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Dale Hunter to coach Canada at 2020 world junior hockey championship

Dale Hunter to coach Canada at 2020 world junior hockey championship

CALGARY — Dale Hunter will be Canada's head coach at the 2020 world junior hockey championship.

Former Calgary police officer jailed for uploading child-porn images

CALGARY — A former Calgary police officer has been handed an eight-month jail term after pleading guilty to accessing sexually explicit material involving children. Thomas Buttle, who is 34, entered the plea in December 2018.

Neaton stops 13 shots, Poisson scores early as Spruce Kings top Jr. Senators

BROOKS, Alta. — Logan Neaton stopped all 13 shots he faced and Nick Poisson's first-period goal stood as the winner as the Prince George Spruce Kings blanked the Ottawa Jr.
Edmonton restaurant won't mess with mother goose that has nest near patio

Edmonton restaurant won't mess with mother goose that has nest near patio

EDMONTON — An Edmonton restaurant says it won't mess with a Canada goose that has a nest near its patio.
Woodfibre LNG developer buying private Calgary-based natural gas producer

Woodfibre LNG developer buying private Calgary-based natural gas producer

CALGARY — The developer of the proposed Woodfibre LNG project on the West Coast is buying a private Calgary oil and gas producer. In a joint announcement, Pacific Oil & Gas Ltd. says it has struck a cash deal to buy Canbriam Energy Inc.
Alberta premier Jason Kenney says provincial carbon tax will die May 30

Alberta premier Jason Kenney says provincial carbon tax will die May 30

EDMONTON — Premier Jason Kenney says Alberta's carbon tax has about two weeks to live. Kenney says the Carbon Tax Repeal Act is to be introduced during next week's legislature sitting and will have a proviso to end the tax by the end of the month.
Ensign Energy exec forecasts Canadian drilling rebound as oil discounts ease

Ensign Energy exec forecasts Canadian drilling rebound as oil discounts ease

CALGARY — A reduction in price discounts on Canadian oil following Alberta government-ordered production cuts this year has put more money in producer pockets and that's fuelling more oilpatch activity, according to the head of Ensign Energy Services
Rachel Notley, MLA caucus colleagues, officially sworn in as Opposition

Rachel Notley, MLA caucus colleagues, officially sworn in as Opposition

EDMONTON — There's a new official Opposition in the Alberta legislature. Former premier Rachel Notley and her caucus of 24 NDP members were sworn in Monday during a ceremony at the legislature.

Calgary Stampeders sign all eight of their 2019 draft picks to CFL contracts

CALGARY — The Calgary Stampeders have signed all of their 2019 draft picks, including first-round selection Hergy Mayala. Calgary took the six-foot-one, 206-pound Mayala eighth overall out of Connecticut.
'Our grand finale:' Alberta couple celebrates third set of fraternal twins

'Our grand finale:' Alberta couple celebrates third set of fraternal twins

RED DEER, Alta. — After three sets of fraternal twins, Pam and Taylor Armstrong are closing in on reality-TV territory but trying for a fourth set isn't in the cards for the couple from central Alberta. "We are done. I said this is our grand finale.