Canada Alberta News

Suspect Understands The Charges: Lawyer

CBC | Posted 04.17.2014 | Canada Alberta

Matthew de Grood, the 22-year-old accused of stabbing five people to death earlier this week in Calgary, is overwhelmed but understands the charges he...

Suspect Could Undergo Psychological Tests

CBC | Posted 04.16.2014 | Canada Alberta

The 22-year-old man accused of stabbing five young people to death at a Calgary house party Tuesday will likely be remanded for a psychological asses...

LOOK: Reaction To Calgary House Party Stabbing

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 04.16.2014 | Canada Alberta

Calgarians expressed shock and sadness following the news that a stabbing near the University of Calgary had left five young adults dead. Three mal...

New Cancer Study Needed, Says Chief

CBC | Posted 04.14.2014 | Canada Alberta

The Chief of the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation is looking for money to do an independent cancer study in Fort Chipewyan. He and others say a com...

Anders DEFEATED

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.13.2014 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - The self-proclaimed "poster boy" for blue Conservatives went down to defeat Saturday night at the hands of a former Alberta cabinet minister...

Anders To Discover His Fate Today

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.12.2014 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - The self-proclaimed "poster boy" for blue Conservatives is facing a daunting challenge from a former Alberta Progressive Conservative cabine...

Added To Sex Offender Registry

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.11.2014 | Canada Alberta

WAINWRIGHT, Alta. - A former commanding officer of an Armed Forces base in Alberta has been demoted after being found guilty of sexual assault.David Y...

Calgary Police Shooting Kills Man, Injures Woman

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.01.2014 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - Calgary's police chief says a vehicle was ramming police cruisers during an officer-involved shooting that left a man dead and a woman serio...

Fate Of Canadian On Death Row Once Again Up In The Air

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.23.2014 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - A ruling by a Montana judge is a step closer on whether the state can take a shortcut in its attempt to get approval to change the way it ca...

First Nation Drops Oilsands Lawsuit

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.22.2014 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - An oilsands developer involved in a contested project in northern Alberta says an aboriginal band has agreed to drop its lawsuit.Athabasca O...

Sweet And Romantic Valentine's Day Date Ideas In Calgary

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 01.31.2014 | Canada Alberta

Living in Calgary and looking for some sweet Valentine's Day date ideas this year? Well, look no further. We've compiled a list of dates around ...

Perhaps No One More Pleased About Keystone Review Than This Man

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.02.2014 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - TransCanada says it's pleased with the U.S. State Department's latest report into its controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline proposal, but a...

15 Valentine's Day Date Ideas In Edmonton

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 01.30.2014 | Canada Alberta

Living in Edmonton and looking for some sweet Valentine's Day date ideas this year? Well, look no further. We've compiled a list of dates around...

LOOK: Employee Narrowly Escapes Arena Roof Collapse

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Alberta

An employee at the Sylvan Lake arena narrowly avoided serious injury Monday morning, after the roof he was working under collapsed. The worker was...

Trained Security Couldn't Identify Pipe Bomb When They Saw It

CBC | Posted 03.19.2014 | Canada Alberta

Authorities did not release information about a potentially lethal security failure involving a pipebomb at Edmonton International Airport, CBC News h...

Pipe Bomb Was Going To Be Used.. Just Not On A Plane

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.18.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Skylar Murphy admitted in court that he put together a pipe bomb with a friend last year and planned to blow up a shed in rural Alberta for...

Return to Sender, Postage Guaranteed: Canada Post Imposes Surcharge on Fort McMurray

Theresa Wells | Posted 03.13.2014 | Canada Alberta
Theresa Wells

I suspect they hoped it would never be noticed until someone sent a parcel into Fort McMurray and got dinged an extra $5. The fact that it was never publicly communicated makes me suspicious of this, and it seems an underhanded attempt to increase costs without ever telling the public they serve that the cost was going up.

H5N1 Victim's Symptoms Not Entirely Typical: WHO

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.11.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - The World Health Organization has confirmed that North America's first H5N1 patient was a woman in her late 20s.The woman is believed to ha...

LOOK: The Most Stunning, Dramatic Photos From Alberta In 2013

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Alberta

Alberta in 2013 was the place to be for dramatic photo opportunities. From destructive flood waters that changed the face of the Canadian Rockies ...

Another Death At Edmonton Remand

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.24.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Homicide detectives in Edmonton are investigating a death at the city's remand centre on Christmas Eve.Investigators say witnesses report t...

It's Official: Gas Station Bathroom Is The Nicest In Canada

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 12.18.2013 | Canada Alberta

Canada's best bathroom is in the place you'd least expect it. The restroom at the Valleyview Shell Super Station – a massive truck stop in a tin...

What's The Coldest Temperature You've Ever Lived Through?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Alberta

Yep, it's been a cold couple of days in Alberta. The bitter temperatures have meteorologists comparing parts of Alberta to Mars, the snow and wind...

Curfew For Canada's Youngest Multiple Killer

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.08.2014 | Canada Alberta

MEDICINE HAT, Alta. - A woman who was just 12 when she helped murder her family in southeast Alberta must continue to abide by a curfew.The now 20-yea...

LOOK: It's A Party In Regina

CP | Jennifer Graham, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.26.2014 | Canada Alberta

REGINA - Some children skipped school and adults did the same with work to join the crowd at a Grey Cup parade in Regina on Tuesday.The parade and ral...

Apologizes For Fiasco

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta's municipal affairs minister has apologized publicly to rural politicians for the fiasco around a bill to reorganize regional plann...