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Oilers sign goaltender Calvin Pickard to two-year contract extension

Oilers sign goaltender Calvin Pickard to two-year contract extension

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers have signed goaltender Calvin Pickard to a two-year contract extension with an annual average value of US$1 million. The six-foot-one, 205-pound goalie had 12-7-1 record with a 2.45 goals-against average and .
'We failed': Judge approves $9.5-million settlement in Young Canadians abuse lawsuit

'We failed': Judge approves $9.5-million settlement in Young Canadians abuse lawsuit

CALGARY — A judge has approved a $9.5-million settlement for complainants in a class-action lawsuit that accused the Calgary Stampede of allowing a performance school staffer to sexually abuse young boys.
Calgary mayor warns water use too high as possible end to restrictions nears

Calgary mayor warns water use too high as possible end to restrictions nears

CALGARY — Calgary's mayor said it's unfortunate residents seem to have abandoned conservation efforts days before full water service is expected to be restored.
Poilievre's office silent on leader's Pride plans, other party chiefs look to attend

Poilievre's office silent on leader's Pride plans, other party chiefs look to attend

OTTAWA — Pierre Poilievre is the only federal leader whose staff won't answer questions about whether their chief intends to participate in Pride events this summer.
Coutts murder-conspiracy trial hears RCMP found pipe bombs in home of accused

Coutts murder-conspiracy trial hears RCMP found pipe bombs in home of accused

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — A man accused of conspiring to kill Mounties at the border blockade at Coutts, Alta., had 40,000 rounds of ammunition on his property along with a shotgun, a rifle and two pipe bombs, court heard Friday. RCMP Cpl.
Crosby, MacKinnon, McDavid among six players named to Canada's 4 Nations roster

Crosby, MacKinnon, McDavid among six players named to Canada's 4 Nations roster

LAS VEGAS, Alta. — Sidney Crosby and Nathan MacKinnon were on the golf course. A chance to unplug after a busy NHL season, the conversation, of course, veered towards hockey. Line combinations, specifically.
Truck hits family in Edmonton crosswalk, killing three-year-old boy: police

Truck hits family in Edmonton crosswalk, killing three-year-old boy: police

EDMONTON — Police say a three-year-old boy has died after a pickup truck hit a family crossing a street in Edmonton.
Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs calls for firework safety as heat intensifies

Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs calls for firework safety as heat intensifies

EDMONTON — With Canada Day fast approaching, Canadian fire chiefs are reminding the public about the safe use of fireworks.
Flames ship Andrew Mangiapane to Capitals for second-round draft pick in 2025

Flames ship Andrew Mangiapane to Capitals for second-round draft pick in 2025

CALGARY — The Calgary Flames traded forward Andrew Mangiapane to the Washington Capitals on Thursday night for a second-round pick in the 2025 NHL Draft. Mangiapane had 40 points (14 goals, 26 assists) in 75 games for the Flames this past season.
'Our last stand': Murder-conspiracy trial sees phone texts from Coutts blockade

'Our last stand': Murder-conspiracy trial sees phone texts from Coutts blockade

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — A picture of rage and determination among COVID-19 protesters at the border blockade at Coutts, Alta., was spelled out in text messages shown Thursday at a murder-conspiracy trial.
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