Alberta

These Former Oil Industry Workers Now Teach Their Old Colleagues How To Install Solar

As the oil industry collapses, Iron and Earth wants to use oil workers skill sets to create a more renewable energy system.<p>As oil prices crashed in 2015 and jobs began to disappear in Canada’s tar sands, a group of local workers started thinking about a new opportunity: how to retrain fellow oil …

Renewable Energy

Accused bank robber gets bail in Alberta, but also faces charges in Saskatchewan

A former Winnipeg television news director accused of robbing banks in Alberta has been granted bail.<p>Steve Vogelsang remains in custody in Medicine …

Crime

Peak beer? Why some are worried the craft-brewing craze could flood the market

There aren't enough taps for all the new brews, stakeholders say<p>Hundreds of people across Canada have poured into the craft beer business, but some …

Beer

Rising from the ashes: How a golf club that burned to the ground helped revitalize the town around it

On May 3, 2016, smoke rose across the river from Fort McMurray Golf Club.<p>The day was unseasonably warm for northern Alberta, and the course had just …

Golf

Alberta company fined in Saskatchewan workplace incident

A Drumheller, Alta., company has been fined after a worker was injured on a job site near Saskatoon.<p>The worker suffered fractures to his forearm on …

Society

Advocate calls for full review of Indigenous affairs departments and bureaucrats that run them

<i>Mark Blackburn</i> <i><br>APTN News</i> <br>The executive director of the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society is calling for a complete review of both …

Canadian News

Steenbergen motivated by snubs

<i>TSN Toronto reporter Mark Masters checks in daily with news and notes from Team Canada’s selection camp in St. Catharine’s, Ont., Dec. 12-15. Team</i> …

Ice Hockey

Vehicle of interest sought after driver killed by tire from passing truck

Police are looking to speak to the driver of a vehicle of interest after a 54-year-old man was killed when a tire from a passing truck slammed into …

Edmonton

FLAMES BETTER HALVES TO HOST TOY DRIVE

<b>CALGARY -</b> On December 14th, the Flames Better Halves - the significant others of the Flames - will host a holiday fundraising initiative in honour of …

Calgary Flames

The Drilldown: Notley to announce renewable energy projects

<b>The Lead:</b><p>Alberta Premier Rachel Notley, Energy Minister Marg McCuaig-Boyd and Environment Minister Shannon Phillips will be in Calgary today to …

Rachel Notley

Promising road trip helps bring Oilers back to life

COLUMBUS — It’s tempting to suggest the Edmonton Oilers turned in a strong rebound game Tuesday after that crushing 1-0 loss in Toronto Sunday, but …

Edmonton

Investigation underway into cause of fatal central Alberta collision

A man died in a collision in central Alberta Wednesday morning.<p>RCMP said first responders were called to a two-vehicle collision on Highway 22 and …

Western Canada

It's not yet safe to praise the Edmonton Oilers, but here goes …

The praise was through the roof before the season, but then came the crash<p>If nothing else, the Edmonton Oilers have shown themselves to be a team …

Edmonton

What Canadians were curious about: Google searches suggest 2017 was a tough year

If you are what you Google, Canadians are a pretty broad-minded lot.<p>Google has released its 17th annual survey of top-trending searches, and …

Edmonton

Talbot hopes to be back in less than a week

COLUMBUS — It won’t be long now.<p>Oilers goalie Cam Talbot hopes to be back in the Oilers nets within days.<p>“I’m aiming for less than a week,” said …

Edmonton

Big Valley Jamboree 2018 adds Paul Brandt, Luke Combs, Aaron Pritchett and Emerson Drive

As is traditional to keep upcoming festivals fresh in our mind, Big Valley Jamboree has added some names to its 2018 lineup: Luke Combs, Aaron …

Edmonton

Alberta court dismisses security fraudster Jay Peers' sentence appeal

An Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench Justice has quashed a former Edmonton financial adviser’s efforts to reduce his 3-1/2-year prison sentence.<p>Jeremy …

Edmonton

Wind power auction blows 'old renewable energy myths out of the water'

CALGARY — Bids in an auction to pick renewable energy projects were so attractive that the Alberta government decided to back proposals to build 600 …

Renewable Energy

Sex videos, photos nearly drove WWE star Paige to suicide

WWE superstar Paige has revealed that the explosive sex video and photos of her leaked early this year nearly drove her suicide.<p>The Brit bombshell — …

WWE

Province tears up tickets after wildlife officers seized fish from Alberta Métis camp

'I wanted to go to court ... 40 or 50 years ago we never needed a piece of paper to go hunting or fishing'<p>The province won't pursue charges stemming …

Aboriginal Canadians

A spoiler-free look at the new hope offered by The Last Jedi, opening Thursday

<b>WARNING: NO, AS IN ZERO, SPOILERS OF THE LAST JEDI AHEAD — PROMISE!</b><p>For a general audience, 2016’s cinematic return to the Star Wars universe The …

Star Wars

Piikani Nation’s Karen A. Crowshoe appointed as Calgary Provincial Court judge

The first member of a southern Alberta First Nations community to become a lawyer is the province’s latest provincial court justice appointee.<p>Karen …

Canada

Liberals announce new Canadian fighter jet procurement — again — with ‘economic interest’ requirement

OTTAWA — The Trudeau government is kicking off its latest bid to replace its aging fleet of fighter jets — and adding a new requirement to the …

Canada

Male arrested after weapon spotted outside of school

Edmonton police and W.P. Wagner staff kept things calm as a weapon was spotted in a male’s waistband outside the school on Wednesday evening.<p>Police …

Edmonton

Calgary Farmers' Market floods due to broken water main

Damage is still being tallied after a broken water line at a southeast market sent soggy vendors fleeing Wednesday afternoon.<p>Just after 3:30 p.m., a …

Farmers' Markets

Calgary’s temperatures 30 C warmer than this time last year

Calgary has been experiencing unusually warm weather this past week. Over the weekend, at least 10 locations broke records with high temperatures in …

Climate Change

Ohio legislature passes Down Syndrome Non-Discrimination Act — bans abortion based on prenatal diagnosis

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio lawmakers have taken a major step toward making it a crime for a doctor to perform an abortion based on a diagnosis of Down …

Rights & Freedoms

LISTEN: Fanline Shootout Edition: Outlasting Calgary - What does it mean?

Pat and Brandon talk what this win could possibly indicate as the Wild move on into the rest of their season and the callers join in to share their …

Calgary

GUNTER: The starving polar bear story was agenda driven

Thank goodness National Geographic had a team of photographers in Nunavut this summer to record the one and only time a polar bear ever starved to …

Edmonton

Canadian oil collapses to three-year-low amid pipeline and rail bottleneck

Heavy Canadian crude fell to a three-year low against benchmark prices Tuesday as bottlenecks on pipelines and rail networks crimped exports.<p>Canadian …

Oil