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Four men on trial over theft of huge Canadian gold coin from Berlin museum

They are suspected of later cutting up the coin, valued at about $5.3 million, and selling the pieces

Freeland says Venezuela’s Maduro is now a dictator after illegitimate win

Venezuela’s political and economic crisis has forced three million people to flee the country

Trudeau pleased tensions are easing at site of B.C. pipeline protest

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made the comments during a stop in Kamloops

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Wetaskiwin Yellow Vest protest against carbon tax, pipeline bungling
Health Minister Sarah Hoffman speaks at Hinkley nomination in Wetaskiwin
Bruce Hinkley receives NDP nomination for Maskwacis-Wetaskiwin Jan. 8
Wetaskiwin Winter Warmup Christmas parade 2018

TV editor fired after Trump video appears altered

Trump apparently appeared with his tongue hanging out languidly from his mouth

Edmonton Police looking for man in bear spray incident

A suspect in an investigation stemming from the summer of 2017 has come to light

FBI agents say U.S. government shutdown affecting operations

Nearly 5,000 special agents, intelligence analysts and other staff are currently furloughed

  • Jan 10, 2019

$74M not enough to cut Canada’s refugee claim backlog: internal documents

The agency will need twice as much money as it is expected to get

Vatican launches track team of Swiss Guards, nuns

The Vatican is looking to participate in competitions that had cultural or symbolic value

Video of Alberta police officer running over wounded deer sparks outrage

A petition on the website Change.org is calling for the officer, who remains on active duty, to be fired

No easy way out? Trump boxed in by politics amid shutdown

U.S. president not willing to back down over border wall

MISSING: Ponoka RCMP searching for 20 year old man

Austin Weinrich reported missing since Jan. 7, might be in Ponoka or Vegreville areas

Hog farm in Alberta first in province to have deadly pig disease

A 400-head hog farm operation was found to have the porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) virus.

Bank of Canada holds interest rate, views oil slump as temporary soft patch

The bank is now projecting growth to be just 1.7 per cent in 2019, down from its October forecast of 2.1 per cent

Drone operators subject to age limit, certification under new federal rules

The new regulations, which come into effect June 1, apply to all drone operators

Red Deer teacher faces sex-related charges

Norman Joseph Howes will appear in court Jan. 17th

Austrian train workers rescue wild goat buried in snowdrift

The animal was stuck in a snowdrift at the side of tracks in the Gesaeuse national park

Shoppers Drug Mart starts selling medical cannabis online

Patients will still have to go to a pharmacy to begin the process

Third time and a bit is the charm when it comes to quitting smoking

Roughly five million Canadians smoked either daily or occasionally in 2017

Trump pleads on TV for wall funding to fix border ‘crisis’

Trump called on Democrats saying it was “immoral” for “politicians to do nothing”