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Calgary police officer charged with assault after woman injured during arrest

Calgary police officer charged with assault after woman injured during arrest

CALGARY — A police officer in Calgary has been charged with assault causing bodily harm while he was on duty.
Court agrees to another delay in case of Calgary man who killed girlfriend's daughter

Court agrees to another delay in case of Calgary man who killed girlfriend's daughter

CALGARY — A sentencing hearing for a Calgary man convicted of second-degree murder in the beating death of his girlfriend's three-year-old daughter has been put off until well into next year. Ivy Wick was injured on Sept.
Canada's Crawford tops downhill training run at Lake Louise

Canada's Crawford tops downhill training run at Lake Louise

LAKE LOUISE, Alta. — Toronto's Jack Crawford posted the fastest time in Tuesday's first training run for the opening World Cup downhill race of the season. Crawford finished in a time of one minute 49.08 seconds, which was .
'So proud': Memories shared by paramedic who unknowingly treated daughter in crash

'So proud': Memories shared by paramedic who unknowingly treated daughter in crash

AIRDRIE, Alta. — An Alberta paramedic who unknowingly treated her own daughter after a fatal crash brushed away tears Tuesday as she remembered a beautiful girl who fought until the end. Jayme Erickson was called to the crash north of Calgary on Nov.
Shot 10 times: Lawyers say Mounties acted in self-defence in deadly Alberta shooting

Shot 10 times: Lawyers say Mounties acted in self-defence in deadly Alberta shooting

EDMONTON — Two Alberta Mounties accused of manslaughter acted in self-defence when they shot a man in a pickup truck 10 times, defence lawyers told a jury Monday. Const. Jessica Brown and Cpl.
Alberta NDP calls for premier to come clean on pursuing health-care user fees

Alberta NDP calls for premier to come clean on pursuing health-care user fees

EDMONTON — Alberta’s Opposition says Premier Danielle Smith must dump health spending accounts — and if she doesn’t dump them, clarify if she still believes they’re a good way to convince people to pay out of pocket for doctor visits and surgeries.
Crude oil tumbles on report that OPEC plus could hike production

Crude oil tumbles on report that OPEC plus could hike production

CALGARY — Crude oil prices slumped to a 10-month low Monday morning before rebounding at midday, adding to the volatility that has dogged the Canadian energy sector recently.
AltaGas chief executive Randy Crawford to retire next year

AltaGas chief executive Randy Crawford to retire next year

CALGARY — AltaGas Ltd. says chief executive Randy Crawford will retire in the first half of next year. The company says Crawford is expected to remain in his role until a successor is named.
Changes to holiday festival prompts racist response, Edmonton officials say

Changes to holiday festival prompts racist response, Edmonton officials say

EDMONTON — Reaction has turned racist to a decision to move Edmonton's annual holiday light-up to a new location, according to the city's manager and the chair of its downtown business organization.
McDavid nets OT winner to lift Oilers past Golden Knights 4-3

McDavid nets OT winner to lift Oilers past Golden Knights 4-3

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers have sent a reminder as to how difficult they can be to face in overtime.