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McDavid scores shootout winner as Oilers down Predators for third straight victory

McDavid scores shootout winner as Oilers down Predators for third straight victory

EDMONTON — The tide appears to be turning for Connor McDavid and the Edmonton Oilers.

Calgary police cancel Amber Alert issued for two-year-old boy

Calgary police have cancelled an Amber Alert for a two-year-old boy. Police said late Thursday that the child is safe. Earlier in the day police said he was taken from the downtown area at about 2:30 p.m. following a supervised visit with his mother.
Alberta nurses ratify contract that includes 4.25 per cent wage increase over 4 years

Alberta nurses ratify contract that includes 4.25 per cent wage increase over 4 years

EDMONTON — Alberta's nurses have overwhelmingly ratified a new collective bargaining agreement, closing the book on what the union calls some of the most contentious and bruising negotiations in its history.
Alberta's Kenney to talk supply chain issues, pipelines at U.S. governors meeting

Alberta's Kenney to talk supply chain issues, pipelines at U.S. governors meeting

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says he will travel to Washington to discuss issues including COVID-19 and pipelines with American leaders.
Alberta premier 'confident' COVID-19 measures could be relaxed by end of March

Alberta premier 'confident' COVID-19 measures could be relaxed by end of March

EDMONTON — Premier Jason Kenney says he wants to eliminate Alberta's COVID-19 vaccine passport program as soon as it's safe to do so.
Mayor fears Rocky Mountain coal-mining concerns will be ignored after meeting Kenney

Mayor fears Rocky Mountain coal-mining concerns will be ignored after meeting Kenney

EDMONTON — An Alberta mayor says he's concerned a massive public outcry over coal mining in the province's Rocky Mountains will be ignored after hearing Premier Jason Kenney tell him he remains an "unapologetic supporter" of the industry.
Canadian Pacific Railway earns $532M in Q4, KCS deal affects operating ratio

Canadian Pacific Railway earns $532M in Q4, KCS deal affects operating ratio

CALGARY — Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. says it earned $532 million in its latest quarter, down from $802 million in the same quarter a year earlier.
Court of Appeal reserves decision on Alberta ID policy for supervised drug-use sites

Court of Appeal reserves decision on Alberta ID policy for supervised drug-use sites

EDMONTON — Judges from Alberta's top court have reserved a decision on a request to stop a provincial policy that personal identification be shown to get into supervised consumption sites.
'Very common': Advocate for homeless says attacks on vulnerable highlights dangers

'Very common': Advocate for homeless says attacks on vulnerable highlights dangers

CALGARY — An advocate for the homeless says stabbing attacks on three vulnerable people last month are a sad reality. Police have deemed the random attacks within eight minutes of each other in downtown Calgary on Dec. 21 as hate-motivated.

'Micro weddings' give couples the chance to splurge on what matters to them

CALGARY — Eryn and Chris Lucas didn't set out to have a small wedding. The Toronto couple had been planning and budgeting for the wedding of their dreams, with 120 invited guests, when the COVID-19 pandemic derailed their plans.
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