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Canada beats Russia in pre-tournament game ahead of world junior hockey championship

Canada beats Russia in pre-tournament game ahead of world junior hockey championship

EDMONTON — Jamie Drysdale scored the game's only goal as Canada defeated Russia 1-0 on Wednesday in a pre-tournament game ahead of the world junior hockey championship. It could be a costly win for the host side.
'Resounding success': Alberta calls parks policy a victory despite climbdown claims

'Resounding success': Alberta calls parks policy a victory despite climbdown claims

EDMONTON — The Alberta government says its new parks announcement is a clear victory, not a climbdown.
TransAlta shifts $439 million in power assets to TransAlta Renewables subsidiary

TransAlta shifts $439 million in power assets to TransAlta Renewables subsidiary

CALGARY — TransAlta Corp. says it is selling power transmission assets in Canada and the United States for $439 million to its majority owned subsidiary TransAlta Renewables Inc.

No criminal charges for southern Alberta police in 'Star Wars' storm trooper arrest

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — The force appears to be with police officers in southern Alberta who took a young woman wearing a "Star Wars'' storm-trooper costume to the ground last May.
Wood products pricing surge expected to persist, raising 2021 house, renovation costs

Wood products pricing surge expected to persist, raising 2021 house, renovation costs

CALGARY — An unexpected rebound in wood product prices this month is boosting profits for Canadian forestry companies but leaving homeowners and buyers with the prospect of higher home and renovation costs in 2021.

Canadian international Kyle Porter returns to soccer roots with FC Edmonton

EDMONTON — Canadian international midfielder Kyle Porter is returning to his soccer roots, signing with FC Edmonton for the 2021 Canadian Premier League season.
Americans beats Finns in world junior tune-up; Canada to play Russia in exhibition

Americans beats Finns in world junior tune-up; Canada to play Russia in exhibition

EDMONTON — Cole Caufield scored two goals in a 35-second span, and the United States held on to beat Finland 3-2 in a world junior hockey championship tune-up game on Tuesday at Rogers Place.
Alberta government says no parks to close after partnerships found

Alberta government says no parks to close after partnerships found

EDMONTON — The Alberta government says it won't be closing any provincial parks, whether it can find someone to run them or not.
Bonterra urges shareholders to ignore extended hostile takeover bid by Obsidian

Bonterra urges shareholders to ignore extended hostile takeover bid by Obsidian

CALGARY — Bonterra Energy Corp. says it remains steadfastly opposed to a hostile takeover bid by Calgary oil and gas rival Obsidian Energy Ltd. after the latter extended its share tender deadline on Monday.
Alberta changes COVID Christmas gathering rule to help those who live alone

Alberta changes COVID Christmas gathering rule to help those who live alone

EDMONTON — Alberta is relaxing its COVID-19 rules on gathering just a teeny bit for Christmas. Premier Jason Kenney says starting Wednesday and for the following five days a person living alone can attend one family gathering in another household.