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Mayors of four Alberta cities frustrated by EMS dispatch services consolidation

Mayors of four cities affected by a change to emergency medical dispatch services say they were blindsided by the move and believe it will put lives of their residents at risk.
Alberta government announces $48M to support homeless during pandemic

Alberta government announces $48M to support homeless during pandemic

EDMONTON — The Alberta government has announced $48 million for shelters and community organizations that have been helping homeless people during the COVID-19 pandemic, but it is still working out how the money will be divvied up.

Garland, Hall each score in 3rd as Coyotes beat Preds 4-1

EDMONTON — Conor Garland and Taylor Hall each scored in the third period and the Arizona Coyotes beat the Nashville Predators 4-1 Wednesday.
Calgary Zoo worried giant pandas 'in jeopardy' as bamboo supply running out

Calgary Zoo worried giant pandas 'in jeopardy' as bamboo supply running out

CALGARY — Time and food supplies are running out for two giant pandas at the Calgary Zoo. Er Shun and Da Mao arrived in Calgary in 2018, along with cubs Jia Panpan and Jia Yueyue, after spending five years at the Toronto Zoo.

Gran Tierra Energy: 2Q Earnings Snapshot

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) _ Gran Tierra Energy Inc. (GTE) on Tuesday reported a second-quarter loss of $370.6 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.
Vancouver Canucks tame Minnesota Wild 4-3 to even qualifying series

Vancouver Canucks tame Minnesota Wild 4-3 to even qualifying series

EDMONTON — Tanner Pearson's early goal eased the tension for the Vancouver Canucks en route to a 4-3 win over the Minnesota Wild in their qualifying series Tuesday.
Calgary Flames take 2-1 series lead with 6-2 win over Winnipeg Jets

Calgary Flames take 2-1 series lead with 6-2 win over Winnipeg Jets

EDMONTON — Aware of how much back-to-back losses could devastate their playoff hopes, the Calgary Flames wrested momentum back in their series with the Winnipeg Jets with a 6-2 win Tuesday. The Flames lead the best-of-five qualifying series 2-1.
Alberta sees dip in COVID-19 cases over August long weekend: Hinshaw

Alberta sees dip in COVID-19 cases over August long weekend: Hinshaw

EDMONTON — Alberta's chief medical officer of health says the dip in COVID-19 cases over the long weekend appears to show that people are following public health guidelines about physical distancing and wearing masks. Dr.
Alberta mandates masks for most students, all staff when schools reopen

Alberta mandates masks for most students, all staff when schools reopen

EDMONTON — The Alberta government is following the lead of Ontario, Quebec and Nova Scotia and making masks mandatory for most students and staff when schools reopen in September.
Saros sharp, Predators even series with 4-2 win over Coyotes

Saros sharp, Predators even series with 4-2 win over Coyotes

EDMONTON — The Nashville Predators stumbled in their post-season opener by falling into an early hole, putting themselves in a must-win situation for Game 2.