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Man charged with mother’s death on Ermineskin First Nation

A man has been charged in relation to his mother’s death on the Ermineskin First Nation two years ago.


Edmonton police officer’s pay docked for drunk driving

An Edmonton police officer has had her pay cut for a drunk driving incident last October, in which she urged a fellow officer to “do her a solid” after pulling her over.


Forget the poop scooping: who will pay the bills for your pet?

Pets are expensive, but few of us pay enough attention to the money we’ll spend by adding a furry addition to the family. Here are 6 ways to cut down on pet costs.


Fentanyl spiral: How the guilt and shame of addiction stole a B.C. man’s life

Murray Shaw, a competitive cyclist and respected faculty member at a Vancouver community college, recently died alone in a hotel room, a victim of the growing fentanyl epidemic.


Edmonton woman dead after collision near Sylvan Lake

The collision happened at the intersection of Highway 20 and Highway 12 around 5:45 p.m., RCMP say.


4-year-old boy struck, killed in vehicle collision

A four-year-old boy is dead after being struck by a vehicle in southeast Edmonton Friday evening.


Owner of $9.7M Magrath Mansion opens doors of Highlands home to the curious

From a sunny spot in his favourite chair on the veranda, Sid Braaksma watches car after car slow down to stare at his house.


Edmonton trio eager to represent Canada at women’s world football championship

Three Edmonton women are hoping their participation on Team Canada at the 2017 IFAF Women’s World Championship will inspire other young girls to take up the sport.


‘Cannabis lounges’ included as part of proposed Edmonton bylaw change

The city of Edmonton is looking at a bylaw change that could pave the way for the establishment of cannabis lounges if they are allowed after marijuana is legalized next year.


Syncrude hits Indigenous employment milestone, but there’s more room to grow

Syncrude has made significant strides employing Indigenous workers in the oilsands, but the oil company and Indigenous leaders all say more work still needs to be done to bump those numbers up.


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