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Einarson falls to US for third straight loss at world women's curling championship

Einarson falls to US for third straight loss at world women's curling championship

CALGARY — A third straight loss left Canada's Kerri Einarson on the ropes after the opening weekend of round-robin play at the LGT World Women's Curling Championship.

WHL Roundup: Tarzwell's OT winner over Hitmen extends Rebels' win streak

CALGARY — Josh Tarzwell scored 25 seconds into overtime to lead the Red Deer Rebels over the Calgary Hitmen 5-4 in the Western Hockey League on Sunday. Kalan Lind and Arshdeep Bains each scored twice for the Rebels (4-15-3) in regulation time.
Alberta's Kenney suspends house as COVID cases soar: Opposition calls him a 'coward'

Alberta's Kenney suspends house as COVID cases soar: Opposition calls him a 'coward'

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney's government is suspending the spring sitting of the legislature due to soaring, record-breaking caseloads of COVID-19.
Alberta suspends legislature amid soaring COVID-19 cases, Quebec eases restrictions

Alberta suspends legislature amid soaring COVID-19 cases, Quebec eases restrictions

The legislative session in one of Canada's most active COVID-19 hot spots is being temporarily suspended, while at least two other provinces looked forward to ramping up vaccinations in the week ahead.
'Aliens are coming': Alberta RCMP 911 dispatchers fielding calls about UFO sightings

'Aliens are coming': Alberta RCMP 911 dispatchers fielding calls about UFO sightings

A blinding flash of light, something unidentified overhead or aliens at the door. Somewhere the truth is out there. Canadians appear to be seeing more "out there" while scanning the night skies in increasing numbers.
McDavid scores, Smith stops 29 pucks in Edmonton's 4-1 win over Calgary Flames

McDavid scores, Smith stops 29 pucks in Edmonton's 4-1 win over Calgary Flames

EDMONTON — It didn’t come as a surprise to Connor McDavid’s teammates that the Oilers captain had an offensive outburst, one game after being shut down by the opposition.
Canada's Einarson falls to Switzerland and Russia at women's curling worlds

Canada's Einarson falls to Switzerland and Russia at women's curling worlds

CALGARY — Late-game struggles proved costly for Canada's Kerri Einarson on Saturday at the LGT World Women's Curling Championship. Einarson started strong in both of her matchups but didn't finish the way she wanted.

Alberta records 2,433 new COVID cases, marking third day infections top 2,000

EDMONTON — Alberta's daily count of new COVID-19 cases continues to soar as its leaders resort to new measures to remind people of tighter restrictions brought in to bring numbers under control. Dr.

Edmonton police shoot man during confrontation at home

EDMONTON — Police officers in Edmonton say they shot and injured a man during a confrontation following an armed standoff at a local home.
'Relatively bleak:' Post-secondary students face rising debt and few summer jobs

'Relatively bleak:' Post-secondary students face rising debt and few summer jobs

CALGARY — Michelle Benz thought she was playing it smart when she went back to school after being laid off from the oil and gas sector six years ago.