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Leon Draisaitl's three-goal, two-assist night powers Oilers to romp over Senators

Leon Draisaitl's three-goal, two-assist night powers Oilers to romp over Senators

EDMONTON — Leon Draisaitl said before Wednesday's game it's tough to be the Edmonton Oilers' best player with Connor McDavid on the roster.
Koe, Morris renew curling chemistry at Canadian men's championship

Koe, Morris renew curling chemistry at Canadian men's championship

CALGARY — The Kevin Koe and John Morris role reversal is paying dividends for their curling team at the Canadian men's championship. Koe played third for Morris when the latter skipped a team from 2003 and 2006.
Next step on Alberta pension plan in spring, but no change without referendum: Kenney

Next step on Alberta pension plan in spring, but no change without referendum: Kenney

EDMONTON — Premier Jason Kenney says his government will make a decision this spring on whether to pursue pulling Alberta out of the Canada Pension Plan.
Thousands of Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine appointments booked in Alberta

Thousands of Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine appointments booked in Alberta

EDMONTON — Thousands of people have made appointments to receive Alberta's first batch of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine and the province's top doctor says more will be able to do so in the days ahead.

Tourmaline Oil reports Q4 earnings of $629 million and 12 per cent production rise

CALGARY — Tourmaline Oil Corp. is reporting higher fourth-quarter earnings and production along with a 14 per cent increase in its dividend following a year in which it completed four corporate acquisitions.
Alberta church charged under Public Health Act for services exceeding capacity

Alberta church charged under Public Health Act for services exceeding capacity

EDMONTON — An Edmonton-area church has been charged for holding services police say defied Alberta public health orders meant to contain the spread of the virus that causes COVID-19.
Alberta environment minister's constituents concerned over coal-mining

Alberta environment minister's constituents concerned over coal-mining

ROCKY MOUNTAIN HOUSE, Alta. — A municipal council in Alberta Environment Minister Jason Nixon's constituency is the latest in a growing number of communities expressing concern about the province's plan to expand coal mining in the Rocky Mountains.
'Vast majority' of officers committed to bias-free policing: Alberta police chief

'Vast majority' of officers committed to bias-free policing: Alberta police chief

LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, CANADA — The chief of the Lethbridge Police Service in southern Alberta says it will co-operate fully with an investigation into officers who allegedly made unauthorized checks on a provincial cabinet minister.
Just Energy granted court protection from creditors after Texas storm losses

Just Energy granted court protection from creditors after Texas storm losses

CALGARY — Canadian natural gas and electricity retailer Just Energy Group Inc. says it has received court protection from creditors in Canada and the United States after incurring losses during severe winter storms in Texas last month.
Complaint over Alberta judge's comments about medical expert's accent moving ahead

Complaint over Alberta judge's comments about medical expert's accent moving ahead

CALGARY — A complaint over comments an Alberta judge made about a Nigerian-born medical examiner's accent is now before a member of the Canadian Judicial Council's conduct committee. Dr.