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Alberta awards prize to essay that argues women should pick babies over careers

Alberta awards prize to essay that argues women should pick babies over careers

EDMONTON — Alberta has awarded a prize to an essayist who argues the sexes are not equal and that women should pick babies over careers to avoid the province having to import more foreigners and risk “cultural suicide.

Interim chair is 1st woman to lead Hockey Canada board

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Andrea Skinner has been appointed interim chair of Hockey Canada's board of directors amid scrutiny of the organization for its handling of sexual assault allegations against members of previous men’s junior teams.
Andrea Skinner appointed interim board chair at Hockey Canada

Andrea Skinner appointed interim board chair at Hockey Canada

CALGARY — Toronto lawyer Andrea Skinner has been appointed interim chair of Hockey Canada's board of directors. Skinner is the first woman to hold the position in the organization's history.
Alberta pot shops now allowed to take down window coverings after robberies

Alberta pot shops now allowed to take down window coverings after robberies

EDMONTON — Alberta's cannabis regulator will allow pot shops to take down window coverings after a spate of robberies.
Meaghan Mikkelson has unfinished business with Canadian women's hockey team

Meaghan Mikkelson has unfinished business with Canadian women's hockey team

CALGARY — Meaghan Mikkelson wasn't done playing hockey. After three Olympic Games and two gold medals, the 37-year-old defender could have moved on from the Canadian women's team with her head held high.
Fire restriction in effect for part of southwestern Alberta due to hot, dry weather

Fire restriction in effect for part of southwestern Alberta due to hot, dry weather

CALGARY — A fire restriction is now in effect for a large part of southwestern Alberta as hot weather hits with no rain in the forecast.
Team Canada prepares for unusual world junior hockey championship

Team Canada prepares for unusual world junior hockey championship

EDMONTON — Pressure is always high for Canada at the world junior hockey championships. But this year's team faces a whole host of unusual circumstances.
Canada slips past Sweden 4-3 in pre-world junior test

Canada slips past Sweden 4-3 in pre-world junior test

EDMONTON — Canada scored three unanswered goals in the first period, including one on the power play, and went on to defeat Sweden 4-3 on Monday in the final exhibition tune-up before Tuesday's start of the rescheduled 2022 World Junior Hockey Champi

One dead, one in critical condition after RCMP shooting in northern Alberta

SMOKY LAKE, Alta. — One person is dead following a police shooting northeast of Edmonton. RCMP say a second person was also shot and taken to hospital in critical condition. Mounties say officers from the St.
Suncor's Colorado refinery back to normal operations after Monday outage

Suncor's Colorado refinery back to normal operations after Monday outage

CALGARY — Suncor Energy Inc. says its Commerce City refinery in Colorado is back up and running after an equipment malfunction earlier Monday.