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  1. Strathmore-Brooks residents standing behind Fildebrant

    08.17 / 00:48 www.calgarysun.com Calgarysun.com - Alberta
    Constituents of embattled Strathmore-Brooks MLA Derek Fildebrandt say everyone makes mistakes and are sticking behind…
  2. Alberta won’t appeal ruling on impaired driving law, will make changes: minister

    08.16 / 23:06 www.calgarysun.com Calgarysun.com - Alberta
    EDMONTON — The Alberta government will not appeal a ruling that struck down part of its impaired driving legislation allowing police to suspend the licences of suspected drunk d…
  3. 'Bob the builder' handed life sentence in killing of friend

    08.16 / 21:59 www.calgarysun.com Calgarysun.com - Alberta
    A man convicted of killing his 70-year-old friend has been handed a life sentence with no chance of parole for 13 years. Gordon Shaw was sentenced for the murder of Bob Anderson on Tuesday. Anderson was found dead in his apartment in 2011. An autopsy determined he’d died after being struck in the back of the head.Shaw, 62, was convicted of s…
  4. Project to help more Indigenous Albertans find work

    08.16 / 12:13 www.calgarysun.com Calgarysun.com - Alberta
    A pilot project launched two years ago to help Indigenous Albertans find work in the construction industry has proven so popular that the provincial government will continue the program for the next two years. Reporter Juris Graney was at the announcement in Edmonton Tuesday and explains what it's all about. What is the project?The Alberta…
  5. Lethbridge officer under investigation after suspect injured in custody

    08.16 / 02:21 www.calgarysun.com Calgarysun.com - Alberta
    Alberta's police watchdog is investigating after a man in Lethbridge sustained serious injuries while in…
  6. Canmore and Banff to crackdown on Airbnb rentals

    08.16 / 01:21 www.calgarysun.com Calgarysun.com - Alberta
    Canmore and Banff are cracking down on illegal short-term vacation rentals found on sites such as Airbnb and…
  7. 'Sustainable beef' coming to a supermarket near you

    08.16 / 01:21 www.calgarysun.com Calgarysun.com - Alberta
    Steaks sold at your local grocery store could be labelled “sustainable beef” as early as next year as the Canadian beef industry comes to grips with consumer demands to know where their food comes from and how it was gro…
  8. Drama in Turner Valley courtroom as man sentenced for fatal crash

    08.15 / 23:39 www.calgarysun.com Calgarysun.com - Alberta
    TURNER VALLEY -- Emotions spilled from a courtroom Tuesday into the public as the daughter of a woman killed in a fatal crash got into a screaming match with her…
  9. UCP MLA Derek Fildebrandt to be in court on hit and run charge

    08.15 / 22:39 www.calgarysun.com Calgarysun.com - Alberta
    United Conservative Party MLA Derek Fildebrandt is facing charges over an alleged hit and run. It’s the latest in a string of controversies tied to the MLA for Strathmore-Brooks, who is in hot water for renting out his taxpayer-funded apartment on Airbnb and double-claiming meals on the public dime.According to court documents, Fildebrandt is c…
  10. Calgary men netted in ALERT raids, $700,000 in drugs seized

    08.15 / 17:20 www.calgarysun.com Calgarysun.com - Alberta
    Three Calgary men are facing dozens of charges in the third-biggest seizure of fentanyl by the Alberta Law Enforcement Response…
  11. Alberta infrastructure minister promises 'tasty' announcement

    08.15 / 16:59 www.calgarysun.com Calgarysun.com - Alberta
    Alberta's infrastructure minister hopes to wet public appetites with the promise of a “tasty” announcement Tuesday mor…
  12. Edmonton Institution removes controversial 'dog run' exercise cells

    08.15 / 13:49 www.calgarysun.com Calgarysun.com - Alberta
    A set of cramped outdoor exercise cells resembling “dog kennels” that drew the ire of the federal prison watchdog has been removed from Edmonton Institution, Correctional Service Canada said Monday.The agency said the segregation unit at the maximum security prison was the only place in the country to have such pens, which had been operation for ab…