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Appeal Court upholds murder convictions in stabbing of man outside Calgary bar

Strasser-Hird, who was 18, was beaten and stabbed numerous times in 2013

Alberta nurses accuse province of breach of contract in wage talks

The union has asked to review the delay and replace the arbitrator

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Wetaskiwin Mayor Tyler Gandam speaks at chamber luncheon
Maskwacis Wetaskiwin Alberta Party's Sherry Greene
Maskwacis Wetaskiwin Green Party's Desmond Bull
City of Wetaskiwin 2019 budget open house

Tori Stafford kidnapper wants court to declare her prison transfer unlawful

Victoria Stafford was kidnapped in Woodstock, Ont. in 2009, then raped and murdered

Liberals push Tories to show climate-policy hand with climate-change motion

Both parties are pushing motions this week to declare climate change a national emergency

‘A lot safer place:’ Calgary university uses AI to monitor threats

The technology alerts officials when anything out of the ordinary occurs

Wetaskiwin city council agrees on additional 3.25 residential tax increase

Wetaskiwin city council sets 2019 municipal tax framework

  • May 14, 2019

City of Wetaskiwin voters will choose new councilor July 24

By-election confirmed following resignation of Patricia MacQuarrie

  • May 14, 2019

Asian style for recipes this week

Stir fry and ramen recipes give Far East flavour

  • May 17, 2019

Unpaid county firefighting bill added to taxes

County of Wetaskiwin councilors approve shifting unpaid bill

Impairment and Driving Don’t Mix

National Road Safety Week May 14 to 20

  • May 15, 2019

WhatsApp discovers spyware that infected with a call alone

The malware was able to penetrate phones through missed calls alone via the app’s voice calling function

B.C. must set clear terms, timeline if it holds money-laundering inquiry: expert

One report estimated $7.4 billion was laundered in B.C. last year

Canada’s agriculture minister talks canola with Chinese counterpart at G20

Justin Trudeau also said the decision by Beijing to ban Canadian canola is linked to the trade war between China and the U.S.

Canada’s chief of defence summoned to cabinet meeting in wake of Norman case

Charges against Vice-Admiral Mark Norman were stayed last week

U.S. man to stand trial on claims he flushed grandparents’ ashes

Thomas Wells faces two counts of abuse of a corpse and a criminal mischief charge

Chelsea Manning memoir coming in winter of 2020

Manning was sentenced to 35 years, but was released in May 2017

1 Canadian among 4 killed in floatplane crash in Alaska: Global Affairs

United States Coast Guard says two floatplanes collided as they carried cruise ship tourists

Alex Trebek in Ottawa to open Royal Canadian Geographical Society’s new HQ

Trebek announced in March that he has advanced pancreatic cancer

Shooting kills one at South Florida hip-hop festival

Phoenix Suns player arrested at hip-hop festival