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Backers of Banff passenger rail project say they need provincial yes or no

Backers of Banff passenger rail project say they need provincial yes or no

CALGARY — The backers of a proposed $1.5-billion passenger train that would connect Calgary to Banff say they are waiting for a yes or no from the Alberta government before proceeding with the project's next steps. Liricon Capital Inc.
Alberta teens face charges after girl, 13, was allegedly chased and bullied

Alberta teens face charges after girl, 13, was allegedly chased and bullied

NANTON, ALBERTA — Six teenagers in southern Alberta are facing criminal charges after a 13-year-old girl was allegedly chased and bullied.
Calgary police investigating death of 86-year-old woman after dog attack

Calgary police investigating death of 86-year-old woman after dog attack

CALGARY — Police say they continue to investigate the death of an 86-year-old woman following a dog attack. Officers and paramedics who were called Sunday to the Capitol Hill neighbourhood in northwest Calgary found the injured senior.
'Very relieved': Crown stays tax evasion charges against former Calgary MP Rob Anders

'Very relieved': Crown stays tax evasion charges against former Calgary MP Rob Anders

CALGARY — The Crown stayed all charges of tax evasion Monday against a former member of Parliament from Alberta. A trial for Rob Anders, 50, was scheduled to begin in Calgary on five charges, some of which dated back to his time in politics.
Man accused of killing girl in Edmonton home pleads not guilty

Man accused of killing girl in Edmonton home pleads not guilty

EDMONTON — A man accused of in the stabbing death of a seven-year-old Edmonton girl has pleaded not guilty. David Moss, who is 34-years-old, is charged with second-degree murder in the May 2020 killing of Bella Rose Desrosiers.
Crown stays tax evasion charges against former Calgary MP Rob Anders

Crown stays tax evasion charges against former Calgary MP Rob Anders

CALGARY — A two-week trial scheduled to begin in the tax evasion case of Rob Anders, a former Conservative member of Parliament, has been cancelled after the Crown stayed all charges.
Oil Kings outlast T-Birds 5-4 to tie WHL final series

Oil Kings outlast T-Birds 5-4 to tie WHL final series

EDMONTON — Luke Prokop had two goals and two assists and his Edmonton Oil Kings recovered from blowing a two-goal lead in the third period to beat the Seattle Thunderbirds 5-4 on Sunday and even their Western Hockey League championship series at 1-1.
Avalanche down Oilers 4-2 to take 3-0 stranglehold on Western Conference final

Avalanche down Oilers 4-2 to take 3-0 stranglehold on Western Conference final

EDMONTON — Evan Bouchard's bullet shot on a power play with under eight minutes to go in regulation clanked off Avalanche goaltender Pavel Francouz's right post.
Minus suspended Kane, relaxed Oilers facing elimination: 'No pressure on our end'

Minus suspended Kane, relaxed Oilers facing elimination: 'No pressure on our end'

EDMONTON — Zach Hyman was up big in a playoff series last spring. Fans of the Toronto Maple Leafs and Montreal Canadiens know what happened next.
Avalanche aim to finish West final vs. Oilers without Kadri

Avalanche aim to finish West final vs. Oilers without Kadri

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Nazem Kadri is a major reason the Colorado Avalanche are one win away from the franchise's first trip to the Stanley Cup Final in more than two decades. They'll have to take that step without him.
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