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Emergency crews respond to helicopter crash outside St. Paul

Emergency crews respond to helicopter crash outside St. Paul

According to the St. Paul Fire Department, the pilot of the helicopter "displayed exceptional skill and calmness to set down this helicopter, and being able to walk away after."
DeWinton man charged with sexual assault of students found dead

DeWinton man charged with sexual assault of students found dead

Multiple victims identified in sex crimes dating back two decades
Government agrees people with mental illness should have access to MAID – in two years

Government agrees people with mental illness should have access to MAID – in two years

The two-year interlude is six months longer than what was proposed by senators.
Red Deer-Mountain View MP calls for end of carbon taxes for farmers

Red Deer-Mountain View MP calls for end of carbon taxes for farmers

Petition tabled in the House of Commons
Alberta energy minister announces date for start of coal consultations

Alberta energy minister announces date for start of coal consultations

"With the input of Albertans, a modern coal policy will protect the areas Albertans cherish while allowing responsible resource development in the appropriate places."
Cougar feeding on elk carcass leads wildlife officials to close area in Canmore

Cougar feeding on elk carcass leads wildlife officials to close area in Canmore

An elk carcass found near Cougar Creek in Canmore on Monday (Feb. 22) has led Alberta Parks to close the area to prevent a human wildlife conflict as there was evidence of a cougar feeding from it.
Higher oil prices boosting Alberta's bottom line as budget looms Thursday: Kenney

Higher oil prices boosting Alberta's bottom line as budget looms Thursday: Kenney

The budget deficit was on track to exceed $21 billion this fiscal year, but Kenney said it will now be about $14 billion.
Raise a fork to producers on Canada’s Ag Day, and cook a great Canadian meal

Raise a fork to producers on Canada’s Ag Day, and cook a great Canadian meal

Here's a great big 'thank-you' to producers across Alberta on Canada's Agriculture Day, which is being recognized today.
'Trojan Horse:' Alberta to argue that federal assessment law unconstitutional

'Trojan Horse:' Alberta to argue that federal assessment law unconstitutional

In part, Alberta is concerned federal assessments are no longer solely triggered by provisions in fisheries, migratory birds and navigable waterways laws, but also now includes in-situ oilsands developments, projects that formerly were only assessed by the province. 
Unfriended no more: Facebook to lift Australia news ban

Unfriended no more: Facebook to lift Australia news ban

“There is no doubt that Australia has been a proxy battle for the world,” Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said.