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October is Child Abuse Prevention Month

Central Alberta Child Advocacy Centre aiming to spread awareness

Pictured, rodeo legend Scott Schiffner when he announced his retirement from the sport. Schiffner and Jesse Torkelson run Johansen Brothers Steer Riding School. (Photo by Ben Dartnell)

Steer riding school back in Rimbey

Steer riding school will be running Oct. 28, 29 and 30

Canada's Kia Nurse, left, covers the face of United States' Chelsea Gray during their semifinal game at the women's Basketball World Cup in Sydney, Australia, Friday, Sept. 30, 2022. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

U.S.A. runs past Canada into World Cup gold-medal game

Breanna Stewart and the United States used a dominant defensive effort to…

A person waves a Canadian flag in front of Parliament Hill on the 15th day of a protest against COVID-19 measures that has grown into a broader anti-government protest, in Ottawa, Friday, Feb. 11, 2022. Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson's office would not return a call from the Parliamentary Protective Service during the height of the "Freedom Convoy," its acting director told a committee this evening.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Ottawa mayor wouldn’t speak to Parliament security service during convoy: official

Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson’s office would not return a call from the…

A person waves a Canadian flag in front of Parliament Hill on the 15th day of a protest against COVID-19 measures that has grown into a broader anti-government protest, in Ottawa, Friday, Feb. 11, 2022. Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson's office would not return a call from the Parliamentary Protective Service during the height of the "Freedom Convoy," its acting director told a committee this evening.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Russian metals magnate Oleg Deripaska attends a meeting of Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, outside St. Petersburg, Russia, Aug. 9, 2016. Deripaska, a Russian oligarch indicted in the United States today for conspiring to circumvent its sanctions regime, stands accused of, among other things, having flowers delivered to a former member of Parliament in Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Alexander Zemlianichenko

Russian oligarch charged in U.S. evaded sanctions to deliver flowers to Canadian: FBI

A Russian oligarch indicted in the United States Thursday for conspiring to…

Russian metals magnate Oleg Deripaska attends a meeting of Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, outside St. Petersburg, Russia, Aug. 9, 2016. Deripaska, a Russian oligarch indicted in the United States today for conspiring to circumvent its sanctions regime, stands accused of, among other things, having flowers delivered to a former member of Parliament in Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Alexander Zemlianichenko
AFN National Chief RoseAnne Archibald speaks at a Miyo-wiciwitowin Day event at Mosaic Stadium in Regina, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022. The national chief of the Assembly of First Nations says today's National Day of Truth and Reconciliation is about the survivors who suffered in Canada's residential schools and the children who never made it home. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Michael Bell

Chief urges reflection about residential schools on Truth and Reconciliation Day

The national chief of the Assembly of First Nations says today’s National…

AFN National Chief RoseAnne Archibald speaks at a Miyo-wiciwitowin Day event at Mosaic Stadium in Regina, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022. The national chief of the Assembly of First Nations says today's National Day of Truth and Reconciliation is about the survivors who suffered in Canada's residential schools and the children who never made it home. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Michael Bell
NDP MP for Edmonton Strathcona Heather McPherson is seen during a news conference about nuclear disarmament, Tuesday, April 26, 2022 in Ottawa. Opposition parties and aid groups say the Trudeau government is dragging its feet in carving out exemptions to anti-terrorism laws to allow humanitarian groups to reach desperate people in Afghanistan.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Canada terror rules unchanged as Afghans face humanitarian crisis and winter looms

Opposition parties and aid groups say the Trudeau government is dragging its…

NDP MP for Edmonton Strathcona Heather McPherson is seen during a news conference about nuclear disarmament, Tuesday, April 26, 2022 in Ottawa. Opposition parties and aid groups say the Trudeau government is dragging its feet in carving out exemptions to anti-terrorism laws to allow humanitarian groups to reach desperate people in Afghanistan.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
People queue outside as Windsor Castle and St George's Chapel, which is reopened to public for first time since Queen Elizabeth II's death, in Windsor, England, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022. (Jonathan Brady/PA via AP)

Hundreds line up to pay respects to late queen in Windsor

Hundreds of royal fans lined up outside Windsor Castle for the chance…

People queue outside as Windsor Castle and St George's Chapel, which is reopened to public for first time since Queen Elizabeth II's death, in Windsor, England, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022. (Jonathan Brady/PA via AP)
Serbia's Yvonne Anderson passes the ball around United States' Breanna Stewart, right, during their quarterfinal game at the women's Basketball World Cup in Sydney, Australia, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)

Canada into women’s World Cup semis for 1st time since 1986

No one on Canada’s roster was born the last time the team…

Serbia's Yvonne Anderson passes the ball around United States' Breanna Stewart, right, during their quarterfinal game at the women's Basketball World Cup in Sydney, Australia, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)
A man looks at his screen during a cryptocurrency event in Madrid, Spain, Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022. Senior federal bureaucrats examined whether cryptocurrencies protect against inflation not long after Opposition Leader Pierre Poilievre made the claim as a candidate in the Conservative leadership race, according to an internal government document. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Paul White

Senior bureaucrats probed cryptocurrencies after Poilievre campaign comments

Senior federal bureaucrats examined whether cryptocurrencies protect against inflation not long after…

A man looks at his screen during a cryptocurrency event in Madrid, Spain, Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022. Senior federal bureaucrats examined whether cryptocurrencies protect against inflation not long after Opposition Leader Pierre Poilievre made the claim as a candidate in the Conservative leadership race, according to an internal government document. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Paul White
The Supreme Court of Canada is seen on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022 in Ottawa. The court will not hear appeals from parties who support approval of an open-pit coal mine in southwest Alberta. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Supreme Court of Canada won’t hear appeals in Alberta coal project case

The Supreme Court of Canada will not hear appeals from parties who…

The Supreme Court of Canada is seen on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022 in Ottawa. The court will not hear appeals from parties who support approval of an open-pit coal mine in southwest Alberta. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Canadian Minister of International Development Harjit Sajjan, speaks during an interview with The Associated Press, at the Canadian ambassador residence, in Beirut, Lebanon, Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022. Sajjan says Ottawa will match more donations for those suffering from flooding in Pakistan. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Hussein Malla

Canada matching more donations for Pakistan flood aid, will raise cap to $5M

International Development Minister Harjit Sajjan says Ottawa will match more donations, for…

Canadian Minister of International Development Harjit Sajjan, speaks during an interview with The Associated Press, at the Canadian ambassador residence, in Beirut, Lebanon, Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022. Sajjan says Ottawa will match more donations for those suffering from flooding in Pakistan. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Hussein Malla
Gideon Arthurs, executive director of the Soulpepper Theatre Company, is photographed in Toronto, Friday, Sept. 23, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Alex Lupul

Struggling Canadian theatre companies boosted by $15-million Slaight donation

Theatre companies struggling to fill vacant seats say they hope a newly…

Gideon Arthurs, executive director of the Soulpepper Theatre Company, is photographed in Toronto, Friday, Sept. 23, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Alex Lupul
Anton Krasyvyi rows passengers across the Siverskyi-Donets river in front of a destroyed bridge, so they can visit relatives in Staryi-Saltiv, Ukraine, Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)

Russia poised to annex occupied Ukraine after sham vote

Russia was poised Wednesday to formally annex parts of Ukraine where occupied…

Anton Krasyvyi rows passengers across the Siverskyi-Donets river in front of a destroyed bridge, so they can visit relatives in Staryi-Saltiv, Ukraine, Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)
Hands type on a computer keyboard in Los Angeles on Feb. 27, 2013. Transactional clues — from hotel bills paid in cash to purchases of escort-service ads — are helping Canada's financial intelligence agency detect human trafficking in the sex trade.THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Damian Dovarganes

Front companies being used to launder illicit cannabis cash: intelligence agency

Canada’s financial intelligence agency says a wide range of businesses — from…

Hands type on a computer keyboard in Los Angeles on Feb. 27, 2013. Transactional clues — from hotel bills paid in cash to purchases of escort-service ads — are helping Canada's financial intelligence agency detect human trafficking in the sex trade.THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Damian Dovarganes
Crews from Nova Scotia Power work on reconnecting the power grid to the Glace Bay Hospital knocked out by Hurricane Fiona, in Glace Bay, N.S., Monday, Sept. 26, 2022. The premier of Nova Scotia has issued a stinging rebuke to the telecommunications companies that serve the province, saying too many Nova Scotians are still without cellphone service, four days after post-tropical storm Fiona roared across Atlantic Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Vaughan Merchant

Fiona fallout: Nova Scotia premier blasts cellphone companies for poor service

The premier of Nova Scotia has issued a stinging rebuke to the…

Crews from Nova Scotia Power work on reconnecting the power grid to the Glace Bay Hospital knocked out by Hurricane Fiona, in Glace Bay, N.S., Monday, Sept. 26, 2022. The premier of Nova Scotia has issued a stinging rebuke to the telecommunications companies that serve the province, saying too many Nova Scotians are still without cellphone service, four days after post-tropical storm Fiona roared across Atlantic Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Vaughan Merchant
Team Canada 1972 player Serge Savard speaks to reporters as former teammates Ken Dryden,left to right, Pat Stapleton, Yvan Cournoyer, Peter Mahovolich, Guy Lapointe and Phil Esposito look on at a news conference, in Montreal on Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. Members of the 1972 Team Canada will tour the country in September to talk about the historic 1972 hockey series against the Soviet Union. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

Royal Canadian Mint releases coin celebrating 50th anniversary of 1972 Summit Series

The Royal Canadian Mint is commemorating the anniversary of the 1972 Summit…

Team Canada 1972 player Serge Savard speaks to reporters as former teammates Ken Dryden,left to right, Pat Stapleton, Yvan Cournoyer, Peter Mahovolich, Guy Lapointe and Phil Esposito look on at a news conference, in Montreal on Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. Members of the 1972 Team Canada will tour the country in September to talk about the historic 1972 hockey series against the Soviet Union. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
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Two attempted murder suspects in Ponoka shooting arrested in Banff

A male from Wetaskiwin, male from Maskwacis charged with attempted murder

  • Sep 28, 2022
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Toronto Raptors guard Fred VanVleet (23) drives the ball down court during second half NBA basketball action against the Boston Celtics, in Toronto, Monday, March 28, 2022. Fred VanVleet vows he'll be smarter with his body and more conscientious of his playing time this season.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

Raptors coach Nick Nurse says limiting VanVleet’s minutes is great — in theory

Fred VanVleet vows he’ll be smarter with his body and more conscientious…

Toronto Raptors guard Fred VanVleet (23) drives the ball down court during second half NBA basketball action against the Boston Celtics, in Toronto, Monday, March 28, 2022. Fred VanVleet vows he'll be smarter with his body and more conscientious of his playing time this season.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
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Canadian Museums Association recommends 10 ways to decolonize heritage sector

The Canadian Museums Association is calling for legislation, money and a cohesive…

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