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Edmonton Oil Kings rout Winnipeg Ice 7-1 to reach WHL final

EDMONTON — Carter Souch scored two goals and added two assists to lead the Edmonton Oil Kings past the Winnipeg Ice 7-1 Friday to advance to the Ed Chynoweth Cup final after winning their WHL Eastern Conference final series 4-1.
Judge denies bail for protester charged in southern Alberta border blockade

Judge denies bail for protester charged in southern Alberta border blockade

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — A judge has denied bail for a man charged with conspiracy to commit murder at a border blockade in southern Alberta.
Aurora Cannabis shares fall 40% after share sale amendment

Aurora Cannabis shares fall 40% after share sale amendment

EDMONTON — Aurora Cannabis Inc.'s share price fell by about 40 per cent, after the company announced it sold US$150 million worth of shares. The Edmonton marijuana company's share price was $3.
Analysts say natural gas could go even higher after breaking 14-year record this week

Analysts say natural gas could go even higher after breaking 14-year record this week

CALGARY — The rising price of oil may grab most of the headlines, but another commodity — natural gas — is on an even wilder ride and expected to hit fresh heights this summer.
CWB Financial Group Q2 profit up, raises quarterly dividend

CWB Financial Group Q2 profit up, raises quarterly dividend

EDMONTON — CWB Financial Group is raising its dividend as it reports its second-quarter common shareholders' net income rose three per cent compared with a year ago.

Oilers keen to add another championship chapter to storied franchise

CALGARY — The Edmonton Oilers have a rich history. This iteration wants to add another memorable chapter.
McDavid scores in OT, Oilers down Flames to win Battle of Alberta and advance to WCF

McDavid scores in OT, Oilers down Flames to win Battle of Alberta and advance to WCF

CALGARY — Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl dominated the first playoff Battle of Alberta in 31 years. It was fitting Edmonton's dynamic duo combined to end it.

Calgary Flames exit playoffs amid controversy over disallowed goal

CALGARY — The Calgary Flames didn't go quietly, but they still went with the controversial disallowing of a potential game-winning goal hanging over their exit.
'Always hope': Remains of Cree woman sent home to Alberta decades after disappearance

'Always hope': Remains of Cree woman sent home to Alberta decades after disappearance

Violet Soosay's search for her missing aunt began four decades ago. The pursuit took her to parts of Alberta and B.C. and down paths of uncertainty as weeks, months and years passed without word of Shirley Ann Soosay.

Alberta Finance Minister Travis Toews not ruling out run for UCP leadership

EDMONTON — Alberta Finance Minister Travis Toews is not ruling out a run to replace Jason Kenney as United Conservative party leader and premier. Toews says there would be a number of factors to consider, including what the rules of the race will be.