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A list of changes Alberta is making to doctor rules, fees

EDMONTON — The Alberta government is implementing 11 changes to physician rules and fees starting April 1: Complex modifiers: These fees would mandate more time be spent with patients with complex needs, 25 minutes instead of 15, before an extra fee
Owner wrangles all but three bison on the lam in northwestern Alberta

Owner wrangles all but three bison on the lam in northwestern Alberta

HYTHE, Alta. — RCMP say all but three bison on the lam near a village in northwestern Alberta have been rounded up. The owner of the herd had been parked Tuesday evening at a service station in Hythe, Alta.
Portrait of the Coastal GasLink, a pipeline to divide a nation

Portrait of the Coastal GasLink, a pipeline to divide a nation

CALGARY — Opponents of the Coastal GasLink pipeline's planned route have brought rail traffic to a standstill with blockades in support of five Wet'suwet'en hereditary clan chiefs in B.C. who say it cannot proceed without their consent.
New APTN crime series 'Tribal' features subjects 'ripped from the headlines'

New APTN crime series 'Tribal' features subjects 'ripped from the headlines'

CALGARY — Jessica Matten, the star of the new APTN series "Tribal," has lived a life that's prepared her to play the controversial chief of police tasked with investigating allegations of corruption on a reserve.

WHL Roundup: Beckman's five points lead Chiefs in 6-3 win over Hurricanes

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — Adam Beckman scored two goals and set up three more to power the Spokane Chiefs to a 6-3 win over the Lethbridge Hurricanes on Wednesday in the Western Hockey League.
Pastrnak scores overtime winner, Bruins edge Oilers 2-1

Pastrnak scores overtime winner, Bruins edge Oilers 2-1

EDMONTON — The Boston Bruins have proven up to the task of playing tight games and coming out on top.
Blockade on CN rail line in Edmonton removed, injunction granted

Blockade on CN rail line in Edmonton removed, injunction granted

EDMONTON — A blockade set up on a Canadian National rail line on the western edge of Edmonton in support of Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs was being dismantled — at least temporarily — Wednesday after a handful of counter-protesters showed up.
Shelved Suncor thermal oilsands project wins Alberta government approval

Shelved Suncor thermal oilsands project wins Alberta government approval

CALGARY — The Alberta government has approved an application by Suncor Energy Inc. to build a 40,000-barrel-per-day thermal oilsands project but construction is unlikely to start any time soon.

Cavalry FC adds to offence, signs former Brazil youth international Richard Luca

CALGARY — Cavalry FC has signed former Brazil youth international Richard Luca. The 22-year-old winger/attacking midfielder, whose full name is Richard Luca Rosa Da Silva Sousa, arrives from Torpedo Kutaisi of the Georgian top division.
Alberta government commits $137M for expansion of Calgary hospital

Alberta government commits $137M for expansion of Calgary hospital

CALGARY — The Alberta government says it will fund an expansion at one of Calgary's busiest hospitals.