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Wednesday, 30 November 2011 11:38

Throngs of southern Albertans turn out for annual parade

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By Jamie Woodford
Fort Macleod
Cold, slicing winds couldn’t keep children, or children at heart, from catching a glimpse of Santa Claus Nov. 26.
Bundled in their toques, mitts and scarves, and armed with blankets, chairs and hot chocolate, people packed Main Street during Fort Macleod’s 30th annual Santa Claus Parade — an event that kicks off the Christmas season for many southern Albertans.

(CNW) After a violent windstorm hit Calgary and much of southern Alberta on the weekend, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is informing consumers about what they need to know if their property was affected.

Wednesday, 23 November 2011 11:30

Extremely high wind peels off roof at Nanton High School

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Nanton
Nanton RCMP report that strong winds up to 100km/hrs peeled off the roof of the local J T FOSTER High School in Nanton around 10 a.m. this morning.

Courtesy Alberta Government

With 96 deaths and 1,384 injuries caused by impaired driving on Alberta roads last year, Alberta has introduced new legislation aimed at improving safety on the province’s roads.

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