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American man dedicated life to finding treasure on Nova Scotia's Oak Island

HALIFAX — An American who became a famed Nova Scotia treasure hunter is being remembered by friends as a larger-than-life figure. Dan Blankenship died Sunday at 95.

October dates set for preliminary hearing in shipbuilding secrets case

OTTAWA — A preliminary hearing is set for October in the case of a public servant accused of leaking cabinet secrets about a $700-million naval contract.
Saskatchewan city to take another look at rejected group home proposal

Saskatchewan city to take another look at rejected group home proposal

WEYBURN, Canada — A Saskatchewan city council that voted against building a group home for disabled adults in an upscale neighbourhood is reconsidering the application.

RCMP say disappearance of B.C. cowboy Ben Tyner 'may involve criminality'

SURREY, B.C. — The case of a rancher who has been missing in British Columbia since January is being treated as a suspicious disappearance by the RCMP. Sgt.
A look at five political leaders who will campaign in Alberta's spring election

A look at five political leaders who will campaign in Alberta's spring election

EDMONTON — Albertans are going to the polls in a spring election on April 16.
A look at Alberta's elections since the province was created in 1905

A look at Alberta's elections since the province was created in 1905

EDMONTON — A chronology of Alberta elections: Nov. 9, 1905: Lawyer Alexander Rutherford, son of an immigrant farmer from Scotland, leads the Liberals to a lopsided victory over R.B. Bennett's Conservatives, taking 22 of 25 legislature seats.
A list of Alberta premiers since the province was created in 1905

A list of Alberta premiers since the province was created in 1905

EDMONTON — A list of Alberta's premiers: Rachel Notley, NDP, 2015- Jim Prentice, Progressive Conservative, 2014-2015 Dave Hancock (interim), Progressive Conservative, 2014 Alison Redford, Progressive Conservative, 2011-2014 Ed Stelmach, Progressive C
Fought to unite Alberta conservatives: Former MP Kenney ready to run for premier

Fought to unite Alberta conservatives: Former MP Kenney ready to run for premier

EDMONTON — Alberta Opposition Leader Jason Kenney finally gets his title shot.
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley wants chance to 'finish that job'

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley wants chance to 'finish that job'

EDMONTON — Premier Rachel Notley says her childhood in the semi-isolated town of Fairview in northern Alberta taught her to adapt and improvise — even if means sticking your spouse on the hood of the car.

Man hurt during arrest for alleged slurs at B.C. vigil for New Zealand victims

SURREY, B.C. — An investigation is underway after a man in Surrey, B.C., was injured while being arrested for allegedly yelling racial slurs at a prayer vigil for the victims of the New Zealand mosque attacks.