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Alberta RCMP charge former health-care aide under Federal Quarantine Act

Alberta RCMP charge former health-care aide under Federal Quarantine Act

RED DEER, Alta. — RCMP in central Alberta have charged a woman who worked as a health-care aide for failing to isolate after returning from a trip to the United States. Red Deer RCMP say the woman has been charged under the Federal Quarantine Act.

Canada beats Finland 4-1 in world junior hockey

EDMONTON — Dylan Cozens scored twice, Devon Levi made 18 saves and defending champion Canada beat Finland 4-1 on Thursday night to win Group A in the world junior hockey championship.
RCMP charge man in death of a woman on First Nation in east-central Alberta

RCMP charge man in death of a woman on First Nation in east-central Alberta

ELK POINT, Alta. — RCMP say they have arrested a man in the death of a 29-year-old woman in east-central Alberta.
Alberta approves NHL games, Manitoba and B.C. still in discussions

Alberta approves NHL games, Manitoba and B.C. still in discussions

Alberta is the first province to officially say the NHL can play games in its arenas for the upcoming season, while at least two of its counterparts say they are working on the issue.
Calgary Flames sign first-round draft pick Connor Zary

Calgary Flames sign first-round draft pick Connor Zary

CALGARY — The Calgary Flames have signed forward Connor Zary to a three-year entry level contract.

Industrial equipment and services provider Wajax to buy Tundra for $99 million

CALGARY — Shares in industrial equipment and services provider Wajax Corp. are rising after it announced the acquisition of privately held Tundra Process Solutions Ltd. for $99.1 million. The offer for its Calgary-based rival consists of $74.
Sweden's world junior win streak snaps with 4-3 OT loss to Russia

Sweden's world junior win streak snaps with 4-3 OT loss to Russia

EDMONTON — Russia snapped Sweden's extended win streak at the world junior hockey championship Wednesday, clinching a 4-3 overtime victory in Edmonton. Marat Khusnutdinov scored the game winner with just 5.6 seconds left in extra time.

Finland beats Slovakia 6-0 to set up showdown with Canada

EDMONTON — Samuel Helenius scored twice, Kari Piiroinen made 12 saves and Finland beat Slovakia 6-0 on Wednesday to improve to 3-0 in group play in the world junior hockey championship.

A wearable tech defence vs COVID-19 in world juniors bubble

EDMONTON — What looks like a thin pack of gum is attached to Braden Schneider’s event credential at the world junior hockey championship.

Pure Gold Mining celebrates first gold bar from new Western Ontario mine

CALGARY — Vancouver-based Pure Gold Mining Inc. says it has poured the first gold bar from ore mined at its PureGold Mine in Western Ontario.