Category Archives: Alberta

Bed shortage at Alberta Hospital delays psychiatric assessment of accused Edmonton attacker

A psychiatric assessment of Abdulahi Sharif has been delayed due to a bed shortage at Alberta Hospital. (Edmonton Police Service ) A bed shortage at Alberta hospital has delayed the psychiatric assessment of the man accused of attacking an Edmonton police officer and hitting four pedestrians with a UHaul van during a police chase downtown. Abdulahi…

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6 horses stolen from Alberta ranch found safe

Six horses stolen from a ranch southwest of Edmonton have been returned to the family that owns them. The animals were recovered Tuesday evening and brought home safely, nearly a week after they were snatched from the Thunder Valley Ranches property in Wetaskiwin County. The animals were found roaming loose in a remote wooded area near a gas…

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Former Vegreville mayor fighting order to pay $56k in discrimination case

The company of a former Vegreville mayor is fighting an Alberta human rights tribunal’s order to pay a gay, Indigenous prospective employee more than $56,000 in damages for refusing to hire him. In October, tribunal chair Karen Scott found Vegreville Autobody, partly owned by former Vegreville mayor Myron Hayduk, guilty of violating the Alberta Human Rights Act when…

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