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Monahan's two-goal performance powers Calgary Flames past Florida Panthers 5-1

Monahan's two-goal performance powers Calgary Flames past Florida Panthers 5-1

CALGARY — After spending most of the season on the Calgary Flames' fourth line Sean Monahan finally found his scoring touch.
Hospitalizations in Alberta catching up with surging COVID-19 cases: doctor

Hospitalizations in Alberta catching up with surging COVID-19 cases: doctor

EDMONTON — Alberta’s chief medical officer of health says COVID-19 hospitalization rates are rising to levels not seen in the province since mid-October when the health-care system was grappling with the fourth wave. Dr.
Court to hear urgent appeal on Alberta ID policy for supervised drug-use sites

Court to hear urgent appeal on Alberta ID policy for supervised drug-use sites

CALGARY — Alberta's top court will hear an urgent appeal by harm reduction advocates who want to stop a provincial policy that requires supervised drug-use clients to identify themselves. The rule, set to come into place on Jan.
Restaurant warned by Alberta Health Services after taking dog photos as vaccine proof

Restaurant warned by Alberta Health Services after taking dog photos as vaccine proof

RED DEER, Alta. — A central Alberta restaurant was closed temporarily after public health inspectors say some of its staff accepted photos of patrons' dogs instead of their vaccine passports to dine inside.
Opposition wants Kenney to say when he knew of justice minister's police call

Opposition wants Kenney to say when he knew of justice minister's police call

EDMONTON — The Opposition in the Alberta legislature says Premier Jason Kenney needs to disclose when he learned that his justice minister had phoned Edmonton’s police chief about a traffic ticket and what Kenney did when he found out.

Edmonton Elks sign former Arizona quarterback Khalil Tate

EDMONTON — Quarterback Khalil Tate, who threw for over 6,000 yards during four seasons at Arizona, was among four players signed by the Edmonton Elks on Tuesday. Tate amassed 6,318 passing yards with 57 TDs at Arizona (2016-19).

Parkland Corp. buying M&M Food Market for $322 million

CALGARY — Fuel marketer and convenience store retailer Parkland Corp. says it has reached a deal to acquire M&M Food Market for $322 million.
Homeless man believed to have frozen to death in central Alberta: RCMP

Homeless man believed to have frozen to death in central Alberta: RCMP

WESTLOCK, Alta. — RCMP say a man experiencing homelessness was found dead inside his tent in a central Alberta town. Cpl. Troy Savinkoff says Mounties in Westlock, about 80 kilometres north of Edmonton, were notified of a missing person on Jan. 7.
Killer to serve 15 years before parole eligibility for random attack in Calgary

Killer to serve 15 years before parole eligibility for random attack in Calgary

CALGARY — A man who randomly killed a Nigerian nursing student in a brutal attack will have to serve 15 years in prison before he is eligible to apply for parole.
Suncor provides details on worker death; CEO says recent incidents 'not acceptable'

Suncor provides details on worker death; CEO says recent incidents 'not acceptable'

CALGARY — The chief executive of Suncor Energy Inc. says the company must do more to improve workplace safety after a truck crash earlier this month resulted in the death of a contractor at the company's Base Mine site near Fort McMurray, Alta.