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Blue Jackets snap Oilers' six-game win streak with 3-2 victory in OT

Blue Jackets snap Oilers' six-game win streak with 3-2 victory in OT

EDMONTON — The Columbus Blue Jackets didn’t look like a last-place team taking on the hottest squad in the league on Wednesday night.
'Threats': Tyler Shandro tells Alberta Law Society hearing he was protecting family

'Threats': Tyler Shandro tells Alberta Law Society hearing he was protecting family

CALGARY — Justice Minister Tyler Shandro told a Law Society of Alberta hearing Wednesday into complaints about his conduct that he was protecting his wife and family.
Manning COVID review to cover off work of long-promised Alberta public health panel

Manning COVID review to cover off work of long-promised Alberta public health panel

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Danielle Smith’s promise to assemble a panel of medical experts to deliver ongoing advice on public health and COVID-19 will be covered off by former Reform Party Leader Preston Manning’s pandemic review, her office said We
Probe into Alberta residential school links unpasteurized milk to children's deaths

Probe into Alberta residential school links unpasteurized milk to children's deaths

SADDLE LAKE CREE NATION — A new report from a group looking into children who died and went missing at a residential school northeast of Edmonton says unpasteurized milk was responsible for the deaths of Indigenous children at the institution.
Banff tourism report seeks fewer private vehicles, more public transit in park

Banff tourism report seeks fewer private vehicles, more public transit in park

BANFF, Alta. — Banff tourism officials have joined the call for better management of visitor traffic in the most heavily visited parts of the national park.
Alberta Health Services says network outage was caused by routine maintenance

Alberta Health Services says network outage was caused by routine maintenance

CALGARY — Alberta Health Services says a network outage at hospitals and other clinical settings earlier this week was caused by a routine maintenance change that was made to the system.
'Intimidating': Doctor tells law society former health minister visited his home

'Intimidating': Doctor tells law society former health minister visited his home

CALGARY — The Law Society of Alberta heard Tuesday a number of allegations about Alberta’s justice minister over suggestions he violated the profession's code of conduct.
Alberta NDP says it would scrap COVID-19 review panel if party wins election

Alberta NDP says it would scrap COVID-19 review panel if party wins election

EDMONTON — Alberta Opposition Leader Rachel Notley says if her NDP was to win the spring election, it would scrap a COVID-19 review panel led by former Reform Party leader Preston Manning.
Alphabet to close Edmonton office of AI subsidiary DeepMind

Alphabet to close Edmonton office of AI subsidiary DeepMind

EDMONTON — Alphabet Inc. says it will close the Edmonton office owned by its artificial intelligence subsidiary DeepMind.
Nearly one-quarter of trails in southern B.C., Alberta unmapped and unmanaged: study

Nearly one-quarter of trails in southern B.C., Alberta unmapped and unmanaged: study

New research has spelled out for the first time the gap between official lists of trails in the southern Rockies and the number of trails there actually are, suggesting effects from the growing number of backcountry users may be larger than suspected