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Snowbirds fly in for first time in 15 years at Edmonton Airshow

Pilots showed off their most daring aerobatics at the VIlleneuve Airport at the Edmonton Airshow Saturday afternoon.

 
 

‘A sense of urgency’: Edmontonians denounce hate amidst U.S. turmoil

Hundreds gathered in front of Alberta’s legislature Saturday to take part in an annual rally against hate.

 
 

Alberta teen sings with OneRepublic in front of arena crowd

It’s been almost a year since Brendan Prince was paralyzed on one side of his body after surgeons removed a golf-ball-sized piece of his brain.

 
 

Drowning fatalities on the rise in Alberta, experts say

The number of drowning-related deaths in the province is on the rise, according to the Lifesaving Society of Alberta and Northwest Territories.

 
 

Body of missing boater pulled from Sylvan Lake

The 43-year-old man went missing on Aug. 13, after the boat he was in overturned in the lake. He had just gone out in the boat with two other adults and a 10-year-old child from Sunbreaker Cove when a storm came up, RCMP said in an earlier news release.

 
 

How to make a pinhole camera to watch the solar eclipse

You don’t need fancy glasses or expensive equipment to watch the solar eclipse. With a few, everyday household items, you can make a pinhole camera and watch it safely that way.

 
 

Technology allows visually impaired, blind to experience solar eclipse

Seeing next week’s total solar eclipse isn’t the only way to experience it. Two projects were developed to allow the visually impaired and blind be part of the astronomical event.

 
 

Canada open to completing NAFTA talks in short order

Canadian negotiators are open to working on a timeline proposed by the U.S. to complete NAFTA renegotiations before the end of the year, CBC News has learned. A government source tells CBC News that Canada is willing to work quickly, but will not agree to a bad deal for the sake of meeting a deadline.

 
 

‘It was a bad day’: Canadian POWs recall disastrous Dieppe raid 75 years later

To mark the 75th year since the disastrous raid on Dieppe, Paul Delorme, 97, and three other former soldiers have returned to the scene of their capture.

 
 

After cracking down on neo-Nazis, tech companies wonder who should police online hate

For more than two decades, lawmakers, tech companies and consumers have held vastly different views on how to handle those who spread hate, racism and abuse online.

 
 
 
 

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