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  1. Lisa Seymour-Peters Charged With Threatening Sophie Gregoire Trudeau

    05.23 / 23:31 www.huffingtonpost.ca Huffingtonpost.ca - Alberta
    LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — Police have charged a woman in southern Alberta with making online threats against the prime minister's wife and the Canadian government. RCMP Cpl. Hal Turnbull said investigators were able to trace the social media account and link it to an address in Lethbridge. "The threats were allegedly made against the Canadian government as well as against the prime minister's wife, Sophie Gregoire Trudeau,'' he said Tuesday. Details of the threats and the social media p…
  2. Red Deer School Wards Off Protests After Fight Between Syrian And Canadian Students

    05.23 / 20:08 www.huffingtonpost.ca Huffingtonpost.ca - Alberta
    RED DEER, Alta. — Educators and RCMP are trying to keep the peace at a central Alberta school after someone posted a video on social media of a fight between a small group of Syrian and Canadian students. The scuffle outside Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School last week attracted online comments accusing the immigrants of whipping students and accusing school officials of not disciplining the Syrians. More than a dozen people showed up at the school parking lot today to protest, i…
  3. Alberta Special Weather Statement Issued Over 'Abrupt Change' From Summer Temps

    05.23 / 17:25 www.huffingtonpost.ca Huffingtonpost.ca - Alberta
    Mother Nature has an “abrupt change” in store for some Albertans just beginning to feel some joy from sunnier, warmer weather. Environment Canada issued a special weather statement Tuesday for most of the province to buckle up for some nasty rain, snow, and winds. Heavy rains are forecast for Hinton, Edmonton, Cold Lake, and Lloydminster beginning in the evening. Some areas are expected to see between 50 mm to 75 mm of rainfall. Heavy rain, snow, and strong winds are expected to hit mo…