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Supreme Court of Canada to look at mandatory minimum firearm sentence

Supreme Court of Canada to look at mandatory minimum firearm sentence

The court has agreed to hear the appeal of Jesse Dallas Hills, who pleaded guilty to four charges from a 2014 incident in Lethbridge, in which he swung a baseball bat and shot at a car with a bolt-action rifle, smashed the window of a vehicle and fired rounds into a family home.
CRA locks some online taxpayer accounts that may have been accessed by outsiders

CRA locks some online taxpayer accounts that may have been accessed by outsiders

Spokesperson Charles Drouin says the accounts were not compromised but were locked as a preventive measure.
Man charged in MP Yurdiga harassment case

Man charged in MP Yurdiga harassment case

Yurdiga and staff safe after alleged threats at Parliament.
Shell to sell Alberta shale oil assets to Crescent Point in $900 million deal

Shell to sell Alberta shale oil assets to Crescent Point in $900 million deal

The purchase allows Crescent Point to add a new core area to its main assets and will boost its 2021 production estimate to about 134,000 boe/d, mainly highly profitable crude oil and petroleum liquids, it said.
Pastor of Alberta church accused of breaking COVID-19 health rules held in custody

Pastor of Alberta church accused of breaking COVID-19 health rules held in custody

Pastor James Coates of GraceLife church was remanded in custody after refusing to abide by conditions of his release pending trial, police said.
Confronting Innisfail’s long silent racism issue

Confronting Innisfail’s long silent racism issue

Welcoming committee trudges forward with hope
Albertan Mars scientist excitedly awaits landing of NASA's Perseverance probe

Albertan Mars scientist excitedly awaits landing of NASA's Perseverance probe

U of A planetary geologist Chris Herd, one of a select team of scientists working with NASA, will be monitoring the rover and tell it when to sample.
Alberta extends COVID-19 financial aid to help struggling smaller businesses

Alberta extends COVID-19 financial aid to help struggling smaller businesses

Premier Jason Kenney says an extra $10,000 will be made available per organization – on top of previous grants totalling no more than $20,000 – for a new maximum of $30,000.
TransAlta continues investigations following 3.9 magnitude Banff earthquake

TransAlta continues investigations following 3.9 magnitude Banff earthquake

“This is not overly unusual, but it’s a little on the larger side for this area. It is part of the ongoing low-grade tectonic activity in the Rocky Mountains, but it’s not necessarily a prelude to anything super exciting.”
'It's a long time coming': Tim Hortons' roll up the rim contest goes digital

'It's a long time coming': Tim Hortons' roll up the rim contest goes digital

Customers will now scan the Tim Hortons app on their smartphone at the time of purchase to earn a "roll," or scan a loyalty card and later log into the contest’s website to see the rolls and prizes they've earned.