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Johnny Gaudreau Matthew Tkachuk lead Calgary Flames past St. Louis Blues 7-1

CALGARY — Better known for his highlight-reel goals and agitating ways, Matthew Tkachuk showed off a different aspect of his game Monday night.
Former judge to review call from suspended Alberta justice minister to police chief

Former judge to review call from suspended Alberta justice minister to police chief

EDMONTON — A retired judge from Alberta’s Court of Queen’s Bench is to determine whether suspended justice minister Kaycee Madu interfered with the administration of justice.
Alberta responds as COVID-19 calls swamping emergency medical response

Alberta responds as COVID-19 calls swamping emergency medical response

EDMONTON — Alberta Health Minister Jason Copping says an emergency response crisis in southern Alberta last week highlights the need to do more to alleviate stress in a network dangerously strained by COVID-19 and other factors.
Indigenous non-profit looks to acquire ownership of Trans Mountain Pipeline

Indigenous non-profit looks to acquire ownership of Trans Mountain Pipeline

CALGARY — A new Indigenous non-profit organization is seeking an ownership stake in the Trans Mountain Pipeline, saying its aim is to make sure communities along the pipeline's route receive its benefits directly.
Transportation Safety Board investigating helicopter crash in central Alberta

Transportation Safety Board investigating helicopter crash in central Alberta

CAMROSE, Alta. — The Transportation Safety Board of Canada says it is investigating a helicopter crash in central Alberta on the weekend. The government agency says a Bell 206B helicopter crashed near Camrose on Sunday.
'We got justice': Man who killed girlfriend also found guilty in her toddler's death

'We got justice': Man who killed girlfriend also found guilty in her toddler's death

CALGARY — A judge has found a man who admitted to murdering his former girlfriend guilty of killing her young daughter as well.

Running back James Wilder Jr. signs one-year extension with Edmonton Elks

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Elks signed running back James Wilder Jr. to a one-year contract extension on Monday. Wilder, who was scheduled to hit the free-agent market next month, racked up 996 total yards and three touchdowns in 2021.

Alberta man faces child pornography charges after investigation with U.S. authorities

DRUMHELLER, Alta. — RCMP in southern Alberta say a man is facing child luring and child pornography charges after being alerted by authorities in the United States.
Teen girl dies, two others critically injured in collision in northern Alberta

Teen girl dies, two others critically injured in collision in northern Alberta

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — RCMP in northern Alberta say they are investigating a three-vehicle collision in which a 16-year-old girl died and two other teens were critically injured. Wood Buffalo RCMP say the crash happened in Fort McMurray on Saturday.

Offensive lineman Zack Williams re-signs with Calgary Stampeders

CALGARY — The Calgary Stampeders have re-signed Canadian offensive lineman Zack Williams. Williams, who was set to become a free agent next month, played all 14 games with the Stamps last season, including 13 starts at left guard.