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Grizzly believed to have killed Alberta woman is caught and will be euthanized

Grizzly believed to have killed Alberta woman is caught and will be euthanized

WATER VALLEY, Alta. — Alberta Fish and Wildlife Enforcement officers have captured a grizzly bear they say fatally attacked a woman while she went for an evening stroll on her property last week.
Alberta sets sights on expanding forest products harvest as high prices drive returns

Alberta sets sights on expanding forest products harvest as high prices drive returns

CALGARY — A drive to increase Alberta’s forest harvest as lumber prices hover at record heights is allowing members of a northern First Nation to become resource owners as well as timber-gathering contractors, says the leader of the Bigstone Cree Nat
Calgary's Team Scotiabank wraps up Secret Cup with victory over Toronto's Team Sonnet

Calgary's Team Scotiabank wraps up Secret Cup with victory over Toronto's Team Sonnet

CALGARY — Sarah Potomak scored twice in the third period to lead Calgary's Team Scotiabank over Toronto’s Team Sonnet 3-2 in the final preliminary round match at the Secret Dream Gap Tour women's hockey tournament Saturday.
Racism directed at Bear sparks jump in donations to Beckie Scott's Spirit North

Racism directed at Bear sparks jump in donations to Beckie Scott's Spirit North

CANMORE, Alta. — The racism directed at Edmonton Oilers defenceman Ethan Bear has prompted a jump in donations to an Indigenous sport organization founded by Olympic cross-country ski champion Beckie Scott.
Montreal's Team Bauer edges Calgary's Team Scotiabank at Secret Dream Gap Tour

Montreal's Team Bauer edges Calgary's Team Scotiabank at Secret Dream Gap Tour

CALGARY — Jessie Eldridge had a goal and an assist as Montreal's Team Bauer beat Calgary's Team Scotiabank 4-3 at the Secret Dream Gap Tour women's hockey tournament Friday.

Alberta Health Services drops contempt of court application against Calgary pastor

CALGARY — Alberta Health Services says it has withdrawn its contempt of court application against a Calgary pastor who was arrested earlier this month on allegations of violating COVID-19 laws.
Public health professor calls Alberta's move to close safe injection site tragic

Public health professor calls Alberta's move to close safe injection site tragic

CALGARY — A professor of public health says the Alberta government's decision to close down a safe injection site in Calgary is short-sighted and sad.
'Critical time for Alberta': Province reaches 60 per cent COVID-19 vaccine target

'Critical time for Alberta': Province reaches 60 per cent COVID-19 vaccine target

EDMONTON — The Alberta government says more than 60 per cent of the province's eligible citizens have now received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine — a key benchmark in its phased reopening plan.

Clarification to May 21 story on ‘anti-Alberta’ inquiry researcher

EDMONTON — The Canadian Press has clarified a May 21 story on “anti-Alberta” inquiry researcher Vivian Krause. An early version of the story did not include proper sourcing in headlines and the lead paragraph.
Country singer Paul Brandt won't perform if Calgary Stampede goes ahead

Country singer Paul Brandt won't perform if Calgary Stampede goes ahead

CALGARY — The Calgary Stampede is expected to go ahead this summer, but the country music star initially pegged to headline the main stage won't be taking part.