Category Archives: Alberta

Murder charge laid after woman found stabbed in Lac La Biche

A woman has been charged with second-degree murder after a fatal stabbing in Lac La Biche on Friday. The victim, identified as Darlene Cardinal, was found laying in a street in town at around 6:40 a.m. on June 22, RCMP Cpl. Marcia McDermott said. She was unresponsive and suffering from stab wounds. She was taken to hospital, where she…

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Flying air-monitoring lab tests emissions in oilsands region

A unique aircraft is in Fort McMurray this month to test the cocktail of pollutants emitted by oilsands facilities. Shao-Meng Li is excited talking about all the gadgets and gizmos on board the twin-propeller Convair 580, a flying research lab. “The aircraft is ideal because it has enough payload that we can put some sophisticated instruments on board,” said…

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