Feb. 2, 2020
Officer involved shooting in Lloydminster, Alta.
Lloydminster, Alta. – On Feb. 2, 2020, at approximately 1:00 p.m., Lloydminster RCMP received a call from a complainant who reported a stolen vehicle in the Lloydminster area.
RCMP members located the vehicle and attempted a traffic stop. An altercation occurred that resulted in an RCMP member discharging their service pistol, however the vehicle was able to flee the area, pursued by RCMP members.
At approximately 2 p.m., the vehicle was located by RCMP members in the central area of Lloydminster. A further altercation occurred that resulted in another RCMP officer discharging their service pistol. The male driver was deceased and the female passenger was taken into custody without incident. The female passenger was not injured and remains in police custody.
Two RCMP members were taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
This incident involved officers from the Lloydminster, Kitscoty, Vermillion, Wainwright, Maidstone, and Onion Lake RCMP, RCMP Police Dog Service, and RCMP Traffic Services.
The Director of Law Enforcement has been notified and the Alberta Serious Incident Response Team (ASIRT) has been directed to investigate the circumstances surrounding the officer involved shooting and the actions of police. The RCMP will continue to investigate the events leading up to the confrontation with police.
The Alberta RCMP will not be commenting further on this incident. All media inquiries about this incident should now be directed to ASIRT at 780-641-9099.
Fully vaccinated with negative tests in hand, Calgary mom and daughters forced into quarantine on return to Canada
Day 1 – Dec 4, 6:37 PM – Shock and Awe
Day 2 – Dec 5, 11:17 AM = Frustration sets in
Day 3.- Dec 6. 11:22 AM = Canadian Quarantine for Fully Vaccinated Travelers With Negative Covid Tests
Day 4 – Dec 7 – Third Negative Test Results Finally Come After More Than 3 Days.
4 days in quarantine. We left when we got our results. I made a choice to leave after I was unable to contact anyone at either PHAC or the Red Cross who could give us any information about being released by a quarantine office.
This interview was conducted by the CTV in the hours after Tiffany and her children returned home after 4 days in quarantine.
Politicians raise concerns about carbon pricing benefits given to oilsands companies
EDMONTON — Federal and provincial politicians are raising questions about Alberta government support provided to profitable oilsands companies that say carbon pricing hurts their competitiveness.
A recently released Alberta government document lists oilsands producers that have benefitted from a 2018 program designed to soften the blow of carbon pricing for companies whose competitors don’t pay those costs.
The program allows successful applicants to meet reduction targets through a greater emphasis on offsets, apply for emissions reduction grants or simply emit more carbon.
The document shows the only company that has benefitted from the program every year between 2018 and 2020 is Canadian Natural Resources Limited, which declared more than $2 billion in profits in the third quarter of 2021.
Alberta New Democrat environment critic Marlin Schmidt says the province must be more transparent, pointing out the document doesn’t say what benefits CNRL received, how big they were or how they were justified.
Federal Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault says his office is looking into how the program was used.
He says if problems are found, it could have an effect on the agreement between Alberta and Ottawa on carbon pricing.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published Dec. 8, 2021.
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