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Ottawa launches consultations on Indigenous ownership of Trans Mountain pipeline

Ottawa launches consultations on Indigenous ownership of Trans Mountain pipeline

CALGARY — The federal government is launching a new set of consultations with Indigenous groups that will determine if and how they might take part in ownership of the Trans Mountain pipeline and its expansion project, Finance Minister Bill Morneau a

Police watchdog investigating collision involving off-duty officer

CALGARY — Police say a man is dead and an off-duty officer has been injured in a collision at a northeast Calgary intersection.

Police watchdog investigating collision involving off-duty officer

CALGARY — Police say a man is dead and an off-duty officer has been injured in a collision at a northeast Calgary intersection.
Edmonton Oilers sign defenceman Darnell Nurse to two-year extension

Edmonton Oilers sign defenceman Darnell Nurse to two-year extension

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers signed defenceman Darnell Nurse to a two-year contract extension Monday. The 25-year-old native of Hamilton, Ont., has 24 points (four goals, 20 assists) and 44 penalty minutes over 55 games this season.

Parents warned of alleged fight club involving students in Grande Prairie, Alta.

GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alta. — RCMP in northwestern Alberta say recent fights between high school students that have sent some to hospital appear to be organized by adults. Corp.
'Reaper of death:' Fearsome new dinosaur species discovered in Alberta

'Reaper of death:' Fearsome new dinosaur species discovered in Alberta

CALGARY — A fearsome lizard with a name meaning "reaper of death" is the first new tyrannosaur species to be identified in Canada in 50 years, say researchers with the University of Calgary and the Royal Tyrrell Museum.

Man killed, five injured, including three children, in Morinville, Alta., crash

MORINVILLE, Alta. — The RCMP say a man is dead and five others, including three children, are in hospital after a head-on crash near Morinville, Alta., north of Edmonton.
Alberta nurses union says rollback talk from province is a 'powder keg'

Alberta nurses union says rollback talk from province is a 'powder keg'

EDMONTON — The head of the United Nurses of Alberta says she has not seen such regressive contract demands from the province since the strike year of 1988, and says some nurses are wondering if history is set for a repeat.
Alberta's Kenney says push on to strengthen ties, find common ground with Quebec

Alberta's Kenney says push on to strengthen ties, find common ground with Quebec

EDMONTON — Premier Jason Kenney says Alberta's new Montreal trade office will be just one part of a renewed push in the coming months to strengthen ties and find common ground with Quebec.
Pet support: Calgary group raising funds for animal-friendly homeless shelter

Pet support: Calgary group raising funds for animal-friendly homeless shelter

CALGARY — Chaz Smith has seen some homeless people have to make the heartbreaking decision of having a warm bed for a night or staying outside with their furry friends.