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Alberta: Province of Canada
Alberta is a province of Canada. With an estimated population of 4,067,175 people as of the 2016 census, it is Canada's fourth most populous province and the most populous of Canada's three prairie provinces. Its area is about 660,000 square kilometres (250,000 sq mi). Alberta and Saskatchewan were formerly districts of the Northwest Territories until they were established as provinces on September 1, 1905.


Trudeau has 'serious questions' on arrest video [Video]

Trudeau has 'serious questions' on arrest video

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday said that police dashcam video of the forceful arrest of a Canadian aboriginal chief raises questions about the Royal Canadian Mounted Police's use of..

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Rescuers pull out wild horse stuck in muddy swamp [Video]

Rescuers pull out wild horse stuck in muddy swamp

It took 45 minutes for the team from Help Alberta Wildies Society to pull out the female horse that almost died from starvation. Video source: Help Alberta Wildies Society

Credit: Reuters - Viral Video     Duration: 02:37Published

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