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Seven survivors of Alberta tour bus rollover near Jasper file lawsuit

Seven survivors of Alberta tour bus rollover near Jasper file lawsuit

EDMONTON — A northern Alberta woman who survived a fatal tour bus crash in Jasper National Park this summer says she is one of the lucky ones, but her recovery will be long and painful. Sweta Patel, 27, from High Prairie, Alta.
Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole lambastes Liberals' handing of pandemic

Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole lambastes Liberals' handing of pandemic

OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole used his first speech in the House of Commons as party leader to lambaste the Liberal government's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Health Canada green-lights rapid COVID-19 test

Health Canada green-lights rapid COVID-19 test

OTTAWA — Health Canada has given the green light to a rapid test for COVID-19 that could be deployed to long-term care homes and schools to take pressure off provincial testing systems.
'Small number of kooks:' Alberta premier condemns apparent racist rally in Edmonton

'Small number of kooks:' Alberta premier condemns apparent racist rally in Edmonton

SPRUCE GROVE, ALBERTA — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney is adding his voice to others condemning an apparent white supremacist rally in Edmonton.
COVID-19 cases rising in Indigenous communities

COVID-19 cases rising in Indigenous communities

OTTAWA — Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller says Indigenous communities have been facing an alarming rise in COVID-19 cases during the last few weeks.
Alberta top court rejects appeal of man who killed Calgary Stampeders football player

Alberta top court rejects appeal of man who killed Calgary Stampeders football player

CALGARY — Alberta's top court has upheld the conviction of a man who killed a Calgary Stampeders football player outside a nightclub in 2016.
Debate about televised political debates heats up after presidential 'dumpster fire'

Debate about televised political debates heats up after presidential 'dumpster fire'

WASHINGTON, Wash. — Hot mess, dumpster fire, train wreck: the reviews of the presidential debate are in, and they're not good. And those are just the family-friendly ones.
Economic rebound slows as Statistics Canada says economy grew 3.0 per cent in July

Economic rebound slows as Statistics Canada says economy grew 3.0 per cent in July

OTTAWA — The pace of Canada's economic rebound from the COVID-19 pandemic slowed in July, and maybe even more in August, Statistics Canada says, suggesting the country is in what experts described as a long, choppy path to recovery.
Morinville man faces child pornography, assault charges

Morinville man faces child pornography, assault charges

Brock Hann from Morinville was charged along with 25 others after a three-month investigation by ALERT's Internet Child Exploitation unit.
Shell plan to cut up to 9,000 jobs could result in 100s of fewer jobs in Canada

Shell plan to cut up to 9,000 jobs could result in 100s of fewer jobs in Canada

CALGARY — Hundreds of Canadian employees of Royal Dutch Shell could be affected by its plan revealed Wednesday to cut between 7,000 and 9,000 jobs worldwide by the end of 2022. The company has 3,500 workers in Canada, accounting for about 4.