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Defence says Alberta Mountie was doing her job when she shot at man eight times

Defence says Alberta Mountie was doing her job when she shot at man eight times

EDMONTON — The defence lawyer for an Alberta Mountie charged with manslaughter says his client was doing her job when she fired shots at a man that she thought was the suspect of a shooting the day before. Const. Jessica Brown and Cpl.
Seattle Kraken forward Shane Wright joins Canada's world junior team

Seattle Kraken forward Shane Wright joins Canada's world junior team

CALGARY — Canada's junior hockey team is getting another big boost from the NHL. Hockey Canada says the Seattle Kraken have loaned forward Shane Wright to the team before the start of its selection camp in Moncton, N.B.
Trans Mountain Corp. fined for 2020 death of pipeline expansion worker

Trans Mountain Corp. fined for 2020 death of pipeline expansion worker

CALGARY — The Canada Energy Regulator has issued financial penalties against Trans Mountain Corp. related to the 2020 death of a worker.
Canada's Olympic gold medallists in speedskating have eye on world record

Canada's Olympic gold medallists in speedskating have eye on world record

CALGARY — After an Olympic gold medal, going where no team as gone before drives Isabelle Weidemann, Ivanie Blondin and Valérie Maltais.
Teen phenom Bouchard thrilled to be teamed with snowboarding idol McMorris

Teen phenom Bouchard thrilled to be teamed with snowboarding idol McMorris

EDMONTON — Mark McMorris will celebrate his 29th birthday this weekend. But, in snowboarding terms, he’s an old man. Eli Bouchard is just 14 years old, and McMorris is one of his idols.
Alberta passes sovereignty act, but first strips out sweeping powers to cabinet

Alberta passes sovereignty act, but first strips out sweeping powers to cabinet

EDMONTON — The Alberta legislature has passed Premier Danielle Smith’s controversial sovereignty act but not before first stripping out the provision that granted Smith’s cabinet the power to bypass the legislature and rewrite laws as it saw fit.
Connor McDavid's four-point effort leads Oilers to 8-2 rout of Coyotes

Connor McDavid's four-point effort leads Oilers to 8-2 rout of Coyotes

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers finally put together a complete game on Wednesday, even if it was against a team running on fumes.
Andersson's three-point night helps Calgary Flames to 5-3 win over Minnesota Wild

Andersson's three-point night helps Calgary Flames to 5-3 win over Minnesota Wild

CALGARY — Down 2-0 before the game was three minutes old, the Calgary Flames rallied after the poor start and matched a season high with their third straight victory.
Two deputy chief medical officers resign from their positions with Alberta Health

Two deputy chief medical officers resign from their positions with Alberta Health

EDMONTON — Alberta's two deputy chief medical officers of health are leaving their roles — less than a month after Dr. Deena Hinshaw was removed as the province's top doctor.
Alberta introduces bill for $2.8 billion in inflation-fighting payouts, rollbacks

Alberta introduces bill for $2.8 billion in inflation-fighting payouts, rollbacks

EDMONTON — The Alberta government has introduced legislation to implement inflation-fighting rebates and payouts announced recently by Premier Danielle Smith.
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