• Widow of slain St. Albert Mountie calls for full disclosure at bail hearings - Calgary Sun

    Calgary Sun
    Widow of slain St. Albert Mountie calls for full disclosure at bail hearings
    Calgary Sun
    The grieving widow of a murdered RCMP officer made an emotional plea Friday in St. Albert, calling on the federal government to not let partisan politics get in the way of public safety. "I think people don't stop to realize that these people are ...
    Petition launched for Wynn's LawSt. Albert Gazetteall 43 news articles »
  • Province plans to reduce CRB - St. Albert Gazette

    Province plans to reduce CRB
    St. Albert Gazette
    Small towns will be on their own now the province has tabled plans to cut them out of the Capital Region Board, says St. Albert's mayor. Alberta Municipal Affairs Minister Danielle Larivee announced sweeping changes to the CRB at Thursday's board ...
  • Raise your voice at St. Albert Community Carol Sing - St. Albert Gazette

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    Raise your voice at St. Albert Community Carol Sing
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    Pastoral assistant Mark Guevarra is one of the main organizers of the St. Albert Community Carol Sing, taking place at the Arden Theatre on Monday, Dec. 12. JUSTIN PARSONS/ St. Albert Gazette ...
  • Family ties severed by drunk driver - St. Albert Gazette

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    Family ties severed by drunk driver
    St. Albert Gazette
    Jason Hills is President of Edmonton MADD chapter and lost his parents to a drunk driver whne he was only three. Hills says he has only a couple of photos of his parents. Not enough to even fill a photo album. CHRIS COLBOURNE/St. Albert Gazette.
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  • Outdoor skating starts next week - St. Albert Gazette

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    Outdoor skating starts next week
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    St. Albert Public Works employee Jeff Punyi, lays down the first layer of water onto the frozen snow inside Larose Rink on Wednesday as the city prepares to have all its outdoor rinks up and running by next week. A sharp dip in the mercury over the ...
  • Frigid temperatures hit the city - St. Albert Gazette

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    Frigid temperatures hit the city
    St. Albert Gazette
    A lone cyclist braves the cold on a St. Albert pathway on Thursday. Temperatures hit a low of -28 on Friday, which felt like -37 with the windchill. JUSTIN PARSONS/St. Albert Gazette. The bad news is the frigid temperatures are not going away anytime soon.
  • Raiders rolling - St. Albert Gazette

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    Raiders rolling
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    TRACKING – Chris Curr of the St. Albert Tire Warehouse Raiders locates the puck near Tyler Petrie of the Foothills Bisons of Strathmore and Adrian Parth (24) of the Raiders in Sunday's midget AAA game at Akinsdale Arena. Curr, the north division's ...
  • Grudge match for Bosiak - St. Albert Gazette

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    Grudge match for Bosiak
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    St. Albert mixed martial arts fighter goes toe-to-toe with defending champion Garret (Nasty) Nybakken for the Unified MMA lightweight (155 pounds) championship of Canada on Friday at The Royal Palace in Edmonton. Saturday, Dec 10, 2016 06:00 am.
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  • St. Albert man charged after foiled Fort McMurray courthouse escape - CBC.ca

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    St. Albert man charged after foiled Fort McMurray courthouse escape
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    A St. Albert man is facing a long list of new charges after a failed attempt to escape police custody in a stolen prisoner transport van. Wood Buffalo RCMP were called to the Fort McMurray provincial courthouse at 5 p.m. Monday after the 21-year-old ...
    St. Albert man charged after stealing prisoner transport vanEdmonton Sunall 6 news articles »
  • Bird-man of St. Albert dies - St. Albert Gazette

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    Bird-man of St. Albert dies
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    THE BIRDER – Veteran St. Albert birder Peter Demulder, shown here, died Friday, family members report. Local naturalists remember him as the founder of the St. Albert Christmas Bird Count and a tireless advocate for the environment, one who also had an ...
  • PARTY shows risks of poor choices - St. Albert Gazette

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    PARTY shows risks of poor choices
    St. Albert Gazette
    St. Albert P.A.R.T.Y. co-ordinator Dean Krawec talks to hundreds of students every year about the dangers of making poor choices. Krawec lost an arm and a leg in a work mishap when he got caught in the machinery. Krawec has been a volunteer with the ...
  • Christmas has gone to the dogs - St. Albert Gazette

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    Christmas has gone to the dogs
    St. Albert Gazette
    FURRY FRIENDS – Staff of long time St. Albert pet store Mr. Pets (formerly Paradise Pets), are geared up for a busy season. From doggie antlers to seasonal clothing and stockings of toys and treats, Christmas goes to the dogs here. SUP. Pet owners know ...and more »
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  • Parking pass pilot program to prevent problems - St. Albert Gazette

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    Parking pass pilot program to prevent problems
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    PARKING PILOT – St. Albert city council has approved a one-year pilot program to restrict parking in some residential neighbourhoods near high schools and the hospital. JUSTIN PARSONS/St. Albert Gazette ...
  • City places eighth for driver safety, says study - St. Albert Gazette

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    City places eighth for driver safety, says study
    St. Albert Gazette
    LESS OF THIS – Firefighters examine one of two vehicles involved in a collision along Larose Drive in this December 2013 photo. A recent study by Allstate Insurance suggests that St. Albert saw a significant drop in car collisions in the last two years.
  • City gets funding to buy four electric buses - St. Albert Gazette

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    City gets funding to buy four electric buses
    St. Albert Gazette
    St. Albert City Council members met with MLA Marie Renaud, third from left; and federal Infrastructure Minister Amarjeet Sohi, fourth from left; to hear about $3 million in new funding for city transit projects. JENNIFER HENDERSON/St. Albert Gazette ...
  • Hurry hard for tickets at Alberta Scotties - St. Albert Gazette

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    Hurry hard for tickets at Alberta Scotties
    St. Albert Gazette
    Tickets for the Jiffy Lube Alberta Scotties Tournament of Hearts are selling at the pace organizers expected for the January 25 to 29 event at the St. Albert Curling Club. Jackie Rae Greening, chair of the organizing committee for the Jan. 25 to 29 ...
  • Hoop dreams for Skyhawks - St. Albert Gazette

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    Hoop dreams for Skyhawks
    St. Albert Gazette
    BASKET WEAVER – Sarah Dedrick of the St. Albert Skyhawks shoots for the hoop in Monday's 54-28 win over the O'Leary Spartans in the metro Edmonton division one season opener at the SkyDome. Dedrick scored a team-high 16 points and Bella Cuciz ...
  • Blues sing winning tune - St. Albert Gazette

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    Blues sing winning tune
    St. Albert Gazette
    FLOOR GENERAL – Allie Hunder, captain of the Paul Kane Blues, looks to make a play while guarded by Madison Pilon of the Archbishop MacDonald Marauders in Monday's metro Edmonton division one season opener. The Blues won 64-37 at the home of ...
  • Environmental grants back green projects - St. Albert Gazette

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    Environmental grants back green projects
    St. Albert Gazette
    TREE EXPERIMENT – Kevin Veenstra and Liz Pearson plant a white spruce tree in White Spruce Forest as part of a reforestation experiment headed by forester Peter Murphy in this 2014 photo. St. Albert's environmental advisory committee called on council ...
  • St. Albert man pleads guilty in deadly hit and run - St. Albert Gazette

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    St. Albert man pleads guilty in deadly hit and run
    St. Albert Gazette
    A St. Albert man has pleaded guilty to a deadly hit-and-run collision that killed one man and injured three others. Michael Beverly Gress, 37, pleaded guilty in a provincial court on Tuesday to manslaughter, three counts of impaired driving causing ...
  • St. Albert among five best places to invest - St. Albert Gazette

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    St. Albert among five best places to invest
    St. Albert Gazette
    The Western Investor has named St. Albert one of the top five cities for investment. St. Albert's proximity to industry, its diversified economy and availability of land make it an attractive place for investment. The 600-acre Employment Lands, which ...
  • Scouts get top awards - St. Albert Gazette

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    Scouts get top awards
    St. Albert Gazette
    From left to right: Reiley Joss, Simon Burke, Keegan Sharpe, Andrew Olsen, Lt.-Gov. Lois E. Mitchell, Carly Weisenburger, Terry Grant, Sofia Guest and Jamie Guest. SHAYNE KAWALILAK Photo. A series of Scouts Canada's top honours were handed out to ...
  • Pursuing The Pursuit of Happiness - St. Albert Gazette

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    Pursuing The Pursuit of Happiness
    St. Albert Gazette
    First of three part series looking at awesome Canadian rock band and its St. Albert roots with The Modern Minds. Saturday, Dec 03, 2016 06:00 am. By: Scott Hayes. Comments |. A A. The Modern Minds: band members Moe Berg, Kim Upright and Bobby ...
  • Pipeline approval good news for St. Albert businesses - St. Albert Gazette

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    Pipeline approval good news for St. Albert businesses
    St. Albert Gazette
    St. Albert leaders say the federal government decision to approve two major pipelines is good news for the local economy. On Tuesday Prime Minister Justin Trudeau gave the go ahead to the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline and the Enbridge's Line 3 ...
    Trudeau cabinet approves Trans Mountain, Line 3 pipelines, rejects Northern GatewayCBC.caall 77 news articles »
  • Branch library approved in 2017 budget - St. Albert Gazette

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    Branch library approved in 2017 budget
    St. Albert Gazette
    A patron uses the St. Albert Public Library. Council recently approved a capital budget that includes funding to construct a new library. JUSTIN PARSONS/ St. Albert Gazette. Young hockey players hit the ice at Servus Credit Union Place's GoAuto Arena ...
  • Albertans plan for a thrifty holiday season - St. Albert Gazette

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    Albertans plan for a thrifty holiday season
    St. Albert Gazette
    Making homemade holiday baking is a good way to save money and spend quality time with the family, suggests Suzan Krecsy, executive director of the St. Albert Food Bank. JENNIFER HENDERSON/St. Albert Gazette. Many Albertans may be opting for a ...
  • Alberta Liberals meet in St. Albert - St. Albert Gazette

    Alberta Liberals meet in St. Albert
    St. Albert Gazette
    The Alberta Liberal Party leader stopped in St. Albert on Wednesday night to talk politics with local constituents. The event drew 35 people, some of whom were long standing liberals. A few people were not affiliated with the party but came to explore ...
  • 2016 Christmas canon of cookbooks - St. Albert Gazette

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    2016 Christmas canon of cookbooks
    St. Albert Gazette
    Cookbooks come in all sizes and shapes with an assortment of delicious recipes. Christmas is one of biggest holidays of the year and creating that special menu can be a challenge. From past experience, we learn that a really good cookbook covers the ...
  • Flyers streak to success - St. Albert Gazette

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    Flyers streak to success
    St. Albert Gazette
    REELING IT IN – Stuart Dovey fishes for the puck with the St. Albert Flyers, 15-0 (83 GF/13 GA) in the Alberta Minor Midget AAA Hockey League. Tonight the Flyers host CRAA Blue (7-4-4) at 8 p.m. at Akinsdale Arena. BRYAN YOUNG/St. Albert Gazette.
  • 'A kick in the stomach': St. Albert Mountie's widow saddened Liberals to shelve bail bill - CBC.ca

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    'A kick in the stomach': St. Albert Mountie's widow saddened Liberals to shelve bail bill
    CBC.ca
    The widow of a murdered Mountie vows to continue to fight for a bail-reform bill named for husband, the day after the federal government announced it will not support the legislation. "I'm not backing down from this," Shelly Wynn said Wednesday. "This ...and more »
  • The builder of peace - St. Albert Gazette

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    The builder of peace
    St. Albert Gazette
    WATCHFUL – The statue of Albert Lacombe on Mission Hill. Erected in 1929, it stands just two metres away from the spot where Bishop Taché directed Lacombe to create the mission of St. Albert in 1861. ST. ALBERT HISTORICAL SOCIETY FONDS Photo.
  • St. Albert RCMP warn renters in the capital region of rental scam - 660 News

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    St. Albert RCMP warn renters in the capital region of rental scam
    660 News
    It's an old scam that is once again surfacing in the capital region and that has St. Albert RCMP concerned. They're warning potential renters to be aware of some fraudulent rental ads for places to live. In each case, the fraudster passes as a landlord ...
  • More MGA changes proposed - St. Albert Gazette

    More MGA changes proposed
    St. Albert Gazette
    The province has proposed new ways for cities to plan school sites and fund fire halls and so far, local leaders say they like what they see. The province tabled amendments to the Municipal Government Act Tuesday. The act regulates how Alberta's ...
  • Festival of Trees celebrates Canadiana - St. Albert Gazette

    St. Albert Gazette
    Festival of Trees celebrates Canadiana
    St. Albert Gazette
    The annual Festival of Trees kicked off on Thursday with over one hundred highly decorated trees. CHRIS COLBOURNE/St. Albert Gazette. A giant skate tree was one of the largest displays at the annual Festival of Trees. CHRIS COLBOURNE/St. Albert ...and more »
  • Working group vs. family violence - St. Albert Gazette

    Working group vs. family violence
    St. Albert Gazette
    Call 780-460-2195 or visit www.stopabuse.ca for more information and for ways to find help. A local group is forming a committee to respond to family violence in the community. This is the final week of Family Violence Prevention Month in Alberta. To ...
  • See Spot walk - St. Albert Gazette

    St. Albert Gazette
    See Spot walk
    St. Albert Gazette
    PLAYFUL UPDATE – Spot walker Marie Doig poses with Howard for a mid-walk selfie and update. Supplied. PLAYFUL UPDATE – Spot walker Carrie Drissi poses with Howard for a mid-walk selfie and update. Supplied. Spot App keeps owners informed ...
  • Edgeworth stars in stripes - St. Albert Gazette

    Edgeworth stars in stripes
    St. Albert Gazette
    BLOWING THE WHISTLE – Kelly Edgeworth of St. Albert is the head referee at the Vanier Cup today between the Calgary Dinos and Laval Rouge et Or in Hamilton. CHRIS COLBOURNE/St. Albert Gazette. Kelly Edgeworth is the man in the middle at today's ...
  • Councillor focused on communication, diversity - St. Albert Gazette

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    Councillor focused on communication, diversity
    St. Albert Gazette
    DIVERSITY – Coun. Tim Osborne points to things like the St. Albert Pride festival, youth engagement and the Healing Garden as accomplishments and priorities during this council term. BRYAN YOUNG/St. Albert Gazette. Tim Osborne, who is serving his first ...
  • Council funds additional work at Heritage Park - St. Albert Gazette

    Council funds additional work at Heritage Park
    St. Albert Gazette
    Council members approved Coun. Wes Brodhead's motion to move the money to 2017 plan from the 2018 capital plan. The decision came during budget motions debate on Nov. 24. Cultural services director Kelly Jerrott requested the money be spent earlier ...
  • Council debates hard limits on staff increases - St. Albert Gazette

    Council debates hard limits on staff increases
    St. Albert Gazette
    Although the number of city employees has grown at more than triple the rate of St. Albert's population over the past decade, council has declined to put in place a policy to rein in hiring. Coun. Sheena Hughes presented a motion at the Nov. 21 meeting ...
  • Council considers updates to facility predictive model - St. Albert Gazette

    Council considers updates to facility predictive model
    St. Albert Gazette
    Which facilities need to be built in St. Albert and when? And how is the need determined before those decisions come to the council table? Those are the questions administration and council are still in the process of working out as they contemplate ...
  • HungerCount out, picture incomplete - St. Albert Gazette

    St. Albert Gazette
    HungerCount out, picture incomplete
    St. Albert Gazette
    A shot of the St. Albert Food Bank workers preparing for the annual food drive earlier this year. FILE PHOTO/St. Albert Gazette. Food Bank Use in Canada by the Numbers: March 2016. Alberta 79,293 people 39.4% children +17.6% from 2015 +136.1% from ...
  • Festivals herald in winter - St. Albert Gazette

    St. Albert Gazette
    Festivals herald in winter
    St. Albert Gazette
    Santa and Mrs. Claus watch the fireworks display with other spectators from St. Jean Baptiste Park in Morinville for the annual Lite Up the Night Festival in Morinville. FILE PHOTO/St. Albert Gazette. A crowd gathers to catch a glimpse of Santa Claus ...
  • Santa for Seniors expands to St. Albert - St. Albert Gazette

    Santa for Seniors expands to St. Albert
    St. Albert Gazette
    After receiving overwhelming support in its inaugural year, the London Drugs Santa for Seniors donation drive is expanding to St. Albert and Sherwood Park. “There is a great need in the capital region to support seniors. They're often forgotten or don ...and more »
  • MacKay says his focus has been accountability - St. Albert Gazette

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    MacKay says his focus has been accountability
    St. Albert Gazette
    ACCOUNTABILITY – Coun. Cam MacKay says his focus on council has been and will continue to be accountability initiatives like creating an internal auditor position. BRYAN YOUNG/St. Albert Gazette. With less than one year left in his city council term ...
  • Kenney's actions queried after three infractions - St. Albert Gazette

    Kenney's actions queried after three infractions
    St. Albert Gazette
    Progressive Conservative leadership hopefuls Stephen Khan and Richard Starke are both questioning if Jason Kenney is intentionally trying to make the PC party look bad. PC leadership contender Jason Kenney has been under investigation for three ...
  • Gay-straight allies - St. Albert Gazette

    St. Albert Gazette
    Gay-straight allies
    St. Albert Gazette
    LGBTQ COOKIES? – Leduc students Aliya Hill, at left, and Kat Hastings discuss how their cookies express their identity at the fifth annual Alberta GSA Conference at Eastglen High School Saturday. The students made the cookies as part of a "gender-bread ...
  • Year of Jake in men's rugby - St. Albert Gazette

    St. Albert Gazette
    Year of Jake in men's rugby
    St. Albert Gazette
    Jake Robinson of the provincial champion St. Albert premier men's rugby team was honoured as the Labatt Cup senior men's player of the year in the Edmonton Rugby Union. Wednesday, Nov 23, 2016 06:00 am. By: Jeff Hansen. Comments |. A A.
  • Skyhawks set to repeat - St. Albert Gazette

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    Skyhawks set to repeat
    St. Albert Gazette
    BLOCKERS – Holly Vogel, left and Kacey Jost reach to block the ball for the St. Albert Skyhawks, winners of the 3A Edmonton zone provincial qualifier tournament last weekend at the SkyDome. The defending provincial champions are seeded ninth in the ...
  • Olympian inspires young Olympic hopefuls - St. Albert Gazette

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    Olympian inspires young Olympic hopefuls
    St. Albert Gazette
    OLYMPIAN – Canadian judoka Antoine Valois-Fortier demonstrates a technique at Saturday's seminar at the Hayabusa Training Centre Ltd in St. Albert. Valois-Fortier was the bronze medallist in the 81-kilogram category at the 2012 Olympic Games in ...

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