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Farmers, please check your canola bins

Spoiling occurs, and producers don’t want to suffer for it

  • Feb 13, 2020

Feds tell UN they’re on track to meet climate goals for power generation

About 536 terrawatts of electricity will come from hydro, nuclear and renewables by 2030: report

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Alberta Independence Party town hall
Wetaskiwin emergency shelter media tour
JEDI Ag Forum in Wetaskiwin

Rail services continue to feel brunt of anti-pipeline protests across Canada

Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs and their supporters have been protesting the Coastal GasLink pipeline

Supreme Court of Canada to hear appeals on solitary confinement

The Supreme Court also said it would hear cross-appeals from civil liberties group

Assembly of First Nations files class action lawsuit over child welfare

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has emphatically agreed that it’s needed

Two masked men break into Pigeon Lake ag centre, steal ATM Feb. 4

Wetaskiwin RCMP respond to break and enter at Lakedell Agricultural Center

Longtime newspaper columnist Christie Blatchford dead at 68

Blatchford had been undergoing treatment for lung cancer in Toronto

Lengthy vehicle chase includes attempt to ram police vehicle says RCMP

Wetaskiwin RCMP charge three after police vehicle rammed

Freight and passenger railways under stress as pipeline blockades continue

More than 150 freight trains have been idled since the blockades were set up in B.C. and Ontario

Medical aid in dying not driven by lack of access to palliative care: Canadian study

Medical aid in dying was legalized in Quebec in 2014 and then across Canada in June 2016.

Trudeau cabinet ministers get special hacker hotline to report suspected breaches

The hotline is operated by the Ottawa-based Centre for Cyber Security

Red Deer couple ‘happy and relaxed’ on quarantined cruise ship

Coronavirus halts pair’s plans to disembark on Feb. 4, after a 29-day cruise on Diamond Princess

Summer villages would like to fix Range Road #11

County of Wetaskiwin hears about problems with Pigeon Lake route

County of Wetaskiwin approves list of land for sale

County-owned land hitting the market, some staying put for now

Major haul of medals for Wetaskiwin Wrestling

Wrestlers prepare for Alberta Winter Games

  • Feb 11, 2020

Six local 4-H clubs hosting speech competition

Moose Hall in Wetaskiwin is venue for the day of speeches

  • Feb 10, 2020