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Calgary Flames want to extend Battle of Alberta in NHL playoffs, avoid elimination

Calgary Flames want to extend Battle of Alberta in NHL playoffs, avoid elimination

CALGARY — For the Calgary Flames to continue stoking the Battle of Alberta in the NHL playoffs, they need to take their game from good to great.
Alberta justice minister faces 3-day law society disciplinary hearing in October

Alberta justice minister faces 3-day law society disciplinary hearing in October

EDMONTON — Alberta Justice Minister Tyler Shandro is to face a three-day disciplinary hearing in October before the self-governing body that sets standards for lawyers in the province.
Woodcroft has Oilers one win from WCF: 'Unbelievable job to turn our season around'

Woodcroft has Oilers one win from WCF: 'Unbelievable job to turn our season around'

EDMONTON — Jay Woodcroft was slicing tape for a team packed with future Hall of Famers.

Alberta's political culture and history played a part in Jason Kenney's downfall

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Nugent-Hopkins scores twice, Oilers survive Smith's blunder to grab 3-1 series lead

Nugent-Hopkins scores twice, Oilers survive Smith's blunder to grab 3-1 series lead

EDMONTON — Ryan Nugent-Hopkins has suffered through plenty of heartache in the Alberta capital.
Flames find the positive in loss to Oilers

Flames find the positive in loss to Oilers

EDMONTON — The odds are no longer in their favour.
Defence says man had no choice but to shoot hunters in Alberta roadside confrontation

Defence says man had no choice but to shoot hunters in Alberta roadside confrontation

EDMONTON — An Alberta man accused of killing two Métis hunters had no choice but to shoot the men to protect himself, his father and younger brother, his lawyer told a jury during his opening statement.
From maybe to no: Alberta cabinet ministers give range of answers on replacing Kenney

From maybe to no: Alberta cabinet ministers give range of answers on replacing Kenney

EDMONTON — The race to replace Jason Kenney as United Conservative Party leader and Alberta premier has two entrants so far along with a number of cabinet ministers who, when asked if they plan to run, delivered answers ranging from maybe to a hard n
Calgary Stampeders suspend receiver Brendan Langley following airport brawl

Calgary Stampeders suspend receiver Brendan Langley following airport brawl

CALGARY — The Calgary Stampeders have suspended receiver Brendan Langley indefinitely following his arrest at an airport in Newark, N.J.
Alberta Jobs Minister Doug Schweitzer won't run for party leader or in next election

Alberta Jobs Minister Doug Schweitzer won't run for party leader or in next election

EDMONTON — A high-profile member of Alberta Premier Jason Kenney’s cabinet says he won’t run in the party race to replace Kenney and also won’t run in the next election.