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Judge issues court injunction against weekend rodeo protesting health restrictions

CALGARY — Two Albertans have been handed a court injunction against their planned weekend rodeo protesting the province's health restrictions.
'It resonates': Calgary police lay charges in alleged hate-motivated attack

'It resonates': Calgary police lay charges in alleged hate-motivated attack

CALGARY — Police in Calgary say they have charged a man in one of a series of alleged hate-motivated attacks in recent weeks.
Legislature member says Alberta premier's patio dinner clearly broke COVID-19 rules

Legislature member says Alberta premier's patio dinner clearly broke COVID-19 rules

EDMONTON — One of Alberta Premier Jason Kenney’s caucus members says it’s obvious to her that Kenney’s drinks and dinner on a rooftop patio this week broke COVID-19 health rules.

Two children dead after house fire in western Alberta community of Buck Lake

BRETON, Alta. — Police in western Alberta say a one-year-old boy and four-year-old girl died in a house fire earlier this week.
Cineplex movie theatres to reopen across Alberta on June 10

Cineplex movie theatres to reopen across Alberta on June 10

TORONTO — Cineplex movie theatres are set to reopen across Alberta next week, joining their counterparts in several other provinces.
Kenney says 'reasonable effort' made to follow COVID-19 rules at whiskey dinner

Kenney says 'reasonable effort' made to follow COVID-19 rules at whiskey dinner

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says he and his ministers made every reasonable effort to comply with health rules during a surreptitiously photographed whiskey-drinks dinner on the patio of the infamous "Sky Palace.
'It's a relief:' Some Calgary homeless put aside fears to get COVID-19 shots

'It's a relief:' Some Calgary homeless put aside fears to get COVID-19 shots

CALGARY — Donald Campbell shook and wiped away tears after he received his first COVID-19 vaccination at a walk-in clinic for Calgary's homeless. The 49-year-old said he has battled alcohol and drug addiction and spent years living on the streets.
Insurance provider for Trans Mountain pipeline says it won't renew policy

Insurance provider for Trans Mountain pipeline says it won't renew policy

CALGARY — An insurance provider for the Trans Mountain pipeline said it will not renew its policy with the company when it expires in August. Argo Group International Holdings Ltd.
Alberta heavyweight Tanner Boser expects Latifi to try and take him down in UFC bout

Alberta heavyweight Tanner Boser expects Latifi to try and take him down in UFC bout

Alberta heavyweight Tanner (The Bulldozer) Boser has yet to be taken down in the UFC, a record that will no doubt be tested Saturday night. The 29-year-old from Bonnyville, Alta.
Inter Pipeline continues to support Pembina deal after improved Brookfield offer

Inter Pipeline continues to support Pembina deal after improved Brookfield offer

CALGARY — The board of directors at Inter Pipeline Ltd. says it still supports a takeover deal the company signed with Pembina Pipeline Corp., despite an increased offer from Brookfield Infrastructure Partners.