Minister suggests Alberta adopts “Clare’s Law” to prevent domestic abuse
Alberta currently holds the third-highest rate of intimate partner violence, leading to 166 deaths between 2008 and 2017
WATCH: Alberta man charged after assaulting referee and coach at kids hockey game
Lethbridge Police Service has charged one 55-year-old male with one count of assault after getting in an altercation with a kids hockey referee and coach.
Police crack down on non-licensed cannabis shops in Edmonton
“A legal market is a safer market, and the EPS will continue to crack down on the illegal market,” says Cst. Dexx Williams, EPS Cannabis Liaison.
Edmonton police seek public’s help in hit-and-run case that injured 73-year-old
Witnesses say that the vehicle briefly stopped before continuing northbound on 103 street.
Alberta panel recommends cuts to fix province’s spending problem
The committee recommended that Alberta keep spending flat for the next four years.
Conservative MP leading the fight for better ‘safety net’ for workers with episodic diseases
In November 2018, prominent Conservative MP David Yurdiga put forth a private members’ motion, M-192, in Canada’s parliament to change the standards in which financial disability aid is given.
Mount Royal Professor believes freedom of speech is a “weapon” meant to destroy academic freedom
Professor and Mount Royal Faculty Association (MRFA) representative on MRU’s board of governors, Dr. Roberta Lexier, believes that freedom of speech infringes on her academic freedoms. The Justification for this stance is shaky at first glance, and the explanation isn’t exactly convincing.
Two Edmonton mothers plead guilty to abuse and unlawful confinement of young daughters
The abuse and confinement were initially brought to the attention of police in December 2017, when a babysitter discovered the two daughters, aged 3 and 6, of one of the two women barricaded in the basement while the three children of the other woman played upstairs.
Former PC Alberta MLA facing immigrant fraud-related charges after gaming student permits
These charges come as a result of a Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) criminal investigation into the activities of former Alberta MLA Carlito (Carl) Benito and his son Charles Benito.