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Highway Of Death Claims More Lives

MARIANA LAKE, Alta. - Two people have been killed and another person has life-threatening injuries after a collision involving a shuttle bus in northern Alberta.RCMP say the crash happened when the no...
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2 Dead After Highway 63 Crash

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - Two people have been killed in a crash involving a car and an earth mover on Highway 63 in northern Alberta.RCMP say the collision happened late Tuesday night, about two kilomet...
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Another Tragedy On Highway of Death

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - Two people are dead following a crash on a notoriously dangerous highway in northern Alberta.RCMP say two vehicles collided Tuesday on Highway 63 south of Fort McMurray.Police c...
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Highway Of Death Claims Another Life

BOYLE, Alta. - A collision between a semi and a car on a northern Alberta road dubbed the Highway of Death has left one person dead.The overnight crash happened on Highway 63, about 45 kilometres nort...

Have We Doomed Ourselves on Highway 63? Traffic Infraction Stats Frightening

On occasion I like to believe that people can change their behaviour. I suppose I am an optimist in that regard, at least until I am proven wrong. This past week I was deeply troubled by the report about some recent statistics as they do not bode well for our ability to change our behaviour. Those statistics? The traffic infraction numbers for February to March 27 2013 on Highways 63, 881, and 69.
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Oversize Loads Fears On Highway 63

It's one of the busiest highways in Alberta, and now some motorists are calling for more to be done about the number of oversize loads driving up and down Highway 63. "There's just too many wide loads...
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Deadly Highway Claims Another Life

GRASSLAND, Alta. - One person is dead and five others have been treated at hospital after a collision involving a bus and a sport utility vehicle in northern Alberta.The crash happened early Wednesday...

Why "My" Highway Needs "Your" Money

Why should their money go to pay for my highway? Well, why should my tax dollars go to pay for their hospitals? Why should my tax dollars pay for anything in their region or community? Because that's just how it works, folks. My tax dollars might be allocated to your regional needs just as your tax dollars might be to mine. But there is a far larger reason at work here. Where EXACTLY do people in this province think the money in our economy is coming from? Who is the economic driver of this province? What is the economic engine?

Twin Highway 63 - Because You Can't Cure Stupid

You can talk about bad driving and negligence and speeding all you like and about how if we just address all those things the problem would end - but the reality is you cannot completely change human behaviour. While some people may change there will always be someone who chooses to drive 200 km per hour instead of 100, or pass a dozen vehicles and play chicken with oncoming traffic.
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Highway Of Death Claims 2 More Lives

WANDERING RIVER, Alta. - A busy northern Alberta highway between Edmonton and Fort McMurray that is known for accidents has claimed another two lives and left an eight-year-old boy in critical conditi...
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663 Tickets In Single Weekend Blitz

EDMONTON - Alberta police issued 663 tickets during a weekend safety blitz along the dangerous highway that runs between Edmonton and the oilsands city of Fort McMurray.Seven people were killed on Hig...