alleged he had been defamed by the Attorney General of Canada.
There's more to Vikings history than brute force, Alberta exhibit shows

There's more to Vikings history than brute force, Alberta exhibit shows

EDMONTON — The Vikings have travelled to where they've never been before — landlocked Alberta — as part of a touring exhibition at the new Royal Alberta Museum.

Bonterra has 70 workers cleaning up oil spill site in Alberta creek

DRAYTON VALLEY, Alta. — Bonterra Energy Corp. says it has 70 workers cleaning up the site of an oil emulsion leak from a pipeline into a creek that feeds the North Saskatchewan River in west central Alberta.

Pipeline rupture sends 40,000 litres of oil into Alberta creek

DRAYTON VALLEY, Alta. — The Alberta Energy Regulator says a pipeline has spilled 40,000 litres of crude oil into a creek. The regulator says on its website that the incident happened Thursday on a Bonterra Energy Corp.

Alberta suspects lead Mounties on chase before their capture in Camrose

CAMROSE, Alta. — Mounties from the Wetaskiwin, Alta., detachment had their hands full early Saturday morning tracking down two robbery suspects.
Adams Jr., Alouettes come from behind to beat Stampeders 40-34 in overtime

Adams Jr., Alouettes come from behind to beat Stampeders 40-34 in overtime

CALGARY — Quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. didn't care that the Montreal Alouettes hadn't won a game in Calgary since 2009. He also didn't care that his team was down 11 points late in Saturday's game against the defending Grey Cup champions.
Two men seriously injured after small plane crashes in Alberta field

Two men seriously injured after small plane crashes in Alberta field

BLACK DIAMOND, Alta. — Two people were injured in a plane crash southwest of Calgary on Saturday. RCMP say they were called at about noon to the crash involving a single-engine plane that took off from a rural airstrip near Black Diamond.
Nick Arbuckle set to start at quarterback for Calgary Stampeders

Nick Arbuckle set to start at quarterback for Calgary Stampeders

CALGARY — After some optimism earlier in the week, Bo Levi Mitchell won't make his return to the lineup for the Calgary Stampeders against the Montreal Alouettes on Saturday.
Ex-Eskimos CEO gets new job among flurry of Alberta government appointments

Ex-Eskimos CEO gets new job among flurry of Alberta government appointments

EDMONTON — Len Rhodes, a former Alberta United Conservative candidate and president of the Edmonton Eskimos, has a new job. Rhodes has been named the new chair of the Alberta Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis commission.