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Connor McDavid's four-point effort leads Oilers to 8-2 rout of Coyotes

Connor McDavid's four-point effort leads Oilers to 8-2 rout of Coyotes

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers finally put together a complete game on Wednesday, even if it was against a team running on fumes.
Andersson's three-point night helps Calgary Flames to 5-3 win over Minnesota Wild

Andersson's three-point night helps Calgary Flames to 5-3 win over Minnesota Wild

CALGARY — Down 2-0 before the game was three minutes old, the Calgary Flames rallied after the poor start and matched a season high with their third straight victory.
Alberta votes to remove sweeping powers for premier and cabinet in sovereignty bill

Alberta votes to remove sweeping powers for premier and cabinet in sovereignty bill

EDMONTON — The Alberta legislature has voted to remove from the government’s sovereignty bill a controversial provision that granted Premier Danielle Smith’s cabinet the power to bypass the legislature and rewrite laws as it saw fit.
Two deputy chief medical officers resign from their positions with Alberta Health

Two deputy chief medical officers resign from their positions with Alberta Health

EDMONTON — Alberta's two deputy chief medical officers of health are leaving their roles — less than a month after Dr. Deena Hinshaw was removed as the province's top doctor.
Alberta women's shelters turn away thousands due to lack of space and staff: report

Alberta women's shelters turn away thousands due to lack of space and staff: report

EDMONTON — Emergency shelters in Alberta haven't been able to provide refuge to thousands of women who were fleeing domestic violence due to a lack of space, a report shows.
Alberta introduces bill for $2.8 billion in inflation-fighting payouts, rollbacks

Alberta introduces bill for $2.8 billion in inflation-fighting payouts, rollbacks

EDMONTON — The Alberta government has introduced legislation to implement inflation-fighting rebates and payouts announced recently by Premier Danielle Smith.
Kings lend defenceman Brandt Clarke to Canada's world junior team

Kings lend defenceman Brandt Clarke to Canada's world junior team

CALGARY — The NHL's Los Angeles Kings have loaned defenceman Brandt Clarke to Canada's world junior hockey team ahead of its selection camp for the 2023 world junior championship.
Calgary will host curling's Scotties Tournament of Hearts in 2024

Calgary will host curling's Scotties Tournament of Hearts in 2024

CALGARY — The last time the Scotties Tournament of Hearts took place in Calgary, the curlers could hear toilets flushing as they swept their rocks down the ice due to the lack of spectators.
Alberta, Saskatchewan chiefs call for sovereignty acts to be withdrawn

Alberta, Saskatchewan chiefs call for sovereignty acts to be withdrawn

OTTAWA — First Nations chiefs from Alberta and Saskatchewan are calling for their provinces to toss proposed legislation they say is inherently undemocratic, unconstitutional and infringes on Indigenous rights.
Closing arguments delayed in trial of Alberta Mounties charged with manslaughter

Closing arguments delayed in trial of Alberta Mounties charged with manslaughter

EDMONTON — Closing arguments in the trial of two Alberta Mounties charged with manslaughter have been delayed. Lawyers were to present their final statements to the jury Wednesday but are now scheduled to do so Thursday. Const. Jessica Brown and Cpl.