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Slow-burning, independent Canadian horror film yields international success

Slow-burning, independent Canadian horror film yields international success

EDMONTON — The immersive, slow-burn experience viewers get from "Skinamarink" is the antithesis of seconds-long videos seen on TikTok, a platform that helped create buzz for the low-budget Canadian horror film months before its release.
Rookie goalie Jaxson Stauber in form as Blackhawks dump Flames 5-1

Rookie goalie Jaxson Stauber in form as Blackhawks dump Flames 5-1

CALGARY — Chicago Blackhawks rookie goalie Jaxson Stauber is playing like a veteran even though he's just two games into his NHL career.
'Not true': Alberta minister denies crying, yelling during doctor confrontation

'Not true': Alberta minister denies crying, yelling during doctor confrontation

CALGARY — Alberta's justice minister says he felt sad and disappointed when he discovered someone he considered to be a friend was behind a social media post targeting him and his wife.
NDP says Alberta premier's prosecutor review flawed, calls for outside investigation

NDP says Alberta premier's prosecutor review flawed, calls for outside investigation

EDMONTON — Alberta’s Opposition leader says Premier Danielle Smith's assurance of a thorough investigation into allegations of interference with Crown prosecutors is "an empty talking point" given new details on the search itself.
American defensive back Brad Muhammad signs with Calgary Stampeders

American defensive back Brad Muhammad signs with Calgary Stampeders

CALGARY — American defensive back Brad Muhammad re-signed with the Calgary Stampeders on Thursday. Muhammad, 27, was slated to become a free agent Feb. 14. Muhammad started 16 regular-season games last year, his first with Calgary.
Edmonton Elks sign American linebacker Nyles Morgan to two-year contract extension

Edmonton Elks sign American linebacker Nyles Morgan to two-year contract extension

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Elks signed American linebacker Nyles Morgan to a two-year contract extension Thursday. Morgan had 41 tackles in just six games last season. He also registered a special-teams tackle and forced fumble.
Alberta considers training doctors for rural practice in smaller centres

Alberta considers training doctors for rural practice in smaller centres

CALGARY — Alberta is looking for ways to train doctors in smaller cities in hopes they will be more likely to help relieve a shortage of physicians in rural areas.
Alberta halts rate hikes on auto insurance for private passenger vehicles for 2023

Alberta halts rate hikes on auto insurance for private passenger vehicles for 2023

EDMONTON — The Alberta government says it will not approve any more rate hikes for auto insurance on private passenger vehicles until the end of the year — a move the Opposition NDP calls a “fake freeze.
Imperial Oil gives OK to $720M renewable diesel project near Edmonton

Imperial Oil gives OK to $720M renewable diesel project near Edmonton

CALGARY — Imperial Oil Ltd. is going ahead with a $720-million project to build a renewable diesel facility at its Strathcona refinery near Edmonton.
First Nations say Alberta's oilsands mine security reform unlikely to fix problems

First Nations say Alberta's oilsands mine security reform unlikely to fix problems

EDMONTON — Alberta is preparing to change how it ensures oilsands companies are able to pay for the mammoth job of cleaning up their operations, but critics fear a year of consultations hasn't been enough to avoid repeating past mistakes.