Jade Markus

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Zombies, mountains and blizzards: Post-apocalyptic Alberta sets scene for video game

An up-and-coming zombie game will feature some familiar sights.

'It's indescribable': Albertans grieve for relatives and friends killed in Sri Lanka bombings

Two Alberta families are reeling after hearing news that their friends and relatives were killed in a series of bombings in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday.

Film commissioner says The Rock, Kevin Costner highlight flourishing Alberta film industry

A number of stars were in Alberta over the past week — and caught attention by letting their fans know how nice it is — but Calgary's film commissioner says Alberta's movie industry deserves its share of the spotlight too.

Economist expects Jason Kenney to be key player in upcoming federal election

Jason Kenney won the majority of Albertans’ votes with his campaign promises to build pipelines, create jobs and better the province’s economy. On the federal stage, he'll become the mouthpiece for Andrew Scheer and the federal Conservatives.

Thousands of Alberta students head to the polls in mock vote

Tens of thousands of Alberta students participated in a mock vote Monday, a day before the provincial election.

Leaders make final weekend push ahead of Alberta election

The two front-runners in the Alberta provincial election are campaigning hard in the final throes of the Alberta provincial election.

Decade-old charge against UCP candidate in spotlight week ahead of Alberta election

The provincial NDP are calling attention to a decade-old incident where Jason Nixon, who is now a UCP candidate, had been charged with assault following an alleged altercation involving an Alberta woman.

AHS warns of potential measles exposure in Calgary

Alberta Health Services has issued a public alert to potential measles exposure, marking the second lab-confirmed case in Calgary.

Fiery tractor-trailer crash closes part of Stoney Trail, sends 2 to hospital

Stoney Trail south of Country Hills Boulevard was closed to traffic Saturday after a fiery crash left two people injured.

Economy named most important issue to Alberta voters, Vote Compass survey says

The economy has ousted accountability as the top issue for Albertans this election, according to a survey of more than 30,000 people across the province.
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'We couldn't believe what we saw': Semi trailer drags truck down cul-de-sac, shocking family

A supplied security video shows a large semi tractor-trailer coming down the street and hitting a Calgary man's truck.
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Illegal swim damages rare snail habitat in Banff National Park

Park officials are asking the public for information after a swimmer damaged the habitat of an endangered species of tiny snails.

'He's my hero,' Winnipeg boy handed hockey stick by Nashville's P.K. Subban

For a ten-year-old Winnipeg boy who is also P.K. Subban’s self-titled biggest fan, Friday’s Predators vs Jets game was one to remember.
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A rare bear rescue: Manitoba wildlife group cares for abandoned 3-week-old black bear

A Manitoba wildlife group has taken in an abandoned bear cub, marking its first rescue of 2019 — a rare event this early in the year.

'You can smell crude in the air': Train carrying oil derails near western Manitoba village

CN Rail is working to clean up an oil leak after nearly 40 train cars carrying crude oil derailed near a western Manitoba village early Saturday morning.