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May 22, 2018 7:42 PM B.C. sues Alberta over turn-off-the-taps legislation

Statement of claim in Alberta court seeks declaration legislation is unconstitutional The B.C. government has filed a statement of claim in Alberta's Court of Queen's Bench over legislation that allows Alberta to restrict oil and gas shipments to B.C. The legislation was passed last week in response to B.C.'s continued opposition to the Trans Mountain 10

May 22, 2018 4:59 PM Stubborn wildfire destroys properties in Saskatchewan's cottage country

They were set ablaze by what's known as the Tuff fire, which has already covered several thousand hectares and which forced more than 700 people from their homes on the Waterhen First Nation last week. In a Facebook posting, Andrea McDonald says she's in shock after their cabin, which was built by her grandfather, was wiped out. Farther east, the Rabbit 7

May 21, 2018 10:50 PM Notley to skip premiers conference to focus on pipeline deal

But Cheryl Oates, a spokesperson for Notley, says in an email Monday afternoon that Notley will be staying in Alberta to complete a deal to secure the construction of the pipeline. Kinder Morgan has ceased all non-essential spending on the project until it receives assurances it can proceed without delays, setting a May 31 deadline on getting those guarantees 7

May 15, 2018 2:59 PM Supreme Court orders new trial for Alberta parents convicted in meningitis death of toddler

7-judge panel agrees that the trial judge erred in instructions to jury Seven Supreme Court of Canada judges have agreed with the legal team of a former Alberta couple, Collet and David Stephan, that the original trial judge erred in instructions to the 2016 jury, who convicted the couple in the death of their toddler son. The decision was delivered 33

May 12, 2018 2:03 AM Former UCP politician facing sex charges waives right to preliminary inquiry

Don MacIntyre resigned as the member for Innisfail-Sylvan Lake after he was charged with sexual assault and sexual interference with a minor. RED DEER, ALTA.—A former United Conservative Party member of the Alberta legislature who faces sex charges has waived his right to a preliminary inquiry. Don MacIntyre resigned as the member for Innisfail-Sylvan 11

May 10, 2018 2:04 PM 6 Canadians sickened by E. coli linked to romaine lettuce

Public Health Agency of Canada says two of the six Canadians reported travelling to U.S. before falling ill Federal health officials say six Canadians have been stricken by a strain of E. coli that has a similar genetic fingerprint to romaine lettuce from the U.S. southwest that has already sickened 149 people in 29 states. The Public Health Agency of Canada 44

May 9, 2018 8:00 AM Canada's appetite for legal cannabis could be almost as big as it is for wine, CIBC says

Bank pegs value of recreational market at $6.5B in Canada Canadians could soon be spending more on recreational cannabis than they do on liquor, if a report from a major bank is to be believed. Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce calculated in a report this week that in the next two years, Canadians will consume 800,000 kilograms of cannabis, the vast majority 17

May 8, 2018 1:20 PM Almost 100,000 Canadians signed up to become organ donors after Humboldt Broncos crash

According to Canadian Blood Services there were 99,742 registrations in April alone, and that number only includes provinces that have online registration. OTTAWA — Nearly 100,000 Canadians signed up to become organ donors after learning a victim of last month’s Humboldt Broncos bus crash had signed a donor card just weeks before the crash — and wound 8

April 27, 2018 3:15 AM Two-year-old dies after falling into septic tank in rural area in Alberta

Police say the boy was removed from the underground sewage tank and flown by air ambulance to Calgary Children’s Hospital, but did not survive. PRIDDIS, Alta. — RCMP say a two-year-old boy has died after falling into an underground sewage tank in a rural area southwest of Calgary. Police say they were called to a home near Priddis Thursday along with fire crews 28

April 26, 2018 9:37 PM Edmonton-area man faces sexual exploitation charges involving his two daughters

Police say two toddlers are receiving support from a child protection centre, and the man also faces child pornography charges that do not involve his children. SPRUCE GROVE, Alta.—Police say an Edmonton-area man faces sex charges involving two of his daughters and unrelated child pornography offences. Alberta Internet Child Exploitation unit investigators 26