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WHL Roundup: Greig, Burzan score in shootout, Wheat Kings top Oil Kings

EDMONTON — Ridly Greig and Luka Burzan scored shootout goals as the Brandon Wheat Kings recovered from blowing a four-goal lead to beat the Edmonton Oil Kings 5-4 on Sunday in the Western Hockey League.
Canada downs Dominican Republic in women's basketball Olympic pre-qualifier

Canada downs Dominican Republic in women's basketball Olympic pre-qualifier

EDMONTON — Canada's women's basketball team put its depth on display Sunday in a dominant 110-60 victory over the Dominican Republic in the final game of the FIBA Olympic pre-qualifying tournament.

15 charged following protests at two Alberta kennels that provide sled dog tours

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Canada's women's basketball team tops Puerto Rico for spot in Olympic qualifier

Canada's women's basketball team tops Puerto Rico for spot in Olympic qualifier

EDMONTON — It had been three years since Nayo Raincock-Ekunwe played in front of her family. She made certain to put on a show Saturday night.
Calgary Dinos advance to Vanier Cup by downing McMaster in Mitchell Bowl

Calgary Dinos advance to Vanier Cup by downing McMaster in Mitchell Bowl

CALGARY — The University of Calgary is headed back to the Vanier Cup.
Protesters say Alberta bill would make it harder to access some medical services

Protesters say Alberta bill would make it harder to access some medical services

EDMONTON — Opponents of a private member's bill that calls for more protection for health workers who invoke conscience rights gathered at the Alberta legislature Saturday, arguing the bill would limit access to medical services such as abortions or
Benn scores overtime winner as Stars take 5-4 victory over Oilers

Benn scores overtime winner as Stars take 5-4 victory over Oilers

EDMONTON — The Dallas Stars' dreadful 1-7-1 start to the season is quickly becoming a faded memory. Jamie Benn scored the overtime winner as the Stars rallied from a two-goal deficit for a 5-4 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday.

Ontario's Stephanie Comilang wins $100,000 2019 Sobey Art Award

EDMONTON — Stephanie Comilang, a 39-year-old artist representing the Ontario region, is the winner of the $100,000 2019 Sobey Art Award.

WHL Roundup: Sillinger, Brinkman lead Tigers over Rebels in shootout

RED DEER, Alta. — Cole Sillinger and Jonathan Brinkman scored in the shootout as the Medicine Hat Tigers rallied for a 4-3 win over the Red Deer Rebels on Friday in the Western Hockey League.
'Welcome home:' More than 2,000-year-old bison skull returned to Blackfoot

'Welcome home:' More than 2,000-year-old bison skull returned to Blackfoot

SIKSIKA, Alta. — A more than 2,000-year-old bison skull unearthed during utility work in downtown Banff, Alta., has been returned to a southern Alberta Indigenous community.