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No suspects in fire that razed trailer used for residential school investigative work

No suspects in fire that razed trailer used for residential school investigative work

SADDLE LAKE, ALTA. — The RCMP is asking for the public's help after a fire in Alberta destroyed a trailer being used for residential school investigative work.
B.C. premier says working with Ottawa can feel like 'beating our head against a wall'

B.C. premier says working with Ottawa can feel like 'beating our head against a wall'

HALIFAX — Canada's premiers on Tuesday lamented what they said was the federal government's lack of teamwork on important files from housing to school lunch programs, with British Columbia's premier saying working with Ottawa can feel like “beating o
TC Energy's US$15B Keystone XL claim thrown out by trade tribunal

TC Energy's US$15B Keystone XL claim thrown out by trade tribunal

CALGARY — TC Energy Corp., the Canadian company behind the ill-fated Keystone XL pipeline, has suffered a major blow after a trade tribunal tossed out its claim to US$15 billion in damages.
'I was terrified': Coutts protester says he fled after arrival of RCMP and helicopter

'I was terrified': Coutts protester says he fled after arrival of RCMP and helicopter

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — A protester at the border blockade at Coutts, Alta., described in court Tuesday a police presence so overwhelming and intimidating that he decided to go home early. "I observed the helicopter (and) drones.
Almondo Sewell returns to Edmonton Elks as their defensive line coach

Almondo Sewell returns to Edmonton Elks as their defensive line coach

EDMONTON — Almondo Sewell is back with the Edmonton Elks. Sewell rejoined the CFL franchise Tuesday as its defensive line coach. He replaces Nate O'Neal, who resigned.
Heat could hang over Alberta for 10 days, bringing highs up to 36 C

Heat could hang over Alberta for 10 days, bringing highs up to 36 C

A heat warning has been issued for large parts of Alberta, where Environment Canada is warning daytime highs up to 36 C could linger for the next eight to 10 days.
Edmonton Elks fire head coach/GM Chris Jones after 0-5 start

Edmonton Elks fire head coach/GM Chris Jones after 0-5 start

EDMONTON — Close wasn't good enough for the Edmonton Elks, and Chris Jones has paid the price. The decision to fire the Elks' general manager and coach came down to one man: Rick LeLacheur.
Country artist recalls singing about "Freedom" at Coutts blockade, court hears

Country artist recalls singing about "Freedom" at Coutts blockade, court hears

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — The COVID-19 blockade at Coutts, Alta., drew on support from a cross-section of people, including a country musician who jumped at the chance to perform “Freedom” at the barricade, a courtroom heard Monday.
Brett Sutter retires after 17 pro hockey seasons, 1,090 AHL games

Brett Sutter retires after 17 pro hockey seasons, 1,090 AHL games

CALGARY — Brett Sutter announced his retirement from pro hockey after 17 seasons Monday. The son of former NHL coach Darryl Sutter played in 1,090 games in the American Hockey League, which ranks fourth all-time, and another 60 in the NHL.
Canadian Natural fined for not stopping birds from nesting on tailings pond island

Canadian Natural fined for not stopping birds from nesting on tailings pond island

EDMONTON — A major oilsands producer has been fined after hundreds of birds, wolves and coyotes were exposed to toxins at one of its tailings ponds. The Alberta Energy Regulator has assessed a fine of $278,000 against Canadian Natural Resources Ltd.