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'Don't think you can hide': Increased security planned for Oilers games to deal with unruly fans

Police are promising a greater presence in downtown Edmonton after increased violence around the Oilers arena during this year's NHL playoff season.

Alberta backs program that offers addictions supports to people in Edmonton police custody

The Alberta government says it is providing funding to Edmonton police for people in custody to access recovery-oriented health supports.

Convicted killer Bradley Barton asks Court of Appeal for 3rd trial for death of Cindy Gladue

Alberta's Court of Appeal heard arguments Thursday that a former Ontario truck driver should be tried for a third time in the 2011 death of Cindy Gladue.

Partnership with Black Girl Hockey Club bolsters Six star Saroya Tinker's confidence

When her daughter was struggling, Toronto Six star Saroya Tinker's mother discovered a group called the Black Girl Hockey Club. Founded by Renee Hess, the California-based non-profit aims to inspire and sustain passion for the game within the Black community.

Alberta First Nation signs two-year agreement with Ottawa to administer its own child welfare

The Louis Bull Tribe at Maskwacis, Alta., about 100 kilometres south of Edmonton, is the first in the province to sign a two-year agreement with Ottawa giving it the autonomy to administer its child welfare.

Edmonton-made horror film Skinamarink becomes viral and box office hit

The immersive, slow-burn experience viewers get from Skinamarink is the antithesis of seconds-long videos seen on TikTok, a platform that helped create buzz for the low-budget Canadian horror film months before its release.

'Hockey is inspiration': Ukrainian men's team playing in Canada set on preserving sport

The Ukrainian men's national team has been in the Prairies preparing for the 2023 Winter World University Games scheduled to start next week.

Alberta woman convicted of killing abusive husband in 2011 to be allowed day parole

Helen Naslund, who pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the killing of her abusive husband of 27 years, has been allowed unescorted absences from prison and, once she is eligible early next year, day parole.

Widow of man who drowned in Fort McMurray pool sues operator

A lawsuit filed in the drowning of an Alberta man in a public pool is shining a light on potentially dangerous breath-holding exercises and what responsibility facility operators have to supervise patrons who practise them.

Two RCMP officers charged in Alberta shooting not guilty of manslaughter, aggravated assault

Const. Jessica Brown and Cpl. Randy Stenger were charged after the fatal shooting of 31-year-old Clayton Crawford on July 3, 2018, near Whitecourt, Alta., about 180 kilometres northwest of Edmonton.