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23 min ago | Edmonton Journal
They were in Edmonton just months ago playing Rexall Place, and now the Grammy-Award-winning Zac Brown Band has signed up for next summer's Big Valley Jamboree.
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4 hrs ago | Red Deer Advocate
Charges of attempted murder and assaulting police officers have been withdrawn for a Red Deer man who pleaded guilty on Wednesday to numerous charges laid from his efforts at avoiding arrest on outstanding warrants.
8 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal
Kyle Rosychuk, a second year forestry management student at the U of A, is one of the winners in the Forest Products Association of Canada contest in which 18 students from across the country have won a Green Dream Internship summer job after participating in a social media contest.
The 2011 Chevrolet Cruze that owner Farah Mocquais bought for commuting to work hasn't achieved the fuel economy ratings that the Canadian arm of General Motors advertised, CBC News reports , and the couple is accusing GM Canada for misleading them.
He traces it back to the beginning of October, when the High River singer filmed a video for the upcoming, seasonally themed single, Home for Christmas, which is being released on iTunes on Dec. 17. You could say that Canyon has been living off the yuletide buzz since the spring, when he shot and starred in the CMT movie Coming Home for Christmas, ... (more)
Montana Department of Transportation officials are considering an application from an Oregon company to move an oversized load of refinery equipment through the state to an oil sands project in Alberta, Canada.
David Reid uses a snow blower mounted on a tractor to clear his driveway during a blizzard near Cremona, Alta., Monday, Dec. 2, 2013.
A British war veteran recently held in the same Alberta jail where a Canadian soldier killed himself says the justice system doesn't properly deal with people who have post-traumatic stress disorder.
After this summer's Lac-MA©gantic tragedy - in which 47 people died when a parked train that was insufficiently secured ran down a hill, derailing and exploding - there have been calls for increased scrutiny of rail safety, including in last week's auditor general's report.
Police have seized 285 marijuana plants with a street value of $342,000 from a rural property near Rocky Mountain House.
Boston Pizza International, Canada's largest casual dining brand, opened its 100th location in Alberta today, marking the 352nd Boston Pizza in Canada.
Over the past six months, the Edmonton Journal and Calgary Herald produced the province's first definitive count of child welfare fatalities, based on death records unsealed by the Alberta government after a four-year legal battle.
A new survey says many Canadians consider the time it takes to get to work as important as the job itself.
As 2013 comes to a close, we've looked back on the big stories making headlines around Alberta, Canada and the world, but what about right here on AlbertaVenture.com ? 1. Alberta's Best Workplaces 2013 There are many reasons to want a great workplace, and profit is one of them 5. North West Upgrading and CNRL get set to break ground on new refinery ... (more)
Blizzard-like conditions have a grip on many parts of Alberta and are bearing down on Saskatchewan as a massive storm system begins a long trek across the Prairies.