Neighbourhoods North of Edmonton Allowed to Go Home After CN Train Derails

Neighbourhoods North of Edmonton Allowed to Go Home After CN Train Derails

By The Canadian Press

Edmonton Derail
Police block the road near the site of a train derailment north of Edmonton Alta, on Sunday October 22, 2017. Residents were evacuated from two subdivisions, affecting approximately 46 homes in the Sturgeon Valley area. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson)

ST. ALBERT, Alta. – Residents from dozens of homes who had to leave their homes on Sunday after a train carrying crude derailed north of Edmonton were quickly allowed to return.

CN Rail says 12 rail cars carrying crude oil derailed Sunday afternoon in Sturgeon County.

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Oprah Winfrey and a Host of Celebrities Attend ‘B.C. Miracle Concert’

Oprah Winfrey and a Host of Celebrities Attend ‘B.C. Miracle Concert’

By Linda Givetash, The Canadian Press

Oprah Winfrey - David Foster
Oprah Winfrey and David Foster arrive for the David Foster Foundation 30th Anniversary Miracle Gala, in Vancouver, B.C., on Saturday, October 21, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

VANCOUVER – The David Foster Foundation’s annual Miracle Gala and Concert that touted a celebrity guest list including Oprah Winfrey and Steven Tyler has come a long way from its roots as a softball tournament.

Former prime minister Brian Mulroney said he was among those running the bases at Foster’s first fundraiser in British Columbia 30 years ago.

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