Question period postponed after man shoots himself on steps of Alberta Legislature

Posted December 2, 2019 5:45 pm Updated December 2, 2019 5:49 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ An adjournment was called during question period Monday after a man shot himself outside…

Alberta Budget 2019: UCP earmarks money for First Responders and Heroes Fund

The Alberta government is promising $9 million over three years to implement a fund to help families of first responders who die as a result of their job. While the provincial budget reduces overall spending in the Labour ministry (from…

Alberta Sheriffs shut down drug house in northeast Edmonton

A joint investigation involving the Safer Communities and Neighbourhoods unit of the Alberta Sheriffs and Edmonton police has resulted in an Edmonton rental suite used for drug activity being shut down. A community safety court order has barred the occupants…

Edmonton house shut down after criminal and drug activity: Alberta sheriffs

Alberta sheriffs obtained a court order and shut down a house north of downtown Edmonton they allege is a “source of drug activity and violence.” A community safety order took effect at noon on Thursday, closing the residence at 12005…

Alberta sheriffs shut down southeast Calgary drug house

A house in southeast Calgary known for having ongoing problems including drug activity has been shut down by Alberta sheriffs. On Tuesday, crews boarded up the house at 200 Cottonwood Cr. S.E., changed the locks and put a fence around…

Teen charged after vehicle clocked doing 151 km/hr in construction zone

A 17-year-old boy from Athabasca, Alta. is facing a speeding charge after an Alberta Sherriff said the driver was caught travelling nearly double the speed limit in a construction zone. On June 1, a member from the Athabasca/Boyle Integrated Traffic…

Airdrie RCMP catch more than 40 distracted drivers in 3-day blitz

Despite harsh penalties and increased awareness, Alberta drivers still can’t seem to put their phones away. During a three-day enforcement operation, Airdrie RCMP doled out 71 traffic tickets — 42 of which were distracted-driving offences. “[It’s] frustrating and challenging,” Sgt.…