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'Disorganized protest': Defence questions if anyone was in charge at Coutts protest

'Disorganized protest': Defence questions if anyone was in charge at Coutts protest

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — The trial of a trio accused of masterminding the COVID-era border blockade at Coutts, Alta., saw the defence pursue a contrary narrative Thursday of a mishmash protest where no one had the power to call the shots.
Alberta Appeal Court dismisses coal company lawsuit alleging expropriation

Alberta Appeal Court dismisses coal company lawsuit alleging expropriation

EDMONTON — Alberta's top court has dismissed a coal company's request for compensation over government policies to phase out coal power. Altius Royalty Corp.
Autopsy confirms boy attacked by dogs in Edmonton home died from bite

Autopsy confirms boy attacked by dogs in Edmonton home died from bite

EDMONTON — An autopsy has confirmed an 11-year-old boy attacked by two dogs in an Edmonton home died from a bite, police said Thursday They also said the two large dogs belong to a roommate of the boy's father, whom the child was visiting when the at
Record Alberta fires changed forests for decades and destroyed rare habitat: report

Record Alberta fires changed forests for decades and destroyed rare habitat: report

EDMONTON — Last year's record wildfires in Alberta destroyed habitat for threatened species and will change the makeup of the province's forests for decades to come, says a new report.
Why climate change on the farm means a big bill for Canadian taxpayers

Why climate change on the farm means a big bill for Canadian taxpayers

CALGARY — To get an idea of the financial toll extreme weather is taking on this country's agriculture industry, look no further than the government of Saskatchewan's books.
WHL roundup: Geekie scores double OT winner, Broncos sweep Hurricanes

WHL roundup: Geekie scores double OT winner, Broncos sweep Hurricanes

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — Conor Geekie scored the game-winning goal in double overtime, and the Swift Current Broncos edged the Lethbridge Hurricanes 5-4 on Wednesday night to complete a first-round sweep in the Western Hockey League playoffs.
'Turn off and on the blockade': Mischief trial begins for men at border protest

'Turn off and on the blockade': Mischief trial begins for men at border protest

LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA — A Crown prosecutor said Wednesday that the trial for three men charged over their roles in an Alberta border blockade two years ago has nothing to do with their beliefs or right to protest.
Trans Mountain pipeline expansion to enter commercial service May 1

Trans Mountain pipeline expansion to enter commercial service May 1

CALGARY — After four years and more than $34 billion in costs, the Trans Mountain oil pipeline expansion will go into commercial service on May 1.
'A loaded gun:' Neighbours say dogs that killed 11-year-old boy were a known danger

'A loaded gun:' Neighbours say dogs that killed 11-year-old boy were a known danger

Edmonton’s mayor is pledging to find out why two dogs were allowed to remain in a home where previous attacks by the pets ended this week with one that killed an 11-year-old boy.
Banff bus fire strands U.K. students on ski trip; no injuries

Banff bus fire strands U.K. students on ski trip; no injuries

LAKE LOUISE, Alta. — Four dozen youth visiting from the United Kingdom were shuttled to safety after their tour bus caught fire on a scenic highway in Banff National Park. At about 5 p.m.
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