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WHL: Winnipeg Ice win 10th straight game with 3-1 victory over Red Deer Rebels

RED DEER, Alta. — Skyler Bruce put away the winner early in the third period as the Winnipeg Ice topped the Red Deer Rebels 3-1 on Tuesday to extend their win streak to 10 games.
New Edmonton mayor wants to tackle drug crisis, stop attacks on women

New Edmonton mayor wants to tackle drug crisis, stop attacks on women

EDMONTON — The Alberta capital's first racialized mayor paused during his swearing-in speech Tuesday to voice pride in one of the most diverse councils elected in Edmonton's history.
Appeal in Alberta triple murder delayed until Supreme Court weighs other case

Appeal in Alberta triple murder delayed until Supreme Court weighs other case

CALGARY — Alberta's top court has agreed to hear a sentence appeal of a man convicted of killing three people but a hearing date has been delayed indefinitely.
'Fair deal:' Albertans vote in favour of removing equalization from the Constitution

'Fair deal:' Albertans vote in favour of removing equalization from the Constitution

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says the province has delivered a powerful message to the federal government on fiscal unfairness by voting in favour of scrapping the principle of equalization.

'Complacency, convenience, conspiracy:' Rural Albertans overrepresented in hospitals

EDMONTON — Although COVID-19 cases are slightly declining in Alberta, two doctors who treat patients from rural areas say a fifth wave may be inevitable if people in those communities do not get vaccinated at a faster pace. Provincial data says 78.
Dual-class share structures in spotlight with Rogers crisis

Dual-class share structures in spotlight with Rogers crisis

CALGARY — A type of corporate equity structure used by several of Canada’s most prominent companies is once again under fire from critics in light of the current chaos at Rogers Communications Inc.
Calgary city councillor singled out by new mayor during swearing-in ceremony

Calgary city councillor singled out by new mayor during swearing-in ceremony

CALGARY — Moments after being sworn in as Calgary's first female mayor, Jyoti Gondek followed through on a promise not to induct a fellow council member over allegations of sexual assault. Coun.
Alberta legislature resumes: Government focuses on economy, Opposition on COVID-19

Alberta legislature resumes: Government focuses on economy, Opposition on COVID-19

EDMONTON — The first day of the Alberta legislature's fall sitting signalled the government's intention to focus on the economy and the Opposition determined to hold the United Conservatives to account for mismanaging COVID-19.
'Never going to be ashamed:' Métis, two-spirit NDP MP wants to rebrand Alberta

'Never going to be ashamed:' Métis, two-spirit NDP MP wants to rebrand Alberta

EDMONTON — Blake Desjarlais says he represents what Alberta is truly about and it's not what the rest of Canada might think.
Roughriders avoid season sweep with 20-17 win over Stampeders

Roughriders avoid season sweep with 20-17 win over Stampeders

CALGARY — A 20-17 win over the host Calgary Stampeders on Saturday was a breakthrough of sorts for Saskatchewan Roughriders quarterback Cody Fajardo and head coach Craig Dickenson.