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Second $100M settlement reached in RCMP sexual harassment class action

They who reached a similar deal with its female Mounties three years ago

Jeffrey Epstein faces sex trafficking and conspiracy charges

Epstein’s arrest came amid increased #MeToo-era scrutiny of his 2008 non-prosecution deal

Quakes alert Californians to be ready for dreaded ‘Big One’

California is spending more than $16 million to install thousands of quake-detecting sensors statewide

ASFA announces fire engine donation in Lacombe

Aerial Apparatus being sent to Paraguay

VIDEO: Outage problems at Rogers Wireless causing voice service issues

Rogers said that its network teams were working to resolve the issue as quickly as possible

Prominent U.S. priest removed from pulpit after ‘credible allegation’ of sex abuse

Some parishioners expressed shock when they heard, and one woman walked out of the service to gather herself outside

Five things to know about Canadian immigration detention centres

CBSA says there were 6,609 people detained in holding centres in 2017-18

Iran to raise uranium enrichment beyond nuclear deal limits

Tensions began rising in May when the U.S. rushed thousands of additional troops to the Mideast.

Little Free Pantries spring up to help tackle food insecurity in Canada

Researchers estimated food prices will rise between 1.5 and 3.5 per cent this year

California governor says earthquakes are a ‘wakeup call’

Gov. Gavin Newsom said Saturday that governments must strengthen alert systems and building codes

Climbers in Jasper find unexploded ordnance

Agencies safely detonated the device

How to prevent Dutch Elm Disease

At present, Alberta has the largest Dutch Elm Disease (DED)-free American elm…

  • Jul 7, 2019

Association of Communities Against Abuse continues to broaden its reach

Committed to fighting all forms of abuse, the Association of Communities Against…

  • Jul 6, 2019

Canadian airlines ask court to reject new passenger rights rules

As of July 15, passengers must be compensated up to $2,400 if denied flight due to overbooking

Alberta golf cart driver runs over and kills two geese

An employee of the Sandpiper Golf and Country Club near Edmonton was the one driving

VIDEO: Alberta to hold $2.5M inquiry into how oil and gas opponents are funded

Premier says inquiry will determine if any laws have been broken and recommend appropriate action

Slight jobs decline in Canada as wages speed up, unemployment stays low

The jobless rate ticked up to 5.5 per cent in June, compared with 5.4 per cent in May

Local wins the 2019 Ponoka Stampede Cattle Raffle

Says taking the cash “tough decision”