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'They are trying to kill us': Alberta city at odds with homeless outreach group

'They are trying to kill us': Alberta city at odds with homeless outreach group

WETASKIWIN, Alta. — An outreach worker and a nurse lean over an orange mesh fence to speak to a woman on the other side as tents flap in the cold wind at a homeless camp in central Alberta. Someone is in trouble.
Oilers sign Sceviour, put Kassian and Archibald on injured reserve

Oilers sign Sceviour, put Kassian and Archibald on injured reserve

EDMONTON — Forward Colton Sceviour signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday. The deal has an average annual value of $750,000.
'I don't belong here': Homeless Albertans describe life in Wetaskiwin encampment

'I don't belong here': Homeless Albertans describe life in Wetaskiwin encampment

WETASKIWIN, Alta. — Alvin Johnson holds on to a tarp flying in the wind as his partner tries to secure the corners of their tent with shards of wood.
Calgary Flames start afresh with head coach Darryl Sutter, new leadership

Calgary Flames start afresh with head coach Darryl Sutter, new leadership

CALGARY — A significant change in leadership under new-ish head coach Darryl Sutter make the Calgary Flames a team in transition heading into the 2021-22 season.

Wright scores pair of goals to lead Atletico 4-3 over Edmonton in CPL

EDMONTON — Brian Wright scored a pair of goals to lead Atletico Ottawa to a 4-3 victory over FC Edmonton in Canadian Premier League soccer action on Tuesday.
Alberta premier says province will keep vaccine passport into at least early 2022

Alberta premier says province will keep vaccine passport into at least early 2022

EDMONTON — Premier Jason Kenney says the Alberta version of a vaccine passport is helping increase vaccinations and drive down COVID-19 cases, but notes it will be in place until at least the early months of next year.
'Shallow graves': Man admits to murdering woman but not guilty in daughter's death

'Shallow graves': Man admits to murdering woman but not guilty in daughter's death

CALGARY — A man admitted to killing a Calgary mother at the beginning of his murder trial Tuesday but says he's not guilty in the death of her toddler.

Edmonton police say driver and passenger die after car flees and crashes into pole

EDMONTON — Two people are dead and a third was gravely injured after police in Edmonton say the vehicle they were in fled from officers and later crashed into a pole.
Elks coach Elizondo goes with rookie Cornelius, vet Prukop in rematch with Bombers

Elks coach Elizondo goes with rookie Cornelius, vet Prukop in rematch with Bombers

EDMONTON — Jamie Elizondo is making a quarterback change. The Edmonton head coach told reporters Monday rookie Taylor Cornelius will make the start Friday when the Elks (2-6) host the Winnipeg Blue Bombers (8-1).
Connor McDavid's Oilers add forward depth, primed for big playoff push in 2021-22

Connor McDavid's Oilers add forward depth, primed for big playoff push in 2021-22

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers have signed up a new supporting cast for Connor McDavid. The question is how far can they go in playoff prime time.