Medicine Hat

Alberta Girl Who Killed Her Family At Age 12 To Be Freed

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.06.2016 | Canada Alberta

She's been living on her own and attending university in Calgary.

Alberta Police Warn Against 'Creep Catcher' Vigilantes

The Huffington Post Alberta | Sarah Rieger | Posted 04.08.2016 | Canada Alberta

It's not strictly against the law, but police say it comes close.

Southern Alberta Schools Locked Down After Anonymous Threat

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.07.2016 | Canada Alberta

"We take these threats seriously."

Refugees Will Land In 5 Alberta Cities: Notley

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.19.2015 | Canada Alberta

Notley expects Alberta will take between 2,500 and 3,000 refugees.

No Criminal Record For Medicine Hat Officer Who Assaulted Man

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.10.2015 | Canada Alberta

Angstadt was convicted for assaulting James Halcro.

German Police Tip Leads To Alberta Child Pornography Arrest

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.24.2015 | Canada Alberta

Robert Jeffrey Williams, of Medicine Hat was arrested Tuesday at Calgary International Airport.

Bogus Aircraft Distress Call Closes Trans-Canada Highway

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.16.2015 | Canada Alberta

No proof that any aircraft was ever in distress.

Canada's Youngest Mass Murderer Granted More Freedom

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.20.2015 | Canada Alberta

The woman, who can't be named under the Youth Criminal Justice Act, was convicted along with her then-boyfriend of killing her mother, father and eight-year-old brother in the family's Medicine Hat home in April 2006.

Medicine Hat Proves Idealism and Realism Can Walk Hand in Hand

Craig and Marc Kielburger | Posted 06.19.2016 | Canada Impact
Craig and Marc Kielburger

This year, Medicine Hat became the first city in Canada to effectively end homelessness. Almost 900 people in this small town of 61,000 have been placed in rent-free apartments or houses. And the benefits are clear: police calls and hospital emergency room visits are down. "You're going to end homelessness? Yeah ok, good one," he recalls thinking. But the society argued that the $20,000 per year cost of housing someone was as much as four times less than the expense of policing and health care when that person lived on the streets.

17 Things to Do in the Canadian Badlands

Buzz Bishop | Posted 06.01.2016 | Canada Alberta
Buzz Bishop

You can find adventure in all four directions you choose to leave from Calgary but if you point your compass to the east, you'll discover yourself in the heart of the Canadian Badlands. It is rich fertile prairie soil but also rugged.

This Alberta City Is About To End Homelessness. Here's How They Did It.

The Huffington Post Alberta | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 05.15.2015 | Canada Alberta

Promising to end homelessness is nothing new. But Medicine Hat is following through.

Canada's Youngest Multiple Killer Must Remain Under Curfew

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.19.2015 | Canada Alberta

MEDICINE HAT, Alta. - A curfew remains in place for a southern Alberta woman convicted of murdering her parents and younger brother when she was 12.Th...

How This Conservative Mayor Became a Champion for the Homeless

Andreas Krebs | Posted 03.24.2015 | Canada Politics
Andreas Krebs

Mayor Ted Clugston of Medicine Hat, Alberta has become the reluctant spokesperson for a controversial approach to reducing homelessness. Reluctant because just a few years ago, he opposed the initiative. Sometime in 2015, Medicine Hat will become the first municipality in Canada to eradicate homelessness.

Welcome to Canada's 1st Concentrated Solar Thermal Plant

David Dodge | Posted 01.19.2015 | Canada Alberta
David Dodge

And while this is the farthest north that a concentrated solar thermal project has ever been built solar makes sense in Medicine Hat. As Clugston reminds us, Medicine Hat is the sunniest city in Canada and they get more direct annual sunlight than Miami, Florida.

Canada's Youngest Multiple Killer Gets More Freedom

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.11.2014 | Canada Alberta

MEDICINE HAT, Alta. - A woman who was just 12 when she helped murder her family in southeast Alberta is getting more freedom.Court of Queen's Bench Ju...

Medicine Hat, Lethbridge County Brace For The Worst

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.18.2014 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - There are concerns Medicine Hat could see flooding similar to what happened a year ago as heavy rains continue to soak areas to the west of ...

Could This City Be The First To End Homelessness?

CBC | Posted 07.15.2014 | Canada Alberta

Medicine Hat is on the cusp of making history in the battle against homelessness, says the city’s mayor.  The southern Alberta city is one of sev...

They're Baaaa-aack..

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.08.2014 | Canada Alberta

MEDICINE HAT, Alta. - Rats!They're back in southeastern Alberta.The City of Medicine Hat says that several rats have been spotted in its landfill.The ...

Woman Charged After Playing Risky Online Drinking Game

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 02.14.2014 | Canada Alberta

A Medicine Hat woman has been charged with careless driving in relation to a dangerous online drinking game called Neknominate. According to Medic...

Medicine Hat Plant Sold Off To Japanese Firm

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.22.2014 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - TransCanada Corp. (TSX:TRP) says it has reached a deal to sell Cancarb Ltd., a facility in Medicine Hat, Alta., that uses super-heated natur...

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...

So, This Is Where Canada's Best Drivers Live

CBC | Posted 01.27.2014 | Canada Alberta

Calgary ranked 41 out of 50 in a recent safe driving study — but did beat Edmonton's ranking of 44 and Toronto in 46th spot.  Last place ho...

Experts Help With Toxic Fire

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Alberta

MEDICINE HAT, Alta. - Officials say they are finally ready to start trying to extinguish a landfill fire that has spewed toxic smoke into Medicine Hat...

Toxic Smoke From Landfill Fire Wafts Into City

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Alberta

MEDICINE HAT, Alta. - The city of Medicine Hat in southern Alberta has been put under an air quality advisory due to toxic smoke from an ongoing landf...

Toxic Landfill Fire Sparks State Of Emergency

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Alberta

MEDICINE HAT, Alta. - Officials in a southern Alberta county have declared a state of emergency and ordered nine homes evacuated due to a landfill fir...