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Britain's Princess Elizabeth sits at the driving wheel of an ambulance in April, 1945 after completing a course of driving instruction at the A.T.S. Center to be an officer. Queen Elizabeth didn't make bold proclamations about the rights of women but rather it was in her small, everyday deeds that she advanced the feminist cause, experts say.THE CANADIAN PRESS /AP Photo, File

Queen remembered for ‘normalizing’ women on world stage, advancing feminism

Queen Elizabeth didn’t make bold proclamations about the rights of women but…

Britain's Princess Elizabeth sits at the driving wheel of an ambulance in April, 1945 after completing a course of driving instruction at the A.T.S. Center to be an officer. Queen Elizabeth didn't make bold proclamations about the rights of women but rather it was in her small, everyday deeds that she advanced the feminist cause, experts say.THE CANADIAN PRESS /AP Photo, File
Dr. Katharine Smart is shown in an undated handout photo. As Canadian health-care systems buckle under the weight of doctor shortages, the past president of the Canadian Medical Association is calling for a national licensing pathway for doctors — and some provinces are on board.THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Canadian Medical Association, *MANDATORY CREDIT

Calls grow to streamline licensing for doctors as health-care systems struggle

As Canadian health-care systems buckle under the weight of doctor shortages, the…

Dr. Katharine Smart is shown in an undated handout photo. As Canadian health-care systems buckle under the weight of doctor shortages, the past president of the Canadian Medical Association is calling for a national licensing pathway for doctors — and some provinces are on board.THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Canadian Medical Association, *MANDATORY CREDIT
Health Minister Tyler Shandro announced updated health measures Monday which are now in place for retail, hotels and community halls, performance groups, and youth sports as part of Step 2 of Alberta’s reopening plan. (File photo by Government of Alberta)

Alberta human rights chief refuses to quit over comments criticized as Islamophobic

The head of the Alberta Human Rights Commission is refusing to quit…

Health Minister Tyler Shandro announced updated health measures Monday which are now in place for retail, hotels and community halls, performance groups, and youth sports as part of Step 2 of Alberta’s reopening plan. (File photo by Government of Alberta)
Former Olympic swimmer Mark Tewksbury takes part in a press conference and panel discussion to encourage the city of Calgary to continue a Winter Olympic bid for 2026 in Calgary, Alta., Friday, Apr. 13, 2018. Tewksbury, a member of the Order of Canada and three-time Olympic swimming medallist, says he is "very honoured" to be part of the Canadian delegation attending Queen Elizabeth II's state funeral on Monday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Larry MacDougal

Retired swim star Tewksbury honoured to be part of delegation for queen’s funeral

Three-time Olympic swimming medallist Mark Tewksbury says he is “very honoured” to…

Former Olympic swimmer Mark Tewksbury takes part in a press conference and panel discussion to encourage the city of Calgary to continue a Winter Olympic bid for 2026 in Calgary, Alta., Friday, Apr. 13, 2018. Tewksbury, a member of the Order of Canada and three-time Olympic swimming medallist, says he is "very honoured" to be part of the Canadian delegation attending Queen Elizabeth II's state funeral on Monday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Larry MacDougal
The flag on the Peace Tower flies at half-mast behind banners of Queen Elizabeth celebrating the Platinum Jubilee, in Ottawa, Thursday, Sept.8, 2022. Members of Parliament of all political stripes are expected to rise in tribute to the late Queen Elizabeth today during a special sitting of the House of Commons. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Legacy of Crown on display as MPs pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth in House of Commons

The tacit debate over the legacy of the Crown and Canada’s future…

The flag on the Peace Tower flies at half-mast behind banners of Queen Elizabeth celebrating the Platinum Jubilee, in Ottawa, Thursday, Sept.8, 2022. Members of Parliament of all political stripes are expected to rise in tribute to the late Queen Elizabeth today during a special sitting of the House of Commons. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
bullet holes in car. file photo

Two attempted murder suspects in Ponoka shooting arrested in Banff

A male from Wetaskiwin, male from Maskwacis charged with attempted murder

  • Sep 28, 2022
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Buck Lake liquor store victim of armed robbery with bear spray

Breton RCMP are looking for a suspect at large following an armed…

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The Veterans Voices of Canada Flags of Remembrance ceremony was held Sept. 24 at the Pentagon Farm Centre in Lacombe. Mark Weber/Lacombe Express

Veterans Voices of Canada Flags of Remembrance ceremony held Sept. 24 in Lacombe

In a tribute to the sacrifices made by many, the Veterans Voices…

The Veterans Voices of Canada Flags of Remembrance ceremony was held Sept. 24 at the Pentagon Farm Centre in Lacombe. Mark Weber/Lacombe Express
Wolf Creek Public Schools are working to provide more opportunties for high school students, such as more dual credit programs, internships and apprenticeships. (Photo from Red Deer Polytechnic)

Wolf Creek Public Schools exploring more opportunities for students

When students have more opportunities to explore their interests and passions, everyone…

Wolf Creek Public Schools are working to provide more opportunties for high school students, such as more dual credit programs, internships and apprenticeships. (Photo from Red Deer Polytechnic)
Tim De Ruyck, pictured, said Wolf Creek Public Schools welcomed 10 students from Ukraine for the 2022/2023 school year. (Photo submitted)

Wolf Creek Public Schools welcome students from Ukraine

As Russia continues to wage war against Ukraine, many Ukrainian families are…

Tim De Ruyck, pictured, said Wolf Creek Public Schools welcomed 10 students from Ukraine for the 2022/2023 school year. (Photo submitted)
Sign boards for Annamie Paul, then-leader of the federal Green Party, are piled by a tree ahead of a news briefing in Toronto, Monday, July 19, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Green Party president resigns, saying her ‘optimism has died’

Lorraine Rekmans says she has no confidence in the party’s leadership contestants

Sign boards for Annamie Paul, then-leader of the federal Green Party, are piled by a tree ahead of a news briefing in Toronto, Monday, July 19, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
Conservative member of Parliament Alain Rayes rises during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021. Rayes, who supported Jean Charest in the Conservative leadership race, announced Tuesday that he would sit as an Independent. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Text message campaign targets Quebec MP Alain Rayes, who left Conservative party

A member of Parliament who quit the Conservative caucus says Pierre Poilievre’s…

Conservative member of Parliament Alain Rayes rises during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021. Rayes, who supported Jean Charest in the Conservative leadership race, announced Tuesday that he would sit as an Independent. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Kimberly Murray speaks after being appointed as Independent Special Interlocutor for Missing Children and Unmarked Graves and Burial Sites associated with Indian Residential Schools, at a news conference in Ottawa June 8, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Presenters at National Gathering on Unmarked Burials want to break barriers

The smell of burning sage filled the banquet hall of an Edmonton…

Kimberly Murray speaks after being appointed as Independent Special Interlocutor for Missing Children and Unmarked Graves and Burial Sites associated with Indian Residential Schools, at a news conference in Ottawa June 8, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
A woman uses her computer keyboard in North Vancouver, B.C., on December, 19, 2012. A new academic analysis has identified at least 75 foreign digital operations of a malicious political or industrial nature directed at Canada since 2010 – from attempts to steal COVID-19-related research to the targeting of Uyghur human rights activists. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Dozens of cyberespionage operations perpetrated against Canada since 2010: study

A new academic analysis has identified at least 75 foreign digital operations…

A woman uses her computer keyboard in North Vancouver, B.C., on December, 19, 2012. A new academic analysis has identified at least 75 foreign digital operations of a malicious political or industrial nature directed at Canada since 2010 – from attempts to steal COVID-19-related research to the targeting of Uyghur human rights activists. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
FILE - Alex Jones talks to media during a midday break in his trial at the Travis County Courthouse in Austin, Texas, on July 26, 2022. A six-member jury with several alternates in Connecticut will begin hearing evidence, Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2022, on how much Jones should pay the families, since he already has been found liable for damages to them. The trial is expected to last about four weeks. (Briana Sanchez/Austin American-Statesman via AP, Pool)

Infowars lawyer: ‘There were false statements’ on Sandy Hook

A lawyer for conspiracy theorist Alex Jones’ Infowars empire acknowledged on the…

FILE - Alex Jones talks to media during a midday break in his trial at the Travis County Courthouse in Austin, Texas, on July 26, 2022. A six-member jury with several alternates in Connecticut will begin hearing evidence, Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2022, on how much Jones should pay the families, since he already has been found liable for damages to them. The trial is expected to last about four weeks. (Briana Sanchez/Austin American-Statesman via AP, Pool)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with Yukon Premier Sandy Silver, Friday Dec. 6, 2019 at Trudeau's office in Ottawa. Yukon's government has announced it will be joining the federal government and other provinces in observing a national day of mourning to coincide with the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Yukon to observe one-day holiday on Monday for Queen’s funeral, schools closed

Yukon’s government has announced it will be joining the federal government and…

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with Yukon Premier Sandy Silver, Friday Dec. 6, 2019 at Trudeau's office in Ottawa. Yukon's government has announced it will be joining the federal government and other provinces in observing a national day of mourning to coincide with the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
FILE - California Attorney General Rob Bonta talks at a news conference in Sacramento, Calif., June 28, 2022. California is accusing Amazon of violating the state’s antitrust laws by stifling competition and engaging in practices that push sellers to maintain higher prices on products on other sites. In an 84-page lawsuit filed Wednesday, Sept. 14, in San Francisco Superior Court, Bonta’s office said Amazon had effectively barred sellers from offering lower prices for products elsewhere through contract provisions that harm the ability of other retailers to compete.  (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

California sues Amazon, alleging antitrust law violations

California is suing Amazon, accusing the company of violating the state’s antitrust…

FILE - California Attorney General Rob Bonta talks at a news conference in Sacramento, Calif., June 28, 2022. California is accusing Amazon of violating the state’s antitrust laws by stifling competition and engaging in practices that push sellers to maintain higher prices on products on other sites. In an 84-page lawsuit filed Wednesday, Sept. 14, in San Francisco Superior Court, Bonta’s office said Amazon had effectively barred sellers from offering lower prices for products elsewhere through contract provisions that harm the ability of other retailers to compete.  (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
The Chetamon wildfire is seen burning beside Mount Greenock, left, in Jasper National Park in a Sept. 7, 2022, handout photo. Jasper National Park has already advised people not to visit due to power outages caused by the Chetamon Mountain blaze that have disrupted services within the park, including the Jasper townsite. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Parks Canada)

Power restored to Jasper, Alta., after national park wildfire caused outage days ago

Power has been restored to the Jasper, Alta., townsite after a wildfire…

The Chetamon wildfire is seen burning beside Mount Greenock, left, in Jasper National Park in a Sept. 7, 2022, handout photo. Jasper National Park has already advised people not to visit due to power outages caused by the Chetamon Mountain blaze that have disrupted services within the park, including the Jasper townsite. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Parks Canada)
FILE - Musician R. Kelly, center, leaves the Daley Center after a hearing in his child support case on May 8, 2019, in Chicago. Closing arguments are scheduled Monday, Sept. 12, 2022 for R. Kelly and two co-defendants in the R&B singer’s trial on federal charges of trial-fixing, child pornography and enticing minors for sex, with jury deliberations to follow. (AP Photo/Matt Marton, File)

R. Kelly convicted on many counts, acquitted of trial fixing

55-year-old found guilty on 3 counts of child pornography and 3 counts of child enticement

FILE - Musician R. Kelly, center, leaves the Daley Center after a hearing in his child support case on May 8, 2019, in Chicago. Closing arguments are scheduled Monday, Sept. 12, 2022 for R. Kelly and two co-defendants in the R&B singer’s trial on federal charges of trial-fixing, child pornography and enticing minors for sex, with jury deliberations to follow. (AP Photo/Matt Marton, File)
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)