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Kadri, Avs regroup to beat Stars 6-4 in Game 3

EDMONTON — Nazem Kadri scored the go-ahead goal with 6:06 remaining in a wild third period as the Colorado Avalanche regrouped to beat the Dallas Stars 6-4 in Game 3 on Wednesday night. Dallas has a 2-1 advantage in the second-round series.
Block this: Canucks getting almost entire bench blocking shots against Vegas

Block this: Canucks getting almost entire bench blocking shots against Vegas

EDMONTON — To gauge the Vancouver Canucks' chances of taking the series lead against the Vegas Golden Knights, just trace your finger down the list of blocked shots.
Why one Quebec health worker is honouring the pandemic's victims with an 'altar for the dead'

Why one Quebec health worker is honouring the pandemic's victims with an 'altar for the dead'

This article is from New Canadian Media, a website dedicated to news and views about Canadians immigrants. It is the second article of a five-part series on Immigrants on the Front Lines of Fighting COVID-19.

Charge withdrawn against Edmonton man arrested during COVID-19 protest in May

EDMONTON — A rights advocacy group says the Alberta Crown has withdrawn a charge against a man who was protesting public health lockdowns at the provincial legislature in May.
Calgary man who killed daughter in drunk-driving crash to be sentenced Sept. 9

Calgary man who killed daughter in drunk-driving crash to be sentenced Sept. 9

CALGARY — A Calgary man who killed his daughter and seriously injured her best friend in a drunk-driving crash is to be sentenced next month.

Unhealthy reforms: The dangers of Alberta's plan to further privatize health-care delivery

This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure information is available on the original site.
Toffoli, Pettersson, Horvat score, Canucks beat Vegas 5-2 in NHL playoffs

Toffoli, Pettersson, Horvat score, Canucks beat Vegas 5-2 in NHL playoffs

EDMONTON — The Vancouver Canucks, coming off their worst performance of the playoffs, delivered one of their best efforts of the post-season Tuesday, stopping the Vegas Golden Knights juggernaut in its tracks.

Oilers to draw winning ticket for record-setting 50/50 raffle on Wednesday

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation says a winning ticket for a record-setting 50/50 raffle will be picked on Wednesday. The pot for the Aug.
Alberta health minister still talking with doctors over draft pay agreement

Alberta health minister still talking with doctors over draft pay agreement

CALGARY — Alberta's health minister says he hasn't given up on resolving a bitter dispute with the province's doctors that developed after he tore up their master pay agreement.
Alberta's debt will continue to rise as economy struggles: premier

Alberta's debt will continue to rise as economy struggles: premier

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney is painting a dark picture ahead of this week's financial update.