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'Disappointed': Justice minister wants modified Lethbridge police improvement plan

'Disappointed': Justice minister wants modified Lethbridge police improvement plan

EDMONTON — Alberta's justice minister says he's disappointed with what he calls substantive deficiencies in a plan from the Lethbridge Police Service to fix problems that led to a warning that the force could be disbanded.
Seller's market persists amid strong demand for homes: Calgary Real Estate Board

Seller's market persists amid strong demand for homes: Calgary Real Estate Board

CALGARY — The Calgary Real Estate Board says a seller's market persists in the city as a strong level of sales drove up prices in May.
New Alberta curriculum would overload young learners when what they need is balance

New Alberta curriculum would overload young learners when what they need is balance

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Edmonton CFL franchise changes its team name to Elks

Edmonton CFL franchise changes its team name to Elks

EDMONTON — The Edmonton CFL franchise has changed its team name to Elks. The club made the announcement via livestream today.
Alberta report urges home care to handle predicted surge in continuing-care system

Alberta report urges home care to handle predicted surge in continuing-care system

EDMONTON — A review of Alberta's continuing-care system says demand for it will grow by two-thirds by the end of the decade.
Head of coal-mining panel says Albertans' trust in resource regulators to be examined

Head of coal-mining panel says Albertans' trust in resource regulators to be examined

EDMONTON — A public consultation committee on coal mining in the Rocky Mountains will consider why Albertans' level of trust in the province's regulatory bodies is so low, the panel's head said Monday.
Montreal claims Secret Cup with 4-2 win over Toronto, Poulin scores game-winner

Montreal claims Secret Cup with 4-2 win over Toronto, Poulin scores game-winner

CALGARY — For the first time in a long time in Canada, women tossed their gloves and sticks on the ice and mobbed their goaltender in celebration Sunday.
Parks Canada says two dead following avalanche on Alberta mountain

Parks Canada says two dead following avalanche on Alberta mountain

JASPER, Alta. — Parks Canada says two people have died in an avalanche on an Alberta mountain popular with climbers.
Grizzly believed to have killed Alberta woman is caught and will be euthanized

Grizzly believed to have killed Alberta woman is caught and will be euthanized

WATER VALLEY, Alta. — Alberta Fish and Wildlife Enforcement officers have captured a grizzly bear they say fatally attacked a woman while she went for an evening stroll on her property last week.
Alberta sets sights on expanding forest products harvest as high prices drive returns

Alberta sets sights on expanding forest products harvest as high prices drive returns

CALGARY — A drive to increase Alberta’s forest harvest as lumber prices hover at record heights is allowing members of a northern First Nation to become resource owners as well as timber-gathering contractors, says the leader of the Bigstone Cree Nat
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