Red Deer Advocate Staff

In 2024, Olds College of Agriculture & Technology will offer a one-year Equine Care & Management Certificate. Applications are open for the program as of Wednesday and 20 students will be accepted. (Photo courtesy of Olds College of Agriculture & Technology)

Olds College launches new certificate program

Olds College of Agriculture & Technology will start to offer Equine Care…

In 2024, Olds College of Agriculture & Technology will offer a one-year Equine Care & Management Certificate. Applications are open for the program as of Wednesday and 20 students will be accepted. (Photo courtesy of Olds College of Agriculture & Technology)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau makes his way to caucus on Parliament Hill on Wednesday, October 5, 2022 in Ottawa. Trudeau says it is clear that Hockey Canada executives just don't get the seriousness of the situation the organization is facing. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Sport integrity commissioner can do a wider inquiry of abuse in sport: St-Onge

The new sport integrity commissioner needs to do a wider inquiry digging…

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau makes his way to caucus on Parliament Hill on Wednesday, October 5, 2022 in Ottawa. Trudeau says it is clear that Hockey Canada executives just don't get the seriousness of the situation the organization is facing. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Ettore Russo fires his pistol at an indoor shooting range during a qualification course to renew his Carry Concealed handgun permit at the Placer Sporting Club in Roseville, Calif., on Friday, July 1, 2022. The California Department of Justice improperly revealed names and other identifying information on a website that was designed to show general data about the number and location of concealed carry gun permits.. The Placer Sporting Club provides instructions and qualifies gun owners who want to carry a concealed weapon. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Alberta won’t help feds confiscate guns, says provincial government

Alberta won’t help feds confiscate guns, says provincial government The provincial government…

Ettore Russo fires his pistol at an indoor shooting range during a qualification course to renew his Carry Concealed handgun permit at the Placer Sporting Club in Roseville, Calif., on Friday, July 1, 2022. The California Department of Justice improperly revealed names and other identifying information on a website that was designed to show general data about the number and location of concealed carry gun permits.. The Placer Sporting Club provides instructions and qualifies gun owners who want to carry a concealed weapon. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
Service Alberta Minister Nate Glubish said Alberta hopes to leverage its investment by lobbying the federal government for matching funds and the private sector will also be approached. (Photo by Government of Alberta)

Province aims to expand rural internet access

Alberta is moving forward with its goal to have 100 per cent…

Service Alberta Minister Nate Glubish said Alberta hopes to leverage its investment by lobbying the federal government for matching funds and the private sector will also be approached. (Photo by Government of Alberta)
Britain’s King Charles III, center, and other members of the royal family hold a vigil at the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II at St Giles’ Cathedral, Edinburgh, Scotland, Monday Sept. 12, 2022. (Jane Barlow/Pool via AP)

Alberta declares provincial day of mourning for Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral, no statutory holiday

The province will host a ceremony at the Alberta Legislature at 10 a.m. on Monday

Britain’s King Charles III, center, and other members of the royal family hold a vigil at the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II at St Giles’ Cathedral, Edinburgh, Scotland, Monday Sept. 12, 2022. (Jane Barlow/Pool via AP)
Pope Francis will visit Central Alberta later this month. (File photo by The Associated Press)

Traffic delays expected for Pope’s visit to Maskwacis

The Government of Alberta is warning Albertans about potential traffic delays next…

Pope Francis will visit Central Alberta later this month. (File photo by The Associated Press)
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2 people dead in Mountain View County plane crash

A pair of men in their 60s died in a plane crash…

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Cyclist dies in hit and run near Red Deer

RCMP ask for public’s assistance

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The province is providing an additional three months of bill credits to alleviate electricity costs. (Advocate file photo)

Electricity rebate program extended until December

Rebate credit to appear on electricity bills

The province is providing an additional three months of bill credits to alleviate electricity costs. (Advocate file photo)
A float that snuck into the Sundre Pro Rodeo Parade is being called racist. (Contributed image)

‘Absolutely disgusting:’ Float at Sundre parade called racist

Organizers are apologizing after a racist float was snuck into a parade…

A float that snuck into the Sundre Pro Rodeo Parade is being called racist. (Contributed image)
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A Central Alberta woman posted a video of a moose charging her and her dogs at Three Mile Bend in Red Deer online earlier this week. (File photo by The Associated Press)

VIDEO: Moose charges woman and her dogs at off-leash park in Alberta

EDITOR’S NOTE: The video in this story includes explicit language. A Central…

A Central Alberta woman posted a video of a moose charging her and her dogs at Three Mile Bend in Red Deer online earlier this week. (File photo by The Associated Press)
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Central Alberta RCMP seize shotgun and drugs

Ponoka RCMP respond to a report of a suspicious person

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A few brave souls were out and about on Monday as the deep freeze returned after a weekend break. The cold, with overnight lows around -40 C with wind chill factored in, is expected to stick around until the weekend.
(Photo by Paul Cowley/Advocate staff)

Snowfall warning for Red Deer and Central Alberta

Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for Red Deer and most…

A few brave souls were out and about on Monday as the deep freeze returned after a weekend break. The cold, with overnight lows around -40 C with wind chill factored in, is expected to stick around until the weekend.
(Photo by Paul Cowley/Advocate staff)
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RCMP investigate a homicide in central Alberta

Stettler RCMP called to the scene

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Central Alberta RCMP recover stolen vehicle

Sylvan Lake RCMP make arrests

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(File photo by Advocate staff)

UPDATE: RCMP arrest suspect in alleged attempted murder

Maskwacis RCMP ask for public’s assistance

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(File photo by Advocate staff)

Central Alberta RCMP recover stolen vehicle

Innisfail RCMP execute search warrant

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(File photo by Advocate staff)

Critically injured male found in a central Alberta ditch

Olds RCMP believe the public is not at risk

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