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Rain that doused Alberta fires now cause flooding and prompt evacuations

Rain that doused Alberta fires now cause flooding and prompt evacuations

EDMONTON — Just days after thousands of residents of Alberta's Yellowhead County were allowed to return home following their second evacuation in only a few weeks due to forest fires, it's now flooding that's forcing some county residents to flee.
Thrilling Daines rodeo show near Innisfail fit for a premier

Thrilling Daines rodeo show near Innisfail fit for a premier

Innisfail mayor Jean Barclay opens 62nd annual Daines Ranch Pro Rodeo as first night features special guest Alberta premier Danielle Smith
Oil and gas, electricity emissions remain a challenge for Ottawa-Alberta relationship

Oil and gas, electricity emissions remain a challenge for Ottawa-Alberta relationship

OTTAWA — There is no line in the sand between his government and Alberta over energy and climate policies but there is also still a lot of daylight in their respective visions, Natural Resources Minister Jonathan Wilkinson said Monday.
PHOTOS: Remembering the 2013 floods in Canmore

PHOTOS: Remembering the 2013 floods in Canmore

PHOTOS: Remembering the 2013 floods in Canmore
Residents in northern Alberta area affected by wildfire expected to return home

Residents in northern Alberta area affected by wildfire expected to return home

Officials say they expect essential services to be restored by Thursday and the public can then begin to return home.
Canada sanctions judges of Iran's Revolutionary Courts over human-rights violations

Canada sanctions judges of Iran's Revolutionary Courts over human-rights violations

OTTAWA — Canada has levied sanctions against seven Iranian officials, citing their role in gross and systematic human-rights violations in the country's criminal justice system.
Changing amortization, cap on insured mortgages not the answer to affordability: CMHC

Changing amortization, cap on insured mortgages not the answer to affordability: CMHC

TORONTO — The head of Canada's housing agency says measures such as extending mortgage amortizations and changing the threshold to qualify for an insured mortgage are not the answer to the country's housing affordability challenges.
Canadian technology organizations form semiconductor working group

Canadian technology organizations form semiconductor working group

TORONTO — Several Canadian tech organizations are forming a group to advance the country's semiconductor industry. The group is called the Semiconductor Industry Leadership and Innovation Canada Action Network.
Empire expands Voilà online grocery home-delivery service into Alberta

Empire expands Voilà online grocery home-delivery service into Alberta

STELLARTON, N.S. — Empire Co. Ltd. says it's launching its Voilà online grocery home-delivery service in Calgary, Edmonton and the surrounding areas.
Alberta extending fuel tax relief program until end of the year, premier says

Alberta extending fuel tax relief program until end of the year, premier says

CALGARY — Alberta’s United Conservative Party government says it's sticking to its campaign promise to extend the fuel tax relief program until the end of the year.
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