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42351news1Lacombe’s Cilantro and Chive has ‘food on plates’ again
42348news2Bentley School hosting digital grad to recognize accomplishments
42345news3Part II: Calkins says Canada can’t sustain long-term shutdown
42339news4Protests large but peaceful after new charges in Floyd case
42337news5PM joins third pandemic summit amid campaign for Security Council seat
42336news6Hydroxychloroquine does not prevent COVID after exposure to the virus: study
42334news7Nunavut RCMP to consider body cameras as tension between police, Inuit grows
42332news8Stockwell Day steps down from several roles after comments about racism
42330news9Trudeau to join global COVID-19 vaccine fundraiser amid calls for fair access
42328news10Joint inquiry or review of mass killing taking shape, N.S. justice minister says
42326news11Greens likely to hold virtual leadership convention due to pandemic: May
42324news12Meng hearing schedule to expand; lawyers ask for ‘referee’ in case
42322news13As some protesters in D.C. gird for battle, others provide first aid, supplies
42320news14Drone retrieves human remains, pieces of navy helicopter that crashed off Greece
42318news15Trudeau government given failing grade for lack of action plan on MMIWG
42316news16Parade marshal named for cancelled Stampede
42314news17Calgary couple stranded in India by COVID-19 pandemic killed: family
42288news18Alberta discussing early Stage 2 economic relaunch
42285news19Lacombe BBBS filling funding gap with Great Big Bottle Drop
42283news20Métis Nation of Alberta announces virtual festival
42279news21Defence Department accused of using pandemic to withhold info from Parliament
42275news22Federal aid for care home systems needed ahead of second wave, advocates say
42273news23Israeli, Chinese policies ‘concern’ Canada, undermine freedom, says Trudeau
42272news24Nunavut RCMP order probe after video shows suspect hit by police vehicle door
42270news25Joint federal-provincial inquiry into N.S. mass shooting a good option: top expert
42268news26As U.S. boils over, calls for Canadian justice ring out in House of Commons
42266news27House of Commons can manage virtual voting securely if MPs want it, Speaker says
42264news28How proceedings in the House of Commons during pandemic differ from normal
42262news29Feds continue to add to COVID-19 supply stores to meet future demand
42260news30Feds continue to add to COVID-19 supply stores to meet future demand
42258news31Liberals detail changes to COVID-19 aid as they ask MPs to OK new spending
42256news32Ontario mulls collection of race-based COVID-19 data; some argue it’s essential
42238news33Alberta victim services group concerned government could ‘raid’ fund
42237news34Fredette presents risk to public safety, correctional documents suggest
42234news35Confederate monuments coming down around South amid protests
42229news36US cities gird for more violence as Trump decries ‘lowlifes’
42227news37Alberta introduces legislation to regulate vaping, ban e-cigarettes for minors
42217news38Alberta confirms 13 COVID-19 cases: Central zone remains at zero active
42213news39Morningside gets new playground
42208news40Charis Village opens its doors to first tenants in Lacombe
42206news41Trudeau avoids questions about anti-racism protesters dispersed for Trump photo-op
42202news42Music in the Park cancelled until August
42200news43Highlights of the Lacombe County council meeting - May 28, 2020
42196news44Lacombe’s ‘World’s Largest Lure’ is now Guinness World Record certified
42190news45Political leaders take aim at racism in Canada as protests rage in U.S.
42188news46Canadians seem OK with possibly being benched as playoff venue: survey
42186news47Trudeau promises to speed $2.2 billion in funding for strapped cities
42183news48Trudeau rejects Trump suggestion to readmit Russia to G7, citing Crimea invasion
42181news49Bird strike might have caused Snowbird crash, early investigation finds
42180news50‘Makes no sense:’ Woman can’t fathom why husband, uncle slain on hunting trip
42178news51Climate change behind increases in extreme rain danger: scientists
42176news52Alberta introduces bill to create own parole board like Quebec, Ontario
42174news53Woman sentenced in toddler’s death says sorry to ‘every single person’ she hurt
42168news54‘Hate just hides’: Biden vows to take on systematic racism
42165news55Medical examiner: Floyd’s heart stopped while restrained
42162news56On the spot where George Floyd died, his brother urges calm
42155news57Trump threatens military force against protesters nationwide
42136news58Passengers and employees at Pearson airport must now wear masks ‘at all times’
42134news59‘It’s unsettling:’ Ranchers and feedlots worried about future impact of COVID-19
42132news60Ottawa pledges millions to promote holiday travel in Canada during pandemic
42131news61More provinces moving to further loosen COVID-19 restrictions
42129news62Community groups filling gaps in translation of COVID-19 information
42128news63Limit COVID-19 spread: Top doctor urges signs instead of shouting at protests
42106news64Solidarity together: Central Albertans protest in Red Deer against racism
42102news65Zero active cases of COVID-19 in central zone
42100news66WCPS, STAR Catholic raise busing fees
42098news67Bird strike highlighted as potential cause of fatal Snowbirds crash in B.C.: report
42091news68Pandemonium erupts again in U.S. cities as public anger shows no sign of abating
42089news69‘It’s unsettling:’ Ranchers and feedlots worried about future impact of COVID-19
42087news70$2 raise for some health care workers in Alberta over a month late
42084news71SpaceX’s historic encore: Astronauts arrive at space station
42082news72Cities board up windows, scrub out graffiti as Americans brace for more chaos
42080news73Ottawa pledges millions to promote holiday travel in Canada during pandemic
42078news74Ex-Bloc Quebecois leader, longtime Quebec politician Michel Gauthier dead at 70
42076news75No additional COVID-19 deaths; active cases in Alberta at 584 Sunday
42074news76Central Alberta drowning and Ontario homicide connected: police
42060news77Minimum wage goes up June 1 in B.C. as businesses face COVID-19 challenges
42058news78In hard-hit Quebec, families struggle to mourn those lost to COVID-19
42056news79Investigations, prosecutions for polluting in Canada down sharply since 2015
42054news80‘Little orange dot:’ Lone Alberta NDP MP says she offers different perspective
42052news81Wind warning issued for central Alberta
42046news82Only 13 new COVID-19 cases confirmed by Alberta gov’t Saturday
42042news83Central Alberta naturalists fear pristine headwaters will be contaminated by coal mine
42040news84International student worry about pandemic as decisions loom on travel to Canada
42038news85How finding a ministerial home for CMHC caused ‘madness’ in November
42036news86‘What do we do now?’ Labour dispute at Regina refinery nears 6 months
42032news87Police need more than an unverified tip to avoid drug-case entrapment: top court
42030news88N.S. police received warnings in 2011 about man who would become mass killer
42028news89Trudeau acknowledges ‘anti-black racism’ in U.S., with ‘work to do in Canada’
42026news90Want a mask with your Big Mac? Alberta handing out masks at drive-thrus
42024news91Senate joins House of Commons in extending suspension until mid-June
42022news92Another $650M in COVID-19 aid bound for Indigenous communities, Miller says
42020news93Large cruise ships barred from Canadian waters until end of October: Garneau
42018news94Canada exploring ways to reunite families divided by COVID-19 border closure
42017news95More COVID-19 tests, masks announced in some provinces as economy flails
42016news96Students decry tuition hikes as COVID-19 pandemic increases financial strain
42013news97Quebec schools see spike in COVID-19 cases as Ontario eyes regional reopenings
42001news98Trump strikes China over virus, Hong Kong and student visas
41994news99Minneapolis cop who knelt on man’s neck charged with murder
41981news100Every Albertan eligible for COVID-19 testing
41976news101Lacombe Hospital Auxiliary sews 200 scrub bags for local healthcare workers
41971news102Anna Maria’s Cafe opens at LMC after renovation hiatus
41969news103LPAC, Lacombe Tourism hosting Lacombe Canada Day Block Parties
41965news104Fast-food restaurants serving up free non-medical masks
41963news105PHOTO: Lacombe Look Back
41961news106Playgrounds and public washrooms facilities reopened in Lacombe County
41955news107Statistics Canada says first-quarter GDP worst showing since 2009
41953news108Alberta introduces bill to change rules on charter schools, home-schooling
41946news109One dead, four hurt in head-on crash on one-way street in Edmonton
41944news110NDP mocks Alberta premier’s UCP for taking COVID cash from ‘sugar daddy’ Trudeau
41942news111Alberta introduces bill to change rules on charter schools, home-schooling
41940news112Opposition parties call on Liberals to restore human-trafficking victims fund
41900news113Alberta confirms 29 new COVID-19 cases
41931news114NHL awards regular-season trophies for season cut short
41924news115Cash Exodus: COVID-19 pandemic could accelerate shift to cashless, experts say
41922news116Feds look for exit amid talks with Quebec on keeping military in care homes
41920news117Trudeau, allies call for global unity at UN summit on pandemic recovery
41918news118Dysfunction in long-term care takes toll on overburdened workforce: association
41917news119Liberal MPs call for national standards for long-term care homes
41915news120Shares in nursing home companies plunge in the wake of Ontario care scandal
41913news121Private nursing home owners under pressure as COVID-19 exposes flaws in system
41911news122Canada a series of ‘regional epidemics,’ top doctor says as provinces hit snags
41898news123Cilantro and Chive ‘Chicken Parmesan Burger’ supports Lacombe Food Bank
41894news1242020 Lacombe property tax notices being mailed out
41892news125Kelowna, B.C., man charged with murder in Alberta killing
41880news126USMCA poised for star turn in trade spotlight as White House sours on China
41878news127Legal experts weigh in on Meng Wanzhou decision from B.C. Supreme Court
41872news128If an MP heckles in a virtual House of Commons, does it make a sound?
41870news129How much will be enough when it comes to Canada’s COVID-19 supply?
41868news130Twenty-nine of Canada’s 48 national parks to reopen to day-use visitors in early June
41867news131Advocates push Ottawa to fix long-term problems with long-term care
41864news132COVID-19 shows need for long-term-care reform but solve crisis first, Trudeau says
41860news133Military has located wreckage of helicopter and remains in Mediterranean
41859news134Five things to know about the Meng Wanzhou extradition case
41856news135Huawei executive loses court ruling, extradition case continues
41829news136Alberta gov’t developing guidelines to potentially host NHL games in Edmonton
41874news137RCMP CAD CRU and Breton/Thorsby RCMP arrest male twice in two days
41825news138Huawei executive loses court ruling, extradition case continues
41823news139Lacombe Council approves 2020 property tax rate
41821news140Sylvan Lake RCMP lay child luring charge
41819news141Lacombe’s Local Improvement Tax Policy intended to ensure fairness
41817news142Lacombe’s 2020/2021 Capital Works Program sees significant road infrastructure improvements
41815news143Lacombe salon alters cleaning procedures to protect clients, staff
41813news144Lacombe’s Jo(E) Social Media opening Youth Creative to nurture online dreams
41807news145‘Pointing out the obvious:’ Alberta govt stands by energy minister’s comments
41805news146Twenty-nine of Canada’s 48 national parks to reopen to day-use visitors June 1
41802news147Calgary bans businesses that claim to change sexual orientation or gender identity
41800news148Canada outspends Ireland, Norway in new pledging on Venezuelan refugee crisis
41799news149‘I can’t live on:’ Daughter of man fatally shot by Regina police seeks answers
41797news150Alberta legislature to resume with COVID work, other bills, sitting into July
41790news151UNB board votes to strip name from law faculty building over links to slavery
41788news152Election meddling becoming more sophisticated, Microsoft chief warns
41782news153Four Minneapolis officers fired after death of black man
41771news154Feds delay national action plan for missing and murdered Indigenous women
41767news155‘Don’t be like Toronto:’ Calgary mayor warns against large gatherings in parks
41765news156Newfoundland community devastated as three fishermen found dead, one missing
41762news157Justin Trudeau says he’ll take COVID-19 antibody test once available
41760news158Half of Canadians say governments are hiding something about COVID-19: poll
41758news159Federal deficit likely now at $260 billion due to COVID-19, PBO says
41756news160NDP, Liberals cut short debate on how Commons should function during pandemic
41754news161Military reports ‘shocking’ conditions in Ontario nursing homes
41752news162COVID-19 recovered cases continue to rise in Alberta
41741news163City of Lacombe council highlights - May 25, 2020
41737news164NHL unveils return-to-play format in the event season can resume
41735news165Bentley Farmers Market to open June 6; Lacombe Wednesday Market waiting for Music in the Park
41733news166Town of Blackfalds denied AB Family Resource Network Funding
41731news167Drug trafficking charges laid in central Alberta investigation
41728news168Part of C&E Trail closed for road repairs in Lacombe
41722news169‘Vancouver model’ marries dirty money and Chinese capital flight, inquiry hears
41720news170Half of Canadians say governments are hiding something about COVID-19: poll
41658news171Wetaskiwin RCMP arrest impaired driver following police car ramming
41648news172N.S. fire crews continue battling ‘out-of-control’ Porters Lake blaze
41646news173Technology, representation butt heads amid debate over resuming Parliament
41643news174Procession for Snowbirds crash victim makes its way through Halifax
41641news175No deaths from virus between Saturday and Sunday afternoon in Alberta
41626news176The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada as of May 23
41624news177Procession for Snowbirds crash victim to make its way through Halifax today
41803news178Testing wastewater could give early warning of second wave of COVID-19
41544news179Area teen crowned Miss Teenage Central Alberta
41539news180Lacombe’s Midway Centre looking to attract tenants
41537news181Maskwacis RCMP charge man with assault on police officer
41484news182Lacombe’s museums change summer operations due to COVID-19
42343business1Former Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz joins Enbridge board of directors
42341business2Special payment to former Bombardier CEO raises objections from shareholder group
42298business3Cinema chain AMC warns it may not survive the pandemic
42296business4Toronto home sales in May up from April, but economists temper their optimism
42294business5Bank of Canada keeps key rate target on hold, expects return to growth in Q3
42292business6Canada Goose shares up 16% after reporting $2.5 million profit for Q4
42290business7Investors again shrug off risks to drive stock markets to three-month highs
42281business8Scientist admits Sweden could have battled virus better
42277business9Bank of Canada keeps key interest rate target on hold at 0.25%
42225business10Bell Canada to sell 25 data centres for $1.04 billion for Equinix Inc.
42223business11With Italy at risk, Europe Central Bank could boost stimulus
42221business12Air Canada raises $1.6 billion to mitigate losses during pandemic
42219business13Investor optimism pushes stock markets, oil and loonie to near three-month highs
42194business14Canadian companies must support anti-racism efforts with action, experts say
42192business15Walmart closing its Tire, Lube and Express businesses in stores across Canada
42127business16Ontario makes temporary change to layoff regulations to help businesses
42125business17‘What do we do now?’ Labour dispute at Regina refinery nears 6 months
42123business18Trans Mountain reaches ‘key milestone’ as pipeline construction begins in B.C.
42121business19Bombardier exits commercial jet sector with closure of US$550M CRJ deal
42119business20North American stock markets up slightly to start June after two strong months
42096business21Protests spark virus fears in US; South Korea sees new cases
42093business22Vatican centralizes contracting to cut waste, corruption
42062business23Sweats are in, slacks are out: Could ‘work-leisure’ become business as usual?
41993business24CWB Financial reports Q2 profit down as provisions for credit losses soar
41991business25Laurentian Bank Financial Group reports Q2 profit down, cuts quarterly dividend
41985business26Crude has best month on record in May as prices surge 88 per cent
41983business27‘It is dire:’ Study finds B.C. logging continues on critical caribou habitat
41959business28New Zealand near eradication, but virus has grim global hold
41957business29Twitter adds ‘glorifying violence’ warning to Trump tweet
41910business30Aimia vows to fight Air Canada’s court move to halt upcoming merger
41908business31Huawei’s ambitions for Canada stalled by rift with China, security expert says
41906business32Oilpatch advocates tell MPs help needs to be faster, easier to get
41904business33Canada’s vulnerable to money laundering on par with similar countries: expert
41902business34Toronto stock market dips on weakness in the energy and financials sectors
41884business35Trump preparing order targeting social media protections
41882business36US virus deaths top 100,000, caseloads rise in India, Russia
41839business37S&P/TSX composite hits highest close since March on strength of financials sector
41837business38Alberta introduces bill to put deadlines on energy project approvals
41836business39BRP cutting 650 jobs as it exits outboard motor business hit hard by COVID-19
41834business40Mobile phone sales ‘very quiet’ even as some stores reopen, Rogers CEO says
41832business41COVID-19 aid programs will have to end, others to be modified, Trudeau says
41811business42Job losses among young risks creating ‘lock-down generation’
41809business43Trump threatens social media after Twitter fact-checks him
41751business44BC Ferries losing up to $1.5 million each day as pandemic tanks ridership
41749business45N.L. warns of exodus of oil and gas industry without more federal help
41747business46TSX gets lift from financials, U.S. markets rise to highest levels since March
41745business47Higher prices encourage Canadian producers to boost oil production
41743business48‘Pointing out the obvious:’ Alberta stands by energy minister’s comments
41726business49Scotiabank Q2 profit down from year ago as provisions for credit losses soar
41724business50Canada Pension fund manager posts 3.1 per cent annual return for 2019-20
41630business51Trump’s pitch to voters: Trust me, economy will soar in 2021
41628business52Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week
42311sports1Canadian Felicia Spencer ready to face UFC ‘living legend’ in Amanda Nunes
42309sports2Two-time Olympic gold medallist Haley Irwin retires from national hockey team
42307sports3Als head coach Jones says he received death threats as CFL player in Winnipeg
42305sports4MLS, players reach new labour deal, to resume with tournament
42303sports5Ontario Premier Ford says tests of NHL players would be handled in private labs
42300sports6MLB rejects 114-game schedule, threatens plan of about 50
42255sports7NFL tells teams they must hold training camps at home
42253sports8MLS players skip training again but reports suggest a deal may be close
42251sports9Jets captain Blake Wheeler on racism: ‘You can’t be silent anymore’
42249sports10Canadians seem OK with possibly being benched as playoff venue: survey
42247sports11GMs embrace ‘unique’ time in NHL history: ‘We’re excited we have an opportunity’
42245sports12NHL post-quarantine: Recapturing team chemistry a challenge
42153sports13Raptors guard VanVleet says people ‘fed up’ with racism and discrimination
42149sports14Canada’s Davies helps Bayern top Fortuna 5-0 to take 10-point Bundesliga lead
42147sports15Canada’s Olympic, Paralympic athletes get $5 million upon return to sport
42145sports16NHL plans to test players for COVID-19 daily if games resume
42144sports17Ottawa 67’s head coach Andre Tourigny named CHL coach of the year
42071sports18Canada’s Davies helps Bayern top Fortuna 5-0 to take 10-point Bundesliga lead
42069sports19Bobby Joe Morrow, 3-time winner in 1956 Olympics, dies at 84
42067sports20NHL plans to test players for COVID-19 daily if games resume
42048sports21QUIZ: Test your knowledge of the world of summer sports
42011sports22Proposed COVID-19 rule changes by World Rugby could improve the sport
42010sports23MLB teams cut hundreds with minor league season in doubt
42009sports24Ambrosie says CFL not interested in partnership with The Spring League
42007sports25Whyte, Marchant willing to wait one more year to cap their Olympic careers
42005sports26Oilers’ Draisaitl reflects on Art Ross Trophy win: ‘You dream of these things’
42003sports27No consensus yet on NBA return-to-play plan
41967sports28PODCAST: The Expert tackles the return of sports
41934sports29CFL commissioner Ambrosie asks The Spring League CEO for partnership proposal
41933sports30Hockey Canada cancels summer camps, going virtual with training camps
41930sports31Tam: NHL proposal being ‘reviewed,’ mandatory quarantine remains in place
41929sports32Connor McDavid on NHL format: ‘Not perfect, but it’s the best we got’
41926sports33Boston Marathon cancelled for 1st time in 124-year history
41896sports34Town of Blackfalds moving forward with the arena and library expansion
41850sports35Canadian international Alphonso Davies running straight at stardom
41849sports36Canucks GM says team could hold camp in U.S. due to Canada’s quarantine rules
41848sports37Calgary Flames have a lot of time to think about the Winnipeg Jets
41847sports38Kenney, Horgan differ on NHL hub takes as league looks for host cities
41845sports39Edmonton, Vancouver and Toronto vying to be NHL hubs, but there’s a catch
41843sports40Impact beyond hockey ushers O’Ree, Kennedy into Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame
41827sports41Rams volleyball returning three veterans, new coach next season
41780sports42‘Bayern Road Runner’ Alphonso Davies shines against Dortmund
41778sports43Commissioner Ambrosie not counting on specific funding from federal government
41775sports44NHL unveils return-to-play format in the event 2019-20 season can resume
41634sports45Canada’s NHL teams offer options to season-ticket holders
42240life1Palliative care has been put on the backburner during pandemic, experts say
42139life2Masks and social distancing work, new analysis finds
42138life3What is the new normal?
41980life4Hitching a ride: How risky is carpooling during COVID-19 pandemic?
41978life5Condition in kids with possible COVID-19 link being studied in Canada
41951life6More hospitals part of plasma transfusion trial to treat COVID-19 with antibodies
41948life7Brazilians say ‘I do’ at drive-thru weddings to avoid virus
41947life8Cases going down, but experts urge against visiting grandparents during pandemic
42034life9Pandemic disrupts rites of passage for many devout families
41937life10When could a COVID-19 vaccine be ready?
41935life11Cancer, coronavirus are a dangerous mix, new studies find
41852life12Experts say US coronavirus death count is flawed, but close
41851life13After COVID-19 lockdown, fitness fans reconsider returning to the gym
41773life14Sociologist among $100K Killam Prize winners for work on health-care inequities
42104opinion1VAUGHAN: Ending systemic racism is on everyone
41876opinion2COLUMN: Canada needs to remember rural communities as thoughts turn to pandemic recovery
41542opinion3VAUGHAN: Professional sports needs to pay the little guy if a return is inevitable
42351home1Lacombe’s Cilantro and Chive has ‘food on plates’ again
42288home2Alberta discussing early Stage 2 economic relaunch
42348home3Bentley School hosting digital grad to recognize accomplishments
42285home4Lacombe BBBS filling funding gap with Great Big Bottle Drop
42273home5Israeli, Chinese policies ‘concern’ Canada, undermine freedom, says Trudeau
42266home6House of Commons can manage virtual voting securely if MPs want it, Speaker says
42258home7Liberals detail changes to COVID-19 aid as they ask MPs to OK new spending
42217home8Alberta confirms 13 COVID-19 cases: Central zone remains at zero active
42208home9Charis Village opens its doors to first tenants in Lacombe
42202home10Music in the Park cancelled until August
42196home11Lacombe’s ‘World’s Largest Lure’ is now Guinness World Record certified
42200home12Highlights of the Lacombe County council meeting - May 28, 2020
42165home13Medical examiner: Floyd’s heart stopped while restrained
42131home14More provinces moving to further loosen COVID-19 restrictions
42102home15Zero active cases of COVID-19 in central zone
42087home16$2 raise for some health care workers in Alberta over a month late
42076home17No additional COVID-19 deaths; active cases in Alberta at 584 Sunday
42052home18Wind warning issued for central Alberta
42046home19Only 13 new COVID-19 cases confirmed by Alberta gov’t Saturday
42042home20Central Alberta naturalists fear pristine headwaters will be contaminated by coal mine
41981home21Every Albertan eligible for COVID-19 testing
41976home22Lacombe Hospital Auxiliary sews 200 scrub bags for local healthcare workers
41971home23Anna Maria’s Cafe opens at LMC after renovation hiatus
41969home24LPAC, Lacombe Tourism hosting Lacombe Canada Day Block Parties
41965home25Fast-food restaurants serving up free non-medical masks
41961home26Playgrounds and public washrooms facilities reopened in Lacombe County
41963home27PHOTO: Lacombe Look Back
41900home28Alberta confirms 29 new COVID-19 cases
41896home29Town of Blackfalds moving forward with the arena and library expansion
41898home30Cilantro and Chive ‘Chicken Parmesan Burger’ supports Lacombe Food Bank
41894home312020 Lacombe property tax notices being mailed out
41829home32Alberta gov’t developing guidelines to potentially host NHL games in Edmonton
41815home33Lacombe salon alters cleaning procedures to protect clients, staff
41827home34Rams volleyball returning three veterans, new coach next season
41823home35Lacombe Council approves 2020 property tax rate
41819home36Lacombe’s Local Improvement Tax Policy intended to ensure fairness
41813home37Lacombe’s Jo(E) Social Media opening Youth Creative to nurture online dreams
41817home38Lacombe’s 2020/2021 Capital Works Program sees significant road infrastructure improvements
41752home39COVID-19 recovered cases continue to rise in Alberta
41735home40Bentley Farmers Market to open June 6; Lacombe Wednesday Market waiting for Music in the Park
41741home41City of Lacombe council highlights - May 25, 2020
41733home42Town of Blackfalds denied AB Family Resource Network Funding
41728home43Part of C&E Trail closed for road repairs in Lacombe
41641home44No deaths from virus between Saturday and Sunday afternoon in Alberta
41484home45Lacombe’s museums change summer operations due to COVID-19
41539home46Lacombe’s Midway Centre looking to attract tenants
41967home21PODCAST: The Expert tackles the return of sports
42345home22Part II: Calkins says Canada can’t sustain long-term shutdown
42343home23Former Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz joins Enbridge board of directors
42341home24Special payment to former Bombardier CEO raises objections from shareholder group
42339home25Protests large but peaceful after new charges in Floyd case
42337home26PM joins third pandemic summit amid campaign for Security Council seat
42336home27Hydroxychloroquine does not prevent COVID after exposure to the virus: study
42334home28Nunavut RCMP to consider body cameras as tension between police, Inuit grows
42332home29Stockwell Day steps down from several roles after comments about racism
42330home210Trudeau to join global COVID-19 vaccine fundraiser amid calls for fair access
42328home211Joint inquiry or review of mass killing taking shape, N.S. justice minister says
42326home212Greens likely to hold virtual leadership convention due to pandemic: May
42324home213Meng hearing schedule to expand; lawyers ask for ‘referee’ in case
42322home214As some protesters in D.C. gird for battle, others provide first aid, supplies
42320home215Drone retrieves human remains, pieces of navy helicopter that crashed off Greece
42318home216Trudeau government given failing grade for lack of action plan on MMIWG
42316home217Parade marshal named for cancelled Stampede
42314home218Calgary couple stranded in India by COVID-19 pandemic killed: family
42313home219Cannes announces lineup for a festival cancelled by COVID
42311home220Canadian Felicia Spencer ready to face UFC ‘living legend’ in Amanda Nunes
42309home221Two-time Olympic gold medallist Haley Irwin retires from national hockey team
42307home222Als head coach Jones says he received death threats as CFL player in Winnipeg
42305home223MLS, players reach new labour deal, to resume with tournament
42303home224Ontario Premier Ford says tests of NHL players would be handled in private labs
42300home225MLB rejects 114-game schedule, threatens plan of about 50
42298home226Cinema chain AMC warns it may not survive the pandemic
42296home227Toronto home sales in May up from April, but economists temper their optimism
42294home228Bank of Canada keeps key rate target on hold, expects return to growth in Q3
42292home229Canada Goose shares up 16% after reporting $2.5 million profit for Q4
42290home230Investors again shrug off risks to drive stock markets to three-month highs
42281home231Scientist admits Sweden could have battled virus better
42279home232Defence Department accused of using pandemic to withhold info from Parliament
42277home233Bank of Canada keeps key interest rate target on hold at 0.25%
42275home234Federal aid for care home systems needed ahead of second wave, advocates say
42272home235Nunavut RCMP order probe after video shows suspect hit by police vehicle door
42270home236Joint federal-provincial inquiry into N.S. mass shooting a good option: top expert
42268home237As U.S. boils over, calls for Canadian justice ring out in House of Commons
42264home238How proceedings in the House of Commons during pandemic differ from normal
42262home239Feds continue to add to COVID-19 supply stores to meet future demand
42260home240Feds continue to add to COVID-19 supply stores to meet future demand
42256home241Ontario mulls collection of race-based COVID-19 data; some argue it’s essential
42255home242NFL tells teams they must hold training camps at home
42253home243MLS players skip training again but reports suggest a deal may be close
42251home244Jets captain Blake Wheeler on racism: ‘You can’t be silent anymore’
42249home245Canadians seem OK with possibly being benched as playoff venue: survey
42247home246GMs embrace ‘unique’ time in NHL history: ‘We’re excited we have an opportunity’
42245home247NHL post-quarantine: Recapturing team chemistry a challenge
42242home248Social media, music world go dark for Black Out Tuesday
42241home249‘Normal People’ director Lenny Abrahamson used intimacy co-ordinator on set
42240home250Palliative care has been put on the backburner during pandemic, experts say
42238home251Alberta victim services group concerned government could ‘raid’ fund
42237home252Fredette presents risk to public safety, correctional documents suggest
42234home253Confederate monuments coming down around South amid protests
42229home254US cities gird for more violence as Trump decries ‘lowlifes’
42227home255Alberta introduces legislation to regulate vaping, ban e-cigarettes for minors
42206home256Trudeau avoids questions about anti-racism protesters dispersed for Trump photo-op
42225home257Bell Canada to sell 25 data centres for $1.04 billion for Equinix Inc.
42223home258With Italy at risk, Europe Central Bank could boost stimulus
42221home259Air Canada raises $1.6 billion to mitigate losses during pandemic
42219home260Investor optimism pushes stock markets, oil and loonie to near three-month highs
42194home261Canadian companies must support anti-racism efforts with action, experts say
42192home262Walmart closing its Tire, Lube and Express businesses in stores across Canada
42190home263Political leaders take aim at racism in Canada as protests rage in U.S.
42188home264Canadians seem OK with possibly being benched as playoff venue: survey
42186home265Trudeau promises to speed $2.2 billion in funding for strapped cities
42183home266Trudeau rejects Trump suggestion to readmit Russia to G7, citing Crimea invasion
42181home267Bird strike might have caused Snowbird crash, early investigation finds
42180home268‘Makes no sense:’ Woman can’t fathom why husband, uncle slain on hunting trip
42178home269Climate change behind increases in extreme rain danger: scientists
42176home270Alberta introduces bill to create own parole board like Quebec, Ontario
42174home271Woman sentenced in toddler’s death says sorry to ‘every single person’ she hurt
42168home272‘Hate just hides’: Biden vows to take on systematic racism
42162home273On the spot where George Floyd died, his brother urges calm
42155home274Trump threatens military force against protesters nationwide
42153home275Raptors guard VanVleet says people ‘fed up’ with racism and discrimination
42149home276Canada’s Davies helps Bayern top Fortuna 5-0 to take 10-point Bundesliga lead
42147home277Canada’s Olympic, Paralympic athletes get $5 million upon return to sport
42145home278NHL plans to test players for COVID-19 daily if games resume
42144home279Ottawa 67’s head coach Andre Tourigny named CHL coach of the year
42142home280‘The Walrus and the Whistleblower’ profiles ‘walrus whisperer’ battle with Marineland
42139home281Masks and social distancing work, new analysis finds
42138home282What is the new normal?
42136home283Passengers and employees at Pearson airport must now wear masks ‘at all times’
42134home284‘It’s unsettling:’ Ranchers and feedlots worried about future impact of COVID-19
42132home285Ottawa pledges millions to promote holiday travel in Canada during pandemic
42129home286Community groups filling gaps in translation of COVID-19 information
42128home287Limit COVID-19 spread: Top doctor urges signs instead of shouting at protests
42127home288Ontario makes temporary change to layoff regulations to help businesses
42125home289‘What do we do now?’ Labour dispute at Regina refinery nears 6 months
42123home290Trans Mountain reaches ‘key milestone’ as pipeline construction begins in B.C.
42121home291Bombardier exits commercial jet sector with closure of US$550M CRJ deal
42119home292North American stock markets up slightly to start June after two strong months
42106home293Solidarity together: Central Albertans protest in Red Deer against racism
42100home294WCPS, STAR Catholic raise busing fees
42096home295Protests spark virus fears in US; South Korea sees new cases
42093home296Vatican centralizes contracting to cut waste, corruption
42091home297Pandemonium erupts again in U.S. cities as public anger shows no sign of abating
42089home298‘It’s unsettling:’ Ranchers and feedlots worried about future impact of COVID-19
42084home299SpaceX’s historic encore: Astronauts arrive at space station
42082home2100Cities board up windows, scrub out graffiti as Americans brace for more chaos
42080home2101Ottawa pledges millions to promote holiday travel in Canada during pandemic
42078home2102Ex-Bloc Quebecois leader, longtime Quebec politician Michel Gauthier dead at 70
42074home2103Central Alberta drowning and Ontario homicide connected: police
42062home2104Sweats are in, slacks are out: Could ‘work-leisure’ become business as usual?
42060home2105Minimum wage goes up June 1 in B.C. as businesses face COVID-19 challenges
42058home2106In hard-hit Quebec, families struggle to mourn those lost to COVID-19
42056home2107Investigations, prosecutions for polluting in Canada down sharply since 2015
42054home2108‘Little orange dot:’ Lone Alberta NDP MP says she offers different perspective
41987home2109COVID-19 cancelled their wedding plans, so they married on a B.C. mountaintop
42040home2110International student worry about pandemic as decisions loom on travel to Canada
42038home2111How finding a ministerial home for CMHC caused ‘madness’ in November
42036home2112‘What do we do now?’ Labour dispute at Regina refinery nears 6 months
42032home2113Police need more than an unverified tip to avoid drug-case entrapment: top court
42030home2114N.S. police received warnings in 2011 about man who would become mass killer
42028home2115Trudeau acknowledges ‘anti-black racism’ in U.S., with ‘work to do in Canada’
42026home2116Want a mask with your Big Mac? Alberta handing out masks at drive-thrus
42024home2117Senate joins House of Commons in extending suspension until mid-June
42022home2118Another $650M in COVID-19 aid bound for Indigenous communities, Miller says
42020home2119Large cruise ships barred from Canadian waters until end of October: Garneau
42018home2120Canada exploring ways to reunite families divided by COVID-19 border closure
42017home2121More COVID-19 tests, masks announced in some provinces as economy flails
42016home2122Students decry tuition hikes as COVID-19 pandemic increases financial strain
42013home2123Quebec schools see spike in COVID-19 cases as Ontario eyes regional reopenings
42011home2124Proposed COVID-19 rule changes by World Rugby could improve the sport
42010home2125MLB teams cut hundreds with minor league season in doubt
42009home2126Ambrosie says CFL not interested in partnership with The Spring League
42007home2127Whyte, Marchant willing to wait one more year to cap their Olympic careers
42005home2128Oilers’ Draisaitl reflects on Art Ross Trophy win: ‘You dream of these things’
42003home2129No consensus yet on NBA return-to-play plan
42001home2130Trump strikes China over virus, Hong Kong and student visas
41994home2131Minneapolis cop who knelt on man’s neck charged with murder
41993home2132CWB Financial reports Q2 profit down as provisions for credit losses soar
41991home2133Laurentian Bank Financial Group reports Q2 profit down, cuts quarterly dividend
41985home2134Crude has best month on record in May as prices surge 88 per cent
41983home2135‘It is dire:’ Study finds B.C. logging continues on critical caribou habitat
41980home2136Hitching a ride: How risky is carpooling during COVID-19 pandemic?
41978home2137Condition in kids with possible COVID-19 link being studied in Canada
41959home2138New Zealand near eradication, but virus has grim global hold
41957home2139Twitter adds ‘glorifying violence’ warning to Trump tweet
41955home2140Statistics Canada says first-quarter GDP worst showing since 2009
41953home2141Alberta introduces bill to change rules on charter schools, home-schooling
41951home2142More hospitals part of plasma transfusion trial to treat COVID-19 with antibodies
41948home2143Brazilians say ‘I do’ at drive-thru weddings to avoid virus
41947home2144Cases going down, but experts urge against visiting grandparents during pandemic
42034home2145Pandemic disrupts rites of passage for many devout families
41946home2146One dead, four hurt in head-on crash on one-way street in Edmonton
41944home2147NDP mocks Alberta premier’s UCP for taking COVID cash from ‘sugar daddy’ Trudeau
41942home2148Alberta introduces bill to change rules on charter schools, home-schooling
41940home2149Opposition parties call on Liberals to restore human-trafficking victims fund
41939home2150‘Antigone’ wins five trophies, including best picture, at Canadian Screen Awards
41937home2151When could a COVID-19 vaccine be ready?
41935home2152Cancer, coronavirus are a dangerous mix, new studies find
41934home2153CFL commissioner Ambrosie asks The Spring League CEO for partnership proposal
41933home2154Hockey Canada cancels summer camps, going virtual with training camps
41931home2155NHL awards regular-season trophies for season cut short
41930home2156Tam: NHL proposal being ‘reviewed,’ mandatory quarantine remains in place
41929home2157Connor McDavid on NHL format: ‘Not perfect, but it’s the best we got’
41926home2158Boston Marathon cancelled for 1st time in 124-year history
41924home2159Cash Exodus: COVID-19 pandemic could accelerate shift to cashless, experts say
41922home2160Feds look for exit amid talks with Quebec on keeping military in care homes
41920home2161Trudeau, allies call for global unity at UN summit on pandemic recovery
41918home2162Dysfunction in long-term care takes toll on overburdened workforce: association
41917home2163Liberal MPs call for national standards for long-term care homes
41915home2164Shares in nursing home companies plunge in the wake of Ontario care scandal
41913home2165Private nursing home owners under pressure as COVID-19 exposes flaws in system
41911home2166Canada a series of ‘regional epidemics,’ top doctor says as provinces hit snags
41910home2167Aimia vows to fight Air Canada’s court move to halt upcoming merger
41908home2168Huawei’s ambitions for Canada stalled by rift with China, security expert says
41906home2169Oilpatch advocates tell MPs help needs to be faster, easier to get
41904home2170Canada’s vulnerable to money laundering on par with similar countries: expert
41902home2171Toronto stock market dips on weakness in the energy and financials sectors
41892home2172Kelowna, B.C., man charged with murder in Alberta killing
41886home2173PHOTOS: Loved ones reunite at an oasis on closed U.S.-Canada border
41884home2174Trump preparing order targeting social media protections
41882home2175US virus deaths top 100,000, caseloads rise in India, Russia
41880home2176USMCA poised for star turn in trade spotlight as White House sours on China
41878home2177Legal experts weigh in on Meng Wanzhou decision from B.C. Supreme Court
41872home2178If an MP heckles in a virtual House of Commons, does it make a sound?
41870home2179How much will be enough when it comes to Canada’s COVID-19 supply?
41868home2180Twenty-nine of Canada’s 48 national parks to reopen to day-use visitors in early June
41867home2181Advocates push Ottawa to fix long-term problems with long-term care
41864home2182COVID-19 shows need for long-term-care reform but solve crisis first, Trudeau says
41860home2183Military has located wreckage of helicopter and remains in Mediterranean
41859home2184Five things to know about the Meng Wanzhou extradition case
41856home2185Huawei executive loses court ruling, extradition case continues
41854home2186CBC reveals fall/winter lineup including ‘Battle of the Blades,’ ‘Lady Dicks’
41852home2187Experts say US coronavirus death count is flawed, but close
41851home2188After COVID-19 lockdown, fitness fans reconsider returning to the gym
41850home2189Canadian international Alphonso Davies running straight at stardom
41849home2190Canucks GM says team could hold camp in U.S. due to Canada’s quarantine rules
41848home2191Calgary Flames have a lot of time to think about the Winnipeg Jets
41847home2192Kenney, Horgan differ on NHL hub takes as league looks for host cities
41845home2193Edmonton, Vancouver and Toronto vying to be NHL hubs, but there’s a catch
41843home2194Impact beyond hockey ushers O’Ree, Kennedy into Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame
41839home2195S&P/TSX composite hits highest close since March on strength of financials sector
41876home2196COLUMN: Canada needs to remember rural communities as thoughts turn to pandemic recovery
41837home2197Alberta introduces bill to put deadlines on energy project approvals
41836home2198BRP cutting 650 jobs as it exits outboard motor business hit hard by COVID-19
41834home2199Mobile phone sales ‘very quiet’ even as some stores reopen, Rogers CEO says
41832home2200COVID-19 aid programs will have to end, others to be modified, Trudeau says
41874home2201RCMP CAD CRU and Breton/Thorsby RCMP arrest male twice in two days
41825home2202Huawei executive loses court ruling, extradition case continues
41821home2203Sylvan Lake RCMP lay child luring charge
41811home2204Job losses among young risks creating ‘lock-down generation’
41809home2205Trump threatens social media after Twitter fact-checks him
41807home2206‘Pointing out the obvious:’ Alberta govt stands by energy minister’s comments
41805home2207Twenty-nine of Canada’s 48 national parks to reopen to day-use visitors June 1
41802home2208Calgary bans businesses that claim to change sexual orientation or gender identity
41800home2209Canada outspends Ireland, Norway in new pledging on Venezuelan refugee crisis
41799home2210‘I can’t live on:’ Daughter of man fatally shot by Regina police seeks answers
41797home2211Alberta legislature to resume with COVID work, other bills, sitting into July
41795home2212Walt Disney World presenting plans for reopening parks
41794home2213‘Amazing Race Canada’ wins big on second night of Canadian Screen Awards
41792home2214Quebec to loan up to US$200 million to struggling Cirque du Soleil
41790home2215UNB board votes to strip name from law faculty building over links to slavery
41788home2216Election meddling becoming more sophisticated, Microsoft chief warns
41782home2217Four Minneapolis officers fired after death of black man
41780home2218‘Bayern Road Runner’ Alphonso Davies shines against Dortmund
41778home2219Commissioner Ambrosie not counting on specific funding from federal government
41775home2220NHL unveils return-to-play format in the event 2019-20 season can resume
41773home2221Sociologist among $100K Killam Prize winners for work on health-care inequities
41771home2222Feds delay national action plan for missing and murdered Indigenous women
41767home2223‘Don’t be like Toronto:’ Calgary mayor warns against large gatherings in parks
41765home2224Newfoundland community devastated as three fishermen found dead, one missing
41762home2225Justin Trudeau says he’ll take COVID-19 antibody test once available
41760home2226Half of Canadians say governments are hiding something about COVID-19: poll
41758home2227Federal deficit likely now at $260 billion due to COVID-19, PBO says
41756home2228NDP, Liberals cut short debate on how Commons should function during pandemic
41754home2229Military reports ‘shocking’ conditions in Ontario nursing homes
41751home2230BC Ferries losing up to $1.5 million each day as pandemic tanks ridership
41749home2231N.L. warns of exodus of oil and gas industry without more federal help
41747home2232TSX gets lift from financials, U.S. markets rise to highest levels since March
41745home2233Higher prices encourage Canadian producers to boost oil production
41743home2234‘Pointing out the obvious:’ Alberta stands by energy minister’s comments
41737home2235NHL unveils return-to-play format in the event season can resume
41731home2236Drug trafficking charges laid in central Alberta investigation
41726home2237Scotiabank Q2 profit down from year ago as provisions for credit losses soar
41724home2238Canada Pension fund manager posts 3.1 per cent annual return for 2019-20
41722home2239‘Vancouver model’ marries dirty money and Chinese capital flight, inquiry hears
41720home2240Half of Canadians say governments are hiding something about COVID-19: poll
41658home2241Wetaskiwin RCMP arrest impaired driver following police car ramming
41648home2242N.S. fire crews continue battling ‘out-of-control’ Porters Lake blaze
41646home2243Technology, representation butt heads amid debate over resuming Parliament
41643home2244Procession for Snowbirds crash victim makes its way through Halifax
41626home2245The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada as of May 23
41624home2246Procession for Snowbirds crash victim to make its way through Halifax today
41803home2247Testing wastewater could give early warning of second wave of COVID-19
41544home2248Area teen crowned Miss Teenage Central Alberta
41537home2249Maskwacis RCMP charge man with assault on police officer
42313entertainment1Cannes announces lineup for a festival cancelled by COVID
42242entertainment2Social media, music world go dark for Black Out Tuesday
42241entertainment3‘Normal People’ director Lenny Abrahamson used intimacy co-ordinator on set
42202entertainment4Music in the Park cancelled until August
42142entertainment5‘The Walrus and the Whistleblower’ profiles ‘walrus whisperer’ battle with Marineland
42065entertainment6Ontario says drive-in movie theatres are clear to reopen on Sunday
41939entertainment7‘Antigone’ wins five trophies, including best picture, at Canadian Screen Awards
41854entertainment8CBC reveals fall/winter lineup including ‘Battle of the Blades,’ ‘Lady Dicks’
41797entertainment9Alberta legislature to resume with COVID work, other bills, sitting into July
41795entertainment10Walt Disney World presenting plans for reopening parks
41794entertainment11‘Amazing Race Canada’ wins big on second night of Canadian Screen Awards
41792entertainment12Quebec to loan up to US$200 million to struggling Cirque du Soleil
41987trending-now1COVID-19 cancelled their wedding plans, so they married on a B.C. mountaintop
41886trending-now2PHOTOS: Loved ones reunite at an oasis on closed U.S.-Canada border
42285community1Lacombe BBBS filling funding gap with Great Big Bottle Drop
42213community2Morningside gets new playground
42048community3QUIZ: Test your knowledge of the world of summer sports
41620community4QUIZ: Crowds and solitude
41013video1Facing changes together: Your community, your journalists
42098video2Bird strike highlighted as potential cause of fatal Snowbirds crash in B.C.: report
42048video3QUIZ: Test your knowledge of the world of summer sports
41620video4QUIZ: Crowds and solitude
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