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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.

Don MacIntyre
Don MacIntyre Photo Credit: rdnewsNOW

Former MLA Don MacIntyre sentenced to three years in prison for sex offence involving 10-year-old girl

By Troy Gillard (@Troy_Gillard) via rdNewsNOW with files with the Canadian Press
January 11, 2019 - 2:40pm

RED DEER – Former Innisfail-Sylvan Lake MLA Don MacIntyre has been sentenced to three years in prison for sexually touching a girl numerous times when she was 10 years old.


Waterton Lakes National Park staff monitoring avalanche dangers ahead of warm weekend

By Aaron Mahoney (@Mahones93 on Twitter) with files from Lara Fominoff (@LaraFominoff on Twitter)
January 10, 2019 - 10:45am Updated: January 10, 2019 - 3:10pm

WATERTON – Parks Canada urged backcountry users to stay out of avalanche terrain on Friday, Jan. 4, after a winter storm that led to an extreme danger rating in Banff, Yoho, Kootenay and Jasper national parks.

Environment Minister claims nine cases of harassment in relation to Bighorn public information sessions

By Lara Fominoff @LaraFominoff on Twitter
January 9, 2019 - 5:42pm

LETHBRIDGE - Environment Minister Shannon Phillips says more than half a dozen complaints of either intimidation, bullying or harassment have been made directly to her office, in relation to the public consultation meetings, and that two complaints to RCMP have resulted in file n