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Sister of pregnant Alberta woman who died of COVID-19 urges others to get vaccinated

Sister of pregnant Alberta woman who died of COVID-19 urges others to get vaccinated

EDMONTON — This Thanksgiving will be a tough one for Carol Charles and her family. The 50-year-old from Regina usually travels to her younger sister’s house in Edmonton for the holiday. But Jennifer Rosebluff-Thomas died of COVID-19 last month.

CPL Roundup: Easton Ongaro lifts FC Edmonton over Pacific FC 2-1

EDMONTON — Two first-half goals were enough as FC Edmonton held on for a 2-1 over Pacific FC on Wednesday in Canadian Premier League action.

WHL Roundup: Dowhaniuk's late goal leads Oil Kings past Hurricanes 2-1

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — Logan Dowhaniuk's goal late in the third period lifted the Edmonton Oil Kings over the Lethbridge Hurricanes 2-1 on Wednesday in Western Hockey League action. Dowhaniuk scored with 2:18 left to play to seal the win.
Military begins COVID-19 work at Edmonton hospital as Alberta battles fourth wave

Military begins COVID-19 work at Edmonton hospital as Alberta battles fourth wave

Canadian military nurses have started their work at an Edmonton hospital to help alleviate pressure on a critical care unit overburdened with COVID-19 patients.
Dow announces plans to build 'net-zero' petrochemicals facility in Alberta

Dow announces plans to build 'net-zero' petrochemicals facility in Alberta

CALGARY — Dow Inc. says it has plans to expand and decarbonize its petrochemicals site at Fort Saskatchewan, Alta. The U.S.-based chemical company says it will build a net-zero carbon emissions ethylene and derivatives complex at the site.

Sentencing submissions for Alberta man accused of killing his partner's sister

RED DEER, Alta. — Court has heard that a central Alberta man who admits he killed his common-law wife's sister during a domestic dispute shot the victim as she was trying to protect her sibling.
Brazil, Mexico challenge Canada for 2022 men's world curling berth

Brazil, Mexico challenge Canada for 2022 men's world curling berth

LACOMBE, Alta. — Canada has to win a berth in the 2022 world men's curling championship because of a challenge from Brazil and Mexico.

Vatican court absolves former altar boy in sex abuse trial

VATICAN CITY (AP) — A Vatican tribunal absolved a former altar boy of charges that he molested a younger boy in the Vatican’s youth seminary, ruling Wednesday in the first clergy sexual abuse trial to be heard by the pope’s criminal court.
Alberta resumes COVID-19 contact tracing in schools, offers rapid testing

Alberta resumes COVID-19 contact tracing in schools, offers rapid testing

The Alberta government has announced new COVID-19 measures and reinstated some old ones to reduce pressure on the province's health-care system, including resuming contact tracing in schools.
Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl lead Oilers to 4-3 rally past Flames

Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl lead Oilers to 4-3 rally past Flames

Edmonton’s devastating power play looks like it is as potent as ever heading into another season.