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Oilers net shutout, goal outburst in 4-0 pre-season win over Jets

Oilers net shutout, goal outburst in 4-0 pre-season win over Jets

EDMONTON — Stuart Skinner looks ready to make the permanent move up to the big leagues with the Edmonton Oilers.
Mountie injured after knife incident at Edmonton's airport

Mountie injured after knife incident at Edmonton's airport

EDMONTON — RCMP say one of their officers was injured after chasing down a person at Edmonton International Airport who was allegedly brandishing a knife.
Jason Kenney, soon out as Alberta premier, pokes fun at himself in speech

Jason Kenney, soon out as Alberta premier, pokes fun at himself in speech

Jason Kenney, in one of his last speeches as Alberta’s premier and United Conservative Party leader, riffed at the microphone Friday, drawing laughs as he poked fun at himself and pretended to brush off a call from the prime minister.
More than 100 commercial trucks off roads due to safety violations: Edmonton police

More than 100 commercial trucks off roads due to safety violations: Edmonton police

EDMONTON — Police say 110 commercial vehicles were pulled off the road in Edmonton last week for failing to meet various safety compliance regulations.
Alberta judge overseeing inquiry into teen's death adjourns to seek more witnesses

Alberta judge overseeing inquiry into teen's death adjourns to seek more witnesses

CALGARY — An Alberta judge looking into the death of a Calgary teen who weighed 37 pounds when he died has adjourned her inquiry in an attempt to hear from more witnesses.
Effect of pandemic border restrictions could be long-lasting: Critics

Effect of pandemic border restrictions could be long-lasting: Critics

BANFF, Alta. — The last of Canada's COVID-19 border restrictions are set to disappear at the end of this month, but some critics say they fear the measures have already caused a lasting decrease in cross-border travel.
Siksika Nation in southern Alberta to take over RCMP duties with own police service

Siksika Nation in southern Alberta to take over RCMP duties with own police service

SIKSIKA, Alta. — The Siksika Nation has reached a deal with the provincial and federal governments to reinstate the First Nation's self-administered police service after 20 years.
Envoroment commitments not met by Canada's oil and gas companies, new report shows

Envoroment commitments not met by Canada's oil and gas companies, new report shows

CALGARY — A new report said most of Canada's oilsands producers have made little progress on their goal to decarbonize the sector despite historically high profits and low capital expenditures.
'Short-term pain': Group of Alberta lawyers escalate job action over legal aid cases

'Short-term pain': Group of Alberta lawyers escalate job action over legal aid cases

CALGARY — Alberta criminal defence lawyers are taking another step in their dispute with the provincial government over the amount of compensation paid by Legal Aid Alberta.
Alberta UCP leadership hopefuls split on idea of provincial police to replace RCMP

Alberta UCP leadership hopefuls split on idea of provincial police to replace RCMP

The seven candidates running to be the next United Conservative Party leader and premier are split on whether Alberta should bring in its own provincial police force.