WATCH ABOVE: Firefighters from South Africa, in our province to help battle the wildfires in northern Alberta, begin each day with a traditional song and march. 85 more words
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EDMONTON — One person was taken to hospital Saturday afternoon after a helicopter crash near Slave Lake.
RCMP say the Bell 412 helicopter was helping battle wildfires when it crashed about 57 kilometres northeast of the town. 37 more words
It was while watching the jubilation and adoration surrounding Rachel Notley on Tuesday night that the words, so long forgotten, came back.
“Nobody knew me and now everybody knows me. 629 more words
EDMONTON — The Alberta government plans to reduce funding for preventing and fighting wildfires this year to save money.
Alberta Environment’s budget calls for $6.5 million less in spending for Firesmart, a program that includes cash for clearing brush and trees away from communities in forested areas. 168 more words
RED EARTH CREEK, Alta. — The Alberta Energy Regulator says close to 60,000 litres of crude oil have spilled into muskeg in the province’s north. 133 more words