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Calgary medical examiner testifies 'very unlikely' toddler died in accidental fall

Calgary medical examiner testifies 'very unlikely' toddler died in accidental fall

CALGARY — A forensic pathologist says it's unlikely a toddler, found buried with her mother west of Calgary two years ago, died as a result of an accidental fall. Deputy medical examiner Dr.
Suspect found fit to stand trial in Calgary machete attacks

Suspect found fit to stand trial in Calgary machete attacks

CALGARY — A Calgary man charged following two downtown machete attacks has been found fit to stand trial.
CP Rail lowers volume outlook as supply chain woes, smaller grain crop weigh on Q3

CP Rail lowers volume outlook as supply chain woes, smaller grain crop weigh on Q3

CALGARY — Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. lowered its volume outlook for the year as a weak grain crop and supply chain challenges weighed on its third-quarter results.
Draisaitl puts up four points as Oilers outlast Ducks for 6-5 win

Draisaitl puts up four points as Oilers outlast Ducks for 6-5 win

EDMONTON — It was a sloppy win, but the Edmonton Oilers weren’t about to complain.
Alberta COVID-19 cases decline, no indication yet of spike from Thanksgiving: Kenney

Alberta COVID-19 cases decline, no indication yet of spike from Thanksgiving: Kenney

EDMONTON — Pressure is easing slightly in Alberta hospitals as the province reported another decline in daily COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations on Tuesday.
Next Edmonton mayor hopes for positive results with Alberta premier, UCP government

Next Edmonton mayor hopes for positive results with Alberta premier, UCP government

Edmonton’s next mayor says his goal with Premier Jason Kenney will be to keep it respectful and get things done.
Significant number of women, people of colour elected in Alberta municipal elections

Significant number of women, people of colour elected in Alberta municipal elections

CALGARY — The next mayor of Calgary says the diversity of the city's incoming council will bring "strength to decision-making" at a time when a significant number of women and people of colour were elected to municipal offices across Alberta.
Coal report on Albertans' views to be delayed one month, says panel chairman

Coal report on Albertans' views to be delayed one month, says panel chairman

EDMONTON — A report detailing how Albertans feel about open-pit coal mining in the Rockies will be delayed by a month, says the head of the committee preparing the document.
Murder suspect deleted texts, photos the day mother, daughter reported missing: court

Murder suspect deleted texts, photos the day mother, daughter reported missing: court

CALGARY — The trial of a Calgary man who admits he killed his girlfriend and is accused in her young daughter's death has heard that he deleted texts and photos from his cellphone the same day the two were reported missing.
Olympic wrestler Jasmine Mian elected to Calgary city council

Olympic wrestler Jasmine Mian elected to Calgary city council

CALGARY — Newly elected Calgary city councillor Jasmine Mian joins several Olympic and Paralympic athletes who have run for political office in Canada and won in recent years.