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Edmonton Elks sign Canadian receiver Simonise, American DB Sonnier

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Elks signed veteran Canadian receiver Rashaun Simonise on Wednesday. Simonise, of Vancouver, joins his fourth CFL franchise in as many seasons.

One man dead following two-alarm fire in southeast Calgary

CALGARY — One person is dead following a two-alarm fire at a multi-unit residential home in Calgary's southeast community of Deer Ridge. Fire crews were called to the 100 block of Deerview Way shortly before 11 p.m. Tuesday night.
Edmonton Oilers, Calgary Flames weigh in on NHL playoff Battle of Alberta

Edmonton Oilers, Calgary Flames weigh in on NHL playoff Battle of Alberta

CALGARY — The Calgary Flames and Edmonton Oilers meet in the playoffs for the first time since 1991 in a best-of-seven Western Conference semifinal starting Wednesday.
Alberta premier to learn fate Wednesday in party review of his job performance

Alberta premier to learn fate Wednesday in party review of his job performance

EDMONTON — Albertans are to learn Wednesday whether Premier Jason Kenney has enough support from his party to keep his job — but political observers say whatever the outcome, it won’t end the rancorous political melodrama.
Flames, Oilers bring potent offences to second-round NHL playoff series

Flames, Oilers bring potent offences to second-round NHL playoff series

CALGARY — The NHL's first playoff Battle of Alberta in 31 years will be a game of keep away. The Calgary Flames and Edmonton Oilers will try to keep the puck off the sticks of each other's top scorers by keeping it on the sticks of their own stars.
Alberta premier urges U.S. senators to convince Michigan to stop Line 5 shutdown

Alberta premier urges U.S. senators to convince Michigan to stop Line 5 shutdown

WASHINGTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney found mostly allies Tuesday as he brought his pro-pipeline pulpit to Capitol Hill, urging a largely Republican cadre of U.S.
'Learning moment:' Embarrassing loss to Flames was catalyst for Oilers' playoff push

'Learning moment:' Embarrassing loss to Flames was catalyst for Oilers' playoff push

EDMONTON — It was not the Edmonton Oilers’ finest hour, but a big loss to their Battle of Alberta archrivals might have been instrumental to their playoff push.
Alberta utilities watchdog denies company's offer of 'refund' on consumer bills

Alberta utilities watchdog denies company's offer of 'refund' on consumer bills

Alberta's utilities watchdog has shut down a plan from a power transmission company to give ratepayers a refund, saying the small cash payout proposed by AltaLink would ultimately cost consumers millions more than it returned.
Tongue pizza, squid ink corn dogs spice up menu for 2022 Calgary Stampede

Tongue pizza, squid ink corn dogs spice up menu for 2022 Calgary Stampede

CALGARY — This summer's Calgary Stampede menu has some strange and spicy twists on traditional favourites. A list has been released of 40 new items that are to be offered at the annual rodeo and exhibition, which runs from July 8 to July 17.
Telus bulking up reach in Western Canada with $34.5B investments in B.C., Alberta

Telus bulking up reach in Western Canada with $34.5B investments in B.C., Alberta

VANCOUVER — Telus Corp. says it will invest $17.5 billion in British Columbia and $17 billion in Alberta and create thousands of new jobs in these provinces over the next four years as it looks to expand its wireless networks.
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