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  1. Protesters rally in downtown Edmonton over plan to move federal office out of Vegreville

    05.26 / 04:04 globalnews.ca Globalnews.ca - Alberta
    Dozens of protesters gathered at Canada Place in downtown Edmonton on Thursday to voice their displeasure over the federal government's plan to move an immigration processing centre from Vegreville to Alberta's…
  2. New program teaches First Nations and Metis trainees to fight wildfires

    05.25 / 23:56 globalnews.ca Globalnews.ca - Alberta
    A new wildfire training program for First Nations and Metis people wrapped up its final session on Thursday. The trainees were aiming for a job with Calvin Plain Eagle, who runs CCI Wildfire Services, a new wildfire contractor for the Alberta government. Plain Eagle has been a firefighter for the last 20 years. He…
  3. Man who lost home in Fort McMurray wildfire wins big in charity lottery

    05.25 / 16:48 globalnews.ca Globalnews.ca - Alberta
    A man who lost his home in the Fort McMurray wildfire is the lucky winner of a Maserati and a downtown condo in Edmonton, thanks to Full House Lottery’s early bird d…
  4. Nearly 45,000 Fortis Alberta customers suffered power outages during Wednesday storm

    05.25 / 14:04 globalnews.ca Globalnews.ca - Alberta
    As of 7:30 a.m. Thursday, Fortis Alberta said 4,300 people were still without power, the majority of whom are in the Lacombe…
  5. 4 dead after head-on crash in east-central Alberta

    05.25 / 03:55 globalnews.ca Globalnews.ca - Alberta
    The RCMP are investigating a head-on crash in east-central Alberta that left four people dead Wednesday…
  6. Lethbridge high school students plan protest after strict dress code is posted

    05.25 / 00:46 globalnews.ca Globalnews.ca - Alberta
    “I was a little confused on the dress code because there was a difference between the handbook and what had been posted around the s…
  7. Canada-wide arrest warrant issued for Alberta man wanted on outstanding warrants

    05.24 / 22:22 globalnews.ca Globalnews.ca - Alberta
    A Canada-wide arrest warrant has been issued for an Alberta man wanted for several crimes across the…
  8. NDP announces labour law changes to bring ‘Alberta’s workplaces into the 21st century’

    05.24 / 21:35 globalnews.ca Globalnews.ca - Alberta
    The first major overhaul of the province's workplace rules in almost 30 years proposes that Albertans be allowed to take unpaid leave to look after themselves and loved ones without fear of losing their…
  9. Lethbridge police release composite sketch of suspect in attempted sex assault

    05.24 / 19:13 globalnews.ca Globalnews.ca - Alberta
    Do you recognize this man? Lethbridge police have released a composite sketch in connection with an attempted sexual…
  10. Former banker accused of stealing $250K from Alberta Treasury Branch

    05.24 / 18:27 globalnews.ca Globalnews.ca - Alberta
    A Stony Plain woman is accused of stealing more than $250,000 from an Alberta Treasury Branch that she worked at for 30…