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Mitchell throws for over 300 yards for Stampeders in 30-23 win over winless Elks

Mitchell throws for over 300 yards for Stampeders in 30-23 win over winless Elks

CALGARY — Quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell validated a late decision to play and Malik Henry overcame a couple early gaffes with the go-ahead touchdown for the Calgary Stampeders in a 30-23 win over the visiting Edmonton Elks on Saturday.

Alberta's top court reduces parole ineligibilities in three multiple murder cases

CALGARY — Alberta's top court has reduced the parole eligibilities in three high-profile multiple murder cases to bring them in line with a recent Supreme Court of Canada ruling.
Lethbridge Superstore offers Alberta's first walk-in health clinic led by pharmacists

Lethbridge Superstore offers Alberta's first walk-in health clinic led by pharmacists

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — A Canadian retailer has partnered with the University of Alberta to offer the province's first pharmacist-led health clinic as part of a pilot project. Loblaw Companies Ltd.
Alberta MLA charged and facing fines for breaching province's Health Information Act

Alberta MLA charged and facing fines for breaching province's Health Information Act

EDMONTON — An Alberta legislature member investigated by the RCMP after admitting to hacking into a government health website is being charged under the province's Health Information Act.
Stampeders kicker René Paredes rising to the occasion in big moments to start season

Stampeders kicker René Paredes rising to the occasion in big moments to start season

CALGARY — René Paredes resumed his reliability for the Calgary Stampeders with game-winning field goals in the team's two comeback wins to start the CFL season.
Jane Goodall returns to live events in effort to inspire hope, action on environment

Jane Goodall returns to live events in effort to inspire hope, action on environment

CALGARY — Jane Goodall says she's sharing a message of hope and a cry to action as she returns to the stage for live events.

Triathlete Paula Findlay wins time trial at Canadian Road Championships

EDMONTON — Olympic triathlete Paula Findlay has a new title — Canadian road cycling champion. The 33-year-old finished first in the elite women's time trial race at the Canadian Road Championships on Thursday with a time of 44 minutes 40.4 second.
'Miraculous event:' Pope visiting former Alberta residential school site during visit

'Miraculous event:' Pope visiting former Alberta residential school site during visit

The program for Pope's trip to Canada next month includes a visit to the site of a former Alberta residential school with survivors, the Vatican said Thursday. The papal visit is set to start in Edmonton on July 24 and end in Iqaluit on July 29.
Calgary's QB Bo Levi Mitchell listed as questionable ahead of game against Edmonton

Calgary's QB Bo Levi Mitchell listed as questionable ahead of game against Edmonton

CALGARY — The Calgary Stampeders listed quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell as questionable for Saturday's game against the Edmonton Elks in the team's injury report Thursday. Mitchell took limited reps in Thursday's practice at McMahon Stadium.
Rempel Garner bows out of running for Alberta UCP leadership, citing caucus divisions

Rempel Garner bows out of running for Alberta UCP leadership, citing caucus divisions

EDMONTON — Conservative MP Michelle Rempel Garner says she will not run in the race to replace Alberta Premier Jason Kenney, characterizing his United Conservative caucus and party as rife with anger, intrigue and implacable division.