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Defence says man had no choice but to shoot hunters in Alberta roadside confrontation

Defence says man had no choice but to shoot hunters in Alberta roadside confrontation

EDMONTON — An Alberta man accused of killing two Métis hunters had no choice but to shoot the men to protect himself, his father and younger brother, his lawyer told a jury during his opening statement.
From maybe to no: Alberta cabinet ministers give range of answers on replacing Kenney

From maybe to no: Alberta cabinet ministers give range of answers on replacing Kenney

EDMONTON — The race to replace Jason Kenney as United Conservative Party leader and Alberta premier has two entrants so far along with a number of cabinet ministers who, when asked if they plan to run, delivered answers ranging from maybe to a hard n
Calgary Stampeders suspend receiver Brendan Langley following airport brawl

Calgary Stampeders suspend receiver Brendan Langley following airport brawl

CALGARY — The Calgary Stampeders have suspended receiver Brendan Langley indefinitely following his arrest at an airport in Newark, N.J.
Alberta Jobs Minister Doug Schweitzer won't run for party leader or in next election

Alberta Jobs Minister Doug Schweitzer won't run for party leader or in next election

EDMONTON — A high-profile member of Alberta Premier Jason Kenney’s cabinet says he won’t run in the party race to replace Kenney and also won’t run in the next election.
Farms in B.C. and Alberta latest to have confirmed outbreaks of avian influenza

Farms in B.C. and Alberta latest to have confirmed outbreaks of avian influenza

VANCOUVER — The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has confirmed two more outbreaks of avian influenza in small flocks — one in southern British Columbia and the other in southeastern Alberta.
Canada's under-18 women's hockey team reboots for long-awaited world championship

Canada's under-18 women's hockey team reboots for long-awaited world championship

CALGARY — After a cancellation and a delay, Canada's top young female hockey talent starts preparing to finally step on the world stage.

Oil Kings rally to beat ICE 4-3 in overtime, lead WHL series 2-1

EDMONTON — Justin Sourdif's goal at 8:03 of overtime on Monday ended a roller-coaster night of emotions and lifted the Edmonton Oil Kings to a 4-3 Western Hockey League playoff win against the Winnipeg ICE in the Alberta capital.
Flames' Lucic on Smith hit: 'If I actually did charge, we both wouldn't be playing'

Flames' Lucic on Smith hit: 'If I actually did charge, we both wouldn't be playing'

EDMONTON — Milan Lucic and his head coach are on the same page — the situation could have been a whole lot worse.
Flames searching for answers to McDavid, Oilers with Edmonton eyeing 3-1 series lead

Flames searching for answers to McDavid, Oilers with Edmonton eyeing 3-1 series lead

EDMONTON — The Calgary Flames need to figure out a way to at least begin to contain Connor McDavid. The same goes for Leon Draisaitl. Evander Kane, too.

Flames moving AHL affiliate from California to Calgary next season

CALGARY — The Calgary Flames will relocate their American Hockey League affiliate from Stockton, Calif., to Calgary in 2022-23. The team announced Monday the AHL's board of governors approved the move.