Mark Marek will serve house arrest after pleading guilty to "corrupting morals" for posting the video of the Luka Magnotta murder
Once the engine driving the Canadian economy, in 2013 Alberta created 87 percent of net new jobs in the country. But as oil prices continue to tumble, the job letting has been fast and furious.
The "threat" that forced a WestJet flight to make an emergency landing in Winnipeg Monday night was unspecified. The earlier incidents involved bomb threats. No explosives were ever found.
The incident shook Edmonton mayor Don Iveson, who spoke of the fallen officer's family. "I feel this most deeply as a father of young children. And I'm incredibly sad for them."
Fort McMurray has reached an almost mythical status among Canadians as the hub of the oil sands industry. The plummeting price of crude has forced this boom town to slow down.