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The owner of a southern Alberta hardware store who admitted to selling guns and ammunition to people who did not provide a valid firearms acquisition licence has been given a conditional sentence and fined $20,000.

You know what’s really off the wall about this $120K banana on the wall (that got eaten?) It's that the art isn't the actual banana on the wall, it's the idea of the banana on the wall and that, itself, is bananas. Vinay Menon:

Health Minister Tyler Shandro says the goal is to have 80,000 more surgeries done over the next 3 1/2 years.

A federal watchdog is warning that Canada’s outdated privacy laws could soon pose an economic risk to Canadian companies doing business abroad.

Canadian winters = Flying out to the beach, right? Before you impulsively head down to Florida to avoid the snowstorm, here's what you need to know about buying a property down there, bugs and all. Gordon Pape:

Hope for reducing the nuclear threat on the Korean Peninsula had once looked promising, but not any more. Thomas Walkom:

As the executive suite is roiled by takeover bids, same store sales at Hudson’s Bay continue to plummet, writes Jennifer Wells.

While I’m still considered young, I’m not bothered by being called grandma, but I feel like I’m depriving my own children of having their children be the first to call me Grandma — like taking that “virginity” away.

We’ve got it all wrong, says Sharon McGlinchey, founder of Australia’s MV Skincare and globe-trotting facialist to Emma Watson, Cara Delevingne and Maggie Gyllenhaal.

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Legal experts say a bill tabled in the Alberta legislature that aims to protect conscience rights of health care providers may have dire consequences for access to health care services, despite the assertion of the government that it will not.

Calgary-born rapper Jon James McMurray died on Saturday while performing a stunt that involved rapping while walking on the wing of a plane, a statement from his team said.

Two window washers had to be rescued after strong winds knocked their scaffold into the east side of #Stantec  Tower (Both were rescued safely) dt #yeg  #yegdt 

'They turn into monsters': St. Albert launching third attempt to wipe out invasive goldfish #yeg 

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Jeremy Wong also has ties to a Christian organization that runs programs attendees have said are on par with conversion therapy.

A spokesperson for the mosque said members of the Wolves of Odin group attempted to “provoke” the people inside: "You don’t come inside the mosque with a toque that says infidel on it … Our No. 1 priority was to ensure our people here feel safe." #yeg 

He spent five hard years digging up the best-preserved armoured dinosaur ever found. Here’s his story

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