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Whitecourt community hosts memorial hockey game to honour brothers killed by father

The community of Whitecourt took to the ice Saturday to remember two boys killed by their father one year ago. The Whitecourt Wolverines played a memorial hockey game in honour of the team’s owners, Tracy and Brent Stark.

 
 

One person dead after collision on Highway 63, south of Fort McMurray

Police received a 911 call about the collision at around 10:30 a.m. Saturday. At least one person died, police confirmed.

 
 

Edmonton elves deliver donated gifts to 9,000 families

Thousands of Edmontonians volunteered for the annual Santas Anonymous charity event this weekend, delivering gifts to more than 24,000 children.

 
 

Family of missing pilot suspends search efforts due to poor weather conditions

The family of a missing Edmonton-area couple has suspended their search efforts until the spring due to heavy snowfall in the area.

 
 

M.E. LaZerte High School students whip up 3,000 cookies for women in need

Students were elbow-deep in flour, sugar and butter at M.E. LaZerte High School Saturday, baking 3,000 cookies for women in need.

 
 

Fatal collision temporarily closes section of Highway 63 south of Fort McMurray

Police received a 911 call about the collision at around 10:30 a.m. Saturday. At least one person died, Cpl. Teri-Ann Deobald confirmed.

 
 

Memorial hockey game underway today in Whitecourt for brothers killed by father

The community of Whitecourt is taking to the ice today to remember two boys killed by their father one year ago. The Whitecourt Wolverines will play a memorial hockey game in honour of the team’s owners, Tracy and Brent Stark

 
 

Canadians Kripps, Lumsden snag silver at bobsleigh World Cup

Canada took a silver of medal at a bobsleigh World Cup stop at the Igls track in Innsbruck, Austria, on Saturday, with Justin Kripps and Jesse Lumsden staking claim to the second-place spot.

 
 

Last hockey game marks end of an era at Northlands Coliseum

A new generation of hockey stars raced across the ice at Northlands Coliseum on Friday for the arena’s last puck drop.

 
 

The internet can be a powerful tool for good, but only if everyone can get online

One of the internet’s greatest attributes is its potential to be a democratizing tool. But everyone needs to have access to it, and currently, too many people don’t, including women, children, marginalized people and Indigenous populations.

 
 
 
 

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