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Rachel Notley a 'vicious, poisonous, toxic cocktail' of mediocrity, Kevin O'Leary charges

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:35:45 EDT


Kevin O’Leary slammed Rachel Notley again on Thursday, this time calling the Alberta premier a “vicious, poisonous, toxic cocktail” of mediocrity and incompetence who requires “an extreme amount of adult supervision.”

Keystone XL pipeline to get U.S. approval by Monday: report

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:58:36 EDT


The Keystone XL pipeline will get the approval of the Trump administration by Monday, according to a published report from Politico.

Drug bust in Whitecourt nets 22 firearms, cocaine

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 12:29:53 EDT


Three loaded handguns, three shotguns, 16 rifles and more than $30,000 worth of drugs, largely cocaine, were seized in a drug bust in Whitecourt, 180 kilometres northwest of Edmonton.

Fatality inquiry into death of Chinese worker at CNRL site slammed by labour group

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 09:30:00 EDT


The Alberta Federation of Labour says it's disappointed by an oilsands company's attempts to limit a fatality inquiry into the 2007 death of a Chinese temporary foreign worker.

Federal budget hits Edmonton city councillors in the pocket

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:53:15 EDT


The federal government is peeling back a decades-old tax break for certain elected officials, including Edmonton's city councillors.

Monthly Employment Insurance numbers drop slightly in January

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 09:24:01 EDT


Slightly fewer Canadians received employment insurance benefits in January, with the number of beneficiaries down 0.3 per cent from December. On an annual basis, the number of EI beneficiaries was up 3.7 per cent.

Husky crude oil spill in southwest Alberta estimated at 25,000 litres

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:46:36 EDT


Husky Energy spokesman Mel Duvall says cleanup near Bragg Creek is progressing well after about 25,000 litres of crude oil leaked from one of its pipelines in southwestern Alberta last week.

$30M in federal budget for orphan wells welcomed by premier

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:25:24 EDT


Premier Rachel Notley says the federal government’s decision to give Alberta $30 million to remediate orphan wells is good news.

Ducks chase Talbot to end Oilers' 4-game winning streak

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:59:41 EDT


Rickard Rakell scored the go-ahead goal, Hampus Lindholm had a goal and two assists, and the Anaheim Ducks defeated the Edmonton Oilers 4-3 on Wednesday night.

#CBCfit: Row your way to a killer body at Hive Fit Co

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:00:00 EDT


If you’re looking to dip your toes into a new kind of fitness class, row may be the program for you.

Budget 2017: Liberals spend on training and innovation while holding line on most taxes

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:33:43 EDT


The Liberal government has delivered a budget designed to brace Canadians for a fast-changing global economy and empower women in the workforce, while taking a wait-and-see approach to sweeping changes south of the border.

Edmonton police warn of iTunes tax scam

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:14:19 EDT


Edmonton police have issued a warning about a scam in which someone claims to be with Canada Revenue Agency and asks for payment with iTunes gift cards.

Edmonton kids, 8 and 10, turn passions into businesses

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 18:17:19 EDT


10-year-old Gavin Gariepy and his eight-year-old sister, Geneva Gariepy are turning their hobbies into businesses with grant money from the River City Credit Union.

Alberta Health Services defends 20 bed closures at Alberta Hospital

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:16:46 EDT


Alberta Health Services insists its decision to close 20 beds at Alberta Hospital will be better for patients in the long run as it will fund more specialized mental health beds in Edmonton.

Candle campaign launched for Edmonton's Canada 150 projects

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:07:14 EDT


A new Edmonton fundraising campaign that kicked off Wednesday will raise money for three legacy projects in honour of Canada’s 150th anniversary.

Tiny homes for Big Valley

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:30:00 EDT


An Alberta village of 350 people plans to get cozier by building a neighbourhood exclusively of tiny homes. Big Valley, 220 kilometres south of Edmonton, intends to build a subdivision containing 22 lots measuring 30 feet by 80 feet.

Edmonton researcher ready to tackle banana crop slippage

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:30:00 EDT


Crop diversity can save one of the world's favourite foods from being wiped out, says a University of Alberta researcher on his way to Africa to look at ways of saving the world's banana crop.

Former Edmonton Eskimo star Larry Highbaugh dies

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:50:34 EDT


Former Edmonton Eskimo star Larry Highbaugh has died. The CFL Hall of Fame member was a teacher at Gwinnett County High School in Georgia.

Wildrose crime task force to meet with people across province

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:31:48 EDT


Wildrose justice critic and Airdrie MLA Angela Pitt will chair the committee which will hold meetings across the province in the next few months.

Iconic Edmonton planetarium designated as municipal historic resource

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:21:41 EDT


One of Edmonton’s most futuristic buildings has been protected for its historic value.