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"Not protective": Early bodychecking doesn't prevent hockey injuries, study finds

"Not protective": Early bodychecking doesn't prevent hockey injuries, study finds

Introducing young hockey players to bodychecking at an early age doesn't protect them from injury as they move into older, harder-hitting leagues, new research has concluded.
Ottawa launches first phase of Canada Greener Home Loan program

Ottawa launches first phase of Canada Greener Home Loan program

Ottawa has launched the first phase of its plan to offer interest-free loans to Canadians planning upgrades that will have a significant impact in reducing their home’s environmental footprint.
Fuel prices threatening school bus operators

Fuel prices threatening school bus operators

"I’m just hoping and praying that we get some help,” said Mark Critch, president of the Alberta School Bus Contractor's Association.
Economic loss would have exceeded gains if Edmonton had held World Cup games: expert

Economic loss would have exceeded gains if Edmonton had held World Cup games: expert

An economics professor says Edmonton should be happy it was not selected to host games for the 2026 FIFA World Cup because the cost would have exceeded the economic benefits.
Brian Jean makes Premier run official

Brian Jean makes Premier run official

Brian Jean hopes residents want a rural-minded leader with global goals as UCP leadership race kicks of with eight candidates.
Rogers strikes $2.85-billion deal to sell Freedom Mobile to Quebecor

Rogers strikes $2.85-billion deal to sell Freedom Mobile to Quebecor

Rogers Communications Inc. will sell Freedom Mobile Inc. to Quebecor Inc. for $2.85 billion in a deal it hopes will appease federal regulators opposed to its proposed takeover of Shaw Communications Inc.
The majority of Canadians plan to travel this summer. Here's where they want to go

The majority of Canadians plan to travel this summer. Here's where they want to go

Survey shows favourite destinations as Canadians get back to travel planning.
Bring back a seniors advocate, groups urge UCP government

Bring back a seniors advocate, groups urge UCP government

Public Interest Alberta and Friends of Medicare recognize World Elder Abuse Awareness Day by calling for independent seniors advocate.
Horses bring joy to Taber Hospital

Horses bring joy to Taber Hospital

Therapy horses were brought to the Taber Hospital Centre for Seniors' Week.
Canmore sailor skips crew to Bermuda in classic race

Canmore sailor skips crew to Bermuda in classic race

A long-time sailor from Alberta has made his first start as skipper in the Newport Bermuda Race, the largest and oldest ocean race in North America.
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