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Kaitlyn Lawes hopes tide is turning for her Manitoba team at Tournament of Hearts

Kaitlyn Lawes hopes tide is turning for her Manitoba team at Tournament of Hearts

CALGARY — Kaitlyn Lawes has asked for her teammates' patience as she irons out her game at the Canadian women's curling championship.
Warm and dry weather prompts Alberta to declare an early start to wildfire season

Warm and dry weather prompts Alberta to declare an early start to wildfire season

EDMONTON — The Alberta government has declared an early start to the 2024 wildfire season in the face of low snowpacks and forecasts of dry weather to come.
'Broken promises': Alberta Opposition expecting budget will fail to fix core problems

'Broken promises': Alberta Opposition expecting budget will fail to fix core problems

EDMONTON — Alberta's Opposition says it's bracing for next week's provincial budget to be full of broken promises while failing to fix crumbling health-care and education systems.
Veterinarians alert police, leading to animal abuse charges against three in Calgary

Veterinarians alert police, leading to animal abuse charges against three in Calgary

CALGARY — Police in Calgary have charged three people in relation to two separate animal cruelty incidents after being alerted by local veterinary clinics. Investigators received a call on Jan.
Alberta Premier Danielle Smith set to give TV address before spring sitting, budget

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith set to give TV address before spring sitting, budget

EDMONTON — Premier Danielle Smith is scheduled to give a television address to Albertans on Wednesday evening. Her office shared the information on social media with a link to the government's website.
Getting a handle on curling stones not easy at Tournament of Hearts

Getting a handle on curling stones not easy at Tournament of Hearts

CALGARY — The honour system is in play at the Canadian women's curling championship when it comes to hog-line violations. A curler delivering a stone must release it before it reaches the hog line.
Jones, Sturmay race to fourth straight wins at Canadian women's curling championship

Jones, Sturmay race to fourth straight wins at Canadian women's curling championship

CALGARY — Colleen Jones has a front-row seat on teams trying to break her curling records. The six-time Canadian champion skip has returned to the Scotties Tournament of Hearts as Nova Scotia's coach 11 years after she last played in it.
Kadri helps ignite Flames rally to ground Jets 6-3

Kadri helps ignite Flames rally to ground Jets 6-3

CALGARY — Down 3-1 early against one of the top teams backstopped by an elite goaltender, the slumping Calgary Flames could have easily folded. Instead, they fought back.

Nazem Kadri's 3-point game leads Flames over Jets 6-3

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Nazem Kadri had two goals and an assist as the Calgary Flames rallied from a two-goal deficit to post a 6-3 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Monday.
Banff, a busy tourist town, signs housing deal with Ottawa; one of six in Alberta

Banff, a busy tourist town, signs housing deal with Ottawa; one of six in Alberta

BANFF, Alta. — A busy Alberta tourist town in Banff National Park has signed an agreement with the federal government to support its plan to deal with the ongoing affordable housing crisis.
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