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Appeal Court cuts sentence in half for Alberta battered woman who killed her husband

Appeal Court cuts sentence in half for Alberta battered woman who killed her husband

EDMONTON — The Alberta Court of Appeal has cut in half the 18-year prison sentence for an Alberta woman who admitted to shooting her husband in the head and dumping his body in a pond.
Albertans can now book provincial campground sites year-round

Albertans can now book provincial campground sites year-round

No more mad dash to book summer spots at Alberta's provincial campgrounds.
Regulator rules it's too early for public group to have role in ATCO probe talks

Regulator rules it's too early for public group to have role in ATCO probe talks

EDMONTON — Alberta's utilities regulator has ruled on whether a consumer's group can address an investigation into alleged wrongdoing by one of the province's main power providers.
Alberta premier says he won't follow Quebec plan to levy fee on COVID-19 unvaccinated

Alberta premier says he won't follow Quebec plan to levy fee on COVID-19 unvaccinated

EDMONTON — Premier Jason Kenney says Alberta will not be following Quebec's plan to impose a financial penalty on those who refuse to get vaccinated against COVID-19.
Canadian skier Russell Kennedy anxiously awaits what's to come for Beijing

Canadian skier Russell Kennedy anxiously awaits what's to come for Beijing

“I have a lot of emotions right now I guess. I don’t know how to describe it. It’s like anxiety, frustration – there’s a lot of things going on, but that’s part of high performance sport."
Public group wants role in talks over probe into alleged ATCO illegalities

Public group wants role in talks over probe into alleged ATCO illegalities

EDMONTON — A group representing residential power consumers wants a seat at any discussions involving alleged illegal behaviour by one of Alberta's main power providers and is asking the regulator to release all information involving ATCO's actions.
Alberta doctor opens clinic for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

Alberta doctor opens clinic for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

A local doctor who was nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize in 2019 has recently opened a medical clinic for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh in response to increasing demand for humanitarian assistance in the world’s largest refugee camp.
Cochranites give thousands to Humane Society in honour of late Betty White

Cochranites give thousands to Humane Society in honour of late Betty White

More than $3K in donations have been made in honour of Betty White at the Cochrane and Area Humane Society.
With start of meetings on EI review, businesses look for rethink of parental leave

With start of meetings on EI review, businesses look for rethink of parental leave

OTTAWA — One of the largest business groups in the country says a sweeping review of the employment insurance system should consider whether to turn parental benefits into a separate program.
Children at low risk of developing severe outcomes from COVID-19 infection: study

Children at low risk of developing severe outcomes from COVID-19 infection: study

CALGARY — A small number of children in an international study that included Canadian researchers experienced severe outcomes after visiting an emergency room and testing positive for COVID-19.