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Female Calgary police officer wants harassment lawsuit to bring change

Female Calgary police officer wants harassment lawsuit to bring change

SPRINGBANK, Alta. — Kim Prodaniuk didn't plan to be a crusader for change but hopes her lawsuit against the Calgary Police Service alleging harassment and emotional distress will make a difference.
Survey estimates much higher Alberta bird populations than thought

Survey estimates much higher Alberta bird populations than thought

EDMONTON — There may be many, many more songbirds in Alberta forests than previously thought, say University of Alberta scientists who have come up with a new way of counting them.

Evacuation in Black Diamond, Alberta is over after gas leak contained

BLACK DIAMOND, Alta. — A community south of Calgary where a gas leak prompted an evacuation says the leak has been contained and people can return to their homes and businesses.
'More connected than we know:' Cree musician sending masks to Navajo Nation

'More connected than we know:' Cree musician sending masks to Navajo Nation

LETHBRIDGE, Alta.
Number of COVID-19 cases in Edmonton almost same as Calgary: chief doctor

Number of COVID-19 cases in Edmonton almost same as Calgary: chief doctor

EDMONTON — Alberta's chief medical officer of health says the number of active COVID-19 cases in Edmonton are almost at the same level as Calgary, a city that has been hardest hit in the province. Dr.
Boil water advisories lifted in Fort McMurray after spring flooding

Boil water advisories lifted in Fort McMurray after spring flooding

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — Alberta Health Services has lifted the last remaining boil water advisories in Fort McMurray after major flooding earlier this spring.
Ranch Energy failure more than doubles B.C.'s inventory of orphan wells

Ranch Energy failure more than doubles B.C.'s inventory of orphan wells

CALGARY — The number of orphan wells in British Columbia has more than doubled thanks to the failure of one oil and gas company.
Either you love Canada or you don't: Alberta premier rebukes separatists

Either you love Canada or you don't: Alberta premier rebukes separatists

EDMONTON — Premier Jason Kenney is sharply rebuking those who believe the best way for Alberta to get a better deal out of Confederation is to threaten to quit it.
Some doctors call for mandatory mask use in Alberta to prevent spread of COVID-19

Some doctors call for mandatory mask use in Alberta to prevent spread of COVID-19

CALGARY — A group of Alberta doctors and scientists is calling for the mandatory use of masks in all indoor spaces outside the home, in crowds and on public transit.
Canadian crude-by-rail exports drop by half in April as fuel demand plunged

Canadian crude-by-rail exports drop by half in April as fuel demand plunged

Canadian exports of crude oil by rail dropped by more than half in April compared to March as North American fuel demand plunged due to measures taken to control the COVID-19 pandemic.