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Alberta's Writing-on-Stone monument named UNESCO World Heritage Site

OTTAWA — The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization has added Alberta's Writing-on-Stone monument to its list of World Heritage Sites.

Police in Alberta, Saskatchewan arrest two men for child abuse, save two kids

RCMP say two children have been rescued and two men arrested following a child sexual abuse investigation in Saskatchewan and Alberta.

Alberta wildlife officers investigate after golf club worker drives over geese

EDMONTON — The Alberta government says fish and wildlife officers are investigating after two geese on an Edmonton-area golf course were run over and killed by a golf cart driven by an employee.
Skies clear, rain stops just in time for start of Calgary Stampede parade

Skies clear, rain stops just in time for start of Calgary Stampede parade

CALGARY — It was a soggy start to this year's Calgary Stampede, but the sky lightened and the drizzle let up just in time for the parade that kicked off the annual 10-day celebration of western life.

Alberta, Mexico, possible destinations for missing Saskatoon toddler: police

Saskatoon police are looking for a man they suspect may be headed to either Alberta or the father's home country of Mexico with his 18-month-old daughter.
Calgary couple guilty in son's staph death appeal convictions, sentences

Calgary couple guilty in son's staph death appeal convictions, sentences

CALGARY — A Calgary couple found guilty in the death of their 14-month-old son are appealing their convictions and sentences.
Alberta to hold $2.5-million public inquiry into funding for oil and gas foes

Alberta to hold $2.5-million public inquiry into funding for oil and gas foes

CALGARY — The Alberta government will hold a public inquiry into environmental groups that it says have been bankrolled by foreign benefactors hell-bent on keeping Canada's oil and gas from reaching new markets while letting oil production grow unaba

'The right thing to do': Alberta reserve to get $150 million in historic cattle claim

CALGARY — Residents of Canada's largest reserve are to receive $150 million by the end of summer to settle a historic claim that the federal government devastated the Blood Tribe's cattle industry more than a century ago.
Ottawa won't rush into sale of Trans Mountain to Indigenous groups: minister

Ottawa won't rush into sale of Trans Mountain to Indigenous groups: minister

CALGARY — Canada's natural resources minister says the government is willing to consider bids from Indigenous groups for a stake in the Trans Mountain pipeline. But Amarjeet Sohi also says Ottawa wouldn't jump at the first offer on the table.
Oilers sign first-round pick Philip Broberg to entry-level contract

Oilers sign first-round pick Philip Broberg to entry-level contract

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers have signed defenceman Philip Broberg to an entry-level contract. Broberg was the Oilers' first-round selection, eighth overall, in the 2019 NHL draft.