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Humphries declines Bobsleigh Canada Skeleton's invitation to return to bob team

Humphries declines Bobsleigh Canada Skeleton's invitation to return to bob team

CALGARY — Olympic bobsled champion Kaillie Humphries says she won't race for Canada as long as the country's sport governing body is run by its current management.
Alberta to return CannTrust products after Health Canada suspensions

Alberta to return CannTrust products after Health Canada suspensions

The Alberta government's cannabis wholesaler and online retailer is returning products from CannTrust Holdings Inc. after Health Canada suspended the company's licences to produce and sell pot.

Space bits: Scientists confident they know where meteor over Alberta shed pieces

EDMONTON — It streaked across the sky but people in central Alberta are being urged to keep their eyes trained on the ground.
Anton Burdasov signs professional tryout contract with Edmonton Oilers

Anton Burdasov signs professional tryout contract with Edmonton Oilers

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers have signed Russian forward Anton Burdasov to a professional tryout contract. The 28-year-old Burdasov has 176 points (89 goals, 87 assists) in 386 career games over 10 seasons in the KHL.
Alberta to return all CannTrust products after Health Canada suspensions

Alberta to return all CannTrust products after Health Canada suspensions

VAUGHAN, Ont. — The Alberta government's cannabis wholesaler and online retailer is returning all products from CannTrust Holdings Inc. after Health Canada suspended the company's licences to produce and sell pot.

Body found after flames and smoke quickly extinguished at Edmonton home

EDMONTON — One person is dead after an overnight house fire in Edmonton. Firefighters responded when neighbours reported flames and heavy smoke coming from a two-storey home in a northeast neighbourhood shortly after 3 a.m.
13 seasons in, stars reflect on success of 'Heartland,' Canada's 'comfort food'

13 seasons in, stars reflect on success of 'Heartland,' Canada's 'comfort food'

HIGH RIVER, Alta. — Alberta-born actor Shaun Johnston had already had a lengthy career when he auditioned for the role of the grizzled and sage patriarch Jack Bartlett in CBC's family drama "Heartland," which debuted in October, 2007.
13 seasons in, stars reflect on success of 'Heartland,' Canada's 'comfort food'

13 seasons in, stars reflect on success of 'Heartland,' Canada's 'comfort food'

HIGH RIVER, Alta. — Alberta-born actor Shaun Johnston had already had a lengthy career when he auditioned for the role of the grizzled and sage patriarch Jack Bartlett in CBC's family drama "Heartland," which debuted in October, 2007.
Review board hears mass killer takes medication, should have trips into Edmonton

Review board hears mass killer takes medication, should have trips into Edmonton

EDMONTON — A review panel has reserved its decision on what privileges it may allow a man found not criminally responsible for killing five young people at a Calgary house party while suffering schizophrenic delusions.

Alberta RCMP say bomber used Tannerite in parkade blast, acted alone

SHERWOOD PARK, Alta. — The RCMP says it believes an explosive called Tannerite was used in a blast at a community centre parking garage east of Edmonton last November.