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Ex-board member of homeless group drops appeal of sentence for abusing youth

Ex-board member of homeless group drops appeal of sentence for abusing youth

CALGARY — A former board member of the Calgary Homeless Foundation who pleaded guilty to charges that included sexual assault of a minor has abandoned an appeal of his sentence.
Class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of passengers in fatal Icefield bus crash

Class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of passengers in fatal Icefield bus crash

CALGARY — A class-action lawsuit alleging the defendants acted recklessly and unreasonably has been filed against the operators of a tour bus involved in a fatal rollover at Jasper National Park's Columbia Icefield.
Stars use 4-goal 2nd to beat Avs, take 2-0 lead in series

Stars use 4-goal 2nd to beat Avs, take 2-0 lead in series

EDMONTON — From a goal off the chest to another that may have just crossed the line — depending who's asked — the Dallas Stars were getting the big bounces and breaks. That's what it takes this time of year.

Radulov, Stars jump on Avs in 2nd, take 2-0 series lead

EDMONTON — Alexander Radulov scored on a deflection off his chest as part of a four-goal second period and the Dallas Stars beat the Colorado Avalanche 5-2 on Monday night to take a 2-0 lead in the second-round series.

Sexual exploitation charge stayed against girls hockey coach in Saskatchewan

PRINCE ALBERT, Alta. — A charge of sexual exploitation against the former manager of a girls minor hockey team in Saskatchewan has been stayed.

Look after each other on COVID-19, Hinshaw tells Albertans in briefing

EDMONTON — Alberta's chief medical officer of health says Albertans can't let the COVID-19 pandemic divide them. Deena Hinshaw says people in small towns where infection rates are low have to remember those rates can spike very quickly.

Alberta the third province to offer promising leukemia and lymphoma treatment

CALGARY — Alberta has become the third province in Canada to offer a promising treatment for individuals with specific types of leukemia and lymphoma.
Robin Lehner gets shutout as Vegas beats Vancouver 5-0 to win NHL playoff opener

Robin Lehner gets shutout as Vegas beats Vancouver 5-0 to win NHL playoff opener

EDMONTON — Vegas Golden Knight Robin Lehner buried the Vancouver Canucks Sunday then laid to rest a Twitter controversy surrounding him and fellow goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury.

Alberta officer charged with assaulting prisoner at holding facility

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — A police force in southern Alberta says one of its officers has been charged with assault stemming from an altercation with a prisoner.
Stars' top line dominant in 5-3 win over Avs in Game 1

Stars' top line dominant in 5-3 win over Avs in Game 1

EDMONTON — Alexander Radulov had two goals and an assist as the top Dallas line finally came to life, and the Stars beat the Colorado Avalanche 5-3 on Saturday night to open the second-round Western Conference playoff series.