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Fewer trees, less undergrowth: Study says wildfires changing boreal forest

Fewer trees, less undergrowth: Study says wildfires changing boreal forest

EDMONTON — The increasing frequency of wildfires in Canada's boreal forest may be permanently changing one of the largest intact ecosystems left on Earth, research suggests.
Lindholm scores twice as Flames down Oilers 4-3 for fifth win in a row

Lindholm scores twice as Flames down Oilers 4-3 for fifth win in a row

CALGARY — He hasn't found the back of the net lately, but Matthew Tkachuk is finding other ways to help Calgary win.

Elections Canada says Wexit Canada is eligible to run candidates federally

EDMONTON — Elections Canada says Wexit is now eligible to register as a political party in federal elections.

Skier rescued after being caught for 45 minutes in avalanche in Alberta

CALGARY — A skier was flown by helicopter in life-threatening condition to Calgary after she was caught in an avalanche in Banff National Park.

Man shot in leg when police respond to break-and-enter in northeastern Alberta.

COLD LAKE, Alta. — RCMP say a 26-year-old man is in police custody after being shot in the leg when officers responded to a break-and-enter in northeastern Alberta.

Alberta says arbitration board rules no raises for teachers, registered nurses

EDMONTON — The Alberta government says an arbitration board has ruled there will be no wage increases for teachers and registered nurses in their current contracts.

Four killed, six injured in southern Alberta highway crash: RCMP

TABER, Alta. — Mounties say four people have died and six people were hurt in a highway crash in southern Alberta.
Father guilty of manslaughter in death of toddler found outside Edmonton church

Father guilty of manslaughter in death of toddler found outside Edmonton church

EDMONTON — Dalyce Raine stood outside an Edmonton courthouse Friday in the bitter cold, unable to speak. She wiped away tears under her sunglasses.
New numbers confirm Alberta drivers facing higher auto insurance costs

New numbers confirm Alberta drivers facing higher auto insurance costs

EDMONTON — New numbers confirm that many Alberta drivers are getting hit with rate hikes, and even some sharp spikes, in their auto insurance.

A look at some of the victims of the Iran plane crash who had roots in Alberta

People with ties to Alberta were among the 176 who were killed when Ukraine International Airlines Flight PS752 crashed after takeoff near Tehran, Iran.