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Alberta Health Services says advisory group notes problems with ivermectin studies

Alberta Health Services says advisory group notes problems with ivermectin studies

Alberta Health Services says its scientific advisory group has updated its review into using ivermectin to treat COVID-19, warning that existing studies have problems and the available evidence doesn't deem it safe.
'I See You ICU:' Albertans express gratitude for health-care workers at Thanksgiving

'I See You ICU:' Albertans express gratitude for health-care workers at Thanksgiving

EDMONTON — Hundreds of Albertans are sending coffee, gift cards and Thanksgiving meals to those working in intensive care units overwhelmed with COVID-19 patients.

Canadian women's hockey team to play men's Junior A opponents in Alberta

CALGARY — The Canadian women's hockey team will play Alberta Junior A men's teams as part of its preparation for February's Winter Olympics. Canada will play road games against the AJHL's Drumheller Dragons on Oct. 18, the Olds Grizzlies on Oct.
Andersson sparks Calgary Flames to 3-1 pre-season win over Winnipeg Jets

Andersson sparks Calgary Flames to 3-1 pre-season win over Winnipeg Jets

CALGARY — Flames defenceman Rasmus Andersson is settling into quarterbacking Calgary's top power-play unit after getting a trial with it last season.
Calgary councillor running for re-election charged with fraud and breach of trust

Calgary councillor running for re-election charged with fraud and breach of trust

CALGARY — A Calgary city councillor running for re-election is facing charges of fraud and breach of trust following an RCMP investigation. Mounties say a "complex investigation" was done into the expenses of incumbent Ward 2 Coun.
Oil price spike won't increase industry cleanup spending: Alberta energy minister

Oil price spike won't increase industry cleanup spending: Alberta energy minister

EDMONTON — The current spike in oil prices is no reason to force industry to spend more on cleaning up Alberta's tens of thousands of abandoned oil and gas wells, says the province's energy minister.
Leon Draisaitl and Connor McDavid lead Edmonton Oilers past Vancouver Canucks 3-2

Leon Draisaitl and Connor McDavid lead Edmonton Oilers past Vancouver Canucks 3-2

EDMONTON — Mike Smith is ready for the NHL's regular season to start.
Spiking gasoline prices adding to inflationary pressure on small businesses

Spiking gasoline prices adding to inflationary pressure on small businesses

CALGARY — The delivery team at Flower Chix typically puts in 300 to 400 km a day on the road, delivering fresh floral arrangements around Calgary and the surrounding area.
Allowing Rocky Mountain coal lease transfers during debate sends wrong signal: group

Allowing Rocky Mountain coal lease transfers during debate sends wrong signal: group

EDMONTON — An environmental group says an exchange of coal exploration lease applications in Alberta's Rocky Mountains suggests mining companies expect to be able to go ahead with their plans despite a provincial debate on the industry's future.
'Do what you need to do:' Leader of military nurses in Alberta hospital stays focused

'Do what you need to do:' Leader of military nurses in Alberta hospital stays focused

EDMONTON, United Kingdom — A senior military nurse who has been deployed to Alberta to help overworked hospital staff caring for COVID-19 patients says she hopes to see the day when people's smiling faces will replace masks and family and friends wil