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Odermatt beats Kilde in super-G for 2nd win of season

Odermatt beats Kilde in super-G for 2nd win of season

LAKE LOUISE, Alberta (AP) — Marco Odermatt is already living up to his billing as the favorite for the overall World Cup title, beating Aleksander Aamodt Kilde to win a super-G on Sunday for his second victory in three races this season.
Switzerland's Marco Odermatt off to strong start for another overall World Cup crown

Switzerland's Marco Odermatt off to strong start for another overall World Cup crown

LAKE LOUISE, Alta. — Marco Odermatt and Aleksander Aamodt Kilde continued their friendly rivalry for supremacy in men's alpine skiing with Odermatt taking Sunday's latest round.
Alberta Children's Hospital in Calgary to open heated trailer next to busy ER

Alberta Children's Hospital in Calgary to open heated trailer next to busy ER

CALGARY — Alberta's health-care delivery agency says it's preparing for surges in patients at Alberta Children's Hospital in Calgary by opening a heated trailer next to the facility's emergency department.
Norway's Kilde draws first blood in men's World Cup downhill season

Norway's Kilde draws first blood in men's World Cup downhill season

LAKE LOUISE, Alta. — Aleksander Aamodt Kilde opened defence of his World Cup downhill title with his first career victory in Lake Louise, Alta., on Saturday.
Speed star Kilde wins rescheduled 1st downhill of season

Speed star Kilde wins rescheduled 1st downhill of season

LAKE LOUISE, Alberta (AP) — Speed specialist Aleksander Aamodt Kilde won the rescheduled first downhill of the season on Saturday. The Norwegian skier edged out Daniel Hemetsberger of Austria by 0.06 seconds in Lake Louise, Alberta.
Calgary Loblaw distribution centre workers accept offer hours before lockout: union

Calgary Loblaw distribution centre workers accept offer hours before lockout: union

CALGARY — Unionized workers at a Loblaw distribution facility in Calgary have accepted a contract offer hours before they were scheduled to be locked out.
Calgary man who killed girlfriend and her toddler appeals conviction, sentence

Calgary man who killed girlfriend and her toddler appeals conviction, sentence

CALGARY — A man who killed a woman and her young daughter before burying them in a shallow grave near Calgary is appealing his sentence and conviction on a charge of second-degree murder.
Alberta's famous 'wage premium' rapidly eroding, experts say

Alberta's famous 'wage premium' rapidly eroding, experts say

CALGARY — Worker paycheques in the province that once led the country in wage growth have flatlined, but experts say the double whammy of inflation and labour shortages mean Alberta businesses are poised to face a reckoning on wages soon.
Alberta premier defends new rules on in-person learning, no mask mandates in schools

Alberta premier defends new rules on in-person learning, no mask mandates in schools

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith is defending new rules ordering schools to provide in-person learning during the current wave of viral illnesses, saying a clear, measured response is crucial for students and parents.
After breakout season, Canada's James Crawford craves constant downhill contention

After breakout season, Canada's James Crawford craves constant downhill contention

LAKE LOUISE, Alta. — James Crawford wants to put the tools he learned from his breakout ski racing season into constantly challenging for the podium.
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