Woman accused in southern Alberta animal cruelty case transported back to face charges

A woman who was wanted in relation to what is thought to be one of the worst animal cruelty cases in Canadian history is back in Alberta. Mike River RCMP transported April Dawn Irving, 59, back to Alberta after she…

70-year-old man killed in crash near Thorsby

A senior died in a two-vehicle collision west of Thorsby in central Alberta on Wednesday morning. RCMP and emergency services responded shortly before 10 a.m. to the crash on Highway 39 at Range Road 25, located between Warburg and Sunnybrook.…

Asian lifestyle, household goods stores have big Canadian expansion plans

When discount store Oomomo flung open the doors to its first Toronto location in early December, customers lined up well in advance to scoop up everything from low-cost origami paper and shrimp-flavoured chips to vegetable peelers and toothbrushes. Oomomo’s president…

EPCOR splashes back at Bob Nicholson’s ‘something in the water’ comment

Who could have guessed water would become such a talking point, following Oilers Entertainment Group CEO and vice-chair Bob Nicholson’s discussion with the media about the firing of Peter Chiarelli? When describing the state of the team, its struggles and…