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WHL Roundup: Meneghin shines as Hurricanes take 3-2 shootout win over Rebels

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — Harrison Meneghin stopped all three shots in the shootout, Noah Chadwick scored the lone goal and the Lethbridge Hurricanes defeated the Red Deer Rebels 3-2 on Friday.
Alberta chief critical of Premier Danielle Smith's claim of Indigenous roots

Alberta chief critical of Premier Danielle Smith's claim of Indigenous roots

EDMONTON — A First Nations leader in Alberta is questioning Premier Danielle Smith's claim of Indigenous heritage. Smith has said she has some Cherokee roots and years ago declared herself as a person of mixed race.
'Warped stance on COVID': Fired Alberta Health Services board member calls out Smith

'Warped stance on COVID': Fired Alberta Health Services board member calls out Smith

EDMONTON — A health system leader fired by Premier Danielle Smith has fired back in an open letter, saying her abusive, divisive attacks, blended with “warped” anti-science beliefs, make her a poor excuse for a leader and one literally putting Albert
Alberta treaty chiefs unite against United Conservatives' proposed sovereignty act

Alberta treaty chiefs unite against United Conservatives' proposed sovereignty act

EDMONTON — In what may have been an unprecedented show of unanimity, all of Alberta's treaty chiefs have spoken out strongly against the provincial government's proposed sovereignty act.
Women making small gains, but still troublingly under-represented in the C-Suite

Women making small gains, but still troublingly under-represented in the C-Suite

CALGARY — It's been eight years since Canadian securities regulators instituted so-called comply-or-explain rules in an effort to increase the number of women in the nation's corporate boardrooms and executive offices.
Alberta government fires health board, appoints administrator to fix system stresses

Alberta government fires health board, appoints administrator to fix system stresses

The Alberta government has, for the second time in a decade, fired the governing board of its health service and replaced it with an administrator. Premier Danielle Smith said Dr.
Contract worker safety in spotlight again after latest oil and gas deaths in Alta.

Contract worker safety in spotlight again after latest oil and gas deaths in Alta.

CALGARY — The issue of contract worker safety at oil and gas sites has once again been thrust into the spotlight after an explosion that claimed the lives of two people in northern Alberta Saturday.
'It really shook me': Calgary surgeon spearheads drive to send supplies to Ukraine

'It really shook me': Calgary surgeon spearheads drive to send supplies to Ukraine

CALGARY — A cardiac surgeon in Calgary has spearheaded a move to send medical and surgical supplies to Ukraine after seeing a doctor there treat open-heart surgery patients in a bomb shelter. Dr.
'Bridge fuel' or climate villain? Natural gas in the spotlight as COP27 continues

'Bridge fuel' or climate villain? Natural gas in the spotlight as COP27 continues

CALGARY — After long enjoying a reputation as a "bridge fuel" capable of helping the world achieve its climate goals, natural gas is losing some of its environmental lustre — and that has implications for Canada's energy sector.
Moore's first career hat trick leads the way as Kings defeat struggling Oilers 3-1

Moore's first career hat trick leads the way as Kings defeat struggling Oilers 3-1

EDMONTON — Trevor Moore owned the stat sheet on Wednesday night. Moore recorded his first career hat trick as the Los Angeles Kings defeated the struggling Edmonton Oilers 3-1.