Alberta

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Despite changes in Manitoba, Alberta not looking at any changes to distracted driving penalties

By Aaron Mahoney (@Mahones93 on Twitter) with files from The Canadian Press
October 20, 2018 - 10:32am

LETHBRIDGE – Even though a fellow prairie province is introducing some of the toughest distracted driving penalties next month, Alberta has no plans to follow Manitoba's lead.

Minister Ganley announces additional funding to support victims of crime with Supt. Darren Leggatt, Calgary Police Service, Brian Turpin and Alf Rudd, Alberta Police Based Victim Services Association
Minister Ganley announces additional funding to support victims of crime with Supt. Darren Leggatt, Calgary Police Service, Brian Turpin and Alf Rudd, Alberta Police Based Victim Services Association Government of Alberta

Alberta Justice adds $4.5 million for services, tools and aid victims of crime

By Dori Modney (@Dori_Modney on Twitter) with files from the Government of Alberta
October 19, 2018 - 2:17pm

CALGARY --   The provincial government announced on Friday (Oct 19) that it is adding another $4.5 million to its Victims of Crime Fund. 

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Alberta to provide funding to help local police when pot is legalized

By Aaron Mahoney (@Mahones93 on Twitter) with files from The Canadian Press
October 15, 2018 - 11:23am Updated: October 15, 2018 - 11:58am

CALGARY - Alberta will be providing $11.2 million through the Municipal Cannabis Transition Program to help municipalities with policing after recreational cannabis becomes legal on Wednesday, Oct. 17.

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