Troops partake in NATO chemical training exercise at CFB Suffield in southern Alberta

Troops from around the world are stationed in southern Alberta this week, all to train for the possibility of a chemical weapons attack on the battlefield. More than 400 personnel from 12 allied NATO countries took part in a training…

Lethbridge orthotist develops elbow brace to help keep cowboys safe

The Calgary Stampede wraps up Sunday and those in the rodeo are looking forward to their final events where they have a chance to win some big bucks. While many of these cowboys risk their physical health for a sport…

Storm moving through southern Alberta sparks severe thunderstorm warning

Environment Canada issued a severe thunderstorm warning at 3:36 p.m. Thursday for parts of southern Alberta, including Starland County and areas near Hanna and Richdale. The storm is “capable of producing very strong wind gusts, up to nickel-sized hail and…

Blood Tribe settles historic claim with Ottawa over mismanagement of cattle assets

Residents of Canada’s largest reserve are to receive $150 million by the end of summer to settle a historic claim that the federal government devastated the Blood Tribe’s cattle industry over a century ago. Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett and…

Federal Court rules in favour of Blood Tribe in historic land dispute

A Federal Court judge has ruled the Blood Tribe in southern Alberta is entitled to more land. In a judgement released Wednesday, the court said Canada failed to live up to its land entitlement provisions in the Blackfoot Treaty of…

2 people ejected from vehicle in highway crash near High River

A man and a woman were thrown from their vehicle in a crash near High River Tuesday morning. Both were in critical condition at the scene of the single-vehicle collision and STARS Air Ambulance was called out. It happened just…