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Category Archives: Alberta

'We're just trying to get more awareness'

Video A yellow-vest convoy of trucks started in Lamont, Alta., then proceeded to Anthony Henday Drive to raise awareness of their pro-pipeline campaign. Posted: Jan 22, 2019 4:08 PM MT | Last Updated: January 22 A yellow-vest convoy of trucks started in Lamont, Alta., then proceeded to Anthony Henday Drive to raise awareness of their…

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Last Canadian veteran of deadly WW II raid dies at age 95

Canada’s last veteran of a deadly Second World War bombing raid has died at age 95. Fred Sutherland of Rocky Mountain House, Alta., was one of two surviving members of Squadron 617, known later as the Dambusters. The legendary unit dropped new high-tech “bouncing bombs” in 1943 on a German dam that was a key part of Adolf Hitler’s industrial…

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Man found outside south Edmonton apartment building was stabbed to death, police say

A man that died outside a south Edmonton apartment complex Sunday morning was stabbed to death, an autopsy confirmed Tuesday.  Police say Gearard Wright, 20, of Edmonton, sustained life-threatening injuries during an altercation in the Ermineskin neighbourhood just before 2 a.m. Sunday. Paramedics arrived but Wright died at the scene.  Edmonton police say they released Wright’s name…

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