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German tourist shot in head near Calgary still requires 24/7 care

A German tourist, who visited Alberta to celebrate his 60th birthday, still requires 24/7 care and likely will never work again, says the Honorary German Consulate in Calgary. Horst Stewin, 60, was randomly shot in the head on an Alberta highway this summer. “He is still very limited when it comes to communications, so he cannot speak and he can’t…

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Leduc RCMP respond to firearms-related incident

Alberta RCMP say it is again safe for residents to enter a west Leduc neighbourhood after a firearms-related incident Thursday morning. Around 8:30 a.m., RCMP issued a news release asking residents to stay away from Selkirk Place and Aspen Creek in the Suntree neighbourhood. Residents were asked to avoid the area “for their safety.”  As of 9 a.m. police…

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Some Hillview condo owners left out of new Fort McMurray wildfire relief fund

New government assistance intended to help Fort McMurray, Alta., residents rebuild after the 2016 wildfire will not be available to several owners of a beleaguered condo project.  Residents struggling to rebuild their homes will be able to access $6 million in financial aid, provided by the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo, the province and the Red Cross. The funds are…

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