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What can Brown do for the Oilers? Edmonton's other Connor is thriving in the Stanley Cup Final

What can Brown do for the Oilers? Edmonton's other Connor is thriving in the Stanley Cup Final

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — There is no doubt Connor McDavid is the biggest reason the Edmonton Oilers have made it a series in the Stanley Cup Final against the Florida Panthers . Their other Connor has played a crucial role in the comeback bid, too.
Rachel Notley leaving behind an Alberta NDP that's still ready to run

Rachel Notley leaving behind an Alberta NDP that's still ready to run

EDMONTON — Cheryl Oates learned that she needed to lace up a good pair of running shoes to keep up with Alberta NDP Leader Rachel Notley.
Edmonton Oilers' outreach to Indigenous community reaches beyond pregame land recognition video

Edmonton Oilers' outreach to Indigenous community reaches beyond pregame land recognition video

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Before the puck drops and before 18,000 fans sing “O Canada” in unison at Edmonton Oilers home games, the audience hears from Chief Willie Littlechild.
Study finds coal mine contaminants blown onto snowpack in Alberta, British Columbia

Study finds coal mine contaminants blown onto snowpack in Alberta, British Columbia

Cancer-causing chemicals are being blown downwind from coal mines in southern British Columbia in concentrations that rival those next to oilsand mines, newly published research has concluded.
Calgary marks two weeks of water restrictions, aiming for pipe fix July 5

Calgary marks two weeks of water restrictions, aiming for pipe fix July 5

CALGARY — It has been two weeks since a massive water pipe ruptured in Calgary, leaving residents under restrictions.
Thousands affected after WestJet cancels flights in anticipation of mechanics strike

Thousands affected after WestJet cancels flights in anticipation of mechanics strike

Thousands of WestJet customers are scrambling after the airline cancelled more than 30 flights ahead of a possible strike by its plane mechanics this Thursday.
Oilers fever overtakes Edmonton as fans dream of a Stanley Cup comeback against Florida

Oilers fever overtakes Edmonton as fans dream of a Stanley Cup comeback against Florida

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Kris Knoblauch got his up-close look at how crazed Edmonton is about the Oilers' playoff run thanks to a mix-up with his car keys the night they clinched a spot in the Stanley Cup Final .
Flames trade goaltender Jacob Markstrom to Devils for Bahl, first-round pick

Flames trade goaltender Jacob Markstrom to Devils for Bahl, first-round pick

CALGARY — The rumblings became reality with Wednesday's announcement that the Calgary Flames traded veteran goaltender Jacob Markstrom to the New Jersey Devils. The Flames got 23-year-old defenceman Kevin Bahl and a 2025 first-round pick in return.
Down and stressed after early losses, Oilers fans getting their confidence back

Down and stressed after early losses, Oilers fans getting their confidence back

EDMONTON — When your team is already down three games in the Stanley Cup final series and a single loss would mean the dream of a championship victory parade is over, it's understandable that anxiety for Edmonton Oilers fans is through the roof.
Reporterbot in space: Game developer uses journalism background as inspiration

Reporterbot in space: Game developer uses journalism background as inspiration

EDMONTON — Journalism isn't the most glamorous job. It can be thankless work and involve shoddy coffee-shop Wi-Fi, makeshift lunches low in nutritional value and long stretches of sedentariness.
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