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Calgary Flames get to work in short training camp for shortened NHL season

Calgary Flames get to work in short training camp for shortened NHL season

CALGARY — Who will be the regular defensive partner of Flames captain Mark Giordano in a shortened season? It's among many questions that need to be answered in a short Calgary Flames training camp that began Sunday. T.J.
Helicopter crash victims identified as parents, two children in family of seven

Helicopter crash victims identified as parents, two children in family of seven

DEBOLT, Alta. — Four people who died in a helicopter crash on New Year's Day were identified by loved ones Sunday as members of a strong and loving farm family from a tight-knit community in northern Alberta.

Farinacci, Knight lead US past Slovakia 5-2 in world junior

EDMONTON — John Farinacci scored twice, Spencer Knight made 16 saves and the United States beat Slovakia 5-2 on Saturday night in the world junior championship quarterfinals. The Americans will face Finland in the semifinals Monday night.
Canada blanks Czechs 3-0, reaches semifinals of world junior hockey championship

Canada blanks Czechs 3-0, reaches semifinals of world junior hockey championship

EDMONTON — Quarterfinals in international hockey tournaments are tense affairs. A win means playing for a medal and a loss means not.
Finland advances to world junior semifinals with thrilling 3-2 win over Sweden

Finland advances to world junior semifinals with thrilling 3-2 win over Sweden

EDMONTON — Roni Hirvonen scored with 25 seconds remaining and Finland edged Sweden 3-2 in quarterfinal action Saturday at the world junior hockey championship.
More UCP members travelled over holidays, despite advice to avoid unnecessary trips

More UCP members travelled over holidays, despite advice to avoid unnecessary trips

CALGARY — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney's efforts to squelch a scandal over members of his government travelling abroad for the holidays appeared to fall short on Saturday as at least four more politicians copped to jet-setting against public health r

Two accused in death of cop appear in court, will remain in custody for bail hearing

CALGARY — Two teens charged with first-degree murder in the death of a Calgary police officer appeared in court Saturday as the investigation into the incident continued.

Four family members killed in northwestern Alberta helicopter crash, RCMP says

SPIRIT RIVER, Alta. — First responders and members of a tight-knit community in northwestern Alberta reacted with shock and sadness on Saturday after a deadly helicopter crash in their midst that killed four members of the same family. RCMP Sgt.

CP NewsAlert: RCMP say four dead in helicopter crash in northwestern Alberta

RCMP say four people have been killed in a helicopter crash in northwestern Alberta. Police in Spirit River, Alta. say the chopper, a Robertson R44, sent out an emergency signal on New Year's Day.
'Sky is the limit:' Pilot project using drones to send medical supplies, COVID tests

'Sky is the limit:' Pilot project using drones to send medical supplies, COVID tests

MORLEY, Alta. — The windswept foothills of Alberta's Rocky Mountains are the setting for a pilot project using drones to deliver medical supplies and personal protective equipment to remote communities.