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Business leaders welcome pipeline approval but fear it may not be completed

Business leaders welcome pipeline approval but fear it may not be completed

CALGARY — Business leaders say they are pleased with news that Ottawa has re-approved the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion but will hold off on popping champagne corks until construction begins on new pipe from Edmonton to the West Coast.
Trans Mountain pipeline expansion gets second green light from Ottawa

Trans Mountain pipeline expansion gets second green light from Ottawa

OTTAWA — The federal Liberal government is giving the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion a second lease on life.
Wildfires put more people on the run in northern Alberta; High Level on alert

Wildfires put more people on the run in northern Alberta; High Level on alert

HIGH LEVEL, Alta. — Wildfires have forced more people from their homes in northern Alberta. Evacuation orders were issued overnight for the hamlet of Le Crete and other rural properties and reserves in the High Level area.
Horse suffers fatal injury at Bonnyville Pro Rodeo

Horse suffers fatal injury at Bonnyville Pro Rodeo

One horse has been confirmed dead after suffering fatal injuries at the Bonnyville Pro Rodeo. Corey Styba, president of the Bonnyville Ag Society, confirmed rodeo horse, Painted Rocket, ran into a arena barricade during the rodeo on Friday, June 15.
Westlock RCMP arrest two following police car ramming

Westlock RCMP arrest two following police car ramming

Investigation continues and the accused adults are facing several criminal code charges.

Edmonton school bus driver facing multiple charges after alleged erratic driving

EDMONTON — Three impaired driving-related charges have been laid against an Edmonton school bus driver after she allegedly drove erratically while transporting several students.

CANADA: Raptors win first NBA title in franchise history, beat the Warriors in Game 6

OAKLAND, Calif. — The Toronto Raptors won their first-ever National Basketball Association championship on Thursday night.
<b>ALBERTA:</b> Sentence expires for man convicted in Mayerthorpe Mountie killings

ALBERTA: Sentence expires for man convicted in Mayerthorpe Mountie killings

EDMONTON — A man convicted for his role in the shooting deaths of four Mounties in rural Alberta is no longer subject to parole conditions.
Federal carbon tax coming to Alberta in January: environment minister

Federal carbon tax coming to Alberta in January: environment minister

Alberta Environment Minister Jason Nixon called the time lag before the federal tax is imposed an opportunity.
Bell follows Rogers 'unlimited' data in promotion plans, Telus on different path

Bell follows Rogers 'unlimited' data in promotion plans, Telus on different path

Telus is taking a different approach from the other two national carriers, with a promotion that effectively charges $75 per month for 15 gigabytes of data full-speed data usage per month, followed by the standard overage fee.