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'I need answers:' Slain caseworker's sister in court as mental exam ordered

'I need answers:' Slain caseworker's sister in court as mental exam ordered

CALGARY — The sister of a caseworker who was stabbed to death while on the job at an assisted-living home says she doesn't want any other family to suffer the same way.
Western oil prices slip as Keystone N.D. pipeline leak cleanup continues

Western oil prices slip as Keystone N.D. pipeline leak cleanup continues

CALGARY — Prices for Western Canadian Select oil continued to soften on Monday as TC Energy Corp. reported recovering about half the crude that leaked from its Keystone pipeline in North Dakota last week.
Calgary Dinos uniforms stolen ahead of U Sports women's soccer championship

Calgary Dinos uniforms stolen ahead of U Sports women's soccer championship

CALGARY — A set of University of Calgary women's soccer uniforms was stolen ahead of the team's appearance at the national championship starting Thursday.
Authorities seek tips on shooting, killing of bald eagles in Alberta

Authorities seek tips on shooting, killing of bald eagles in Alberta

Alberta Fish and Wildlife is investigating the shooting of two bald eagles in separate areas of the province. The provincial agency says a juvenile eagle was killed in the Fort McMurray area sometime between Oct. 26 and Oct. 29, then left to waste.

Central Alberta woman to stand trial on manslaughter charge in husband's death

RED DEER, Alta. — A woman from central Alberta is to go to trial on a manslaughter charge in her husband's death.
Second World War medals donated to Goodwill returned to soldier's family

Second World War medals donated to Goodwill returned to soldier's family

CALGARY — Second World War medals discovered in a Calgary thrift store's donation pile have been returned to a fallen soldier's family.

WHL Roundup: David Kope scores winner, Oil Kings extend point streak to 12 games

CALGARY — David Kope scored the winner with 55 seconds to go in regulation as the Edmonton Oil Kings extended their point streak with a 3-2 win over the Calgary Hitmen on Sunday in Western Hockey League action.

Man, 70, charged with threatening First Nations, school in Alberta

ST. PAUL, Alta. — Police say a 70-year-old man has been charged after allegedly threatening to "shoot up" two First Nations and a school in the County of St. Paul, Alta.

Saskatchewan NDP leader promises preference for local companies if party wins election

PRINCE ALBERT, Alta.
Alberta separation wouldn't solve problem of landlocked oil: expert

Alberta separation wouldn't solve problem of landlocked oil: expert

CALGARY — International trade experts say it's a pipe dream to think the landlocked oil-producing western provinces would have an easier time getting their product to international markets if they were to split from Canada.