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Investigators determine fire started by child using incendiary device

Investigators determine fire started by child using incendiary device

A fire at an apartment building in Northern Alberta that got out of hand very quickly has been deemed accidental.
Mountie shoots armed man on Alberta First Nation

Mountie shoots armed man on Alberta First Nation

Alberta's police watchdog has been called in to investigate after a Mountie shot an armed suspect, who was flown to hospital in critical condition, on the Samson Cree First Nation.
Police find loaded shot gun while responding to suspicious vehicle call

Police find loaded shot gun while responding to suspicious vehicle call

RCMP found a loaded shot gun and an intoxicated man passed out behind the wheel of an uninsured truck in rural area near Bonnyville.
'Cautiously optimistic': Lawyer for trucker in Broncos crash waiting on Federal Court

'Cautiously optimistic': Lawyer for trucker in Broncos crash waiting on Federal Court

A lawyer for a former truck driver who caused the deadly Humboldt Broncos bus crash says he's cautiously optimistic he will get the chance to argue against his client's possible deportation.
Southern Alberta man found guilty of killing neighbour

Southern Alberta man found guilty of killing neighbour

After a two-week trial, Airdrie resident Michael Antony Roebuck was sentenced to life in prison for causing the death of his neighbour by shooting him twice on his driveway.
Employee gets conditional discharge for stealing gambling chips from casino

Employee gets conditional discharge for stealing gambling chips from casino

13-year employee at a B.C. casino stole thousands of dollars in gambling chips to support a brother who had been diagnosed with late-stage cancer.
New paid sick leave rules coming into effect for federally regulated workers

New paid sick leave rules coming into effect for federally regulated workers

Employees in federally regulated private-sector workplaces are now eligible for 10 days of paid sick leave.
Murder charge laid following death of 66-year-old man in Northern Alberta

Murder charge laid following death of 66-year-old man in Northern Alberta

RCMP have laid a second degree murder charge after responding to a call of a serious assault in Saddle Lake in the early morning hours of Nov. 30.
Cybersecurity attack proving costly for Alberta town

Cybersecurity attack proving costly for Alberta town

Administration in Banff has asked for an additional $220,000 for cybersecurity measures following computer hacking attack back in March.
Full parole revoked for murderer of Banff cab driver in 1990

Full parole revoked for murderer of Banff cab driver in 1990

Following a November hearing, the Parole Board of Canada ruled 51-year-old Ryan Jason Love, who had been granted full parole in 2012, posed a risk to the community.