3 house fires in northern Alberta hamlet deemed arsons, RCMP called in to investigate

A recent string of house fires in the northern Alberta hamlet of Calling Lake were deliberately set, according to RCMP who are now investigating the blazes. In a news release issued Friday, Athabasca RCMP said a fire investigator determined arson…

Murder charge laid after man dies on Montana First Nation

RCMP have laid a charge of second-degree murder after a man died outside a home on the Montana First Nation. On July 28, RCMP and EMS were called to a report of a severely injured man. Joshua Dennehy, 23, from…

Human remains found near John D’Or Prairie, Alberta identified as missing teen

RCMP said Wednesday that human remains found earlier this week in a forested area near John D’Or Prairie, Alta., are those of a 15-year-old girl who was last seen in that community on July 5. “An autopsy was completed at…

Glendon, Alta., rally, convoy in honour of slain Metis hunters planned for Wednesday

A convoy will go from Glendon, Alta., to Bonnyville Wednesday in a call for action on racism after two Metis hunters were killed in late March. On March 27, Jacob Sansom and his uncle, Morris Cardinal, were shot to death…

Lockdowns lifted in 2 northern Alberta communities after being implemented following discovery of human remains

One day after human remains discovered near John D’Or Prairie, Alta., prompted a lockdown of two small communities, the Little Red River Cree Nation said both lockdowns were lifted Tuesday afternoon. “Thank you to all the community members who were…

RCMP Major Crimes Unit investigates discovery of human remains near John D’Or Prairie, Alberta

One day after human remains were discovered in a forested area in northern Alberta, RCMP said Monday that “there are indications this death may be suspicious.” In a news release, police said they were told Sunday that someone found clothing…

3 people in custody after armed carjacking north of Edmonton: RCMP

Two men and a woman are in police custody following an armed carjacking north of Edmonton on Tuesday afternoon, police say. Just before 12:45 p.m., Morinville RCMP received a report of an armed robbery on a road northwest of Morinville.…

Alberta introduces legislation to create its own parole board

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted June 1, 2020 5:18 pm Updated June 1, 2020 5:19 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Alberta has introduced a bill to create its own…