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  1. High River Flooding: Town Rebuilds But Abandoned Community A Grim Reminder

    06.18 / 15:27 www.huffingtonpost.ca Huffingtonpost.ca - Alberta
    HIGH RIVER, Alta. — Even as High River finishes rebuilding, an abandoned neighbourhood full of million-dollar homes is a stark reminder of devastating flooding four years ago. Floods in parts of southern Alberta in June 2013 caused billions of dollars in damage. In High River, one of the hardest-hit communities, entire neighbourhoods stood under water for weeks. Nearly all of the community's 12,000 residents were forced from their homes. "It's been very hard. It's not easy to rebuild from s…
  2. Tim Hague, Ex-UFC Fighter, In Critical Condition After Edmonton Boxing Match

    06.18 / 11:52 www.huffingtonpost.ca Huffingtonpost.ca - Alberta
    EDMONTON — A former UFC fighter who was reportedly knocked out in a boxing event in Edmonton remains in hospital. Jackie Neil said in a brief emailed statement on Saturday that her brother, Tim Hague, is in critical condition. The 33-year-old Hague, who grew up on a farm in Boyle, Alta., was known as "The Thrashing Machine," when he fought UFC. He was competing against former Edmonton Eskimos defensive end Adam Braidwood at the Shaw Conference Centre on Friday evening in an event promoted b…
  3. Jeffrey Robert Williamson, 'Canada Creep' Suspect, Facing New Charges After Rearrest

    06.18 / 03:47 www.huffingtonpost.ca Huffingtonpost.ca - Alberta
    CALGARY — A Calgary man accused of filming women without their knowledge and posting their images to a Twitter account called "Canada Creep" is facing additional charges. Jeffrey Robert Williamson, 42, was freed on bail on Thursday after being charged with three counts each of voyeurism and publication of voyeuristic recordings in relation to three alleged incidents. But Calgary police say he was rearrested on Friday and charged Saturday with possession of child pornography and accessing ch…