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Police vehicle camera photos of suspect
Police vehicle camera photos of suspect Coaldale RCMP

Man arrested after ramming RCMP cruiser and continuing a crime spree

By Dori Modney (@Dori_Modney on Twitter)
January 14, 2019 - 12:34pm Updated: January 14, 2019 - 9:42pm

COALDALE --  ***Up-Date  An extended crime spree came to an end Monday afternoon, thanks to overwhelming tips from the public which helped RCMP determine the identity of the suspect in this vehicle theft case.

Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun
Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun The Canadian Press

Canada helping young Saudi refugee won't hurt Raif Badawi's case, wife says

By Roxanne Ocampo - The Canadian Press
January 14, 2019 - 6:56am

OTTAWA --  The Canadian wife of imprisoned Saudi blogger Raif Badawi said she isn't worried Ottawa's decision to take in teen refugee Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun will hurt her husband's case, despite speculation that the incident could further strain Canada-Saudi relations.

Air traffic control centre
Air traffic control centre The Canadian Press

Canadian air traffic controllers buy pizza for U.S. colleagues hit by shutdown

By Morgan Lowrie - The Canadian Press
January 13, 2019 - 8:00pm

MONTREAL — Canadian air traffic controllers have bought hundreds of pizzas for their American counterparts over the past few days in what has become an industry-wide show of support during the U.S. government's partial shutdown.

Alberta Transportation Minister Brian Mason
Alberta Transportation Minister Brian Mason File photo

Driver examiner walkouts: continued theme of lacking government consultation

By Sheldon Spackman
January 13, 2019 - 8:08am

RED DEER --  Dozens of examiners with the Certified Driver Examiners Association (CDEA) have begun withdrawing their availability for driver examinations over the next two weeks, or until further notice, due to an ongoing dispute with the provincial government.

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