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Alberta girls' water polo season cancelled over groping complaint

EDMONTON — The Alberta Water Polo Association has cancelled the rest of its scheduled games this season for young girls after complaints over players being groped during play.

Suspect sought after man badly beaten in Edmonton road rage incident

Edmonton police are seeking witnesses to a violent assault on a man during a road rage incident last week. Police say a black pickup truck cut off a car near a busy northwest Edmonton intersection.
"A storm is coming": Experts sound alarm on pandemic dangers as rural doctors threaten to jump ship

"A storm is coming": Experts sound alarm on pandemic dangers as rural doctors threaten to jump ship

A Health Canada report published in 2003 following the SARS outbreak called family physicians the “sentinels” in a potential pandemic, as they are the ones likely to see sick patients first and recognize the symptoms.

WHL Roundup: Adam Beckman increases league-leading point total in Chiefs win

RED DEER, Alta. — Adam Beckman used a hat trick to increase his league lead in goals, and the Spokane Chiefs defeated the Red Deer Rebels 5-1 on Friday in Western Hockey League action.
Flames gain ground in Pacific Division with a 3-2 win over Coyotes

Flames gain ground in Pacific Division with a 3-2 win over Coyotes

CALGARY — The Calgary Flames recovered from an early hiccup to earn a 3-2 win over the Arizona Coyotes on Friday.
Alberta and Saskatchewan to meet in 1-2 Page Playoff game at Brier

Alberta and Saskatchewan to meet in 1-2 Page Playoff game at Brier

KINGSTON, Ont. — After close losses in the last two Tim Hortons Brier finals, Brendan Bottcher's Alberta team is well aware of the importance of having the hammer in the championship game.
Alberta reports second presumptive case of new coronavirus; man from Edmonton

Alberta reports second presumptive case of new coronavirus; man from Edmonton

EDMONTON — The Alberta government says it is now dealing with a second presumptive case of the novel coronavirus and is ramping up testing protocols. Dr.
Coronavirus may force government to ditch balanced-budget plan: Alberta premier

Coronavirus may force government to ditch balanced-budget plan: Alberta premier

EDMONTON — Premier Jason Kenney says the novel coronavirus outbreak is hammering Alberta's economy and may force his government to abandon its core election promise to balance the books by 2023.

Calgary's sport school that produces Olympic champions gets a year's reprieve

CALGARY — The National Sport School in Calgary that has produced Olympic and Paralympic champions will survive at least one more year.
Alberta premier says he agrees with survey urging end to daylight time

Alberta premier says he agrees with survey urging end to daylight time

EDMONTON — The times may soon be a-changin' in Alberta. Premier Jason Kenney says about 90 per cent of Albertans recently surveyed said they wanted to scrap daylight time and stop changing clocks by an hour twice a year.