Fire breaks out at strip bar in south Edmonton

A fire broke out at Diamonds Gentlemen’s Club in south Edmonton early Saturday morning. A spokesperson for Edmonton Fire Rescue Services told Global News that crews were called to a blaze at the bar on 46 Avenue at Gateway Boulevard…

Support in Alberta for family devastated by Oyen crash has ‘touched our hearts’

The Jeffreys family has been overwhelmed by support from friends, loved ones and strangers since an Aug. 7 collision near Oyen, Alta., changed their lives forever. The crash, which involved two tractor-trailers and the family’s Kia Sedona, occured on Highway…

Court documents shed light on allegations in UCP leadership campaign

Former United Conservative Party leadership candidate Jeff Callaway, accused of running a kamikaze campaign in 2017, was allegedly at the centre of a plan to transfer thousands of dollars to his campaign so that he could continue in the race, according…

MADD Canada’s first-ever Alberta roadside memorial pays tribute to Calgary man

Madd Canada unveiled Alberta’s first roadside memorial on Friday and it honours the memory of 55-year-old Alfred “Fred” Benary. Benary was killed by a drunk driver in October 2015. RCMP at the time said his car collided with a pickup…

Inaugural Alberta Masters Games roll into Rocky Mountain House

More than 1,000 athletes from across the province have converged on Rocky Mountain House and Clearwater County for the first-ever Alberta Masters Games. “Masters is 35 [years old] and up,” explained Claudette Larocque who is competing in golf. “Some people…

3 young Edmonton athletes identified in Olympic talent search

A cross-country search for new athletes to put into Canada’s Olympic talent pipeline has identified three young women from Edmonton as hopefuls. RBC Training Ground, in partnership with the Canadian Olympic Committee, has extended invitations to the its national final…