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Alberta puts $20 million into end-of-life care for patients and families

Alberta puts $20 million into end-of-life care for patients and families

EDMONTON — The Alberta government says it will spend $20 million on end-of-life care. Health Minister Tyler Shandro says the money is a first step in improving access to palliative care for patients and their families.

Freehold Royalties reports unexpected resignation of CEO Thomas Mullane

Calgary-based Freehold Royalties Ltd. says its president and CEO, Thomas Mullane, has resigned effective today, without saying why.
Calgary wants to be a hub city as Canada loses international sports to virus

Calgary wants to be a hub city as Canada loses international sports to virus

CALGARY — Canada's status as an international winter-sport host is taking a beating during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Vegas is back, baby: Golden Knights beat Stars to tie series

Vegas is back, baby: Golden Knights beat Stars to tie series

EDMONTON — After running into a hot goalie late last round and being shut out in the opener of the Western Conference final, pressure mounted in the minds of the Vegas Golden Knights in Game 2.
'I'm very sorry:' Man who killed five while delusional making progress

'I'm very sorry:' Man who killed five while delusional making progress

EDMONTON — A mentally-ill man who stabbed and killed five young people at a Calgary house party six years ago apologized at a review hearing Tuesday, as a psychiatrist said he is making progress.
RCMP believe man and dog found dead on Alberta road walked away from earlier crash

RCMP believe man and dog found dead on Alberta road walked away from earlier crash

PEACE RIVER, Alta. — RCMP say a pedestrian who was struck and killed along with his dog on a northern Alberta road had earlier crashed a pickup truck into a creek.
Women describe lingering effects of sexual assaults by Alberta neurologist

Women describe lingering effects of sexual assaults by Alberta neurologist

CALGARY — Several of the 28 women a Calgary neurologist sexually assaulted over three decades told a judge Tuesday that what happened during their 15-minute appointments led to years of anxiety, shame, self-doubt and fear of doctors.
Schools across Alberta report COVID-19 cases as school year starts

Schools across Alberta report COVID-19 cases as school year starts

At least 20 Alberta schools have reported cases of COVID-19 since students across the province started returning to classrooms a week ago.

Kate Boyd named first female high-performance director at Nordiq Canada

CANMORE, Alta. — Kate Boyd has been named high-performance director for the national governing body of cross-country and para-Nordic skiing. Boyd is the first woman to hold the position with Nordiq Canada.

Man charged after cougar harassed with a slingshot in Banff National Park

LAKE LOUISE, Alta. — A man is facing two charges after a cougar was allegedly harassed with a slingshot in Banff National Park.