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Latest news from Globalnews.ca - Alberta feed

  1. Edmonton Oilers’ Matt Benning balances hockey with homework

    09.22 / 02:07 globalnews.ca Globalnews.ca - Alberta
    He may be a defenceman in the National Hockey League but for Matt Benning, that doesn't mean his education doesn't…
  2. Family of former Calgarian kidnapped, murdered in the Philippines demands answers from federal government

    09.22 / 01:02 globalnews.ca Globalnews.ca - Alberta
    Former Calgarian Robert Hall and fellow Canadian John Ridsdel were kidnapped in the middle of the night by extremists in the Philippines. The pair was held captive for months then ruthlessly…
  3. Cold cases reviewed by Edmonton homicide detectives ahead of MMIWG hearing

    09.21 / 23:56 globalnews.ca Globalnews.ca - Alberta
    Homicide detectives with the Edmonton Police Service have reviewed 11 files specific to the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls commission that will be making its way to our city in…
  4. Mom fail and parenting in the age of social media

    09.21 / 23:56 globalnews.ca Globalnews.ca - Alberta
    Disheartened by the judgemental tone in some of the discussions on her community mom's Facebook group, Alberta mom Joelle Weisbeck recently decided to shift the…
  5. Kailer Yamamoto keeps battling as Edmonton Oilers trim roster

    09.21 / 22:54 globalnews.ca Globalnews.ca - Alberta
    With two goals in two games, Kailer Yamamoto gets to stick around a bit longer with the…
  6. Guard charged after Bowden Institution inmate escaped in 2015

    09.21 / 22:54 globalnews.ca Globalnews.ca - Alberta
    A guard has been charged after a 19-month investigation into the escape of a Bowden Institution inmate in…
  7. Edmonton election 2017: Mayoral and city council candidate forums

    09.21 / 22:34 globalnews.ca Globalnews.ca - Alberta
    The Edmonton election is coming up in October. Here is a list of the council candidate forums and mayoral forums and debates to help you make an informed…
  8. WestJet breaks ground on hangar to accommodate new Dreamliner 787 jet

    09.21 / 22:34 globalnews.ca Globalnews.ca - Alberta
    WestJet says only one Dreamliner at a time will fit into the hangar at the Calgary International Airport, although it will be big enough to hold four Boeing…
  9. In Photos: Snow falls in Rocky Mountain Parks and southern and central Alberta

    09.21 / 22:34 globalnews.ca Globalnews.ca - Alberta
    It's starting to feel like winter in Alberta, with snow falling in the Rocky Mountains and other parts of the…
  10. Alberta not likely to follow through with spear hunt ban until fall 2018

    09.21 / 22:11 globalnews.ca Globalnews.ca - Alberta
    Alberta does not expect to make good on a promise to ban what it has called the archaic practice of spear-hunting until at least next fall as it considers rule changes that could include prohibiting other methods of taking big…
  11. Large sword, rifle seized from stolen SUV after chase through Red Deer

    09.21 / 21:47 globalnews.ca Globalnews.ca - Alberta
    Three people are facing a lengthy list of charges after Red Deer RCMP arrested them in a stolen vehicle that also contained a firearm and a large…
  12. Snowfall warning in Rocky Mountain Parks and parts of Alberta

    09.21 / 20:42 globalnews.ca Globalnews.ca - Alberta
    Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for the Rocky Mountains and other parts of…
  13. Wife, son charged with murder of Tofield man await bail decisions

    09.21 / 20:42 globalnews.ca Globalnews.ca - Alberta
    Farmer Miles Naslund, 49, was reported missing in Sept. 2011 after he did not come home from…
  14. In photos: Massive snowfall in Jasper National Park leaves Marmot Basin a winter wonderland

    09.21 / 18:54 globalnews.ca Globalnews.ca - Alberta
    Edmonton may have had its first snowfall of the season this week but it was nothing compared to the flakes that flew just outside of Jasper, Alta. on…
  15. Free admission at many City of Edmonton facilities this Sunday

    09.21 / 18:54 globalnews.ca Globalnews.ca - Alberta
    The City of Edmonton is offering free admission at many of its facilities and rec centres on Sunday, Sept.…
  16. Former city councillor predicts low voter turnout this election

    09.21 / 18:13 globalnews.ca Globalnews.ca - Alberta
    A former city councillor isn't expecting much of a turnout in the upcoming municipal…
  17. 3 charged after break-and-enter investigation uncovers suspected counterfeiting and forgery operation

    09.21 / 17:32 globalnews.ca Globalnews.ca - Alberta
    Three people are facing counterfeit-related charges after police say they uncovered a counterfeiting and forgery operation last week in the Evansdale…
  18. Calgary-South East MLA Rick Fraser leaves UCP to sit as independent

    09.21 / 16:48 globalnews.ca Globalnews.ca - Alberta
    Calgary-South East MLA Rick Fraser has announced he will leave the United Conservative Party to sit as an independent in the…
  19. Edmonton woman uses Miss Wheelchair pageant to inspire others with disabilities

    09.21 / 14:36 globalnews.ca Globalnews.ca - Alberta
    Forty-two-year-old Vahen King won the first-ever Miss Wheelchair Canada pageant earlier this month in Vancouver, and now she's aiming for Miss Wheelchair …
  20. CFR boss says chance of rodeo at Rogers Place in 2018 is ‘reasonable’

    09.21 / 12:20 globalnews.ca Globalnews.ca - Alberta
    Quietly, the head of the CFR has been talking to the Oilers Entertainment group about the 2018 event being at Rogers…