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‘Mega trends’ set to alter economy, society, security

A top-secret document by Canada’s spy agency explores the so-called “mega trends” on its radar

Chronic pain patients need options beyond opioids: B.C. advocate

People who live with chronic pain need options beyond prescription opioids, and it’s up to the BC government to provide more services

East coast begins massive cleanup after downpours knock out roads, power

Heavy rain flooded the area on Saturday floating large ice onto the road and dropping temperatures then froze the water overnight into Sunday morning.

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Lacombe and Red Deer Chambers prepare members for cannabis legalization
Red Deer will officially be the home of the Canadian Finals Rodeo
Berkley the bear celebrates first brithday
Red Deer Entertainment Awards honours Red Deer's burgeoning talent

North Korean orchestra, maybe joint hockey team at Olympics

Officials from the Koreas met Monday to work out details about North Korea’s plan to send an art troupe to the South during next month’s Winter Olympics

WATCH: Servus Credit Union Arena officially opens to public

The new arena will host men’s and women’s hockey at the 2019 Canada Winter Games

Supreme Court case could lead to First Nations role in law-making

The government says more consultation while making laws is too onerous

Council approves over $700,000 to prepare for 2019 Canada Winter Games

Operation of Red Deer’s Ross Street Patio cancelled for Games

City approves increase in funding to clean up homeless camps

Money will go towards cleaning up to 15 to 20 Red Deer camps a week

If 2017 weather was a downer, you ain’t seen nothing yet: Environmental Defence

‘We will have more wacky weather in 2018 … as the world continues to warm’

Council approves 10 new police officers for the City

New officers will cost City $1.53 million over two years

UPDATE/WATCH: Jason Klaus and Josh Frank guilty in triple murder

Crown argues for 75 years to life in prison, sentencing on Jan. 22nd

Brocket school teacher arrested on child porn charges

Investigators charged Anderson with possessing, accessing, and distributing child pornography.

Semi tractor driver dies in Highway 2 collision

The southbound lanes of Highway 2 near Lacombe were closed for some time

Lumby supports vote for Fernie Hockeyville idea

Okanagan village that won 2016 crown backs Saskatchewan call to vote for Fernie after arena disaster

Canadian Kennel Club seeking to add 12 more dogs to its pack

2018’s incoming class could include the Portuguese sheepdog, Tibetan mastiff, rat terrier and Spanish water dog

University of Calgary won’t expel sex offender

The University of Calgary says it has no grounds to expel student, Connor Neurauter, convicted of sex crime

Ex-B.C. health minister says pot promising substitute for opioid addiction

Terry Lake oversaw the declaration of a public health emergency amid the deadly fentanyl crisis