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Kerri Einarson, Brendan Bottcher win Grand Slam of Curling openers

CALGARY — The reigning national women's and men's champions are off to winning starts at the 2021 Grand Slam of Curling.

Kevin Mandolese makes 24 saves, AHL Senators down Heat 4-2

CALGARY — Kevin Mandolese made 24 saves as the Belleville Senator doubled up the Stockton Heat 4-2 on Thursday in American Hockey League play.
Alberta Teachers' Association demands full rewrite of draft K-6 education curriculum

Alberta Teachers' Association demands full rewrite of draft K-6 education curriculum

EDMONTON — The Alberta Teachers’ Association wants the province to immediately scrap its draft education curriculum for young students and to start over.
Alberta coal consultation terms of reference rule out land use, water concerns

Alberta coal consultation terms of reference rule out land use, water concerns

EDMONTON — A committee that is supposed to consult Albertans on coal development in the Rocky Mountains won't be allowed to hear what people want to say about water and land use.
Lethbridge doctor becomes seventh Alberta health-care worker to die from COVID-19

Lethbridge doctor becomes seventh Alberta health-care worker to die from COVID-19

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — The Alberta Medical Association says a Lethbridge physician has died from complications related to COVID-19. Dr. Wayne John Edwards, who was 66, died Tuesday at the Chinook Regional Hospital in the southern Alberta city.
AIMCo names former CMHC head Evan Siddall as next chief executive

AIMCo names former CMHC head Evan Siddall as next chief executive

EDMONTON — Alberta Investment Management Corp. has named the former — and often outspoken — head of Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. as its next chief executive.

Gustavsson leads AHL Senators in 4-2 win over Heat

CALGARY — Filip Gustavsson stopped 30 shots as the Belleville Senators doubled up the Stockton Heat 4-2 on Wednesday in American Hockey League play.
'Operational pressures:' Calgary schools shift to at-home learning for grades 7 to 12

'Operational pressures:' Calgary schools shift to at-home learning for grades 7 to 12

CALGARY — Schools in Calgary are to move to at-home learning starting Monday for students in grades 7 to 12.
Work on new Calgary Flames arena paused due to budgetary issues

Work on new Calgary Flames arena paused due to budgetary issues

CALGARY — Work on a new arena for the National Hockey League's Calgary Flames has been put on hold due to budgetary issues. The Calgary Municipal Land Corporation says it made a presentation to city council at a closed-door meeting earlier this week.

Shaw Communications reports higher second-quarter revenue and earnings

CALGARY — Shaw Communications Inc. is reporting higher revenue and earnings for its latest fiscal quarter as its $26-billion deal to be sold to Rogers Communications Inc. continues to face federal and regulator scrutiny.