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Edmonton-area family on missionary trip killed in Swaziland car crash

EDMONTON — An Edmonton-area family has been killed in a car crash in southern Africa. An unnamed friend told CTV Edmonton that Melissa and Brendan Perrott and their two children, Evelyn and Colton, died Sunday near Bulembu, Swaziland.

Brick has three points, Saskatchewan edges Alberta at U18 women's hcokey championship

WINKLER, Man. — Neena Brick had a goal and two assists, Lauren Focht scored a power-play goal with just over a minute left, and Saskatchewan edged Alberta 3-2 Tuesday in the opening game of the 2019 national women's under-18 hockey championship.
Alberta to pursue contracts with private builders to construct five new schools

Alberta to pursue contracts with private builders to construct five new schools

EDMONTON — Alberta is back in the business of partnering with the private sector to build schools.
Alberta bitumen refinery faces further delays after testing of gasifier unit

Alberta bitumen refinery faces further delays after testing of gasifier unit

CALGARY — A new refinery northeast of Edmonton is facing more delays and won't begin processing oilsands bitumen as designed until early next year. Construction was completed on the $9.

Calgary man confirmed dead in accident during English vintage car rally

CALGARY — A well-known oilman and philanthropist has been confirmed as the man who died in a fatal crash during a vintage car rally in England.
Parkland Fuel plans refinery maintenance, shares up on increased guidance

Parkland Fuel plans refinery maintenance, shares up on increased guidance

CALGARY — The refinery that is the sole local supplier of motor fuel in the B.C. Lower Mainland is being scheduled for an eight-week maintenance shutdown early next year but owner Parkland Fuel Corp.
Former Calgary motel employee get prison time for sexually assaulting guest

Former Calgary motel employee get prison time for sexually assaulting guest

CALGARY — A former Calgary motel employee has been sentenced to three years in prison for the sexual assault of a guest two years ago. The Crown says Jatinder Brar will be deported to India once he has served his time.
Ovintiv name a 'blank slate' as Encana plans move to United States

Ovintiv name a 'blank slate' as Encana plans move to United States

CALGARY — The name Encana Corp. immediately brings to mind two things: energy and Canada.
Derek Stepan's overtime goal leads Arizona Coyotes past Edmonton Oilers 3-2

Derek Stepan's overtime goal leads Arizona Coyotes past Edmonton Oilers 3-2

EDMONTON — The Arizona Coyotes continue to impress in the early stages of the season. Derek Stepan scored in overtime as the Coyotes came away with a 3-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Monday, improving to 8-2-0 in their past 10 games.

Brandt Clarke's shootout winner leads Canada Black past Czech Republic 5-4

MEDICINE HAT, Alta. — Brandt Clarke put away the shootout winner as Canada Black downed the Czech Republic 5-4 on Monday at the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge.