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Accused in Red Deer, Alta., fatal Walmart shooting seeking legal aid

Accused in Red Deer, Alta., fatal Walmart shooting seeking legal aid

RED DEER, Alta. — A man accused in a fatal shooting outside a Walmart store in central Alberta is applying for legal aid and has yet to secure a lawyer.
UPDATE: Thomas scores winner as Canada beats Russia for gold at world juniors

UPDATE: Thomas scores winner as Canada beats Russia for gold at world juniors

Canadian oilpatch hopes float on Prairie helium drilling prospects

Canadian oilpatch hopes float on Prairie helium drilling prospects

CALGARY — A veteran of Canada's ailing oilpatch is hoping a new product drawn from deep under Prairie grain fields will provide a natural resource boom for Western Canada.
Restaurant provides free food for the homeless and those in need

Restaurant provides free food for the homeless and those in need

Sulainder Singh, owner of Quesada Burritos and Tacos in Okotoks, said offering free food is something many Sikhs do, and it has become an annual tradition for his family in India and now Okotoks.
Ice Castles makes for masterly winter memories

Ice Castles makes for masterly winter memories

A playground frozen in time
Traffic chaos forces road closure to Lake Minnewanka on New Year's Day

Traffic chaos forces road closure to Lake Minnewanka on New Year's Day

“Unfortunately, the high volume of traffic created an unsafe environment where a number of vehicles were parked illegally or blocking a lane."
UPDATE: Killing of Iranian general sparks concerns for safety of Canadian troops

UPDATE: Killing of Iranian general sparks concerns for safety of Canadian troops

Alberta reports first severe vaping-related lung illness to Public Health Agency

Alberta reports first severe vaping-related lung illness to Public Health Agency

Stray dog's condition improving after being found with jar on head, rescue group says

Stray dog's condition improving after being found with jar on head, rescue group says

Avalanche training gives students 'confidence to make better decisions'

Avalanche training gives students 'confidence to make better decisions'

“I want to make sure that when I go out with people I can be safe with them ... Who doesn’t want to be out in these beautiful mountains all year round.”