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Industrial development giving coyotes an edge in wolverine habitat: study

Industrial development giving coyotes an edge in wolverine habitat: study

EDMONTON — Industrial development is helping coyotes move into wolverine country and edge out the rare carnivore despite its fierce reputation, newly published research suggests.
Suspended Alberta justice minister says he wasn't distracted driving, phone in pocket

Suspended Alberta justice minister says he wasn't distracted driving, phone in pocket

EDMONTON — Kaycee Madu says he understands why Alberta Premier Jason Kenney relieved him as justice minister after Madu phoned Edmonton’s police chief about a traffic ticket.

Calgary Stampeders re-sign Canadian centre Sean McEwen to two-year deal

CALGARY — Sean McEwen is staying put. The Calgary Stampeders signed the veteran centre to a two-year contract extension Wednesday. The 2021 CFL all-star was scheduled to become a free agent next month.
Edmonton school board to request vaccine clinics in schools as COVID infections rise

Edmonton school board to request vaccine clinics in schools as COVID infections rise

EDMONTON — One of Alberta's largest school boards wants the province to open vaccine clinics in schools as the number of students and staff infected with COVID-19 rises.
Home invasion gone wrong leads to multiple charges against two men in Calgary

Home invasion gone wrong leads to multiple charges against two men in Calgary

CALGARY — A Calgary family was terrorized on the weekend in what police are calling a violent home invasion gone wrong.
Lunder headlines list of eight Canadian biathletes nominated for Beijing Games

Lunder headlines list of eight Canadian biathletes nominated for Beijing Games

CANMORE, Alta. — Emma Lunder is one of the headliners on the list of eight Canadian biathletes nominated Wednesday for next month's Beijing Olympics. Lunder, from Vernon, B.C.
Monahan's two-goal performance powers Calgary Flames past Florida Panthers 5-1

Monahan's two-goal performance powers Calgary Flames past Florida Panthers 5-1

CALGARY — After spending most of the season on the Calgary Flames' fourth line Sean Monahan finally found his scoring touch.
Hospitalizations in Alberta catching up with surging COVID-19 cases: doctor

Hospitalizations in Alberta catching up with surging COVID-19 cases: doctor

EDMONTON — Alberta’s chief medical officer of health says COVID-19 hospitalization rates are rising to levels not seen in the province since mid-October when the health-care system was grappling with the fourth wave. Dr.
Court to hear urgent appeal on Alberta ID policy for supervised drug-use sites

Court to hear urgent appeal on Alberta ID policy for supervised drug-use sites

CALGARY — Alberta's top court will hear an urgent appeal by harm reduction advocates who want to stop a provincial policy that requires supervised drug-use clients to identify themselves. The rule, set to come into place on Jan.
Restaurant warned by Alberta Health Services after taking dog photos as vaccine proof

Restaurant warned by Alberta Health Services after taking dog photos as vaccine proof

RED DEER, Alta. — A central Alberta restaurant was closed temporarily after public health inspectors say some of its staff accepted photos of patrons' dogs instead of their vaccine passports to dine inside.