Alberta driver examiners stop working to protest deprivatization

Albertans wanting to take a driving test this week may have to wait. Some driving examiners stopped working Thursday in protest…

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Western Canada oil prices remain strong as Alberta production cutbacks kick in

Crude oil prices in Western Canada remain elevated as Alberta’s government-mandated oil production curtailments come into force. Calgary oil brokerage…

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In the new year, what we need isn’t more histrionics, it’s civility

It’s a new year. And a time for Albertans to turn a new leaf in the way we talk to,…

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‘We try to get better together’: Edmonton’s Beer League Band hits all the right notes

Walk by Edmonton’s Queen Elizabeth High School any Tuesday evening, and you’ll hear a band rehearsing — trumpets honking, flutes…

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Out of a job in the oil industry? Consider moving to Grande Prairie

Taking the Pulse is a series from CBC News examining how Albertans are coping with today’s economic conditions. Lucrative jobs…

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Edmonton child chef lands spot in national recipe book

Chaitanya Gautam was cooking his own meals from scratch before he could even reach across the kitchen countertop. Now 12,…

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Campfires and cannabis: Parks Canada says it’s OK to smoke pot at campsites

Campers heading out to one of Canada’s national parks can start adding cannabis to their kit. Parks Canada confirmed this week…

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Man killed in fiery 3-vehicle collision on Highway 2 near Ponoka

A 46-year-old man is dead after a three-vehicle collision near Ponoka, Alta., on Friday night. The collision happened on Highway…

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Conditions ‘dangerous’ at Columbia Icefield parking lot where driver killed, colleague says

The Columbia Icefield parking lot where a bus driver was pinned and killed by her own bus on Thursday is often…

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