Alberta

Tornado near Jenner on Oct 7
Tornado near Jenner on Oct 7 Photo credits to Jodi Aebly

Fall tornado confirmed in Southern Alberta

By Dori Modney (@Dori_Modney on Twitter)
October 7, 2017 - 7:00pm Updated: October 9, 2017 - 1:24am

BROOKS - A rare occurrence in Southern Alberta – a fall tornado.  Environment Canada confirmed the twister touched down about 15-km (10 m) southeast of the hamlet of Jenner, around 2:30 on Saturday (Oct 7) afternoon. Jenner is  northeast of Brooks.

Right to Left: Martin Sorensen recovering with his wife Joanne and their friends Carol and Ron Egeland
Right to Left: Martin Sorensen recovering with his wife Joanne and their friends Carol and Ron Egeland Courtesy of Martin Sorensen

“It's only the deadliest shooting in U.S. history until the next one” – Taber man shot in Vegas massacre

By Patrick Burles - @PatrickBurles on Twitter
October 5, 2017 - 5:04pm Updated: October 5, 2017 - 10:35pm

TABER – Every year Taber resident Martin Sorensen, his wife Joanne and a couple they travel with visit Las Vegas. It’s what they do.

Energy East would have carried oil from Alberta and Saskatchewan to Eastern Canadian refineries
Energy East would have carried oil from Alberta and Saskatchewan to Eastern Canadian refineries File photo

TransCanada says it's cancelling Energy East pipeline project

By The Canadian Press
October 5, 2017 - 6:16am

CALGARY - TransCanada says it's cancelling plans for the Energy East pipeline and Eastern Mainline projects.

The Calgary-based company said previously that it was suspending its efforts to get regulatory approvals for the mega projects.

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