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Man shot and killed by RCMP pointed rifle at officer: ASIRT

The armed man RCMP shot in Maskwacis on Thursday died in an Edmonton hospital two days later, Alberta's police watchdog said. Mounties responded to a call about a man discharging a firearm in a rural area of Samson Cree Nation just before 1:30 p.m.

ASIRT says this rifle was found at the Maskwacis scene where an RCMP officer shot an armed man on Dec. 1, 2022. (Supplied)

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All-girl youth group serves warm meals at Boyle Street

The Gathering Angels, a group learning life skills and volunteering in the community, packaged more than 150 individual meals donated by a local Mediterranean restaurant and volunteered at Boyle Street for the second weekend in a row.

The Gathering Angels volunteered at Boyle Street Community Services on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2022. (Jessica Robb/CTV News Edmonton)

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Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin acquitted on 1988 sexual assault charge

A Quebec civilian judge has acquitted Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin of sexual assault over an allegation that dates back to 1988. Judge Richard Meredith said he believes the complainant was sexually assaulted, but said the Crown did not establish beyond a reasonable doubt that it was Fortin who had assaulted her.