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Farms in B.C. and Alberta latest to have confirmed outbreaks of avian influenza

Farms in B.C. and Alberta latest to have confirmed outbreaks of avian influenza

VANCOUVER — The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has confirmed two more outbreaks of avian influenza in small flocks — one in southern British Columbia and the other in southeastern Alberta.
Canada's under-18 women's hockey team reboots for long-awaited world championship

Canada's under-18 women's hockey team reboots for long-awaited world championship

CALGARY — After a cancellation and a delay, Canada's top young female hockey talent starts preparing to finally step on the world stage.

Oil Kings rally to beat ICE 4-3 in overtime, lead WHL series 2-1

EDMONTON — Justin Sourdif's goal at 8:03 of overtime on Monday ended a roller-coaster night of emotions and lifted the Edmonton Oil Kings to a 4-3 Western Hockey League playoff win against the Winnipeg ICE in the Alberta capital.
Flames' Lucic on Smith hit: 'If I actually did charge, we both wouldn't be playing'

Flames' Lucic on Smith hit: 'If I actually did charge, we both wouldn't be playing'

EDMONTON — Milan Lucic and his head coach are on the same page — the situation could have been a whole lot worse.
Flames searching for answers to McDavid, Oilers with Edmonton eyeing 3-1 series lead

Flames searching for answers to McDavid, Oilers with Edmonton eyeing 3-1 series lead

EDMONTON — The Calgary Flames need to figure out a way to at least begin to contain Connor McDavid. The same goes for Leon Draisaitl. Evander Kane, too.

Flames moving AHL affiliate from California to Calgary next season

CALGARY — The Calgary Flames will relocate their American Hockey League affiliate from Stockton, Calif., to Calgary in 2022-23. The team announced Monday the AHL's board of governors approved the move.
Kane, McDavid, Draisaitl lead Oilers over Flames 4-1 to take 2-1 series lead

Kane, McDavid, Draisaitl lead Oilers over Flames 4-1 to take 2-1 series lead

EDMONTON — Evander Kane didn't have a team four months ago. The controversial winger lugging around plenty of off-ice baggage was confident of an NHL return at some point. He just didn't know when or where.
Flames trying to shake off 'worst' playoff effort in 4-1 loss to Oilers

Flames trying to shake off 'worst' playoff effort in 4-1 loss to Oilers

EDMONTON — If the Calgary Flames thought their second-round series was going to be a cakewalk after scoring nine goals in the opening game, they forgot the firepower of their opponent.

43 CP train cars derail near southern Alberta town, no injuries reported

FORT MACLEOD, Alta. — Mounties in Alberta say traffic is being rerouted and cleanup is underway after 43 train cars carrying potash derailed Sunday morning.
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says he won't run in upcoming party leadership race

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says he won't run in upcoming party leadership race

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney quashed speculation on his immediate political future on Saturday when he explicitly stated he would not be running in the race to pick a new leader for his United Conservative party.