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Invasive wild pigs in national park for first time at Alberta's Elk Island

Invasive wild pigs in national park for first time at Alberta's Elk Island

EDMONTON — One of the most destructive and rapidly spreading invasive species on the continent has been found for the first time in a Canadian national park.

WHL Roundup: Hitmen beat Broncos 4-1 for first victory of season

CALGARY — Riley Fiddler-Schultz led the way with three points for the Calgary Hitmen in a 4-1 victory over the visiting Swift Current Broncos in the Western Hockey League on Sunday.

Pilot dead, others injured after two separate small plane crashes in central Alberta

BLACKFALDS, Alta. — Two separate weekend plane crashes in central Alberta have left at least one person dead and several others injured.
Venture fund aims to unleash the power of female capital in the agri-tech space

Venture fund aims to unleash the power of female capital in the agri-tech space

CALGARY — For proof that female entrepreneurs face unique challenges compared to their male counterparts, one need look no further than Katie Wilson.

Man killed in shooting outside downtown Calgary club

Calgary police say a man is in his 30s is dead after being shot early this morning outside a downtown club. They say officers responding to a shots fired call at around 2:40 a.m.

FC Edmonton holds on for 1-1 draw with Cavalry FC

CALGARY — FC Edmonton struck first and held on for a 1-1 draw Saturday against their provincial rivals Cavalry FC in Canadian Premier League action.

Calgary Stampeders mourn longtime sports psychologist Dr. Frank Lodato

CALGARY — The Calgary Stampeders are mourning the death of longtime sports psychologist Dr. Frank Lodato.
Alberta Health Services says advisory group notes problems with ivermectin studies

Alberta Health Services says advisory group notes problems with ivermectin studies

Alberta Health Services says its scientific advisory group has updated its review into using ivermectin to treat COVID-19, warning that existing studies have problems and the available evidence doesn't deem it safe.
'I See You ICU:' Albertans express gratitude for health-care workers at Thanksgiving

'I See You ICU:' Albertans express gratitude for health-care workers at Thanksgiving

EDMONTON — Hundreds of Albertans are sending coffee, gift cards and Thanksgiving meals to those working in intensive care units overwhelmed with COVID-19 patients.

Canadian women's hockey team to play men's Junior A opponents in Alberta

CALGARY — The Canadian women's hockey team will play Alberta Junior A men's teams as part of its preparation for February's Winter Olympics. Canada will play road games against the AJHL's Drumheller Dragons on Oct. 18, the Olds Grizzlies on Oct.