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Big third period lifts Vancouver Canucks to 4-1 victory over Edmonton Oilers

Big third period lifts Vancouver Canucks to 4-1 victory over Edmonton Oilers

EDMONTON — Vancouver Canucks goalie Thatcher Demko added to an already deep collection of highlight reel-worthy saves on Saturday.
'It was a going concern': Remaining bar and hotel in Alberta coal ghost town for sale

'It was a going concern': Remaining bar and hotel in Alberta coal ghost town for sale

WAYNE, Alta. — Built during the First World War, it survived the Great Depression, the Second World War and the closure of coal mines in the 1950s. Now the historic Last Chance Saloon in the ghost town of Wayne in southern Alberta is up for sale.
Fire investigators can't pin cause of fire at Edmonton-area seniors complex

Fire investigators can't pin cause of fire at Edmonton-area seniors complex

ST. ALBERT, Alta. — Fire investigators say they have been unable to figure out what caused a fire at an Edmonton-area retirement and long-term care complex last week.
Alberta health agency obtains restraining order against Calgary mayoral candidate

Alberta health agency obtains restraining order against Calgary mayoral candidate

CALGARY — Alberta Health Services says it has obtained a restraining order against a Calgary mayoral candidate who the agency says has threatened health workers.
Judge dismisses attempt to quash 'anti-Alberta' activities inquiry

Judge dismisses attempt to quash 'anti-Alberta' activities inquiry

CALGARY — A judge has dismissed an attempt to quash the United Conservative government's inquiry into whether foreign groups have conspired against Alberta's oil industry.
Ottawa forward Connor Brown leads Canada's roster at world championship

Ottawa forward Connor Brown leads Canada's roster at world championship

CALGARY — Ottawa Senators forward Connor Brown will lead a young Canadian squad at the world hockey championship in Riga, Latvia.
Kenney distances himself from caucus vote to turf dissidents with 'personal agendas'

Kenney distances himself from caucus vote to turf dissidents with 'personal agendas'

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says he kept his distance in a debate over the fate of two outspoken backbenchers but believes his United Conservative caucus made the right decision to expel them. “I did not reveal which way I was voting.
Alberta leadership responsible for protests against public health orders: expert

Alberta leadership responsible for protests against public health orders: expert

EDMONTON — A criminologist says a recent court order that allows Alberta RCMP to arrest organizers of anti-lockdown rallies can limit or prevent future gatherings but does little to educate people who don't believe in the COVID-19 pandemic.
Methane-capturing biogas projects in Canada reach 279, says association report

Methane-capturing biogas projects in Canada reach 279, says association report

CALGARY — Thanks to a decade of rapid growth, there are 279 facilities across Canada creating biogas from methane emitted by agricultural waste, landfills, green bin programs and municipal wastewater treatment facilities.
Centerra Gold stock falls after Kyrgyz Republic state firm says it will divest shares

Centerra Gold stock falls after Kyrgyz Republic state firm says it will divest shares

CALGARY — The Kyrgyz Republic state company that owns 26 per cent of the shares of Canadian miner Centerra Gold Inc. says in a regulatory filing it intends to sell about 19 per cent of its holdings. Centerra's shares fell by as much as 6.