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Kenney declines comment on cabinet minister lauding "freedom convoy" protesters

Kenney declines comment on cabinet minister lauding "freedom convoy" protesters

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney is declining to weigh in on one of his cabinet ministers lauding protesters and “freedom convoys” fighting COVID-19 restrictions.
Oilers boast talent needed for a playoff run, but know a long season lies ahead

Oilers boast talent needed for a playoff run, but know a long season lies ahead

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers officially began training camp Wednesday, but a lot of the talk in the Alberta capital is already focused on what the team is going to be doing in April.
AIMCo CEO rejects fossil fuel divestment as investment strategy

AIMCo CEO rejects fossil fuel divestment as investment strategy

CALGARY — The CEO of Alberta Investment Management Corp. (AIMCo) says divesting from fossil fuels is the opposite of what pension funds should be doing if they want to help solve the climate crisis.
Flames re-sign Adam Ruzicka to two-year deal on eve of training camp

Flames re-sign Adam Ruzicka to two-year deal on eve of training camp

CALGARY — The Calgary Flames have re-signed Slovak forward Adam Ruzicka to a two-year contract worth US$1.525 million The contract, which counts $752,500 against the salary cap, is a two-way contract in the first year and one-way in the second.

Fossil fuel sector needs investment to reduce emissions: RBC exec

CALGARY — Even as a growing number of activists urge financial institutions to take action against climate change by reducing funding to the fossil fuel sector, executives with Canada’s largest bank say this country won’t reach its net-zero goals wit
Aurora records $618.8 million net loss in Q4 as it records impairment charges

Aurora records $618.8 million net loss in Q4 as it records impairment charges

EDMONTON — Aurora Cannabis Inc. says its net loss widened to $618.8 million in its most recent quarter as it recorded $505.1 million in impairment charges.
CFL suspends Stampeders linebacker Judge for one game following incident with Lions

CFL suspends Stampeders linebacker Judge for one game following incident with Lions

CALGARY — The Calgary Stampeders won't have stalwart Canadian linebacker Cameron Judge on Saturday night when they complete their home-and-home series with the B.C. Lions.
Amber Alert cancelled for missing Vancouver child, found in Alberta

Amber Alert cancelled for missing Vancouver child, found in Alberta

VANCOUVER — An Amber Alert has been cancelled for the child who authorities say was taken from BC Children's Hospital in Vancouver on Monday.
Alberta man found guilty in death of Métis hunters appealing conviction, sentence

Alberta man found guilty in death of Métis hunters appealing conviction, sentence

EDMONTON — An Alberta man found guilty of manslaughter in the deaths of two Métis hunters is appealing his conviction and sentence.

Stampeders mourn death of 'Ironman' Harry Langford

CALGARY — It was an ironman streak that impressed football fans, players and reporters in the 1950s.
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