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- QUIZ: A celebration of summer funby John Arendt on August 14, 2022 at 12:00 pm in Community, Trending Now, Contests, Summer
There are plenty of summertime activites to enjoy during the last weeks of August
- FBI seized ‘top secret’ documents from Trump homeby Associated Press on August 12, 2022 at 9:42 pm in News
The FBI recovered documents that were labeled “top secret” from former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida, according to court papers released Friday after a federal judge unsealed the warrant that authorized the unprecedented search this week.
- Woman whose essay wasn’t chosen in Alberta contest wants better apology from judgesby The Canadian Press on August 12, 2022 at 9:39 pm in News
A woman who submitted an essay to an Alberta government contest says two judges should not resign over the racist and sexist entry that won third place, but deliver better apologies and change their behaviour.
- City of Iqaluit declares emergency due to water shortageby The Canadian Press on August 12, 2022 at 9:37 pm in News
The City of Iqaluit declared a state of emergency Friday due to a water shortage.
- International partners had concern about Canada’s ‘ability to handle’ convoy protestsby The Canadian Press on August 12, 2022 at 9:35 pm in News
Two days before the Emergencies Act was invoked last February to quell anti-government convoy protests, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau warned ministers that international partners were concerned Canada wasn’t able to control the situation.
- Semi-trailer in the ditch near Morningsideby Ponoka News Staff on August 12, 2022 at 7:15 pm in Local News, News
As of 1 p.m. on Aug. 12, a semi-trailer remains in the ditch on Highway 2A right before the Morningside exit as the towing company awaits a larger towing vehicle and traffic controllers.
- Red Deer-area boy discovers ancient shark’s tooth in his yardby Lana Michelin on August 12, 2022 at 5:04 pm in Local News, News, Red Deer County
Palaeontologist believes it’s from an extinct fish that lived 60-million years ago
- Federal Tories racing to the ‘extremes,’ says former B.C. premier Christy Clarkby The Canadian Press on August 12, 2022 at 5:02 pm in News
Former British Columbia premier Christy Clark on Thursday endorsed Jean Charest to be the next leader of the federal Conservatives at a time when she says the party is racing to the extremes.
- Rogers, Shaw, Quebecor sign definitive agreement on planned sale of Freedom Mobileby The Canadian Press on August 12, 2022 at 4:59 pm in News
Rogers Communications Inc. and Shaw Communications Inc. have signed a definitive agreement with Quebecor Inc. that will see the Montreal-based telecom company acquire wireless carrier Freedom Mobile Inc.
- Voting deadline looms in race to replace Jason Kenney as Alberta UCP leader, premierby The Canadian Press on August 12, 2022 at 4:55 pm in News
It’s deadline day to buy $10 Alberta United Conservative Party memberships to vote for the next leader and premier.