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'Act of extreme violence': Alberta man gets life in prison for killing two children

A man who admitted to assaulting his girlfriend and killing her two daughters in Edmonton in 2018 has been sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for 17 years.

Pucks shatter, blades break: Alberta players brave cold for 252-hour hockey game

Brent Saik laughs when asked how 40 players in the world's longest hockey game are handling the bitter cold on an outdoor rink.

'One of the biggest Black settlements in Western Canada' has a rich history

Amber Valley was one of several in Alberta and Saskatchewan settled by Black people from Oklahoma, Texas and other southern states, who were looking for a life away from racial segregation and violence.

Development in wildlife corridor in Canmore back for debate at council

Plans for two projects, which make up about 80 per cent of the remaining developable land in Canmore, show they could almost double the town's population to nearly 30,000 in the coming decades.

Alberta monolith comes with message to save Rocky Mountains from open-pit coal mining

A towering stainless steel monolith set up along the eastern slopes of the Rocky Mountains in Alberta comes with a message.

'Epicentre for syphilis': Alberta to try dual syphilis, HIV test to fight outbreak

The University of Alberta has started a clinical trial to try to fight a syphilis outbreak in Edmonton and across northern Alberta.

Fort McMurray residents still cleaning, considering options after spring flooding

More than seven months ago, Cora Dion and her husband fled Fort McMurray for the second time in four years as a spring flood threatened their home in northern Alberta.

CP Rail investigating after video shows train running over pronghorn antelope herd

Canadian Pacific Railway says an investigation is underway following the release of a video showing one of the company's trains running over dozens of pronghorn antelope near Maple Creek, Sask.

Train speed top factor in wildlife deaths in Banff, Yoho national parks, says study

A study looking at 646 wildlife deaths on railway tracks in Banff and Yoho national parks in Alberta and British Columbia has found that train speed was one of the biggest factors.

Lawyers hope to erase racist and misogynistic nickname of mountain landmark

Momentum is building to properly name a prominent landmark on a mountain in the Alberta Rockies because its commonly used nickname is racist and misogynistic.