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Calgary and Edmonton city councils make friendly wager on NHL playoffs

Calgary and Edmonton city councils make friendly wager on NHL playoffs

CALGARY — The Battle of Alberta has officially started with a friendly hockey wager between the city councils in Calgary and Edmonton, and some elite Canadian soccer players with ties to both cities have also made bets.
Canada-wide warrant issued after Calgary mother of five killed in crash

Canada-wide warrant issued after Calgary mother of five killed in crash

Calgary police say they have issued Canada-wide warrants for a man they believe is responsible for the death of a mother of young children after a shooting led to a crash.
Alberta man pleads guilty to killing woman and her 16-month-old son

Alberta man pleads guilty to killing woman and her 16-month-old son

HINTON, Alta. — A registered sex offender accused of killing a mother and her 16-month-old son in western Alberta has pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree murder. Robert Major entered the pleas at the Court of Queen’s Bench in Hinton, Alta.

Alberta premier dismisses need for big number in leadership review

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says he doesn’t need overwhelming support in a leadership review because the pool of voters has been diluted by thousands of angry members bent on destruction.
Battle of Alberta hockey allegiances split in Red Deer

Battle of Alberta hockey allegiances split in Red Deer

The old Crown and Anchor bar in Red Deer, Alta., was famous for its line drawn down the middle when hosting hockey fans during the fierce Battle of Alberta playoff games of the late-1980s. Calgary Flames fans sat on one side.
Alberta premier visits U.S. capital to talk North American energy security

Alberta premier visits U.S. capital to talk North American energy security

WASHINGTON — The Alberta government's all-out effort to become America's preferred provider of oil and gas will face a critical moment Tuesday as Premier Jason Kenney delivers his province's sales pitch to some of the most prominent members of the U.
Flames outlast Stars in OT to seize series win, advance to second round

Flames outlast Stars in OT to seize series win, advance to second round

CALGARY — The Calgary Flames won a playoff series for just the second time in the last 17 years with Sunday's 3-2 overtime win over the Dallas Stars in the seventh and deciding game of their series.
Rangers-Canes, Battle of Alberta up next in NHL playoffs

Rangers-Canes, Battle of Alberta up next in NHL playoffs

A few minutes after his New York Rangers moved on to the second round of the NHL playoffs by beating the Pittsburgh Penguins, Gerard Gallant had not mentally moved on to what’s next. “I don’t even know who we play,” Gallant said with a chuckle.

CFL teams start cancelling training camp workouts after contract talks break off

CALGARY — The Calgary Stampeders attempted to return to some sort of normality at McMahon Stadium on Sunday under unusual circumstances.
'We're not done': Edmonton Oilers keen on continuing deep playoff push

'We're not done': Edmonton Oilers keen on continuing deep playoff push

EDMONTON — The Oilers aren't settling for the second round. Edmonton moved on to the next phase of the Stanley Cup playoffs with a 2-0 victory over the L.A.
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