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First post-secondary school in Alberta to get rid of plastic bottles

thumb SBigler Water1St. Mary's University College has become the first post-secondary institution in Alberta to eliminate bottled water sales from the entire campus.

 

What you can do to make a difference

lushington thumbThe recent abduction and return of three-year-old Kienan Hebert to his family in Sparwood, B.C. was a true success in the history of Amber Alerts in Canada.

An Amber Alert was also instrumental in finding a seven-year-old girl from Fort Macleod, who briefly went missing Sept. 24.

Suspect located in Ontario

The Calgary Police Service has charged a man in connection to a shooting in northeast Calgary in August.

Twenty-six-year-old Abdiaziz Yousef Omar was arrested in Ontario on Oct. 4.

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.