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Calgary Stampeders sign quarterback Maier to contract extension

Calgary Stampeders sign quarterback Maier to contract extension

CALGARY — The Calgary Stampeders signed American quarterback Jake Maier to a contract extension through the 2024 season Tuesday.
Southern Alberta man gets bigger fine after 13th distracted driving conviction

Southern Alberta man gets bigger fine after 13th distracted driving conviction

AIRDRIE, Alta. — A motorist in southern Alberta has been convicted of distracted driving for the 13th time.
'I'm not a monster': Teen suspect in death of Calgary officer takes stand at trial

'I'm not a monster': Teen suspect in death of Calgary officer takes stand at trial

CALGARY — A Calgary teen charged with first-degree murder in the death of a police officer in a hit and run testified Tuesday he feared for his life when he took off in his vehicle with Sgt. Andrew Harnett holding on.
Canadian men to play upcoming FIBA World Cup qualifying home games in Edmonton

Canadian men to play upcoming FIBA World Cup qualifying home games in Edmonton

Edmonton is set to host Canada's next two FIBA World Cup qualifying home games in November. Canada Basketball and the Canadian Elite Basketball League, in partnership with Explore Edmonton and the city of Edmonton, made the announcement Tuesday.
Edmonton Oilers rookie Dylan Holloway receives raves for pre-season play

Edmonton Oilers rookie Dylan Holloway receives raves for pre-season play

EDMONTON — Dylan Holloway played in one NHL game last season. The rookie wore No. 36 for the Oilers in a playoff game against the Colorado Avalanche.

Fiona storm cleanup and Alberta's firearms fight: In The News for Sept. 27

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022. What we are watching in Canada ...
Alberta to change licences in spring, reduce second road tests for new drivers

Alberta to change licences in spring, reduce second road tests for new drivers

CALGARY — A graduated driver's licence program in Alberta that has been in effect for the past 19 years is getting an overhaul. The Graduated Driver Licensing program was introduced in Alberta in 2003.
Alberta plans to resist federal efforts to seize prohibited weapons: Shandro

Alberta plans to resist federal efforts to seize prohibited weapons: Shandro

CALGARY — The Alberta government is taking steps to oppose federal firearms prohibition legislation and the potential seizure of thousands of assault-style weapons.
Justice minister says province not willing to undermine Legal Aid Alberta review

Justice minister says province not willing to undermine Legal Aid Alberta review

CALGARY — Alberta Justice Minister Tyler Shandro says the province does not want to undermine a review of Legal Aid to satisfy criminal defence lawyers who have taken job action over the amount they're compensated.
Feedlot owner wants review of decision to deny expansion near popular Alberta lake

Feedlot owner wants review of decision to deny expansion near popular Alberta lake

EDMONTON — A feedlot owner wants a regulatory board to take another look at its decision to deny his request to expand his operation near a popular recreational lake in central Alberta Greg Thalen of G&S Farms had proposed a 4,000-head feedlot ne