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Judge in Calgary drunk-driving case worried about attitude to impaired driving

CALGARY — A Calgary judge who has ordered a lengthy prison term for a woman convicted in a drunk-driving crash that killed a young man says Canadians are not getting the message about the dangers of driving impaired.
Report: Olympic bobsled champion Kaillie Humphries wants to slide for U.S.

Report: Olympic bobsled champion Kaillie Humphries wants to slide for U.S.

CALGARY — Two-time Olympic bobsled champion Kaillie Humphries wants to compete for the United States and has filed a lawsuit against Bobsleigh Canada Skeleton to obtain her release, according to a CBC report.

Pipeline leaks 500,000 litres of produced salt water in northwestern Alberta

GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alta. — An energy company says a pipeline from a gas facility has been shut down after it leaked an estimated 500,000 litres of produced salt water in northwestern Alberta. Produced water is a byproduct of oil and gas development.
Pair of male king penguins parenting new chick at Calgary Zoo

Pair of male king penguins parenting new chick at Calgary Zoo

CALGARY — The Calgary Zoo's newest king penguin chick is already growing strong thanks to lots of parenting from a pair of male king penguins.

Tkachuk missing, Lucic seeks fresh start at Calgary Flames training camp

CALGARY — The absence of Matthew Tkachuk and the presence of former Edmonton Oilers is creating buzz at Calgary Flames training camp. Tkachuk is among a number of restricted free agents yet to sign with their respective NHL teams.
All eyes on Connor McDavid's rehabbed left knee as Edmonton Oilers begin camp

All eyes on Connor McDavid's rehabbed left knee as Edmonton Oilers begin camp

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers opened training camp Thursday with all eyes on, well, Connor McDavid's left knee. The Oilers' star centre has been skating strong and, based on recent pre-camp practices, injury-free.

N.W.T. faces lawsuit over health data breach that could affect all residents

EDMONTON — The Northwest Territories is facing a lawsuit over a stolen laptop containing medical files that could include information on every resident in the territory.

Body of missing Regina man found in central Alberta river

SUNDRE, Alta. — The body of a Saskatchewan man missing since the weekend has been found in a central Alberta river.
Aurora Cannabis shares down after it misses own Q4 revenue guidance

Aurora Cannabis shares down after it misses own Q4 revenue guidance

EDMONTON — Shares of Aurora Cannabis were down about nine per cent after the pot producer's fourth-quarter revenues fell short of its own guidance and it reported a $2.2-million loss. The Edmonton-based company's stock was at $7.

Kelsey Mitchell's track cycling talent emerges in time for Tokyo 2020

CALGARY — Kelsey Mitchell did not own a bike when she was recruited into track cycling. Two years later, she's a world-record holder and winner of international gold. "I still don't see myself as a cyclist," Mitchell told The Canadian Press.