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Treaty 8 Grand Chief Arthur Noskey said Alberta Premier Danielle Smith’s proposed Sovereignty Act “Smith’s proposed bill “undermines the authority and duty of the Sovereign Nations that entered into treaty”. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson)

Treaty 6, 7, 8 Chiefs reject premier’s sovereignty bill

The Chiefs of Treaty 6, 7 and 8 say they “take offence…

Treaty 8 Grand Chief Arthur Noskey said Alberta Premier Danielle Smith’s proposed Sovereignty Act “Smith’s proposed bill “undermines the authority and duty of the Sovereign Nations that entered into treaty”. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson)
Alberta Premier Danielle Smith holds her first press conference in Edmonton, on Tuesday October 11, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Voters go to polls in byelection with Alberta Premier Smith seeking legislature seat

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith is expected to find out today if she…

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith holds her first press conference in Edmonton, on Tuesday October 11, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Hockey Canada says members of its 2003 men's world junior hockey championship team is being investigated for a group sexual assault. Hockey Canada logo at an event in Toronto on November 1, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

Hockey Canada signs on to Abuse-Free Sport following months of controversy

Hockey Canada says it has become a full signatory to Abuse-Free Sport,…

Hockey Canada says members of its 2003 men's world junior hockey championship team is being investigated for a group sexual assault. Hockey Canada logo at an event in Toronto on November 1, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
Danielle Smith celebrates after being chosen as the new leader of the United Conservative Party and next Alberta premier in Calgary, Alta., Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Central Alberta MLAs named to Premier Smith’s cabinet

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith has picked a new cabinet, elevating campaign supporters,…

Danielle Smith celebrates after being chosen as the new leader of the United Conservative Party and next Alberta premier in Calgary, Alta., Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Olds College unvieled a new logo Tuesday. (Contributed photo)

Olds College launches Agriculture Communications Certificate program

Olds College of Agriculture & Technology has launched another first-of-its-kind program. In…

Olds College unvieled a new logo Tuesday. (Contributed photo)
In 2024, Olds College of Agriculture & Technology will offer a one-year Equine Care & Management Certificate. Applications are open for the program as of Wednesday and 20 students will be accepted. (Photo courtesy of Olds College of Agriculture & Technology)

Olds College launches new certificate program

Olds College of Agriculture & Technology will start to offer Equine Care…

In 2024, Olds College of Agriculture & Technology will offer a one-year Equine Care & Management Certificate. Applications are open for the program as of Wednesday and 20 students will be accepted. (Photo courtesy of Olds College of Agriculture & Technology)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau makes his way to caucus on Parliament Hill on Wednesday, October 5, 2022 in Ottawa. Trudeau says it is clear that Hockey Canada executives just don't get the seriousness of the situation the organization is facing. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Sport integrity commissioner can do a wider inquiry of abuse in sport: St-Onge

The new sport integrity commissioner needs to do a wider inquiry digging…

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau makes his way to caucus on Parliament Hill on Wednesday, October 5, 2022 in Ottawa. Trudeau says it is clear that Hockey Canada executives just don't get the seriousness of the situation the organization is facing. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Red Deer RCMP  (File photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)

Suspects arrested after alleged armed robbery in Rocky Mountain House

Man and woman from Red Deer facing charges

Red Deer RCMP  (File photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)
Red Deer RCMP  (File photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)

RCMP contain Sylvan Lake neighbourhood after gun was pointed at officers

A man who pointed a gun at police officers in Sylvan Lake…

Red Deer RCMP  (File photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)
Service Alberta Minister Nate Glubish said Alberta hopes to leverage its investment by lobbying the federal government for matching funds and the private sector will also be approached. (Photo by Government of Alberta)

Province aims to expand rural internet access

Alberta is moving forward with its goal to have 100 per cent…

Service Alberta Minister Nate Glubish said Alberta hopes to leverage its investment by lobbying the federal government for matching funds and the private sector will also be approached. (Photo by Government of Alberta)
Britain’s King Charles III, center, and other members of the royal family hold a vigil at the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II at St Giles’ Cathedral, Edinburgh, Scotland, Monday Sept. 12, 2022. (Jane Barlow/Pool via AP)

Alberta declares provincial day of mourning for Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral, no statutory holiday

The province will host a ceremony at the Alberta Legislature at 10 a.m. on Monday

Britain’s King Charles III, center, and other members of the royal family hold a vigil at the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II at St Giles’ Cathedral, Edinburgh, Scotland, Monday Sept. 12, 2022. (Jane Barlow/Pool via AP)
Pope Francis will visit Central Alberta later this month. (File photo by The Associated Press)

Traffic delays expected for Pope’s visit to Maskwacis

The Government of Alberta is warning Albertans about potential traffic delays next…

Pope Francis will visit Central Alberta later this month. (File photo by The Associated Press)
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2 people dead in Mountain View County plane crash

A pair of men in their 60s died in a plane crash…

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Cyclist dies in hit and run near Red Deer

RCMP ask for public’s assistance

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Last year Alberta RCMP took 101 impaired drivers off the roads over the Victoria Day long weekend. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Sylvan Lake RCMP responds to 92 calls for service during Canada Day weekend

13 individuals were arrested for various matters

Last year Alberta RCMP took 101 impaired drivers off the roads over the Victoria Day long weekend. (File photo by Advocate staff)
The province is providing an additional three months of bill credits to alleviate electricity costs. (Advocate file photo)

Electricity rebate program extended until December

Rebate credit to appear on electricity bills

The province is providing an additional three months of bill credits to alleviate electricity costs. (Advocate file photo)
A float that snuck into the Sundre Pro Rodeo Parade is being called racist. (Contributed image)

‘Absolutely disgusting:’ Float at Sundre parade called racist

Organizers are apologizing after a racist float was snuck into a parade…

A float that snuck into the Sundre Pro Rodeo Parade is being called racist. (Contributed image)
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Sylvan Lake students among others receive healthcare scholarship

The Red Deer Regional Health Foundation supported 32 students

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