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Alberta to start online registry for teachers and school administrators in September

Alberta to start online registry for teachers and school administrators in September

EDMONTON — The Alberta government plans to start an online registry of teachers and school administrators. About 160,000 educators who received their certification since 1954 are to be included in the registry, which is to go online Friday.
'Infectious smile and big heart': Family of man killed in random attack in shock

'Infectious smile and big heart': Family of man killed in random attack in shock

CALGARY — The family of a man who was killed in what appears to be a random attack in Calgary on the weekend say they are in shock and despair over his death.
RCMP investigating harassment of Chrystia Freeland during Alberta visit

RCMP investigating harassment of Chrystia Freeland during Alberta visit

OTTAWA — The RCMP says it is investigating an incident last Friday in which Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland was subjected to a profane tirade in Grande Prairie, Alta.
Trudeau calls for leaders to take united stance after Freeland confronted in Alberta

Trudeau calls for leaders to take united stance after Freeland confronted in Alberta

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called for political leaders to take a united stance against threats of violence and intimidation on Sunday, days after his deputy was confronted in Alberta by a man who repeatedly yelled profanity at her and called her
Child ejected from SUV in suspected road-rage crash on Alberta highway

Child ejected from SUV in suspected road-rage crash on Alberta highway

CARSTAIRS, Alta. — RCMP in Alberta say a young child suffered life-threatening injuries after being ejected from a vehicle during a possible road rage incident.
Redblacks outlast Elks 25-18, post second win of season

Redblacks outlast Elks 25-18, post second win of season

EDMONTON — Even playing the last-place Ottawa Redblacks couldn’t help the Edmonton Elks snap their horrendous home slump.
Teen dead after SUV allegedly driven by boy, 14, crashes in Calgary

Teen dead after SUV allegedly driven by boy, 14, crashes in Calgary

CALGARY — A 16-year-old boy in Calgary is dead after police say the vehicle he was a passenger in, which was allegedly driven by a 14-year-old, crashed early Saturday.
Man sentenced to 10 years for the deaths of two Métis hunters in Alberta

Man sentenced to 10 years for the deaths of two Métis hunters in Alberta

EDMONTON — A man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for his role in the deaths of two Métis hunters who were shot on a rural road in Alberta.
Concerns unheeded over Edmonton buffalo sculpture: Indigenous consultant

Concerns unheeded over Edmonton buffalo sculpture: Indigenous consultant

EDMONTON — An Indigenous educator and community advocate says he raised concerns over a now-scrapped public art project that had been planned for Edmonton's river valley, but he was not listened to.
Calgary police investigating stolen plaques, flower vases from city cemetery

Calgary police investigating stolen plaques, flower vases from city cemetery

Calgary police say they are investigating the theft of about 300 memorial plaques from a cemetery in the city's northwest. Police say in a news release that it's believed the robbery took place in the Queen's Park Cemetery between Aug. 18 and Aug.