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'Profane, abusive and insulting:' Veteran Alberta police officer fired over memes

'Profane, abusive and insulting:' Veteran Alberta police officer fired over memes

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — A police chief in southern Alberta says the firing of a veteran officer for misconduct was necessary to provide a safe and respectful workplace.
Luge Canada the latest Canadian sport organization to join Abuse-Free Sport

Luge Canada the latest Canadian sport organization to join Abuse-Free Sport

CALGARY — Luge Canada has joined Abuse-Free Sport, the federal government's new independent program to prevent and address maltreatment in sport.
FTX deal to buy Canadian crypto platform Bitvo terminated

FTX deal to buy Canadian crypto platform Bitvo terminated

CALGARY — Canadian crypto trading platform Bitvo Inc. says its deal to be acquired by FTX, the crypto-exchange giant that collapsed last week and filed for bankruptcy, will not go ahead.
Calgary Flames narrowly defeat LA Kings 6-5

Calgary Flames narrowly defeat LA Kings 6-5

CALGARY — After losing 100-point wingers Johnny Gaudreau and Matthew Tkachuk in the off-season, it has taken a while for Calgary centre Elias Lindholm to find chemistry with new linemates, but it is finally starting to come together.
Alberta replaces chief medical officer of health who oversaw COVID-19 pandemic

Alberta replaces chief medical officer of health who oversaw COVID-19 pandemic

EDMONTON — Dr. Deena Hinshaw, the chief medical officer of health who became the face of Alberta’s public health response to the COVID-19 pandemic, has been officially removed from her post.
Alberta premier says no school mask rules as viral cases rise, jamming hospitals

Alberta premier says no school mask rules as viral cases rise, jamming hospitals

EDMONTON — Premier Danielle Smith says she won't mandate masks in schools as Alberta fights a wave of viral illnesses that is sending thousands of students home sick and pushing hospital capacity to the brink.
Ontario's top doctor 'strongly' recommends masks, Alberta premier says don't panic

Ontario's top doctor 'strongly' recommends masks, Alberta premier says don't panic

TORONTO — Ontario's chief medical officer of health strongly recommended Monday that residents wear masks in indoor public settings to protect children from a "triple threat" of respiratory viruses, while Alberta's premier said she will not impose a
Children among four found dead after house fire in northern Alberta: RCMP

Children among four found dead after house fire in northern Alberta: RCMP

FOX LAKE, Alta. — Mounties say children are among four people found dead after a house fire in northern Alberta. The fire happened Saturday in Fox Lake, a remote community northwest of Fort McMurray.
Four found dead after house fire in Fox Lake, Alta.

Four found dead after house fire in Fox Lake, Alta.

FOX LAKE, Alta. — Police say the bodies of four people have been found in a residence after a weekend house fire in Fox Lake, Alta.
Canada crushes Panama 112-71 in FIBA World Cup qualifying

Canada crushes Panama 112-71 in FIBA World Cup qualifying

EDMONTON — The Panamanian national team came to Edmonton with no illusions of grandeur. The players knew they were likely going to be on the losing end of their FIBA World Cup qualifying match against Canada.
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