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  1. Lest we forgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 10 | St. Albert Gazette

    The scene at the Mission Hill cemetery was solemn and heartwarming earlier this week as a group of St. Albert students honoured the service and sacrifice of Canada's fallen soldiers. About 400 children took part in Monday's No Stone Left Alone ceremony, laying poppies on the headstones of approximately 75 soldiers and police officers buried in the cemetery.


  2. Giving gatheringRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 31 | St. Albert Gazette

    Canadians have once again opened their hearts and wallets to ensure four St. Albert hockey players killed in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash will not be forgotten. More than 600 people proudly donned jerseys of all colours, representing teams from a cross-section of sports, at the Enjoy Centre Friday night.


  3. Scholarships honour a big, bright lighta and other Broncos players from AlbertaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 26 | Medincine Hat News

    Humboldt Broncos centre Jaxon Joseph is shown in this undated team photo. Former National Hockey League player Chris Joseph wants people to remember his son for his love of hockey and the smile he brought into every room.


  4. COMMENTARY: Charles Adler calls on the cowards of St. Albert to turn themselves inRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 19 | GlobalNews

    After a family in the St. Albert community of Grandin received a racist, threatening letter in the mail, community members took steps to support them. My name's Chuck.


  5. The Orange Shirt todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2018 | St. Albert Gazette

    Ernie Callihoo said there isn't a day that goes by that he doesn't think of his days in residential school. Callihoo lives in Sturgeon County on what was once the Michel First Nation reserve.


  6. City answers desperate call for blood donationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | St. Albert Gazette

    The people of St. Albert are stepping up to the plate as Canadian Blood Services is putting out a desperate Canada-wide call for blood donations. Gloria Lovsin of St. Albert was among an estimated 130 people who turned out to the Aug. 15 mobile clinic at St. Albert Inn & Suites following the organization's urgent plea earlier this week.


  7. Canadian veterans need helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2018 | St. Albert Gazette

    According to a news release from the Veterans Emergency Transition Services , there's been a 143 per cent increase in calls for help from Canadian veterans. Issues stem from homelessness to general financial problems and/or service-related injuries.


  8. Conservative MP cautiously optimistic about federal pollRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2018 | St. Albert Gazette

    The Conservative MP representing St. Albert-Edmonton says the issues discussed in a recent poll are consistent with what he's hearing from his constituents. The online survey shows Canadian voters are divided on the prospect of re-electing Justin Trudeau and the Liberals for a second term.


  9. Jersey Gala, memorial scholarships will honour 4 St. Albert players killed in Humboldt crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2018 | CISN Country 103.9 FM

    WATCH: Nolan Crouse outlines plans for a fundraiser Jersey Gala to support four scholarships in honour of the four St. Albert Humboldt Broncos bus crash victims. A big gala will be held in October to raise money for memorial scholarships in honour of the four St. Albert hockey players killed in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash.


  10. St. Albert mechanic revved up for Yamaha competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2018 | St. Albert Gazette

    A mechanic from St. Albert's Riverside Motosports will compete against seven other Canadians for the chance to represent the country at the Yamaha World Technical Grand Prix. On July 24, Rob Daye flew to Yamaha Canada's head office in Toronto for a two-day, head-to-head competition that will determine who is Canada's top Yamaha technician.


  11. Residents frustrated with trade warRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2018 | St. Albert Gazette

    Residents in St. Albert and Morinville agree on one thing: a trade war with the United States is bad for business. Warren Maskoske, resident of Morinville, said he was shocked when he first heard President Donald Trump announce a 25 per cent tariff on aluminum and 10 per cent on steel last month.


  12. School Notes: Remembrance essay and Skills medallistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2018 | St. Albert Gazette

    A St. Albert student will take part in Canada's national Remembrance Day ceremony this fall after winning an essay contest. About 17 St. Albert youths were recognized at the St. Albert Legion hall Sunday for their winning entries in the 2017 Royal Canadian Legion Youth Remembrance Contest .


  13. Sorry is not enoughRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2018 | St. Albert Gazette

    The official government apology this week by Premier Rachel Notley to survivors of the Sixties Scoop is an historic and important step. It shines a public light on the pain and injustice inflicted on Indigenous people.


  14. Reconciliation Week raises awarenessRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2018 | St. Albert Gazette

    It's been three years since the Truth and Reconciliation Commission released its Calls to Action, addressing the deplorable legacy of Canadian residential schools and urging all levels of government to change policies that may perpetuate systemic racism. Canadians can pay homage to the TRC during Reconciliation Week, which runs from May 26 to June 2. Reconciliation Week is a fairly new event in Canada, but is meant to draw public attention to the truth behind our country's history and to honour the work of the Canadians moving forward to reconciliation.


  15. Controversial 'conservative-minded' coffee company sets up shop in St. AlbertRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2018 | CBC News

    A controversial coffee company that markets to veterans and gun-loving Americans has opened a franchise in St. Albert - and, according to the company, it's thriving. Conan Higgins and Darren Weeks of Black Rifle Coffee Company brought their beans to CBC Radio's studio this week.


  16. PreservationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 | St. Albert Gazette

    For months the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline saga has dominated the news, with no end in sight. B.C. Premier John Horgan's insistence on hurting another province's, and indeed Canada's, economic future has led to a Constitutional crisis.


  17. Stayin' Alive practiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 | St. Albert Gazette

    Paul Kane students learned how to save lives this week with the help of the family of a man who died from a heart attack. About 55 Paul Kane students learned how to do hands-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation and use an automated external defibrillator Monday from educators with the Heart and Stroke Foundation.


  18. Canada asleep at wheel with self-driving cars, says SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2018 | St. Albert Gazette

    Canada is asleep at the wheel when it comes to the future of self-driving cars, a Senate committee reports, and needs to get organized if it wants to avoid trouble ahead. The Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communication released its Driving Change study on automated and connected vehicles last Jan. 31. These technologies are already on Canadian roads and could become commonplace in 15 years, the panel found.


  19. Olympic dreamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2018 | St. Albert Gazette

    The excitement builds as the world focuses its attention on the best athletes on the planet who will compete at the Olympics in South Korea starting this week. St. Albert has three good reasons to be excited about the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Games as local curlers Marc Kennedy and Scott Pfeifer The local athletes are not taking anything for granted.


  20. Canadians spent $5.7 billion on marijuana in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2018 | St. Albert Gazette

    The data released on Thursday in a report called Cannabis Economic Account 1961 to 2017, estimates that consumers of the drug spent an average of $1,200 each, for a total of $5.7 billion spent on the drug. Statistics Canada estimates that 90 per cent of consumption was illegal and for non-medical purposes.