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Warmth spreads avalanche danger through southern B.C., western Alberta: forecaster

REVELSTOKE, B.C. — A warning from Avalanche Canada about warm weather increasing the avalanche risk has been expanded through southeastern B.C. This week's warning for southern B.C.
Canadian cattle producers desperate as feed shortage reaches crisis levels

Canadian cattle producers desperate as feed shortage reaches crisis levels

CALGARY — If the train that Leighton Kolk has been waiting on doesn't arrive by noon Sunday, the Iron Springs, Alta.-area feedlot operator says he won't be able to feed his cattle. Kolk has been waiting for days for Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd.
Alberta RCMP investigating after child found wandering on highway near St. Paul

Alberta RCMP investigating after child found wandering on highway near St. Paul

ST. PAUL, ALBERTA — Alberta RCMP say they are investigating after a child was found wandering on a highway near a town northeast of Edmonton earlier this week. Police in St.

Bouffard Nesbitt, Drolet added to Canada's cross-country ski team for Beijing

CANMORE, Alta. — Olivia Bouffard Nesbitt and Remi Drolet have been added to Canada's cross-country ski team for the Beijing Olympics. Bouffard Nesbitt, a 29-year-old from Morin Heights, Que., and Drolet, a 21-year-old from Rossland, B.C.
Sergei Bobrovsky has 40-save shutout as Florida Panthers rout Edmonton Oilers 6-0

Sergei Bobrovsky has 40-save shutout as Florida Panthers rout Edmonton Oilers 6-0

EDMONTON — Sergei Bobrovsky had once been a shutout machine. But it had been a while since the Florida Panthers goaltender last had a clean sheet. Bobrovsky made 40 saves for his first shutout of the season and first since Nov.
Premier Jason Kenney says early signs suggest Alberta has surpassed peak COVID cases

Premier Jason Kenney says early signs suggest Alberta has surpassed peak COVID cases

CALGARY — Premier Jason Kenney says there are early signs Alberta has "reached and surpassed" peak COVID-19 cases in the fifth wave as provincial hospitalizations surge to numbers never seen before.
Kenney says he was unaware until this week of justice minister's call to police chief

Kenney says he was unaware until this week of justice minister's call to police chief

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says he didn’t know until this week that his justice minister had called Edmonton’s police chief 10 months earlier about a traffic ticket.
Canadian women's under-18 hockey roster announced for cancelled world championship

Canadian women's under-18 hockey roster announced for cancelled world championship

CALGARY — Hockey Canada named its roster for the world under-18 women's hockey championship even though the tournament was cancelled.
'Not ready': Alberta police chiefs say too soon to support decriminalizing drugs

'Not ready': Alberta police chiefs say too soon to support decriminalizing drugs

CALGARY — The association that represents Alberta police chiefs says it's too soon to decriminalize illicit drugs. Calgary Chief Const.
CAPP expects oil and gas investment to rise 22 per cent this year to $32.8 billion

CAPP expects oil and gas investment to rise 22 per cent this year to $32.8 billion

CALGARY — Canada's largest oil and gas industry group says capital spending in the oilpatch will hit $32.8 billion this year, a 22 per cent increase from the year before but still a far cry from the boom-time levels of investment a decade ago.