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Alberta government contracts out thousands of hip and knee surgeries

Alberta government contracts out thousands of hip and knee surgeries

CALGARY — Alberta Health says it will contract out thousands of orthopedic surgeries to chartered surgical facilities in Calgary.
Alberta government says no evidence of emails to prosecutors on border blockade cases

Alberta government says no evidence of emails to prosecutors on border blockade cases

EDMONTON — The Alberta government says it could not find any emails to substantiate an allegation that one of Premier Danielle Smith’s staffers wrote to prosecutors to try to influence how they handled cases tied to a blockade in Coutts, Alta.
Alberta First Nation school finds textbook way to keep language alive

Alberta First Nation school finds textbook way to keep language alive

KANANASKIS, Alta. — The Stoney Nakoda First Nation in southwestern Alberta is using the written word as a way to preserve its traditional oral language.
Johnny Gaudreau comes back to Calgary's Saddledome as a Blue Jacket

Johnny Gaudreau comes back to Calgary's Saddledome as a Blue Jacket

CALGARY — Johnny Gaudreau returned to the NHL city that accelerated him to league stardom for the first time since he left.
Alberta spiritual community leader charged with four counts of sexual assault

Alberta spiritual community leader charged with four counts of sexual assault

EDMONTON — A self-styled spiritual leader has been charged with four counts of sexual assault stemming from separate occasions between 2017 and 2020.
New Brunswick's Kelly, Alberta's Skrlik win way into Canadian curling championship

New Brunswick's Kelly, Alberta's Skrlik win way into Canadian curling championship

Alberta's Kayla Skrlik and New Brunswick's Andrea Kelly won their respective provincial women's curling championship finals Sunday to gain entry into the Scotties Tournament of Hearts. They join Clancy Grandy (B.C.
Gu golden again in World Cup halfpipe, Canada's Karker, Bowman finish on podium

Gu golden again in World Cup halfpipe, Canada's Karker, Bowman finish on podium

CALGARY — Eileen Gu's halfpipe is ready for the Winter X Games. The 19-year-old freestyle skier won her second World Cup in Calgary with Canada's Rachael Karker taking a second silver behind Gu on Saturday night.

Andersson has goal, two assists to lead Flames to 6-3 victory over Lightning

CALGARY — After getting off to a terrific start on Saturday afternoon, the Calgary Flames weren't about to let a 48-second lapse in the second period undo that.
Alberta premier promises email search amid questions over prosecutor interference

Alberta premier promises email search amid questions over prosecutor interference

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Danielle Smith has asked for an email search this weekend to determine if her staff have been contacting Crown prosecutors and interfering in cases involving the Coutts, Alta., border crossing blockade.
Border agency can transfer Alberta immigration prisoners after agreement ends

Border agency can transfer Alberta immigration prisoners after agreement ends

The Canada Border Services Agency says there are alternatives to holding immigration detainees in provincial jails after Alberta said it would no longer do so.
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