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Stamkos scores, leaves, Lightning beat Stars 5-2 in Game 3

EDMONTON — Steven Stamkos scored on his first shot since February, left with injury and the Tampa Bay Lightning kept dominating without him, blowing the Dallas Stars out of an empty arena with a 5-2 rout in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final on Wednesda

Searchers find bodies in Jasper National Park, remains believed to be missing couple

JASPER, Alta. — Alberta RCMP say searchers have found two bodies in Jasper National Park.

More than 100 staff isolating as COVID-19 outbreaks at Calgary hospital grow

CALGARY — More than a hundred staff are isolating as a busy Calgary hospital confirmed 26 cases of COVID-19. Alberta Health Services says the infections include 17 patients and nine staff at the Foothills Medical Centre.
Hundreds die from opioid overdoses in Alberta as COVID-19 pandemic hit

Hundreds die from opioid overdoses in Alberta as COVID-19 pandemic hit

EDMONTON — Alberta Health says 449 people died from opioid overdoses in the province during the first six months of this year.

Police watchdog investigating training accident that injured Lethbridge officer

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — Alberta's police watchdog says a Lethbridge police officer is stable in hospital after being injured when another officer fired a gun in a training accident.

Alberta Mounties charged in shooting death of man in car to get jury trial

WHITECOURT, Alta. — Two RCMP officers charged in the shooting death of a 31-year-old man in northern Alberta will be getting a jury trial. Cpl. Randy Stenger and Const.
RCMP investigating after far-right groups disrupt anti-racism rally in Alberta

RCMP investigating after far-right groups disrupt anti-racism rally in Alberta

RED DEER, Alta. — RCMP are investigating after far-right protesters disrupted what was to be a peaceful anti-racism rally in central Alberta last weekend, but local advocacy groups say officers should have been better prepared to stop the violence.
Tampa Bay Lightning succeeding in NHL playoffs by adding grit, sinew, sandpaper

Tampa Bay Lightning succeeding in NHL playoffs by adding grit, sinew, sandpaper

EDMONTON — The Tampa Bay Lightning have turned their Stanley Cup final with the Dallas Stars into a best of five because, to quote Tampa head coach Jon Cooper and paraphrase "The Untouchables," you can't bring a knife to a gunfight.
Canadian crude-by-rail exports fall to another eight-year low in July

Canadian crude-by-rail exports fall to another eight-year low in July

CALGARY — Canadian exports of crude oil by rail fell to another eight-year low in July despite the gradual recovery of North American fuel demand from low levels due to measures taken to control the COVID-19 pandemic.
Aurora reports $3.3 billion loss for full year, $1.86 billion for Q4

Aurora reports $3.3 billion loss for full year, $1.86 billion for Q4

EDMONTON — Aurora Cannabis Inc. says it incurred $3.3 billion in losses in its 2020 fiscal year, including $1.86 billion in its latest quarter due to large impairment charges. The Edmonton-based cannabis company marked the quarter by taking $1.