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Oilers cancel practice after defenceman Cody Ceci placed in COVID protocol

Oilers cancel practice after defenceman Cody Ceci placed in COVID protocol

Edmonton Oilers defenceman Cody Ceci has been placed in COVID-19 protocol. The team said it cancelled practice Tuesday for "precautionary reasons." The Oilers were not the only team with a member entering COVID-19 protocol.
Mikael Backlund lifts Flames to 2-1 shooutout victory over Penguins

Mikael Backlund lifts Flames to 2-1 shooutout victory over Penguins

CALGARY — Mikeal Backlund wasn't happy with himself after his penalty in the third period cost his Calgary Flames the lead, but he made up for it.
Rosier financial picture expected as Alberta delivers second-quarter budget update

Rosier financial picture expected as Alberta delivers second-quarter budget update

EDMONTON — Alberta's finance minister is expected to deliver some good news on the province's budget today when he releases the second-quarter update.
Hostage freed and suspect dead after man flees into home following bank robbery

Hostage freed and suspect dead after man flees into home following bank robbery

EDMONTON — A hostage situation in Edmonton that began when a man was allegedly fleeing a bank robbery has ended with the lone hostage released, and the suspect dead.
'I definitely feel cheated': Former students suing deceased Calgary teacher, board

'I definitely feel cheated': Former students suing deceased Calgary teacher, board

CALGARY — A proposed class-action lawsuit has been filed by threeformer students of a Calgary junior high school alleging sexual misconduct by a teacher who died earlier this year.
Alberta ups screening, tracing as it prepares for first Omicron COVID-19 cases

Alberta ups screening, tracing as it prepares for first Omicron COVID-19 cases

EDMONTON — Alberta does not yet have any reported cases of the new Omicron COVID-19 variant, but the province's chief medical officer of health says it's realistically only a matter of time.
Calgary officers face no charges over man's head injury in custody: police watchdog

Calgary officers face no charges over man's head injury in custody: police watchdog

CALGARY — Alberta’s police watchdog says two officerswon't face criminal charges over their handling of a man who sustained a severe brain injury while in custody.

Sting of overtime playoff ouster lingers for Calgary Stampeders

CALGARY — The Calgary Stampeders capped an uphill season with a valiant, but messy effort in a playoff exit. A healthier quarterback and more roster continuity is their goal for 2022. "Nothing was easy.
Higher energy prices expected to deliver boost in Alberta budget update

Higher energy prices expected to deliver boost in Alberta budget update

EDMONTON — Alberta's finance minister says the recent bullish run on energy prices is part of a stronger economic story on the province's bottom line that will be revealed in the upcoming second-quarter budget update.
Turkeys expected to be pricier, harder to find this Christmas

Turkeys expected to be pricier, harder to find this Christmas

CALGARY — Jerry Kamphuis wants his longtime, loyal customers to get first priority this year when it comes to a Christmas turkey. The owner of Country Lane Farms, near Strathmore, Alta.