Alberta transport online news

  • 16.02.2016 04:38

    Edmonton gas prices could jump 10 cents per litre this week as crude oil rebounds, says one analyst. West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures rose 1.1 per cent in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange on Monday after surging 12 per

  • 16.02.2016 04:14

    The latest symptom that Edmonton’s transit system needs at the least a rigorous check-up, and more likely the help of a specialist, came in a report from the city auditor last week. According to auditor David Wiun, the city’s bus system routinely fails to

  • 13.02.2016 07:38

    Camrose — Kevin Koe got his revenge against Mick Lizmore on Friday night.

  • 13.02.2016 05:14

    Phil Allen, 1949 – 2016 Phil Allen, the winningest head coach in Canadian college basketball history, loved the game so much even a heart attack that forced him to retire from coaching in 2008, couldn’t keep him away from the basketball court. “Bask

  • 13.02.2016 00:44

    This isn’t my usual column. You’ll find nothing here about killing aphids or the history of pansies. With each generation, fewer people are gardening. We’re becoming disconnected from the earth, and as we do we’re not teaching our children there’s more ge

  • 12.02.2016 21:44

    If Canada were a kindergarten class, Alberta would get a gold star for sharing, but not without a few ground rules first. Researchers at the Angus Reid Institute asked 1,500 people about their opinion of ride-sharing service Uber and accommodation-sharing service Airbnb. “They are the ones that have been most in the news, certainly the ones that have captured the most attention,” Shachi ...

  • 12.02.2016 20:26

    High River, Alberta – High River RCMP On February 11, 2016 at approximately 8:40 p.m., a lone male entered the Co-op Liquor Store located near the corner of 12th Avenue and 1st Street. The male demanded money from the clerk while he kept one hand hidden inside the front of his jacket. No weapon was produced or threatened and the male left the store with an undisclosed amount of money. The two ...

  • 12.02.2016 04:38

    "If you get on the system at any point, it shouldn't be distinguishable, not like you're on the private part or the ETS part."

  • 11.02.2016 23:50

    "ETS management advised us that they believe the decline in performance is a reflection of an increase in the number of persons with mobility devices and strollers, construction activity and increased traffic congestion on city streets."

  • 11.02.2016 20:32

    LETHBRIDGE -  Lethbridge investigators are asking for help in finding a woman who may know something about the city's second homicide of the year. Jillian Wendy Across The Mountain, 54, is not considered a suspect but police say she may have information that could help with the investigation into the death of 56-year-old Frances Candice Little Light. Little Light, known to loved ones ...

  • 11.02.2016 19:14

    Sylvan Lake, Alberta – RCMP are investigating a report of a missing Sylvan Lake Male. Robert William PLUNKETT (69yrs old) has been missing since yesterday the 10th of February around 7:30AM when he was last seen at his residence by family. RCMP have reason to believe he is operating his 2010 GMC Sierra 1/2 ton truck bearing Alberta licence plate BLV8409. Mr. PLUNKETT is an avid hunter and has ...

  • 11.02.2016 01:14

    Alberta scientists are hoping to blow the whistle on the Zika virus.   Just as fears of the mosquito-borne virus was first making headlines last month, Ingenuity Labs put together a team of scientists in days to begin work on a detection kit that can be quickly and inexpensively distributed and used, said Dr. Carlo Montemagno. “Sometimes these teams take months to form and many months to ...

  • 10.02.2016 23:08

    RED DEER -  A suspect has been arrested a week after someone in a stolen truck rammed two cruisers and aimed the speeding vehicle at police officers in central Alberta. Red Deer RCMP say the truck narrowly missed hitting the officers, who had laid down two spike belts to try to stop the driver. They say he also rammed a garbage truck before speeding away on flattened tires. The driver ran ...

  • 10.02.2016 21:02

    Red Deer, Alberta – A 22 year old Red Deer man was arrested seven days after he fled from the Red Deer RCMP in a stolen truck, having rammed two police vehicles, a garbage truck and two civilian vehicles. On February 2 at approximately 4 pm, Red Deer RCMP responded to a report of a suspicious truck in a parking lot at 60 Street and 51 Avenue. RCMP confirmed the truck had been stolen out of Red Deer ...

  • 10.02.2016 19:42

    EDMONTON — An Edmonton judge has handed down a five-year prison sentence to a man who admitted to driving with a blood-alcohol level nearly three times the legal limit when he slammed into a car, killing its driver. Tyhler Kennedy Keith, who was sentenced Tuesday, had previously pleaded guilty to charges of impaired driving causing death and impaired driving causing injury. Keith, who was 21 at the ...

  • 10.02.2016 09:50

    Grande Prairie, AB: RCMP have charged a male for a number of offences following a traffic stop over the weekend. On Saturday, February 6 2016 at around 8:00 PM, Grande Prairie RCMP Strike/Suppression Team initiated a traffic stop with a suspicious vehicle on 92 Avenue near 92 Street. RCMP have charged a male for a number of offences following a traffic stop over the weekend. On Saturday, February 6 ...

  • 10.02.2016 09:50

    Grande Prairie, AB: On Friday, February 5, 2016 at approximately 7:30 PM police were conducting a patrol in the city when they located a male in the process of committing a break and enter into a fenced compound on 92 Avenue. The male was arrested without incident and further investigation revealed that he was the same male who committed an assault on a police officer in August of last year. Brandon ...

  • 10.02.2016 06:30

    Edmonton. City of champions — and low gas prices. The price of fuel in Alberta's capital city has fallen to the lowest level in the country. Monitoring site GasBuddy.com found that the price of regular gas is as cheap as 57.9 cents per litre in some parts of the city on Tuesday. A driver fills up with gas, at a price of 68.9 cents per litre, in Edmonton, on Jan. 20, 2016. (Photo: Jason Franson/CP) ...

  • 10.02.2016 06:26

    An Edmonton fraudster with a drug problem was sentenced Tuesday to four years in prison for stealing more than $700,000 from two victims who entrusted him to sell their recreational vehicles. Jeff Mitran, 56, was also ordered to pay $715,000 in restitutio

  • 10.02.2016 04:44

      Re: “Councillor criticizes MP’s $46K allowance,” Feb. 6 Many elected bodies have moved away from setting their own pay, including Edmonton city council, to avoid this type of controversy. Many seem to think Sohi himself had someth

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