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Camrose cannabis shop allegedly sold drugs to minors

Owners, two employees, face several charges

  • Jun 23, 2022
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Conservative member of Parliament Michelle Rempel Garner holds a press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, April 5, 2022, to discuss her Private MemberÕs Bill, Bill C-249, the Encouraging Growth of the Cryptoasset Sector Act. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Rempel Garner bows out of running for Alberta UCP leadership, citing caucus divisions

Rempel Garner says not running “has been the hardest decision I have ever had to make.

Conservative member of Parliament Michelle Rempel Garner holds a press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, April 5, 2022, to discuss her Private MemberÕs Bill, Bill C-249, the Encouraging Growth of the Cryptoasset Sector Act. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
FILE - This 2003 electron microscope image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows mature, oval-shaped monkeypox virions, left, and spherical immature virions, right, obtained from a sample of human skin associated with the 2003 prairie dog outbreak. British health officials said Monday, June 13, 2022 they have detected another 104 cases of monkeypox in England, in what has become the biggest outbreak beyond Africa of the normally rare disease.  (Cynthia S. Goldsmith, Russell Regner/CDC via AP, file)

WHO considers declaring monkeypox a global health emergency

WHO said it did not expect to announce any decisions made by its emergency committee before Friday

FILE - This 2003 electron microscope image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows mature, oval-shaped monkeypox virions, left, and spherical immature virions, right, obtained from a sample of human skin associated with the 2003 prairie dog outbreak. British health officials said Monday, June 13, 2022 they have detected another 104 cases of monkeypox in England, in what has become the biggest outbreak beyond Africa of the normally rare disease.  (Cynthia S. Goldsmith, Russell Regner/CDC via AP, file)
Conservative member of Parliament Michelle Rempel Garner holds a press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, April 5, 2022. Garner is mulling a possible run at Alberta Premier Jason Kenney’s job as leader of the United Conservative Party following his announcement last month that he was resigning after only narrowly surviving a leadership review. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Brown’s campaign manager joins Michelle Rempel Garner for possible UCP leadership bid

Rempel Garner has yet to declare whether or not she’s going to enter the contest

Conservative member of Parliament Michelle Rempel Garner holds a press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, April 5, 2022. Garner is mulling a possible run at Alberta Premier Jason Kenney’s job as leader of the United Conservative Party following his announcement last month that he was resigning after only narrowly surviving a leadership review. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Minister of Foreign Affairs Melanie Joly responds to questions next to Ralph Goodale, High Commissioner for Canada in Great Britain, during a news conference in Kigali, Rwanda on Wednesday, June 22, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

Canada hopes to spur action at Commonwealth to address impact of Russian war: Goodale

Laura Osman, The Canadian Press KIGALI, RWANDA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau…

Minister of Foreign Affairs Melanie Joly responds to questions next to Ralph Goodale, High Commissioner for Canada in Great Britain, during a news conference in Kigali, Rwanda on Wednesday, June 22, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
Pope Francis arrives to attend his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Wednesday, June 22, 2022. The Vatican has released the program for Pope Francis' visit to Canada next month, which includes a visit to the site of a former residential school in Alberta with survivors of the institutions.(AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

Pope Francis’ visit to Canada to include stop in Central Alberta

Pope will visit Ermineskin Indian Residential School in Maskwacis

Pope Francis arrives to attend his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Wednesday, June 22, 2022. The Vatican has released the program for Pope Francis' visit to Canada next month, which includes a visit to the site of a former residential school in Alberta with survivors of the institutions.(AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki listens to a question during a news conference in Ottawa, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

‘Police don’t release information:’ Why the RCMP withheld details after N.S. massacre

The Liberals have denied the allegation, saying Lucki wasn’t told to do anything

RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki listens to a question during a news conference in Ottawa, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
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Search to continue for missing Calgary man in Okanagan Lake

Pending approval, the search will likely start on Friday, June 24

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Alecia Aichelle. (Amy Allmand Photography)

Live music day and night at Ponoka Stampede’s new Big Top Tent Dance Hall

Tent replaces beer gardens and will be located right on the Stampede Grounds

  • Jun 23, 2022
Alecia Aichelle. (Amy Allmand Photography)
Alberta Health Minister Jason Copping gives a COVID-19 update in Edmonton, Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Alberta ending regular in-person COVID-19 updates

COVID Statistics will be updated weekly but news conferences held only as required

Alberta Health Minister Jason Copping gives a COVID-19 update in Edmonton, Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Albertans will soon receive rebates on their electricity bills. (Photo by Advocate staff)

Electricity rebates for Albertans to show up on July bills

Most farms, residences and small businesses will receive rebates

Albertans will soon receive rebates on their electricity bills. (Photo by Advocate staff)
FILE - Albertans will continue to save 13 cents on every litre of gasoline or diesel through the provincial fuel tax relief program. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
FILE - Albertans will continue to save 13 cents on every litre of gasoline or diesel through the provincial fuel tax relief program. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
Chief Electoral Officer Stephane Perrault speaks at a press conference about Elections Canada's recommendations report from the 43rd and 44th general elections in Ottawa on Tuesday, June 7, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Patrick Doyle

Almost 100,000 mail ballots in federal election not counted, most arrived late

Elections Canada says there was an 82 per cent increase in the number of mail-in ballots

Chief Electoral Officer Stephane Perrault speaks at a press conference about Elections Canada's recommendations report from the 43rd and 44th general elections in Ottawa on Tuesday, June 7, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Patrick Doyle
The Standing Committee on the Status of Women's report on addressing intimate partner and family violence, released on Friday, makes 28 recommendations to the government. The report says women tend to face disproportionate levels of economic insecurity compared to men, and financial barriers are one of the primary factors preventing women from escaping situations of intimate partner and family violence. A young woman is silhouetted in Ottawa's west end Thursday, October 20, 2005.(CP PHOTO/Jonathan Hayward)

Parliamentary committee proposes government make strategy to address financial abuse

The report says women tend to face disproportionate levels of economic insecurity compared to men

The Standing Committee on the Status of Women's report on addressing intimate partner and family violence, released on Friday, makes 28 recommendations to the government. The report says women tend to face disproportionate levels of economic insecurity compared to men, and financial barriers are one of the primary factors preventing women from escaping situations of intimate partner and family violence. A young woman is silhouetted in Ottawa's west end Thursday, October 20, 2005.(CP PHOTO/Jonathan Hayward)
The CBC logo is projected onto a screen in Toronto on May 29, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Tijana Martin

CRTC renews CBC licensing for another five years, tweaks its mandate

CBC will need to submit new reports to the CRTC on a range of topics

The CBC logo is projected onto a screen in Toronto on May 29, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Tijana Martin
Ainsley Krone, who is Manitoba’s acting child and youth advocate says it is well established that exposure to intimate partner violence in childhood can be traumatic for young people.” (Contributed photo)

Trauma supports lacking for children who witness intimate partner violence: report

Intimate partner violence is the most common form of violence experienced by Indigenous women

Ainsley Krone, who is Manitoba’s acting child and youth advocate says it is well established that exposure to intimate partner violence in childhood can be traumatic for young people.” (Contributed photo)
Minister of Sport Pascale St-Onge rises during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, June 20, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Patrick Doyle

Federal government freezing Hockey Canada funding: St-Onge

“Hockey Canada’s testimony did not provide us with sufficient information.”

Minister of Sport Pascale St-Onge rises during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, June 20, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Patrick Doyle
A window washer work around the town square, Thursday, June 9, 2022, in Uvalde, Texas. Uvalde is home to the Texas elementary school where a gunman killed 19 children and two teachers has long been a part of the fabric of the small city of Uvalde, a school attended by generations of families, and where the spark came that led to Hispanic parents and students to band together to fight discrimination over a half-century ago. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Texas top cop: Uvalde police response an ‘abject failure’

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Police had enough officers on the scene of…

A window washer work around the town square, Thursday, June 9, 2022, in Uvalde, Texas. Uvalde is home to the Texas elementary school where a gunman killed 19 children and two teachers has long been a part of the fabric of the small city of Uvalde, a school attended by generations of families, and where the spark came that led to Hispanic parents and students to band together to fight discrimination over a half-century ago. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
A video exhibit plays as the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol holds a hearing at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, June 16, 2022. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

1/6 panel to hear from Raffensperger, others Trump pushed

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House 1/6 committee is hearing Tuesday from the…

A video exhibit plays as the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol holds a hearing at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, June 16, 2022. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Alberta RCMP say businesses have been falling victim to the Head Office Bitcoin scam. (File photo by Advocate staff)

RCMP call off boat, aerial search for missing Saskatchewan boy after two months

RCMP have used all the resources and technology available to them

Alberta RCMP say businesses have been falling victim to the Head Office Bitcoin scam. (File photo by Advocate staff)