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Mounties charge four people after protest at Alberta turkey farm

FORT MACLEOD, Alta. — A protest at an Alberta turkey farm last month has resulted in criminal charges against four people. Dozens of activists from Western Canada converged on the Jumbo Valley Hutterite turkey farm near Fort Macleod, Alta. on Sept.

Edmonton-area RCMP make arrests 7 years after antique cars vandalized

SPRUCE GROVE, Alta. — RCMP have charged a man and a youth more than seven years after two antique cars were stolen from a farm west of Edmonton and vandalized. Police say suspects broke into a locked barn in April 2012 near Spruce Grove, Alta.

Alberta man admits to killing sometimes girlfriend; reported death to police

CALGARY — A Calgary man has pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the death of a woman described as his sometimes girlfriend. Clifton James Spotted Eagle, who had been charged with second-degree murder, entered the plea Tuesday.

WHL Roundup: Oliver Okuliar lifts Lethbridge Hurricanes over Red Deer Rebels 4-3

RED DEER, Alta. — Oliver Okuliar's second-period goal was the eventual winner as the Lethbridge Hurricanes held on for a 4-3 win over the Red Deer Rebels on Tuesday in Western Hockey League action.
Carlson, Ovechkin pace Washington Capitals to 5-3 win over Calgary Flames

Carlson, Ovechkin pace Washington Capitals to 5-3 win over Calgary Flames

CALGARY — Alex Ovechkin is starting an early-season campaign for Washington Capitals defenceman John Carlson to win this season's Norris Trophy. "Johnny for Norris.

Wildfire that threatened Alberta communities was arson: RCMP, province

EDMONTON — A wildfire that threatened remote communities in north-central Alberta and torched 2,730 square kilometres of forest was deliberately set.
'Havoc and chaos:' Alberta separatist group gains support as Liberals re-elected

'Havoc and chaos:' Alberta separatist group gains support as Liberals re-elected

CALGARY — There's been a surge of support for an Alberta separatist group since the Liberals secured a minority government Monday night, and while political scientists say a split from Canada may not be a real possibility, the anger underlying the mo

Calgary Stampeders bring linebacker Dexter McCoil back to the CFL

CALGARY — The Calgary Stampeders have signed linebacker Dexter McCoil, the CFL's rookie of the year in 2014, to the team's practice roster.
Trudeau must keep his pledge to support the West, Alberta premier says

Trudeau must keep his pledge to support the West, Alberta premier says

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says if prime minister doesn't keep his word on supporting the West, there will be lasting damage to national unity.
Oilpatch market reaction muted after election of minority Liberal government

Oilpatch market reaction muted after election of minority Liberal government

CALGARY — Investors in the oil and gas sector are shrugging off federal election results despite predictions that a Liberal minority propped up by the NDP and Greens would result in policies that hurt the industry.