Saturday, October 23, 2021

Calgary murder trial hears from undercover officers in deaths of mother, toddler

October 21, 2021 6:56 pm CALGARY — The trial of a man who admitted to killing his girlfriend but not her young daughter heard Thursday about an undercover police operation...

B.C. Forest Practices Board chair says proposed changes to forestry policy ‘a start’

October 21, 2021 6:06 pm VANCOUVER — The chair of British Columbia's forest watchdog says he was pleased to see a bill introduced with proposed changes to the Forest and...

Vancouver Police Board told to change handcuff rules after arrest of Indigenous man

October 20, 2021 8:16 pm VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Police Board is to hear a report Thursday recommending the force change its handcuffing policy after the arrest of an Indigenous...

Alberta COVID-19 cases decline, no indication yet of spike from Thanksgiving: Kenney

October 19, 2021 7:31 pm EDMONTON — Pressure is easing slightly in Alberta hospitals as the province reported another decline in daily COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations on Tuesday. Premier Jason Kenney...

Next Edmonton mayor hopes for positive results with Alberta premier, UCP government

October 19, 2021 6:51 pm Edmonton’s next mayor says his goal with Premier Jason Kenney will be to keep it respectful and get things done.  “We haven’t always agreed on some...

Significant number of women, people of colour elected in Alberta municipal elections

October 19, 2021 5:51 pm CALGARY — The next mayor of Calgary says the diversity of the city's incoming council will bring "strength to decision-making" at a time when a...

Murder suspect deleted texts, photos the day mother, daughter reported missing: court

October 19, 2021 3:46 pm CALGARY — The trial of a Calgary man who admits he killed his girlfriend and is accused in her young daughter's death has heard that...

Saskatchewan premier apologizes to those left without health care due to COVID-19

October 19, 2021 3:31 pm REGINA — Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe says he's sorry some people have been left without health care as the province redirects resources to deal with...

Manitoba pastor who openly violated COVID-19 restrictions arrested on warrant

October 19, 2021 1:06 pm WINNIPEG — A Manitoba pastor who was openly violating COVID-19 public health orders has been arrested.  RCMP said officers arrested Tobias Tissen on an outstanding warrant...

‘We have made the impossible possible’: Calgary, Edmonton celebrate mayoral firsts

October 19, 2021 12:21 am Alberta's two major cities are set to make history in their mayoral races after Monday's municipal elections across the province. Jyoti Gondek is to become Calgary's...

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Over 2,000 migrants march out of southern city in Mexico

October 23, 2021 12:51 pm TAPACHULA, Mexico (AP) — Over 2,000 migrants, mainly Central Americans, began walking out of a city in southern Mexico on...

Cornet scores 2 for Burnley in draw at Southampton

October 23, 2021 12:26 pm SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — Maxwel Cornet scored twice for Burnley to salvage a point in a 2-2 draw at Southampton...

Class action certified alleging harm from extended solitary confinement in N.L. jails

October 23, 2021 12:26 pm ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A Newfoundland and Labrador Supreme Court judge has certified a class action lawsuit alleging harm from...