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Police in Kamloops, B.C., continue search for 50-year-old Alberta man lost in river

Police in Kamloops, B.C., continue search for 50-year-old Alberta man lost in river

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — Mounties in Kamloops, B.C., say the search continues for a 50-year-old Alberta man lost in the North Thompson River.
Tired of moral victories, Elks host Redblacks looking for first win of 2024

Tired of moral victories, Elks host Redblacks looking for first win of 2024

EDMONTON — Chris Jones doesn’t believe in moral victories. The coach and general manager of the 0-4 Edmonton Elks is fully aware that his team has played four close games through what has been a very tough schedule.
Wildfire season close to 10-year average heading into the peak summer months

Wildfire season close to 10-year average heading into the peak summer months

OTTAWA — The remnants of Hurricane Beryl have brought flash floods and destruction to parts of the Maritimes, but federal officials say the storm has also reduced the risk of wildfires in parts of Eastern Canada, at least for now.
Judge in Coutts murder-conspiracy trial warns jury about defence statement

Judge in Coutts murder-conspiracy trial warns jury about defence statement

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — The judge in the trial of two men charged with conspiracy to commit murder at the border blockade at Coutts, Alta., has cautioned the jury about an opening statement by a defence lawyer.
Calgary says decision on lifting outdoor water ban coming Monday

Calgary says decision on lifting outdoor water ban coming Monday

CALGARY — A Calgary official says the city is set to announce Monday whether it's ready to lift its mandatory ban on outdoor watering. The ban has been in place since a major water feeder main burst on June 5.
WestJet and mechanics' union ratify contract in aftermath of strike

WestJet and mechanics' union ratify contract in aftermath of strike

CALGARY — A collective agreement between WestJet and its mechanics has been ratified, just weeks after a two-day strike forced large-scale flight cancellations and cost the airline millions of dollars.
Defence calls Coutts murder-conspiracy trial 'un-Canadian,' accuses RCMP of lying

Defence calls Coutts murder-conspiracy trial 'un-Canadian,' accuses RCMP of lying

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — A lawyer for one of two men charged with conspiracy to commit murder at the border blockade at Coutts, Alta., says the trial is "un-Canadian" and alleges RCMP officers lied under oath.
Calgary woman facing criminal charge after dog left in hot car dies

Calgary woman facing criminal charge after dog left in hot car dies

CALGARY — Police have charged the owner of a dog that was left in a hot car and died on Canada Day. Officers say they received a call about a distressed dog inside the locked car with its windows rolled all the way up.
Hockey Canada introduces new junior-level rules in western pilot project

Hockey Canada introduces new junior-level rules in western pilot project

CALGARY — Hockey Canada is trying out a series of changes in the western provinces in an attempt to streamline the development of junior players.
'Monumental work': Some of the reaction to the death of renowned artist Alex Janvier

'Monumental work': Some of the reaction to the death of renowned artist Alex Janvier

EDMONTON — Alex Janvier, considered one of Canada's greatest painters, has died at the age of 89. One of the so-called Indian Group of Seven, Janvier's works hang in private homes and public galleries across the country.