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National U-15, U-17 boys' basketball championships tip off Monday in Edmonton

EDMONTON — It has been three years since national Under-15 and Under-17 boys' basketball championships have been held, but that streak comes to an end Monday morning in the Alberta capital. Newfoundland & Labrador will tip off against B.C.
'Very early': Scientists date when humans first came to Alberta's oilsands region

'Very early': Scientists date when humans first came to Alberta's oilsands region

EDMONTON — New research may have answered a long-standing mystery by pinning a rough date on the earliest known humans in Canada's oilsands region.
Unbeaten Blue Bombers win a 35-28 thriller over Stampeders

Unbeaten Blue Bombers win a 35-28 thriller over Stampeders

CALGARY — Zach Collaros kept his composure in a back-and-forth game to keep his Winnipeg Blue Bombers undefeated.

Roofs ripped away, power knocked out as powerful storm hits northern Alberta village

HINES CREEK, Alta. — Roofs became airborne and trees tumbled as a powerful storm prompted an emergency alert for a possible tornado in a northern Alberta village on Friday night.
Stampers-Blue Bombers rematch highlights weekend CFL schedule

Stampers-Blue Bombers rematch highlights weekend CFL schedule

CALGARY — Two weeks after Calgary had its season-opening winning streak snapped by the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, the Stampeders get a chance to return the favour.
Alberta to start vaccinating kids under 5 against COVID-19 starting next week

Alberta to start vaccinating kids under 5 against COVID-19 starting next week

EDMONTON — Alberta is to begin taking bookings for COVID-19 vaccinations and administering the shots for children ages six months to five years starting Tuesday. It's the last province to announce its vaccine rollout plans for this age group.
First woman appointed provincial chief justice retiring after thirty years on bench

First woman appointed provincial chief justice retiring after thirty years on bench

EDMONTON — After three decades on the bench, Alberta's chief justice is hanging up her robe. The retirement of Catherine Fraser, who also serves as chief justice of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut Courts of Appeal, takes effect Saturday.

Veteran Canadian receiver Jones among 11 players released by Elks

EDMONTON — Veteran Canadian receiver Mike Jones was among 11 players released Friday by the Edmonton Elks. Jones, 29, had eight catches for 100 yards in seven games this season.
Imperial Oil CEO says feds' approach to emissions getting 'very aggressive'

Imperial Oil CEO says feds' approach to emissions getting 'very aggressive'

CALGARY — Imperial Oil Ltd. CEO Brad Corson said Friday the federal government's strategy to reduce emissions and reach net-zero amounts to overreach from Ottawa.
Enbridge net profit falls as revenues surge in second quarter to $13.22 billion

Enbridge net profit falls as revenues surge in second quarter to $13.22 billion

CALGARY — Enbridge Inc. says its earnings attributable to common shareholders dropped in its most recent quarter despite higher revenue.