Category Archive: Global News

Jul 28

Investigation continues into train derailment near Coutts

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Emergency crews are cleaning up following a train derailment near the Alberta-Montana border. A total of 19 cars left the tracks in a rural area, roughly five kilometres north of Coutts, AB. According to Canadian Pacific, there were no injuries sustained in the derailment, which happened late Friday afternoon. The train was carrying coal, however …

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Mar 09

Local fire & EMS officials weary of changes to provincial dispatch services

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Local officials are prepared but disappointed with incoming changes to Alberta’s ambulance dispatch services. A new report by the Health Quality Council released Monday recommends dispatch be consolidated across the province. Lethbridge has operated as an integrated fire and ambulance service for the city and 25 neighbouring communities for more than 100 years and it’s …

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