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Prairie provinces have no plans to put carbon tax stickers on pumps

Prairie provinces have no plans to put carbon tax stickers on pumps

EDMONTON — Carbon-tax-fighting governments in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba say they have no plans to follow Ontario's lead and force gas stations to put anti-carbon tax stickers on their pumps.

Canada to fund Indigenous groups' energy projects in B.C. and Alberta

OTTAWA — The federal government is providing up to $6 million in funding to help Indigenous communities in British Columbia and Alberta increase their participation in energy infrastructure projects.

Alleged child porn upload to internet leads to charges against Edmonton doctor

EDMONTON — An Edmonton pediatrician has been charged with possession and transmission of child pornography. Police say the 47-year-old man was arrested Aug.

Charges in case of dead Alberta girl 'should never have been brought:' lawyer

EDMONTON — A lawyer for one of two caregivers for a four-year-old Indigenous girl who died says charges should never have been laid against them and a publication ban should be lifted from a report on the child's death.

Alberta man imprisoned for school bus crash, wrong-way police chase

RED DEER, Alta. — An Alberta man convicted of crimes that included crashing a stolen pickup truck into a school bus and a police chase involving a stolen semi-trailer truck has been sentenced to four years in prison.

'This is an agonizing case': Alberta stays charges in death of Indigenous girl

EDMONTON — The Alberta Crown has stayed charges against two caregivers of a four-year-old Indigenous girl who died.

Firefighters kept on the run during blaze at Calgary recycling plant

CALGARY — Firefighters had to battle for several hours to contain a stubborn blaze at a Calgary recycling centre. Crews were called to ECCO Recycling and Energy Corporation around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Cavalry FC have nothing to lose against Impact in Canadian Championship semi

Cavalry FC have nothing to lose against Impact in Canadian Championship semi

CALGARY — According to coach Tommy Wheeldon Jr., Calgary's Cavalry FC has nothing to lose and everything to gain.
Wolf involved in rare Banff National Park attack was old and in poor condition

Wolf involved in rare Banff National Park attack was old and in poor condition

LAKE LOUISE, Alta. — A wolf that attacked a man in a tent at a campground in Banff National Park last week was an older animal in poor health.
NDP calls for immediate release of panel report on Alberta finances

NDP calls for immediate release of panel report on Alberta finances

EDMONTON — Alberta Opposition Leader Rachel Notley says a key report that was due this week on the province's finances should be released immediately.