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Notley to stay on as Alberta NDP leader for 2023 provincial election

Notley to stay on as Alberta NDP leader for 2023 provincial election

EDMONTON — Alberta Opposition NDP Leader Rachel Notley says she will run for premier again in 2023. Notley, who said in December she would stay on as leader, confirmed those plans in a Facebook post this morning.
From beef and hot tubs to shellfish, cargo theft a growing concern in Canada

From beef and hot tubs to shellfish, cargo theft a growing concern in Canada

CALGARY — People may have found it odd when thieves made off with truckloads of hot tubs and beef within days of each other in rural Alberta, but experts say the capers highlight a growing crime perpetrated by sophisticated culprits.
Stars wait inside bubble for Stanley Cup Final opponent

Stars wait inside bubble for Stanley Cup Final opponent

EDMONTON — Blake Comeau and the Dallas Stars knew there would be the huge sacrifice of being away from their families once inside the NHL bubble, and those absences have only been amplified by monotonous gaps with little to do between playing games p

Lightning face adversity and Islanders in East final Game 6

EDMONTON — Jon Cooper might have reacted differently five years ago to losing in double overtime in Tampa Bay's first chance to move on to the Stanley Cup Final, sulking with his head down and kicking the nearest soda can.
Caribou herds in Jasper National Park decline; wilderness group calls for action

Caribou herds in Jasper National Park decline; wilderness group calls for action

JASPER, Alta. — The woodland caribou herds in Jasper National Park are dwindling. An update posted on the Parks Canada website suggests that the three herds managed by the federal agency in the park in Alberta have dropped to critical levels.
No new freedoms for man who killed five at Calgary house party while delusional

No new freedoms for man who killed five at Calgary house party while delusional

EDMONTON — The Alberta Review Board says a mentally ill man who stabbed and killed five young people at a Calgary house party has been making progress but will not be going into a group home in the next year.
Bid accepted to exit creditor protection and restart Ekati Diamond Mine

Bid accepted to exit creditor protection and restart Ekati Diamond Mine

CALGARY — The owner of the Ekati Diamond Mine in the Northwest Territories says it plans to return the suspended project to full operating status after accepting a "stalking horse bid" by an affiliated buyer to allow it to exit court protection from
Isles stay alive: Eberle seals 2-1 2OT win over Lightning

Isles stay alive: Eberle seals 2-1 2OT win over Lightning

EDMONTON — Islanders forward Jordan Eberle knew exactly what to do upon seeing teammate and captain Anders Lee pounce on the loose puck once Tampa Bay’s Kevin Shattenkirk whiffed on his shot from the right point.
Stars GM Jim Nill says Rick Bowness has earned Dallas Stars coaching job

Stars GM Jim Nill says Rick Bowness has earned Dallas Stars coaching job

EDMONTON — Dallas Stars general manager Jim Nill says interim head coach Rick Bowness has "earned the right" to come back behind the bench, but says the decision will come after the Stanley Cup final.
Alberta premier says cross-country Energy East pipeline remains a possibility

Alberta premier says cross-country Energy East pipeline remains a possibility

CALGARY — Alberta's premier says new federal Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole was just stating the obvious when he indicated the Energy East pipeline project was "not on the table" in a conversation with the premier of Quebec.