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City of Camrose Mayor Norm Mayer.

City examines council pay scale

The City of Camrose began the process of examining remuneration for the mayor and councillors at the committee of a whole council meeting on Feb. 6.

 Prime Minister Justin Trudeau holds a media availability as he visits Iqaluit, Nunavut on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Electoral reform pivot: PM cites 'fringe voices'

Amid controversy over his disparaging remark about a potential Conservative rival, Justin Trudeau is defending his decision to abandon his Liberal government’s promise to change how Canadians choose their federal leaders.

Jo-Anne Tweed, program director at Neighbour Aid, says demand at the food bank is much higher than in past years.Josh Aldrich/ Camrose Canadian

Food bank feeding high demand

Neighbor Aid is among the many Alberta food bank proprietors dealing with an increase in demand this past year, a need that continues to exist.

The Edmonton Law Courts, housing provincial courts, family courts, the Court of Appeal and Court of Queen's Bench, is seen in downtown Edmonton, Alta., Monday, June 9, 2014.

Man admits making child porn

The surviving suspect in an Edmonton child porn case entered a guilty plea in the midst of a retrial that had been ordered by Canada’s highest court, but plans to challenge the constitutionality of the minimum penalty for the conviction.