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Here are some ways to help Jasper evacuees

Here are some ways to help Jasper evacuees

Major wildfires have forced over 10,000 residents and 15,000 visitors of Jasper to evacuate. During this devastating time, wildfire fundraisers have been established to help evacuees and disaster readiness.
Australian firefighters stage in Lac La Biche before northern fire duty

Australian firefighters stage in Lac La Biche before northern fire duty

A crew of about 50 firefighters made their way into northern Alberta on Tuesday afternoon, part of a group of international firefighting support for Alberta's growing wildfire demands.
Parks Canada crews fighting fire north of Lake Louise

Parks Canada crews fighting fire north of Lake Louise

“A fire crew is currently actioning this fire,” states Parks Canada in a social media post.
Alberta couple wins $5 million in Lotto 6/49 draw

Alberta couple wins $5 million in Lotto 6/49 draw

New lotto millionaires plan to use some of their winnings to visit family in Montreal
Tornado watch issued Wednesday for central Alberta

Tornado watch issued Wednesday for central Alberta

From Lacombe to Calgary, a tornado watch has been issued as severe storms are expected in Central Alberta this afternoon
Wildfire spreads closer to Jasper townsite

Wildfire spreads closer to Jasper townsite

A perfect storm of a lightning outbreak Monday night that is believed to have ignited the fires, exceptional heat and dryness, and high winds led to what wildfire officials are calling “aggressive, blow-up fire behaviour.”
Cold Lake Airshow soars with 21,000 attendees despite weather hurdles

Cold Lake Airshow soars with 21,000 attendees despite weather hurdles

The Cold Lake Airshow, hosted by 4 Wing Cold Lake and CFB Cold Lake, brought around 21,000 spectators.
Wildfire evacuation of Jasper townsite complete

Wildfire evacuation of Jasper townsite complete

The wildfire threatening Jasper from the south has now burned about 6,750 hectares, while the fire to the north is about 270 hectares in size.
Charges laid after $80,000 worth of electronics stolen from Cold Lake Staples store

Charges laid after $80,000 worth of electronics stolen from Cold Lake Staples store

Charges have now been laid by Cold Lake RCMP, following a break and enter in April where about $80,000 worth of computers, tablets, mobile devices and other electronics were reportedly stolen.
St. Albert mayor says community is shocked to its core by stabbing of teens

St. Albert mayor says community is shocked to its core by stabbing of teens

"I am utterly heartbroken at the incident that occurred on July 18 and the tragic loss of a 17-year-old teen within our community," said St. Albert Mayor Cathy Heron.
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