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Notley kicked out of legislature for comment on election watchdog firing bill

Notley kicked out of legislature for comment on election watchdog firing bill

EDMONTON — Alberta NDP Opposition Leader Rachel Notley has been kicked out of the legislature chamber after she refused to apologize for comments about the United Conservative government's plan to fire the province's election watchdog.

Sportswriter Terry Jones pens deep dive on curling in Edmonton and Alberta

Longtime sportswriter Terry Jones left no stone unturned in his deep dive on Alberta curling.
Investor vows to vote against Encana moving HQ from Calgary to Denver

Investor vows to vote against Encana moving HQ from Calgary to Denver

CALGARY — A Canadian investment management firm with a four per cent stake in Calgary-based Encana Corp. says it will vote against Encana's plan to move its headquarters to the United States. Letko, Brosseau & Associates Inc.
TC Energy eyes options to ramp up Keystone volumes despite pressure limit

TC Energy eyes options to ramp up Keystone volumes despite pressure limit

CALGARY — TC Energy Corp.
'Sense of humility:' CFL boss says more work needed to end domestic violence

'Sense of humility:' CFL boss says more work needed to end domestic violence

CALGARY — The commissioner of the Canadian Football League says his organization still has a lot of work to do in stopping gender-based violence.
University of Calgary to slash payroll after post-secondary funding cuts

University of Calgary to slash payroll after post-secondary funding cuts

CALGARY — The University of Calgary is eliminating 250 management, faculty and support staff jobs following the Alberta government's announcement last month of a post-secondary funding cut.
Hockey Canada dropping 'midget,' other traditional minor age group names

Hockey Canada dropping 'midget,' other traditional minor age group names

CALGARY — Hockey Canada is changing its traditional age group names, including "midget," a year after some other sports organizations stopped using the term.
Alberta government firing election commissioner who was investigating leadership

Alberta government firing election commissioner who was investigating leadership

EDMONTON — Alberta's United Conservative government is firing the province's election commissioner, but says it's not because he is investigating the party and has fined it more than $200,000.

School bus rolls over west of Edmonton; no serious injuries reported

STONY PLAIN, Alta. — A school bus with about three dozen students on board slid off an icy road and rolled onto its side Monday morning, but there were no serious injuries.

Vancouver Island RCMP officer hurt, Alberta man arrested for assault

CAMPBELL RIVER, Canada — An RCMP officer is recovering from injuries he allegedly suffered during a traffic stop early Sunday morning in Campbell River, B.C.