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Federal judge grants B.C. injunction against Alberta's turn-off-the-taps law

Federal judge grants B.C. injunction against Alberta's turn-off-the-taps law

CALGARY — A Federal Court judge has granted the British Columbia government a temporary injunction against an Alberta law that could have limited oil exports to other provinces.
'Lonely and abandoned:' sentencing hearing for man who killed grandson

'Lonely and abandoned:' sentencing hearing for man who killed grandson

CALGARY — Crown and defence lawyers are suggesting significant prison time for a man convicted of killing his five-year-old grandson, who court heard went from friendly and happy to isolated and abused in the months before his death.
Alberta property owner who shot, wounded suspected thief facing lawsuit

Alberta property owner who shot, wounded suspected thief facing lawsuit

CALGARY — A southern Alberta man who shot at suspected thieves on his rural property is being sued by one of the people. A statement of claim says Ryan Watson entered Edouard Maurice's property near Okotoks, south of Calgary, on Feb. 25, 2018.
Alberta property owner who shot suspected thief facing lawsuit

Alberta property owner who shot suspected thief facing lawsuit

CALGARY — A southern Alberta man who shot at suspected thieves on his rural property is being sued by one of the people. A statement of claim says Ryan Watson entered Edouard Maurice's property near Okotoks on Feb. 25, 2018.

New charge laid against Alberta RCMP officer accused of off-duty assault

SHERWOOD PARK, Alta. — An Alberta RCMP officer who was charged with assault this past summer is now facing a new count of breaking the terms of his release following his previous arrest. Const.

Edmonton Oilers star Connor McDavid set to return from knee injury

Edmonton Oilers star Connor McDavid will play his first game tonight since suffering a knee injury in last year's season finale. The Oilers say McDavid will make his 2019 pre-season debut against the visiting Arizona Coyotes.
'Insulting, racial mockery:' Trudeau's behaviour panned by Alberta premier

'Insulting, racial mockery:' Trudeau's behaviour panned by Alberta premier

CALGARY — Alberta's premier says images of federal Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau wearing black and brown face makeup should make it easier for voters to choose in next month's election.

Calgary Flames sign first-round draft pick Jakob Pelletier to three-year deal

CALGARY — The Calgary Flames have signed 18-year-old Jakob Pelletier to a three-year, entry-level contract. The Flames announced the deal Monday after assigning Pelletier back to his Quebec Major Junior Hockey League team.

World Wrestling Entertainment star's tantrum against Alberta Mountie staged

EDMONTON — A professional wrestler's verbal smackdown of an Alberta RCMP officer was staged after she was issued a speeding ticket.
Alberta premier says province watching proposed Springbank Dam project closely

Alberta premier says province watching proposed Springbank Dam project closely

CALGARY — Alberta's premier says it's possible a proposed reservoir to protect Calgary from floods will have to go back to the drawing board if federal regulators say no or court delays persist.