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Edmonton Oilers goalie Stuart Skinner placed in NHL's COVID-19 protocol

Edmonton Oilers goalie Stuart Skinner placed in NHL's COVID-19 protocol

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers placed goaltender Stuart Skinner into the NHL's COVID-19 protocol on Monday.
Study suggests Alberta First Nations people tend to get lower level of emergency care

Study suggests Alberta First Nations people tend to get lower level of emergency care

EDMONTON — Hospital emergency rooms in Alberta are likely to assess complaints from First Nations people as less urgent than those from other patients, even when their problems are the same, says a new study that looked at millions of such visits.
Ottawa Senators score five times in 3rd period, rally for 6-4 victory over Oilers

Ottawa Senators score five times in 3rd period, rally for 6-4 victory over Oilers

EDMONTON — Scoring five third-period goals may not be the usual game plan, but it was the perfect path to a win for the Ottawa Senators on Saturday.

WHL Roundup: Edmonton Oil Kings victorious in return from COVID-19 hiatus

EDMONTON — Dylan Guenther scored twice and assisted another to lead the Edmonton Oil Kings to a 5-3 victory over the Brandon Wheat Kings in their return to Western Hockey League play after a nearly two-week pause.
Three Alberta universities extend online courses to late February due to COVID-19

Three Alberta universities extend online courses to late February due to COVID-19

EDMONTON — Alberta’s big three research universities are extending online learning because the Omicron variant of COVID-19 is spreading rapidly.
Alberta announces spring legislature sitting dates, budget to be delivered Feb. 24

Alberta announces spring legislature sitting dates, budget to be delivered Feb. 24

EDMONTON — The Alberta government has announced dates for its spring sitting of the legislature. There will be a speech from the throne to open a new session on Feb. 22.
Canada's Drury earns World Cup ski cross silver in Alberta

Canada's Drury earns World Cup ski cross silver in Alberta

NAKISKA, ALTA. — Ski cross racer Kevin Drury feels he's rounding into form at the right time. The 33-year-old from Toronto was second Friday at Nakiska ski resort for his first World Cup medal since breaking his leg in a race Dec. 20, 2020.

Woman dead, suspect in custody after body found at home in Airdrie, Alta.

AIRDRIE, Alta. — RCMP say they have a suspect in custody after a woman was found dead in a home in Airdrie, Alta.

Oil Sands Alliance to focus on industry sustainability, advancing net-zero ambitions

CALGARY — Canada's largest oilsands companies have formed a new advocacy group they say will help to advance the sustainable development and operation of their industry. The Oil Sands Alliance was established Jan.

Man sentenced to nine years for driving into Edmonton Starbucks, killing 3 passengers

EDMONTON — An Ontario man who drove his sports car into a Starbucks in south Edmonton, killing all three of his passengers, has been sentenced to nine years in prison.