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ALERT has charged Laurence Bouwmeester, 61, of Calgary, with child sexual exploitation in connection with a relationship with a Lethbridge teenager. Photo from Wayn.com

Calgary man charged with sexual exploitation

Police have charged a Calgary man with sexual exploitation in connection with an relationship with a Lethbridge teen.The Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams or ALERT alleges the man met the boy online when he was 14 years old and began a relationship, which progressed to physical sexual offences.

Calgary firefighters work to lift an SUV that left Deerfoot Trail S.E. north of Dunbow Rd and landed in the Bow River on Wednesday August 24, 2016. The driver was taking to hospital in life-threatening condition. </p><p>Gavin Young/Postmedia

Car plunges into Bow River

Emergency crews have pulled a driver out of the Bow River after his vehicle plunged into the water near Calgary’s southern limits Wednesday.

Photos supplied by the Beverage Container Management Board (BCMB) of a warehouse in northwest Edmonton that was allegedly being used to illegally import cans and bottles from the Yukon while raking in Alberta deposit dollars. Supplied photo

Can scammers' fine hiked

An Alberta recycling company will have to find some more spare change after a record-setting fine from the government was upheld — and increased.

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