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Canadian skier Russell Kennedy anxiously awaits what's to come for Beijing

Canadian skier Russell Kennedy anxiously awaits what's to come for Beijing

“I have a lot of emotions right now I guess. I don’t know how to describe it. It’s like anxiety, frustration – there’s a lot of things going on, but that’s part of high performance sport."
Public group wants role in talks over probe into alleged ATCO illegalities

Public group wants role in talks over probe into alleged ATCO illegalities

EDMONTON — A group representing residential power consumers wants a seat at any discussions involving alleged illegal behaviour by one of Alberta's main power providers and is asking the regulator to release all information involving ATCO's actions.
Alberta doctor opens clinic for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

Alberta doctor opens clinic for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

A local doctor who was nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize in 2019 has recently opened a medical clinic for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh in response to increasing demand for humanitarian assistance in the world’s largest refugee camp.
St. Albert hockey coach suspended for 'inappropriate conduct'

St. Albert hockey coach suspended for 'inappropriate conduct'

"After receiving an allegation, an investigation was undertaken by St. Albert Minor Hockey to obtain information and details related to the alleged conduct. The investigation resulted in disciplinary measures being assessed to one coach, including a suspension as well as an educational requirement," said a statement supplied to The Gazette from the St. Albert Minor Hockey Assocation.  
Cochranites give thousands to Humane Society in honour of late Betty White

Cochranites give thousands to Humane Society in honour of late Betty White

More than $3K in donations have been made in honour of Betty White at the Cochrane and Area Humane Society.
With start of meetings on EI review, businesses look for rethink of parental leave

With start of meetings on EI review, businesses look for rethink of parental leave

OTTAWA — One of the largest business groups in the country says a sweeping review of the employment insurance system should consider whether to turn parental benefits into a separate program.
Children at low risk of developing severe outcomes from COVID-19 infection: study

Children at low risk of developing severe outcomes from COVID-19 infection: study

CALGARY — A small number of children in an international study that included Canadian researchers experienced severe outcomes after visiting an emergency room and testing positive for COVID-19.
Man dies while in custody at St. Paul RCMP detachment

Man dies while in custody at St. Paul RCMP detachment

Male was arrested following a report of suspicious activity on 51 Ave. near 55 St early Monday morning
China, Philippines halt Canadian beef imports after discovery of 'atypical' BSE case

China, Philippines halt Canadian beef imports after discovery of 'atypical' BSE case

CALGARY — A cattle industry group says it is hopeful a newly imposed import ban on Canadian beef by China and two other Asian countries will be temporary.
Banff approves default 30-km/h speed limit

Banff approves default 30-km/h speed limit

“Slower is safer, and in a community with four square kilometres, I don’t understand the need for speed,” said Banff Mayor Corrie DiManno