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Alberta budget weakens environmental, climate monitoring: Opposition

Alberta budget weakens environmental, climate monitoring: Opposition

EDMONTON — As Alberta prepares to release details on its new climate plan, critics are wondering about funding cuts to environmental monitoring and greenhouse gas management already spelled out in last week's budget.

Babysitter drops human rights complaint against children's father

EDMONTON — A legal advocacy group says an Edmonton man has dropped a human rights complaint against a single father who did not hire him as a babysitter for his two boys.

Wild horses or pests? How to control free-roaming horses in Alberta

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'Emotional time' as well-known Alberta-based greenhouse operation sold

ST. ALBERT, Alta. — Hole's Greenhouses and Gardens Ltd., believed to be one of the largest independent retail garden centres in Canada, has been sold. The decades-old business, based in St.
Paralyzed Humboldt Broncos hockey player to get spinal surgery in Thailand

Paralyzed Humboldt Broncos hockey player to get spinal surgery in Thailand

CALGARY — A hockey player paralyzed in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash is to depart on a 12,000-kilometre journey to Thailand later this week for surgery that could help restore some of his movement.
Panthers score three times in two minutes, hand Oilers first home loss

Panthers score three times in two minutes, hand Oilers first home loss

EDMONTON — Allowing three goals on three shots in just over two minutes was a recipe for disaster for the Edmonton Oilers on Sunday.
Calgary mayor, former Alberta premier willing to help PM bridge western divide

Calgary mayor, former Alberta premier willing to help PM bridge western divide

OTTAWA — Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi is willing to help bridge the current divide between western Canada and the federal government, but called speculation about him being appointed as a representative of — or adviser for — Alberta in federal cabinet
Renewable power developers discover more energy sources make better projects

Renewable power developers discover more energy sources make better projects

CALGARY — Third-generation farmer James Praskach has been burned by the oil and gas sector and watched wicked weather pound his crops flat, but he is hoping a new kind of energy — the renewable kind — will pay dividends.

Body of male found in Calgary apartment unit gutted by fire

CALGARY — The Calgary Fire Department says the male occupant of an apartment unit where a fire erupted early this morning has been found dead. Crews responded to a fire in a second storey unit of a building on Ranchview Drive at around 02:30 a.m.

WHL Roundup: Dylan Guenther with hat trick, Oil Kings beat Thunderbirds 6-2

EDMONTON — Dylan Guenther scored a hat trick as the Edmonton Oil Kings downed the Seattle Thunderbirds 6-2 on Saturday in Western Hockey League action.