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'It kind of clicks:' Text4Hope program helps with depression, anxiety during pandemic

'It kind of clicks:' Text4Hope program helps with depression, anxiety during pandemic

EDMONTON — Kiara Robillard says she was in a really bad place. During the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, after she was struck by a truck and her spine broke in two places, she moved home to Alberta from California.
Connor McDavid snaps three-game pointless streak in 3-2 Oilers win over Flames

Connor McDavid snaps three-game pointless streak in 3-2 Oilers win over Flames

EDMONTON — The latest installment of the Battle of Alberta ended up being the perfect place for Connor McDavid to snap his pointless streak, and help his team snap a losing streak.

WHL Roundup: Oil Kings defeat Tigers 3-1, remain undefeated through first four games

MEDICINE HAT, Alta. — Jalen Luypen, Scott Atkinson, and Jake Neighbours each scored a goal in a 3-1 Edmonton Oil Kings win over the Medicine Hat Tigers Saturday in Medicine Hat. The Tigers took a 1-0 lead thanks to a goal from Ryan Chyzowski.
Wayne Middaugh leads Howard rink to victory in its opening game of Tim Hortons Brier

Wayne Middaugh leads Howard rink to victory in its opening game of Tim Hortons Brier

CALGARY — When Wayne Middaugh first joined Glenn Howard's team as a fifth, a utilityman role was planned: a veteran backup who could help strategize, provide guidance and have a little playing time mixed in.
Alberta Liberals appoint John Roggeveen as interim party leader

Alberta Liberals appoint John Roggeveen as interim party leader

CALGARY, United Kingdom — Alberta's Liberals have appointed a Calgary lawyer to hold the party's top job months after the resignation of its former leader.

WHL Roundup: Brayden Peters makes 27 saves, Hitmen open season with win over Rebels

CALGARY — Brayden Peters made 27 saves for his first career shutout, and the Calgary Hitmen opened their Western Hockey League season with a 2-0 victory over the Red Deer Rebels on Friday.
Brier in the Bubble: Defending champion Gushue beats Epping in opening draw

Brier in the Bubble: Defending champion Gushue beats Epping in opening draw

CALGARY — Brad Gushue picked up where he left off at the Canadian men's curling championship on Friday night.
Alberta Energy Regulator suspends licences of oil and gas producer that owes $67M

Alberta Energy Regulator suspends licences of oil and gas producer that owes $67M

CALGARY — The Alberta Energy Regulator says it is suspending licences for thousands of wells and pipelines after an oil and gas producer failed to bring its operations into regulatory compliance.
Darryl Sutter has 'unfinished business' in return to Calgary Flames

Darryl Sutter has 'unfinished business' in return to Calgary Flames

CALGARY — The sting of defeat still smarts for Darryl Sutter. It's been nearly 17 years since he guided the Flames to the Stanley Cup final, only to lose to the Tampa Bay Lightning in a gutting seven-game series.
Proposed federal carbon offset credit regulations raise farmer advocate's concern

Proposed federal carbon offset credit regulations raise farmer advocate's concern

CALGARY — Projects that qualify to sell federal greenhouse gas emission credits to offset industrial carbon taxes will have to have been started in the past four years and go "beyond business-as-usual practices" under proposed regulations unveiled by