Edmonton

'I was scared for my life': Driver says he didn't know bike cop was firing at him after parking lot collision

A man shot at by an Edmonton police officer after his truck backed into a police bicycle says the August collision was an accident.<p>“I remembered I …

Policing

‘No longer socially acceptable’: B.C. ends grizzly bear hunt with First Nations exception

VANCOUVER — Hunting grizzly bears has been banned in British Columbia.<p>The B.C. government says public consultations have made it clear that killing …

Canada

Alberta politician Derek Fildebrandt convicted of hit and run, fined

An Alberta legislature member has been found guilty of a hit and run with his pickup truck.

Alberta

Police investigating 'suspicious circumstances' after north Edmonton house fire

Police are investigating after a “suspicious” fire at a boarded up north Edmonton home Monday.<p>Fire crews were called to the vacant 9609 120 Ave. home …

Alberta

Inter Pipeline to build $3.5B plastics project in boost to Canadian oilpatch

CALGARY – Inter Pipeline Ltd. announced it would proceed with its long awaited $3.5-billion propane-to-plastics petrochemical plant in Alberta, the …

Alberta

AISH recipients vulnerable after bill to protect them fizzles, families say

An Alberta woman whose daughter received an inheritance says the blessing became a curse because of laws that put people with disabilities at a …

Alberta

Canada’s prince and princess of pot — Marc and Jodie Emery — plead guilty to drug-related charges

TORONTO — Prominent pot activists Jodie and Marc Emery have pleaded guilty to a number of drug-related charges in a Toronto court.<p>Marc Emery, the …

Cannabis

Candlelight vigil for Nadia Atwi

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Alberta

Swipe right? Eminem admits to using Tinder

Eminem has been looking for love on the dating application Tinder, but sadly he is still single.<p>The 45-year-old rapper, real name Marshall Bruce …

Alberta

Canada's economy came back to Earth in 2017 and it looks like it will stay there

OTTAWA — Canadians shouldn’t be surprised if economic growth continues to moderate during 2018 and into the next year, if not farther out. Nor should …

Economy

Canadian grocers make $3 million per year from penny-rounding: UBC study

VANCOUVER — Grocery stores across the country are cashing in on the demise of the penny, according to a young researcher at the University of British …

Money

Albertans high on province's marijuana plans: poll

Most Albertans support the provincial government’s proposed regulations for legalized marijuana, according to a new Insights West poll.<p>Almost …

Cannabis

Seven-year-old girl hit by SUV outside of school

A seven-year-old girl was taken to hospital as a precaution after being struck by an SUV outside of Coronation Elementary School.<p>A seven-year-old …

Alberta

Edmonton Oilers promote Jesse Puljujarvi to power play, but who should be demoted?

The Edmonton Oilers power play now ranks 22 out of 31 NHL teams, with a 17.2 success rate. This is mediocre production compared to last year when the …

Leon Draisaitl

Victoria eyes ban on single-use plastic bags — bylaw to include $100 fine to businesses

Victoria is the latest Canadian city to move ahead with a ban on single-use plastic shopping bags.<p>Councillors have given third reading to a bylaw …

Recycling

Strathcona County RCMP investigate fatal crash

Strathcona County RCMP are at the scene of a fatal crash on the southbound Highway 216 ramp leading onto Highway 14 south of Sherwood Park.<p>Traffic …

Alberta

Police search for suspects in separate ATM thefts

Hinton RCMP are on the hunt for two suspects who used a tow rope and a truck to rip an ATM from a business on Athabasca Avenue.<p>Hinton RCMP are on the …

Fort McMurray

Slippery conditions prompt nearly 1,000 complaints in single day: city

Slick streets prompted residents to log 950 complaints about road conditions Saturday, according to the City of Edmonton.<p>As Edmontonians navigated …

Weather

Doctor’s malpractice insurer warns of surgical patients suddenly catching fire

The last thing anyone would expect when they go into surgery is to catch fire: ‘Oops!’ is clearly insufficient'<p>The surgery to “de-bulk” or shrink the …

Medicine

Alberta takes lessons from Colorado on public education ahead of cannabis legalization

Expect the unexpected.<p>That sage advice from Dan Rowland, director of public affairs for Denver, Col., comes after more than five years of experience …

Cannabis

Jones: Team Canada defeats USA in overtime to take six-game series 5-1

Big gathering Sunday in Edmonton was a great way to send both teams home for Christmas<p>If you are ranking memories, Sunday evening at Rogers Place …

Alberta

Edmonton Oilers path to the playoffs may be California Dreamin' if they can't beat Sharks

Game Day 34: Sharks at Oilers<p>The Edmonton Oilers are a team in the National Hockey League’s Pacific Division, not that you’d know it from their …

Ice Hockey

Adopt-A-Teen: Sharing the spirit of the season with new Canadians

Newcomers arrive in Canada full of hope for a better future, but face barriers before being included both socially and economically.<p>Newcomers arrive …

Alberta

Will San Jose Sharks’ visit rekindle Edmonton Oilers’ playoff atmosphere at Rogers Place?

Yes, they met in the 2017 playoffs. But with San Jose eight points ahead in the standings, they don’t have a lot in common with the Oilers right …

Alberta

The search has been halted for an Edmonton-bound plane missing in B.C.

The search for a single-engine plane that went missing nine days ago on a flight from Penticton, B.C., to Edmonton has been called off.<p>The plane, …

Alberta

‘Resilient, but tired:’ Mental effects of wildfire lingering in Fort McMurray

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — Firefighter Mark Stephenson says he can’t drive through Fort McMurray without being brought back to May 2016.<p>That’s when, in …

Alberta

Legislature helps spread the light at 26th annual Hanukkah celebration

Members of Edmonton’s Jewish community gathered at the Alberta legislature Sunday to celebrate Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of lights.For eight …

Alberta

Man charged with second-degree murder after North Tallcree man dies in hospital

A man died in an Edmonton hospital after being admitted to a High Level hospital Friday with suspicious injuries.<p>Jordan Laboucan, 22, of North …

Crime

Edmonton Oilers Game Day: Swimming with Sharks for first time since playoffs

That was then, this is now for an Oilers squad that sunk the Sharks in the 2018 post-season<p><b>San Jose Sharks at Edmonton Oilers 7 p.m., MT at Rogers</b> …

Leon Draisaitl

Alberta Party gets its first leadership candidate

Calgary lawyer Kara Levis is the first person to throw her hat into the ring for Alberta Party leadership.<p>Levis announced her bid Monday in …

Alberta