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Owners of horse disqualified as winner of 2017 Canadian Derby lose appeal

EDMONTON — The owners of a horse that was disqualified after initially winning the Canadian Derby more than three years ago have lost a bid to reclaim the title.
EE Football Team raises almost one million dollars for Joey Moss Memorial Fund

EE Football Team raises almost one million dollars for Joey Moss Memorial Fund

EDMONTON — A memorial fund created for the late Joey Moss, a longtime locker-room attendant for the Edmonton Oilers and the EE Football Team, raised nearly one million dollars through a 50/50 raffle.
Alberta Liberal Party says leader, David Khan, stepping down to accept new job in law

Alberta Liberal Party says leader, David Khan, stepping down to accept new job in law

CALGARY — The Alberta Liberal Party says its leader, David Khan, is stepping down. A news release from the party on Sunday evening says Khan is accepting a new job in law.

Cabinet member backtracks after saying Kenney is waiting to act on COVID

EDMONTON — A member of Jason Kenney's cabinet is backtracking on a comment that seemed to suggest Alberta was waiting for hospitals to reach their limit before tightening COVID-19 restrictions.
'All you got:' Extreme Edmonton runners find comfort outside in rain, snow or hail

'All you got:' Extreme Edmonton runners find comfort outside in rain, snow or hail

EDMONTON — Sheryl Savard of Edmonton recites a mantra to herself over and over again when running outside on some of the coldest winter days. “All it takes is all you got.
Alberta government risks public buy-in on COVID-19 by withholding info: Opposition

Alberta government risks public buy-in on COVID-19 by withholding info: Opposition

EDMONTON — Alberta’s Opposition says Premier Jason Kenney’s government needs to start showing its hand if it wants to ensure public buy-in on targeted COVID-19 health restrictions.
Indigenous illustrator of new Marvel comic hopes Aboriginal women feel inspired

Indigenous illustrator of new Marvel comic hopes Aboriginal women feel inspired

EDMONTON — Indigenous illustrator Kyle Charles says hundreds of people have reached out to congratulate and thank him for his creations in a new Marvel anthology that tells the story of an Aboriginal mutant.
Survey shows two-thirds of energy company employers cut labour costs due to COVID-19

Survey shows two-thirds of energy company employers cut labour costs due to COVID-19

CALGARY — A survey by energy labour market organization PetroLMI shows that more than two-thirds of the employers in Canada's oil and gas sector imposed labour cost reduction measures in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic lockdowns, including 37 per c
Lawyer for former MP Rob Anders needs month to review evidence in tax evasion case

Lawyer for former MP Rob Anders needs month to review evidence in tax evasion case

CALGARY — A court case involving former Conservative MP Rob Anders has been adjourned a month to give his lawyer time to review an extensive amount of material related to tax evasion charges against his client.
Santa on wheels: St. Nick gets new open-air ride as pandemic drags into holidays

Santa on wheels: St. Nick gets new open-air ride as pandemic drags into holidays

CALGARY — For Santa sightings this holiday season, don't look for a sleigh soaring across the sky. Look for a revamped food truck cruising the streets. Calgary-based Santa School, which trains aspiring St.