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More COVID-19 rules eased: Alberta ups retail shopping limit, opens banquet halls

More COVID-19 rules eased: Alberta ups retail shopping limit, opens banquet halls

EDMONTON — Alberta is lifting more COVID-19 public-health restrictions, including allowing more people to shop in retail stores and malls. Health Minister Tyler Shandro says the retail limit is increasing to 25 per cent capacity from 15 per cent.

Man charged with three hate-motivated attacks on women in Edmonton

EDMONTON — Police say a 44-year-old man has been arrested and charged with three hate-motivated attacks on women in Edmonton. Shane Edward Tremblay, who has no fixed address, is facing three counts of uttering threats and three counts of assault.

Alberta man charged with $1.7M in fraud; claimed partnerships with NHL players

EDMONTON — An Alberta man is facing nearly two dozen charges after he allegedly defrauded more than $1.7 million from several people by claiming he was partners with NHL players.
Crown intends to seek adult sentence in Calgary cold case homicide

Crown intends to seek adult sentence in Calgary cold case homicide

CALGARY — The Crown says it intends to seek an adult sentence if a suspect in a cold case killing in Calgary 13 years ago is convicted. The Edmonton man appeared in court on closed-circuit TV on Monday and the matter was adjourned until April 15.
'Truth to power:' Lab was not enough for renowned scientist David Schindler

'Truth to power:' Lab was not enough for renowned scientist David Schindler

EDMONTON — His research in the lab and the field was published in some of the world's top journals, but that was never enough for David Schindler, who died Thursday at age 80.
Batherson’s shootout winner gives Senators 4-3 win over Flames

Batherson’s shootout winner gives Senators 4-3 win over Flames

CALGARY — The Ottawa Senators emerged victorious in their fifth battle of the season with the Calgary Flames Sunday night.
Wild Card Two's Koe beats Gushue 9-7 to hand defending champs first loss at the Brier

Wild Card Two's Koe beats Gushue 9-7 to hand defending champs first loss at the Brier

CALGARY — Two of the favourites in the Canadian men's curling championship field showed Sunday night why they're expected to be in the playoff mix again this year.
'It kind of clicks:' Text4Hope program helps with depression, anxiety during pandemic

'It kind of clicks:' Text4Hope program helps with depression, anxiety during pandemic

EDMONTON — Kiara Robillard says she was in a really bad place. During the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, after she was struck by a truck and her spine broke in two places, she moved home to Alberta from California.
Connor McDavid snaps three-game pointless streak in 3-2 Oilers win over Flames

Connor McDavid snaps three-game pointless streak in 3-2 Oilers win over Flames

EDMONTON — The latest installment of the Battle of Alberta ended up being the perfect place for Connor McDavid to snap his pointless streak, and help his team snap a losing streak.

WHL Roundup: Oil Kings defeat Tigers 3-1, remain undefeated through first four games

MEDICINE HAT, Alta. — Jalen Luypen, Scott Atkinson, and Jake Neighbours each scored a goal in a 3-1 Edmonton Oil Kings win over the Medicine Hat Tigers Saturday in Medicine Hat. The Tigers took a 1-0 lead thanks to a goal from Ryan Chyzowski.