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Ex-Reform leader Preston Manning picked to chair review of Alberta's COVID response

Ex-Reform leader Preston Manning picked to chair review of Alberta's COVID response

EDMONTON — Premier Danielle Smith has struck a committee to investigate how the Alberta government responded to the COVID-19 pandemic, and has appointed former Reform Party leader Preston Manning to chair it.
Elks sign veteran defensive back Ed Gainey to one year contract extension.

Elks sign veteran defensive back Ed Gainey to one year contract extension.

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Elks have signed veteran defensive back Ed Gainey to a one-year contract extension. Gainey was fifth on the team with 47 defensive tackles last season, his first in Edmonton, to go with an interception and two forced fumbles.
Calgary Stampeders re-sign Canadian linebacker Cameron Judge

Calgary Stampeders re-sign Canadian linebacker Cameron Judge

CALGARY — The Calgary Stampeders re-signed Canadian linebacker Cameron Judge to a two-year contract Thursday. Judge, Calgary's nominee for the CFL's top Canadian award last season, was eligible to become a free agent Feb. 14.
Canada, U.S. to finish women's hockey Rivalry Series with two games in Quebec

Canada, U.S. to finish women's hockey Rivalry Series with two games in Quebec

CALGARY — Canada's women's hockey team needs back-to-back wins against the U.S. to win their Rivalry Series. The seven-game series will conclude with games Feb. 20 at Colisée Vidéotron in Trois-Rivières and Feb. 22 at Place Bell in Laval, Que.
Police say six teenagers have been charged in a swarming at Calgary drugstore

Police say six teenagers have been charged in a swarming at Calgary drugstore

Calgary police say six teenage boys have been charged in a swarming attack that left two store employees injured in November.
Lehkonen, Rantanen's two-goal efforts lead Avalanche to 4-1 win over Flames

Lehkonen, Rantanen's two-goal efforts lead Avalanche to 4-1 win over Flames

CALGARY — The absence of last season's Norris Trophy winner, Cale Makar, didn't slow down the reigning Stanley Cup champions one bit.

Rantanen, Lehkonen lead Avalanche past Flames 4-1

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Mikko Rantanen and Artturi Lehkonen each scored two goals, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Calgary Flames 4-1 on Wednesday night. Nathan MacKinnon, J.T.
Alberta says first shipment of kid's pain reliever has arrived, will go to hospitals

Alberta says first shipment of kid's pain reliever has arrived, will go to hospitals

EDMONTON — The Alberta government says its first shipment of children's pain reliever it ordered has arrived and will be distributed to hospitals immediately.
Postmedia announces plan to move 12 Alberta papers to digital-only, layoff staff

Postmedia announces plan to move 12 Alberta papers to digital-only, layoff staff

TORONTO — Postmedia is moving a dozen of its Alberta community newspapers to digital-only formats, eyeing more outsourcing deals for printing, laying off workers and selling the home of the Calgary Herald.
Canadian freestyle skier Rachael Karker skies for joy post-Beijing

Canadian freestyle skier Rachael Karker skies for joy post-Beijing

CALGARY — What Rachael Karker wants to do in her first season after winning an Olympic medal is unwind and ski.