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Man fined $10,000 for flying drone near forest fire in Jasper National Park

Man fined $10,000 for flying drone near forest fire in Jasper National Park

JASPER, ALTA. — A man who flew a drone near a wildfire in Jasper National Park has received a $10,000 fine.
Cleanup efforts continue at site of Keystone pipeline leak in U.S.

Cleanup efforts continue at site of Keystone pipeline leak in U.S.

CALGARY — TC Energy Corp. says response crews remain on scene in Washington County, Kan., cleaning up after an oil spill from the company's Keystone pipeline.
Mounties charged in shooting found not guilty of manslaughter, aggravated assault

Mounties charged in shooting found not guilty of manslaughter, aggravated assault

EDMONTON — Two Mounties who shot a man in his pickup truck at an Alberta rest stop were found not guilty Friday of manslaughter and aggravated assault. Const. Jessica Brown and Cpl.
'No grounds': RCMP say no criminal charges in fatal Alberta icefield crash

'No grounds': RCMP say no criminal charges in fatal Alberta icefield crash

EDMONTON — Mounties say no criminal charges will be laid in a fatal rollover of an all-terrain tour bus at the Columbia Icefield in the Rocky Mountains more than two years ago.
Calgary Cancer Centre handed over to Alberta Health Services as construction finishes

Calgary Cancer Centre handed over to Alberta Health Services as construction finishes

CALGARY — The Alberta government has handed the keys for the newly built Calgary Cancer Centre to the agency that delivers health care in the province.
Crescent Point to acquire Kaybob Duvernay drilling assets from Paramount Resources

Crescent Point to acquire Kaybob Duvernay drilling assets from Paramount Resources

CALGARY — Crescent Point Energy Corp. says it has signed an agreement with Paramount Resources Ltd. to acquire additional Kaybob Duvernay assets for $375 million.
Alberta legislation would set up independent agency to investigate police complaints

Alberta legislation would set up independent agency to investigate police complaints

EDMONTON — The Alberta government has introduced legislation aimed at making police forces more accountable and responsive to the communities they serve.
Final arguments in trial of two Alberta Mounties charged with manslaughter complete

Final arguments in trial of two Alberta Mounties charged with manslaughter complete

EDMONTON — Lawyers for two Alberta Mounties charged with manslaughter in the shooting death of a man at a rest stop told a jury trial Thursday that their clients acted in self defence, while the Crown contends they used excessive force.
TC Energy shuts down Keystone pipeline system after leak in Kansas

TC Energy shuts down Keystone pipeline system after leak in Kansas

CALGARY — TC Energy Corp. has estimated the volume of oil released in Wednesday's Keystone pipeline leak at 14,000 barrels, making this most recent spill larger than Keystone's 2017 and 2019 leaks combined.
Alberta NDP says premier's rejection of federal authority lays separation groundwork

Alberta NDP says premier's rejection of federal authority lays separation groundwork

EDMONTON — Alberta’s NDP Opposition leader says Premier Danielle Smith's comments rejecting the legitimacy of the federal government betray her unspoken plan to lay the groundwork for eventual separation.