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(County of Wetaskiwin)

Blue-green algae advisory issued for Buck Lake

A blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) bloom advisory has been issued for Buck Lake…

(County of Wetaskiwin)
Zebra mussels on a boat propeller. (Photo Creative Commons)

B.C. boaters reminded to be vigilant on invasive plants, animals after historic mussel barge bust

Some invasives, like European green crabs, are already established in B.C.

Zebra mussels on a boat propeller. (Photo Creative Commons)
B.C. record 87,000 intersection crashes in 2021. (Submitted photo)

B.C. logged 87,000 intersection crashes in 2021. These were the riskiest areas.

Highest crash zones remained in Metro Vancouver and Kelowna

B.C. record 87,000 intersection crashes in 2021. (Submitted photo)
FILE – Singer Adele and sports agent Rich Paul attend a game between the Golden State Warriors and the Los Angeles Lakers on Oct. 19, 2021, at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles. Allen J. Schaben (Los Angeles Times/AP)

VIDEO: Adele says she was a ‘shell of a person’ after canceling Vegas residency

Adele announced the cancellation of her residency one day before the concerts were to commence

FILE – Singer Adele and sports agent Rich Paul attend a game between the Golden State Warriors and the Los Angeles Lakers on Oct. 19, 2021, at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles. Allen J. Schaben (Los Angeles Times/AP)
Candidates, left to right, Leslyn Lewis, Roman Baber, Jean Charest, Scott Aitchison, Patrick Brown, and Pierre Poilievre pose on stage following the Conservative Party of Canada English leadership debate in Edmonton, on May 11, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Poilievre continues to lead polls 2 months out from Conservative leadership race vote

British Columbians less in favour than other Canadians, latest Leger poll shows

Candidates, left to right, Leslyn Lewis, Roman Baber, Jean Charest, Scott Aitchison, Patrick Brown, and Pierre Poilievre pose on stage following the Conservative Party of Canada English leadership debate in Edmonton, on May 11, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
An elderly couple eat ice cream cones near a large Canadian flag during Canada Day festivities in West Vancouver on Monday, July 1, 2019. It’s a long weekend that ushers in the unofficial start of summer with potato salad and grilled food, popsicles and lemonade, swimming and fireworks. Yet Canada Day entertaining will come with a bigger price tag this year as inflation surged to its highest level in nearly 40 years, Statistics Canada said. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Alberta and Quebec most likely to support separation from Canada: poll

51 per cent of survey respondents said a new prime minister would improve life in their province

An elderly couple eat ice cream cones near a large Canadian flag during Canada Day festivities in West Vancouver on Monday, July 1, 2019. It’s a long weekend that ushers in the unofficial start of summer with potato salad and grilled food, popsicles and lemonade, swimming and fireworks. Yet Canada Day entertaining will come with a bigger price tag this year as inflation surged to its highest level in nearly 40 years, Statistics Canada said. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
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Vancouver man arrested after throwing glass bottle at a baby in a stroller

Police are asking the family to come forward so they can advance the investigation

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Vancouver firefighters responded to a fire at Value Village at 1820 East Hastings around 10 p.m. on Wednesday June 29. (Shane MacKichan photo)

VIDEO: Fire rips through East Vancouver Value Village

Around 10 p.m. Wednesday night, 50 firefighters responded to the blaze on East Hastings

Vancouver firefighters responded to a fire at Value Village at 1820 East Hastings around 10 p.m. on Wednesday June 29. (Shane MacKichan photo)
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Results of ASIRT investigation into 2018 officer-involved shooting at Maskwacis finalized

Two males were shot during a foot patrol following reports of gunshots from Maskwacis residents

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Results of ASIRT investigation into 2018 officer-involved shooting at Maskwacis finalized

Two males were shot during a foot patrol following reports of gunshots from Maskwacis residents

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Maskwacis RCMP made multiple arrests and a seizure is valued at $160,000 following six search warrants executed between May 17 and 18, 2022. (Submitted/ Maskwacis RCMP)

UPDATE: Maskwacis RCMP assist in significant seizure of illegal drugs; arrests made

UPDATE — Charges have been laid in connection with an illegal substance…

Maskwacis RCMP made multiple arrests and a seizure is valued at $160,000 following six search warrants executed between May 17 and 18, 2022. (Submitted/ Maskwacis RCMP)
A Saanich home listing is attracting a lot of attention on social media after being featured in a TikTok video. (Courtesy Realtor.ca)

B.C. home featured in ‘creepy’ real estate listings with TikTok video goes viral

Listed for almost $800,000, a sale is pending on the Gordon Head home

A Saanich home listing is attracting a lot of attention on social media after being featured in a TikTok video. (Courtesy Realtor.ca)
Federal Green Party MP Elizabeth May, here seen in September, says the recent run of climatic crises has shifted the discussion around climate change in Canada. (Black Press Media file photo)

‘Not indecent’: Elizabeth May sponsors petition advocating for public nudity in Canada

Though she is the sponsor, Elizabeth May says she does not support public nudity

Federal Green Party MP Elizabeth May, here seen in September, says the recent run of climatic crises has shifted the discussion around climate change in Canada. (Black Press Media file photo)
Falun East Beef & Small Engine 4-H Club participate in annual highway cleanup campaign May 2021. (Facebook/ Falun East Beef & Small Engine 4-H Club)

Drive with caution during province-wide Highway cleanup day

Thousands of Alberta youth spend the day cleaning up trash and litter from roadways

Falun East Beef & Small Engine 4-H Club participate in annual highway cleanup campaign May 2021. (Facebook/ Falun East Beef & Small Engine 4-H Club)
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Alert ready system test coming for B.C., Alberta, Yukon this afternoon

Cell phones across B.C. will ring out at 1:55 p.m. for the test

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Man in hospital after Maskwacis shooting; RCMP looking for suspect

Maskwacis RCMP requesting the public’s help to identify the suspect

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Central Alberta District Crime Reduction Unit recover stolen vehicle

The RCMP Central Alberta Crime Reduction Unit has successfully recovered a stolen…

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Maskwacis RCMP find human remains following house fire

At approximately 11 p.m., on March 23, 2022, the Maskwacis RCMP received…

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$128 million raised for war-stricken people in Ukraine through Red Cross donations

Six million people are internally displaced, and three million have fled from Ukraine

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Breton and Thorsby RCMP execute search warrant and arrest repeat offender

Breton RCMP have arrested and charged a repeat offender after the execution…

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