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Day parole denied to 'sexually greedy' pedophile who assaulted Edmonton girls

EDMONTON — Day parole has been denied to a serial pedophile convicted of abducting and sexually assaulting two young Edmonton girls.

Two-year investigation leads to sexual assault charge against Alberta Mountie

LEDUC, Alta. — A charge of sexual assault has been laid against an Edmonton-area RCMP officer. Mounties say the off-duty assault of a woman allegedly occurred in July 2017 in Leduc.

Calgary councillors unanimously oppose Quebec's religious symbols law

Calgary city council has unanimously passed a motion formally opposing Quebec's law that bans some public figures from wearing religious symbols and clothing, such as turbans or hijabs.
Calgary Stampeders getting that playoff feeling after successful September

Calgary Stampeders getting that playoff feeling after successful September

CALGARY — Snow plowed into piles on McMahon Stadium's sidelines and the installation of extra seating for the Grey Cup game had the Calgary Stampeders in a post-season frame of mind Monday.
Alberta solar farm construction to proceed after TC Energy supply deal signed

Alberta solar farm construction to proceed after TC Energy supply deal signed

CALGARY — A $200-million Danish-Canadian solar power project in Alberta is headed for construction following signing of a contract with TC Energy Corp. to buy just over half of its electricity output. Calgary-based Perimeter Solar Inc.
Accidents and anguish as unwelcome guest arrives early on Prairies

Accidents and anguish as unwelcome guest arrives early on Prairies

CALGARY — Snow finally began to taper off in southern Alberta on Monday after an early winter wallop over the weekend that caused headaches for commuters and anguish for farmers.
Jury to hear evidence this week in trial of suspect in Edmonton officer stabbing

Jury to hear evidence this week in trial of suspect in Edmonton officer stabbing

EDMONTON — A jury has been selected for the trial of a man accused of trying to kill a police officer and of running down pedestrians two years ago in Edmonton. Abdulahi Hasan Sharif, who is in his early 30s, is facing 11 charges.
A healthy Connor McDavid remains the key for Edmonton Oilers this season

A healthy Connor McDavid remains the key for Edmonton Oilers this season

EDMONTON — In an off-season of change for the Edmonton Oilers, the most significant news came last Tuesday when captain Connor McDavid was deemed fit to play in his first exhibition game.
Mainline contracting delayed, not dead, after regulator ruling, says Enbridge

Mainline contracting delayed, not dead, after regulator ruling, says Enbridge

CALGARY — Shares in Enbridge Inc. were down Monday morning after the Canada Energy Regulator ordered it to suspend an open season it was holding for service on its Canadian Mainline oil pipeline system.
Backlash to Alberta university's billboard triggers executive's departure

Backlash to Alberta university's billboard triggers executive's departure

EDMONTON — A top University of Alberta official has resigned after a backlash against a billboard the school put up about the potential benefits of climate change.