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Elks look to bounce back from gutting loss in opener as Alouettes visit town

Elks look to bounce back from gutting loss in opener as Alouettes visit town

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Elks’ mistake-filled fourth quarter transformed what looked to be a dream home opener into a nightmare.
Panthers captain Aleksander Barkov to play in Game 3 of Stanley Cup final

Panthers captain Aleksander Barkov to play in Game 3 of Stanley Cup final

EDMONTON — Aleksander Barkov is good to go for Game 3 of the Stanley Cup final.
'A most horrible death': Dogs in fatal attack on elderly woman ordered euthanized

'A most horrible death': Dogs in fatal attack on elderly woman ordered euthanized

CALGARY — A Calgary judge has ordered two dogs be destroyed for their part in the "most horrible death" of an elderly woman two years ago.
Work pauses on Calgary water pipe after injuries; consumption continues to rise

Work pauses on Calgary water pipe after injuries; consumption continues to rise

CALGARY — Repairs to a fractured Calgary water pipe were paused Thursday after two workers were injured at the site, while the city's mayor pleaded with residents to step up their conservation efforts.

Playing through injury, Oilers' Kane may have reached a breaking point in the Stanley Cup Final

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Kris Knoblauch engaged Evander Kane in a conversation before the Edmonton Oilers started practice. The chat lasted roughly five minutes, and Kane left the ice just after hearing from his coach.
Oilers trail Panthers 2-0 as Stanley Cup final shifts to Edmonton for Game 3

Oilers trail Panthers 2-0 as Stanley Cup final shifts to Edmonton for Game 3

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers are under pressure as the Stanley Cup final shifts to their home arena tonight. Edmonton trails the Florida Panthers 2-0 in the best-of-seven series for hockey’s holy grail heading into Game 3 at Rogers Place.
Cross-examination for undercover officer who testified Coutts accused wanted to kill

Cross-examination for undercover officer who testified Coutts accused wanted to kill

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — An undercover police officer is set to face more cross-examination today at the murder-conspiracy trial of two protesters at the border blockade at Coutts, Alta.
Stop gas expansion for home heating or risk leaving ratepayers on the hook: report

Stop gas expansion for home heating or risk leaving ratepayers on the hook: report

TORONTO — Provinces must stop natural gas expansion and invest in electrification to keep home heating reliable and cost-effective, a new report says, suggesting ratepayers and governments could otherwise be on the hook for billions of dollars in und
Alberta Premier Danielle Smith taking over fight of energy 'war room'

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith taking over fight of energy 'war room'

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Danielle Smith says she's bringing the province's energy "war room" under the purview of her office because she needs to take on the fight with Ottawa on behalf of the energy industry.
'Run and gun': Undercover officer says accused at Coutts spoke of killing police

'Run and gun': Undercover officer says accused at Coutts spoke of killing police

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — An undercover police officer told court Anthony Olienick characterized Mounties as the “arms” of Canada’s “devil” prime minister and said if police tried to break up the border blockade at Coutts, Alta., he would kill them.
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