July 12th, 2024

Provincial News

Calgary judge approves $9.5-million settlement in Young Canadians abuse lawsuit

By The Canadian Press on June 28th, 2024

CALGARY – A judge has approved a $9.5-million settlement for complainants in a class-action lawsuit that accused the Calgary Stampede of allowing a performance school staffer to sexually abuse young boys. The agreement is related to the case of Philip Heerema, who received a 10-year prison sentence in 2018 after pleading guilty to charges including ... Read More »

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Coutts murder-conspiracy trial hears RCMP found pipe bombs in home of accused

By The Canadian Press on June 28th, 2024

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. – A man accused of conspiring to kill Mounties at the border blockade at Coutts, Alta., had 40,000 rounds of ammunition on his property along with a shotgun, a rifle and two pipe bombs, court heard Friday. RCMP Cpl. Megan Evans testified an explosives team was called in to ensure the bombs posed ... Read More »

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RCMP search of rural residence finds pipe bomb in home of murder-conspiracy accused

By The Canadian Press on June 28th, 2024

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. – The RCMP says it had to call in bomb specialists while searching the home of one of two men now on trial on charges of conspiring to murder Mounties at the Coutts blockade in 2022. RCMP Cpl. Megan Evans testified that when they searched the home of Anthony Olienick they found two ... Read More »

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Truck hits family in Edmonton crosswalk, killing three-year-old boy: police

By The Canadian Press on June 28th, 2024

EDMONTON – Police say a three-year-old boy has died after a pickup truck hit a family crossing a street in Edmonton. Police say the truck had quickly stopped at in intersection in the city’s southwest while a woman and her two young children were in a marked crosswalk. They say the truck turned left, running ... Read More »

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