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Drunk Driver Who Killed Three Young Men Near Edmonton Gets Day Parole

Drunk Driver Who Killed Three Young Men Near Edmonton Gets Day Parole

The Canadian Press

Stony Mountain Institution
Stony Mountain Institution (STAN MILOSEVIC / CHRISD.CA FILE)

STONY MOUNTAIN, Man. – A man convicted of killing three young men in a drunk driving crash near Edmonton has been granted day parole.

Jonathan Pratt appeared before a parole board at the federal Stony Mountain prison in Manitoba on Thursday.

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Homeless Man to Reunite with Family After Finding Bambi Art in Edmonton Garbage

Homeless Man to Reunite with Family After Finding Bambi Art in Edmonton Garbage

By The Canadian Press

Bambi Drawing
A framed animation drawing from the movie “Bambi” is seen in this undated handout photo. A homeless man who found an authentic animation cell from the classic Disney movie “Bambi” in a tattered, dirty frame will use his earnings to reunite with his family in Ontario. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, Alexander Archbold, Curiosity Inc.)

EDMONTON – A homeless man who found an authentic animation cel from the classic Disney movie “Bambi” in a tattered, dirty frame will use his earnings to reunite with his family in Ontario.

Adam Gillian, who is 38, brought the item into Curiosity Inc., an antique shop in Edmonton, and the owner bought it for $20.

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Alberta Accuses Ottawa of ‘Bad-Faith Tactics’ in 2026 Olympics Talks

Alberta Accuses Ottawa of ‘Bad-Faith Tactics’ in 2026 Olympics Talks

By Rob Drinkwater, The Canadian Press

Mary Moran
Calgary 2026 Bid Corporation CEO Mary Moran delivers a briefing discussing the technical elements of its plan for the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games prior to the plan being presented to Calgary City Council, in Calgary, Alta., Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh)

EDMONTON – Alberta’s finance minister accuses the federal government of negotiating in bad faith as numerous parties try to hammer out a funding arrangement for a proposed 2026 Olympic Winter Games in Calgary.

Joe Ceci responded on Saturday to a late Friday statement from a spokeswoman for Sport Minister Kirsty Duncan, which said Ottawa would contribute up to $1.75 billion to support core costs for the event if the Calgary 2026 bid is successful.

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Online Maps Show Impact of Climate Change on Canada’s Boreal Forests

Online Maps Show Impact of Climate Change on Canada’s Boreal Forests

By The Canadian Press

Northern Lights
The northern lights shine above the glow from a wildfire on highway 63 south of Fort McMurray, Alta., on May 6, 2016. New online maps lets viewers zero in on how climate change will affect the part of Canada’s boreal forest where they live. The maps are part of an ongoing effort at the University of Winnipeg to help Canadians understand how global warming will change their own part of the country. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)

WINNIPEG – New online maps let viewers zero in on how climate change will affect their part of Canada’s boreal forest.

“It’s designed to give information that’s relevant to people where they live,” Danny Blair, co-director of the Prairie Climate Centre at the University of Winnipeg, said Monday.

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Police Officer Stabbing, Van Assault in Edmonton a ‘Lone Wolf Attack:’ Mayor

Police Officer Stabbing, Van Assault in Edmonton a ‘Lone Wolf Attack:’ Mayor

By Rob Drinkwater, Chris Purdy and John Cotter, The Canadian Press

Edmonton Attack
Police investigate the scene where a car crashed into a roadblock in Edmonton Alta, on Saturday September 30, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson)

EDMONTON – Edmonton’s mayor said violent attacks overnight in the city that saw a police officer stabbed and several pedestrians run down with a cube van were the work of a “lone wolf.”

Don Iveson said a 30-year-old male suspect was in custody and being interviewed by police Sunday morning.

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