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Danielle Smith defends sovereignty plan, cancer remarks in UCP leadership debate

Danielle Smith defends sovereignty plan, cancer remarks in UCP leadership debate

Danielle Smith, considered one of the front-runners in the United Conservative Party leadership race, faced sharp criticism Wednesday from debate rivals over her Alberta sovereignty plan and controversial comments on cancer. 
Rogers to spend $150 million on customer credits after July 8 outage

Rogers to spend $150 million on customer credits after July 8 outage

Rogers Communications Inc. expects to spend $150 million on customer credits related to the outage.
Buffaloberry season leads to bear advisory for visitors to Rockies Parks

Buffaloberry season leads to bear advisory for visitors to Rockies Parks

Parks Canada issued a public advisory, warning residents and visitors of Banff, Kootenay and Yoho national parks to be vigilant as bears begin feeding on their primary food source in the region.
Firefighters, RCMP make a splash at Southern Alberta girl's Wish Day

Firefighters, RCMP make a splash at Southern Alberta girl's Wish Day

Six-year-old Claire Sonnenberg of Okotoks, who was born with spastic cerebral palsy, woke up to a fully accessible swim spa in her backyard thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
Hockey Canada has paid $7.6M in sex abuse settlements since 1989

Hockey Canada has paid $7.6M in sex abuse settlements since 1989

Hockey Canada says it has paid out $7.6 million in nine settlements related to sexual assault and sexual abuse claims since 1989.
Sex offender charged again in Northern Alberta

Sex offender charged again in Northern Alberta

A high-risk sex offender has been charged again with an offence against a St. Albert minor.
Man convicted of killing Uber driver in Springbank to receive sentence in fall

Man convicted of killing Uber driver in Springbank to receive sentence in fall

Andrew Christal's sentencing hearing will take place in October for his role in the fatal stabbing of a Calgary Uber near the Springbank Airport.
Canadian doctors urge vaccination after first U.S. case of polio in a decade

Canadian doctors urge vaccination after first U.S. case of polio in a decade

Canadian infection experts are taking note after U.S. officials reported last week that an unvaccinated American was diagnosed with the country's first case of polio in nearly a decade.
Community comes together to host birthday bash for nine-year-old Airdrie boy

Community comes together to host birthday bash for nine-year-old Airdrie boy

When no one RSVP'd to his sons birthday party, Southern Alberta dad, Dustin Horlacher, took to Facebook to vent his frustration. What he wasn't expecting was the overwhelming response he got.
Pope in Canada prays for healing for 'terrible' colonization

Pope in Canada prays for healing for 'terrible' colonization

Pope Francis prayed for healing Tuesday from the “terrible effects of colonization” as he led a pilgrimage to a Canadian lake that has been known to Native peoples for centuries as a sacred place of healing.