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CWB Financial Group reports Q4 profit down from year ago, raises dividend

EDMONTON — CWB Financial Group raised its dividend and reported its fourth-quarter profit fell compared with year ago as its provision for credit losses rose. The bank says it upped its quarterly dividend by a penny to 32 cents per share.
Caufield's third-period goal helps Canadiens to 2-1 victory over Flames

Caufield's third-period goal helps Canadiens to 2-1 victory over Flames

CALGARY — Sean Monahan's feel-good return to Calgary on Thursday felt even better afterwards.
'Wanted more information': Second Alberta Mountie charged with manslaughter testifies

'Wanted more information': Second Alberta Mountie charged with manslaughter testifies

EDMONTON — A second Mountie on trial in the killing of a man at a rest stop says he wanted more information before he and his team approached a pickup truck that he assumed had a shooting suspect inside.
Mountie shoots armed man on First Nation, suspect in life-threatening condition

Mountie shoots armed man on First Nation, suspect in life-threatening condition

MASKWACIS, ALBERTA, CANADA — Alberta's police watchdog has been called in to investigate after a Mountie shot an armed suspect on the Samson Cree First Nation.
Alberta deputy premier says sovereignty act not a power grab, eyes changes to bill

Alberta deputy premier says sovereignty act not a power grab, eyes changes to bill

EDMONTON — Alberta’s deputy premier says amendments may be needed to clear up confusion over a bill that grants Premier Danielle Smith and her cabinet unfettered power outside the legislature to rewrite laws and direct agencies to resist federal rule
Harjo at the helm, first woman to coach Canadian women's alpine ski team

Harjo at the helm, first woman to coach Canadian women's alpine ski team

LAKE LOUISE, Alta. — Karin Harjo isn't just the first woman to be the head coach of a Canadian alpine ski team, she's also the first woman to have that job with any country on the World Cup circuit.
November home sales down 20%, year-to-date sales on track for record: Calgary board

November home sales down 20%, year-to-date sales on track for record: Calgary board

CALGARY — The Calgary Real Estate Board says the city's November home sales dipped by more than 20 per cent since the same time last year, but 2022 is still on track to set a record.
'Cautiously optimistic': Lawyer for trucker in Broncos crash waiting on Federal Court

'Cautiously optimistic': Lawyer for trucker in Broncos crash waiting on Federal Court

CALGARY — A lawyer for a former truck driver who caused the deadly Humboldt Broncos bus crash says he's cautiously optimistic that he will get the chance to argue against his client's possible deportation before Federal Court.
Alberta premier rejects accusations her sovereignty bill is undemocratic power grab

Alberta premier rejects accusations her sovereignty bill is undemocratic power grab

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Danielle Smith is rejecting accusations that a bill granting her and her cabinet sweeping powers to rewrite laws while bypassing the legislature is an undemocratic, dangerous power grab.
Alberta Mountie charged with manslaughter tells jury she feared for her life

Alberta Mountie charged with manslaughter tells jury she feared for her life

EDMONTON — An Alberta Mountie testified Wednesday that she feared for her life before she and another officer fatally shot a man at a rest stop northwest of Edmonton. “That’s not something I ever wanted to do in my entire career," Const.