Wins election in second-round count, edging out Gary Mar
Alison Redford has won the Progressive Conservative Party (PC) of Alberta leadership race, making her the party's new leader and soon-to-be first female premier of Alberta.
The results of the election were welcomed with thunderous applause in the conference hall at the Edmonton Expo Centre. After brief speeches by former premier Ed Stelmach and other candidates Doug Horner and Gary Mar, Redford took to the stage to accept her new position.
- By Steve Waldner
Protesters carry the torch for international human rights abuse against former U.S. vice president
Of all the slogans shouted at Tuesday's protest outside the Palliser Hotel, "Detain Dick" was easily the catchiest.
Other, wordier slogans like "Dick Cheney, war criminal" lost some of their intended punch from the low attendance.
- By Connor Bell
10 cities in 10 days to provide basic needs and dignity
Underwear is something that the average Canadian takes for granted. But for the homeless, it could be considered a luxury.
Calgary entrepreneurs Brent King and Robb Price are driving across Canada with 35,000 pairs of new men’s underwear to donate to 10 shelters in 10 days.
- By SAMARA HAWKINS
Nexen employees slip into tights and capes to raise money for United Way
It's a bird, it's a plane, it's Superman! On Sept. 28, 437 Nexen employees changed into Superman outfits to break the Guinness Record for the World's Largest Gathering of People Dressed as Superman.
- By Courtney Urbani