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Edmonton school to be named after legendary locker room attendant Joey Moss

Edmonton school to be named after legendary locker room attendant Joey Moss

EDMONTON — A school in Edmonton that will open next year has been named after Joey Moss, a legendary locker-room attendant for the city’s national hockey and football teams.
Trans Mountain tree cutting can resume as stop-work order on pipeline route lifts

Trans Mountain tree cutting can resume as stop-work order on pipeline route lifts

CALGARY — A federal regulator has lifted a stop-work order on tree cutting and grass mowing along the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project route.
Coal companies hope to move forward with mines in Alberta despite roadblocks

Coal companies hope to move forward with mines in Alberta despite roadblocks

Two coal companies planning to develop mines in Alberta's Rocky Mountains say they hope to move forward despite new regulatory and political roadblocks.
'In the public interest': Reservoir to protect Calgary from floods gets NRCB approval

'In the public interest': Reservoir to protect Calgary from floods gets NRCB approval

EDMONTON — The Natural Resources Conservation Board has approved a controversial reservoir that could protect Calgary from future flooding, ruling that it's in the public interest.
Alberta moving forward on two new plans to maintain river water quality

Alberta moving forward on two new plans to maintain river water quality

EDMONTON — Alberta is proposing two new plans to monitor water quality on the North Saskatchewan, Battle and Upper Athabasca rivers. Environment Minister Jason Nixon says clear objectives to monitor and maintain water quality are to be established.
Alberta's top court reserves decision on bail for suspect in police death

Alberta's top court reserves decision on bail for suspect in police death

CALGARY — The Alberta Court of Appeal has reserved its decision on whether a man charged with first-degree murder in the hit-and-run death of a Calgary police officer should be granted bail.
A for Quebec, F for Alberta: Study rates Canadian governments on conservation

A for Quebec, F for Alberta: Study rates Canadian governments on conservation

A new report grades Canadian governments in how they responded to the country's international promise to conserve at least 17 per cent of its land mass and 10 per cent of its oceans by 2020.
Details released on fatal hunt for suspect in Alberta where police dog also died

Details released on fatal hunt for suspect in Alberta where police dog also died

HIGH PRAIRIE, Alta. — Alberta's police oversight agency has released new details about last week's death of a man whose pursuit, arrest and death near a provincial park also resulted in the death of a police service dog.
'Made in Calgary' approach will keep mask requirements past Alberta's total reopening

'Made in Calgary' approach will keep mask requirements past Alberta's total reopening

Calgary won't be following provincial recommendations on the mandatory wearing of masks when all COVID-19 health restrictions are lifted in Alberta on July 1.
Alberta COVID-19 lottery adds hundreds of Stampede tickets, giveaways

Alberta COVID-19 lottery adds hundreds of Stampede tickets, giveaways

EDMONTON — Alberta's COVID-19 vaccine lottery offering million-dollar cash awards and trips to Cancun is adding the Calgary Stampede to its stable of prizes.