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Residents in Alberta hamlet allowed to return to homes after gas-line damaged

HINTON, Alta. — Police say an evacuation that had been ordered in a hamlet near Hinton, Alta., following damage to a natural gas line has been lifted.
Success of wildlife corridors in Banff National Park has advocates wanting more

Success of wildlife corridors in Banff National Park has advocates wanting more

EXSHAW, Alta. — Dave Cipollone knows the dangers wild animals can pose to drivers on the Trans-Canada or other highways in and near Banff National Park. The 42-year-old paramedic and firefighter from Canmore, Alta.
Gaudreau scores twice in Flames' 4-2 come-from-behind victory over Maple Leafs

Gaudreau scores twice in Flames' 4-2 come-from-behind victory over Maple Leafs

Calgary needed a big goal and Johnny Gaudreau delivered. Twice, in fact.
'It hit my heart:' Man, woman found guilty in Calgary quadruple killing case

'It hit my heart:' Man, woman found guilty in Calgary quadruple killing case

CALGARY — A Calgary jury has found a man and a woman guilty of all charges related to a 2017 quadruple homicide that stemmed from a kidnap-for-ransom plot, but an aunt of two of the victims says she's still struggling to make sense of what happened.
Crown seeks life for man who tried to kill Edmonton police officer, pedestrians

Crown seeks life for man who tried to kill Edmonton police officer, pedestrians

EDMONTON — The Crown has recommended a life sentence for a man who struck an Edmonton police officer with a car before stabbing him multiple times outside a Canadian Football League game.

Calgary Stampeders re-sign Cordarro Law but coaching churn continues

CALGARY — Defensive end Cordarro Law has re-signed with the Calgary Stampeders, but the coaching staff is in flux.

Alberta changing drug coverage for 26,000 patients, expects to save up to $380M

CALGARY — The Alberta government is changing its drug coverage for more than 26,000 patients, including those with diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis and Crohn's disease.
Scott Milanovich returns to CFL, named head coach of Edmonton Eskimos

Scott Milanovich returns to CFL, named head coach of Edmonton Eskimos

EDMONTON — Scott Milanovich is returning to the CFL with the task of turning around an Edmonton Eskimos franchise that is storied in history but short on recent results.
Alberta's high court won't change life sentence of man who killed seniors

Alberta's high court won't change life sentence of man who killed seniors

EDMONTON — The Alberta Court of Appeal has dismissed a sentence appeal of a man convicted of killing two Edmonton-area seniors.
Pet medical neglect cases on the rise in economically ailing Calgary

Pet medical neglect cases on the rise in economically ailing Calgary

CALGARY — The Calgary Humane Society has seen a steady rise in medical neglect cases over the last five years and says the biggest reason is owners not being able to afford proper care.