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Wind, solar operators urged to invest now to protect against extreme weather risks

Wind, solar operators urged to invest now to protect against extreme weather risks

CALGARY — Wind and solar operators in Canada are being urged to reduce the likelihood of catastrophic grid outages by making their infrastructure more resilient to climate change.
Mother, five children reported missing in central Alberta found safe

Mother, five children reported missing in central Alberta found safe

RIMBEY, Alta. — RCMP say a mother and her five children reported missing from central Alberta have been found safe. Police say they can't reveal where the family was located due to privacy concerns.
Mountie testifies on conversations with accused at Coutts border blockade trial

Mountie testifies on conversations with accused at Coutts border blockade trial

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — An RCMP officer testified Tuesday that it was difficult to find anyone in charge in the early days of the COVID-era border blockade at Coutts, Alta., two years ago. Sgt.
Man pursued by police falls through river ice, disappears in Edmonton

Man pursued by police falls through river ice, disappears in Edmonton

EDMONTON — Alberta's police watchdog is investigating after a man being pursued by officers fell through the ice on a river in Edmonton and disappeared. Officers were trying to stop the man on a bike for a bylaw infraction, but he fled into a ravine.
Alberta cabinet minister says no floor prices coming in jumbo vodka jug controversy

Alberta cabinet minister says no floor prices coming in jumbo vodka jug controversy

EDMONTON — The cabinet minister in charge of Alberta’s liquor industry says he won't impose floor prices for alcohol on the shelves but is declining to say what other changes might be contemplated.
Energy producers say they are prepared, ready for 2024 drought, wildfire risks

Energy producers say they are prepared, ready for 2024 drought, wildfire risks

CALGARY — Canadian energy producers say they are prepared and ready for what could be another spring and summer of drought and wildfires in Western Canada.
Oilers superstar McDavid out day-to-day, could miss game against visiting Vegas

Oilers superstar McDavid out day-to-day, could miss game against visiting Vegas

EDMONTON — The race for top spot in the Pacific Division could come down to the final day of the NHL season. But it could be impacted by an injury to the league's reigning most valuable player.
RCMP searching for Alberta family after finding abandoned vehicle, could be in B.C.

RCMP searching for Alberta family after finding abandoned vehicle, could be in B.C.

RIMBEY, ALBERTA, CANADA — Mounties are asking for the public's help in locating a mother and her five children missing from central Alberta.
Connor McDavid is day to day with injury and could miss the Oilers' next game against Vegas

Connor McDavid is day to day with injury and could miss the Oilers' next game against Vegas

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Connor McDavid is day to day with a lower-body injury, and the Edmonton captain could miss the Oilers’ next game against defending Stanley Cup champion Vegas.
'Benefit of the doubt': Appeal Court downgrades conviction in moving van death

'Benefit of the doubt': Appeal Court downgrades conviction in moving van death

CALGARY — Alberta's top court has downgraded the conviction of Calgary man who drove over his wife with a cube van during an argument and left her to die alone on a snow-covered street.
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