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Lions edge Stampeders 31-29 in OT in debut of quarterback Vernon Adams Jr.

Lions edge Stampeders 31-29 in OT in debut of quarterback Vernon Adams Jr.

CALGARY — Quarterback Vernon Adams Jr.'s first start as a B.C. Lion was a memorable one. Adams threw for 294 yards, rushed for 32, and engineered a 31-29 overtime win over the host Calgary Stampeders on Saturday.

Edmonton police defend actions of officer seen shoving woman to the ground in a video

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Police Service is defending the actions of an officer who can be seen on video roughly shoving a woman to the ground. The video was posted on social media Friday by a community group called The Bear Clan Beaver Hills House.
Stinging memory fuels Calgary Stampeders in clash with B.C. Lions

Stinging memory fuels Calgary Stampeders in clash with B.C. Lions

CALGARY — Momentum, yes, but Calgary Stampeders head coach Dave Dickenson doesn't want his team feeling untroubled with the B.C. Lions in town.
Compensating passengers for flight disruptions not enough: Advocate

Compensating passengers for flight disruptions not enough: Advocate

CALGARY — A consumer advocate says two recent regulatory rulings ordering Canadian airlines to compensate passengers for flight disruptions won't be enough to improve air travel in this country.
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney joins massive queue to pay respects to Queen Elizabeth

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney joins massive queue to pay respects to Queen Elizabeth

LONDON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says he joined a queue with hundreds of thousands of people to pay his respects to Queen Elizabeth, whose coffin is to lie in state until her funeral.
WestJet suspends number of routes out of Halifax this winter

WestJet suspends number of routes out of Halifax this winter

CALGARY — WestJet is suspending a number of routes out of Halifax this winter. The Calgary-based carrier will suspend flights between Halifax and Montreal as of Oct. 28. Flights between Halifax and Sydney, N.S. will be suspended as of Nov.
RCMP lay charges against three men related to Coutts border protest last winter

RCMP lay charges against three men related to Coutts border protest last winter

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — RCMP have laid charges against three more men connected to a blockade that paralyzed the United States border at Coutts, Alta., earlier this year, including one of the organizers.
Alberta rescinds appointment of Human Rights Commission chief in book review dispute

Alberta rescinds appointment of Human Rights Commission chief in book review dispute

EDMONTON — The Alberta government has rescinded the appointment of the head of its Human Rights Commission in a dispute stemming from a passage in a book review that has been criticized as Islamophobic.
Police asking for help in locating Calgary man missing for more than a year

Police asking for help in locating Calgary man missing for more than a year

CALGARY — More than a year after a man disappeared, Calgary police are hoping members of the public an help provide some answers. David-Alexandre Beliveau, who is 36, hasn't been seen since Sept. 4 of last year.
Oil and gas stocks make up bulk of the TSX's top performers in 2022

Oil and gas stocks make up bulk of the TSX's top performers in 2022

CALGARY — A newly released ranking of the Toronto Stock Exchange's top performers shows just how dominant Canadian oil and gas stocks have been in 2022 thanks to surging global energy demand and sky-high commodity prices.