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Alberta RCMP say two Muslim women attacked in apparent hate crime

Alberta RCMP say two Muslim women attacked in apparent hate crime

ST. ALBERT, Alta. — Police in a city northwest of Edmonton say they are searching for a suspect after an attack on two Muslim women that is being treated as a hate crime. St.

Why Alberta must rethink its ban on Canada-China university collaborations

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Ensign Energy Services to buy Canadian drilling assets from Nabors Industries

Ensign Energy Services to buy Canadian drilling assets from Nabors Industries

CALGARY — Oilfield services company Ensign Energy Services Inc. says it has signed a deal to buy the Canadian drilling assets of Nabors Industries Ltd. Financial terms of the agreement were not immediately available.
Alberta paleontologists find dramatic change in bite force as tyrannosaurs matured

Alberta paleontologists find dramatic change in bite force as tyrannosaurs matured

Tyrannosaurs are well known as having been ferocious predators at the top of the food chain millions of years ago, but a study led by an Alberta-based researcher shows the reptiles didn't start out life that way.
Alberta commits $8 million to locate and honour victims at residential school sites

Alberta commits $8 million to locate and honour victims at residential school sites

EDMONTON — The Alberta government is contributing $8 million in grants to assist First Nations and Métis communities locate the remains and honour the memories of residential schoolchildren.
Construction begins on new Alberta solar farm, Amazon to purchase power

Construction begins on new Alberta solar farm, Amazon to purchase power

CALGARY — Amazon announced Wednesday it will purchase power from a massive new solar farm in Alberta, marking the e-commerce giant's second renewable energy investment in Canada.
WestJet plans cargo service with dedicated aircraft starting next year

WestJet plans cargo service with dedicated aircraft starting next year

CALGARY — WestJet plans to launch a cargo service using dedicated aircraft starting next year. The Calgary-based airline says the first of its 737-800 Boeing converted freighters are expected to be in service by the second quarter of 2022.
'Life consuming': Alberta Crown stays charges against parents in toddler's death

'Life consuming': Alberta Crown stays charges against parents in toddler's death

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — Crown prosecutors have stayed charges against parents who were facing a third trial in the death of their toddler in southern Alberta.
Alberta continues COVID mask rules for public transport after most restrictions lift

Alberta continues COVID mask rules for public transport after most restrictions lift

EDMONTON — Alberta's general COVID-19 mask rules are going, but they won’t be completely gone by July 1. Dr.

Wildfire forces evacuation of an area in Yellowhead County west of Edmonton

EDMONTON — An out-of-control wildfire has forced the evacuation of an area in Yellowhead County west of Edmonton. An Alberta Emergency Alert message says the evacuation order affects people along Highway 16 between Evansburg and Wildwood.