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Cabinet delivers standing ovation as Alberta Premier Kenney stays on as UCP leader

Cabinet delivers standing ovation as Alberta Premier Kenney stays on as UCP leader

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says he is staying in the top job to maintain "continuity" until a new leader of his United Conservative Party is chosen.
Gas prices down slightly from record highs earlier this week

Gas prices down slightly from record highs earlier this week

CALGARY — Gasoline prices in Canada have declined slightly just before the May long weekend, but it's still expected to be a pricey summer at the pumps. As of midday Friday, the average retail price at the pump across Canada was $1.
Oilers, Flames alumni look back at last playoff Battle of Alberta: 'A lot of hate'

Oilers, Flames alumni look back at last playoff Battle of Alberta: 'A lot of hate'

CALGARY — Esa Tikkanen could feel his team's season, and perhaps the Edmonton Oilers' dynasty, starting to slip away. He also knew a 3-0 deficit — even in the knife-edged Battle of Alberta — didn't mean much at the time.
Stakes are high for farmers as 2022 crop shapes up to be most expensive in history

Stakes are high for farmers as 2022 crop shapes up to be most expensive in history

CALGARY — The stakes are high as Canadian farmers take to the fields to plant 2022's crop, which some are saying could find a place in the record books as "the most expensive ever." On her family's farm northeast of Calgary near Acme, Alta.
A brief history of the Stanley Cup Playoffs' Battle of Alberta

A brief history of the Stanley Cup Playoffs' Battle of Alberta

The Calgary Flames and Edmonton Oilers are fighting the Battle of Alberta in the playoffs for the sixth time in the rivalry's history.
Community to meet to discuss proposed feedlot near fragile Alberta recreational lake

Community to meet to discuss proposed feedlot near fragile Alberta recreational lake

Cottage owners and farmers who say a proposed feedlot threatens the water quality of a popular lake are to gather this weekend to discuss how they can keep making their case to the regulatory body that will rule on the project.
Jason Kenney to remain Alberta premier until new UCP leader chosen by party

Jason Kenney to remain Alberta premier until new UCP leader chosen by party

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney, one day after announcing he was stepping down for the good of his United Conservative Party, will stay on until a new leader is chosen.
Flames, Oilers want to continue goal outburst, limit each other more in Game 2

Flames, Oilers want to continue goal outburst, limit each other more in Game 2

CALGARY — After a stunning bonanza of goals in their series opener, the Calgary Flames and Edmonton Oilers are plotting how to limit each other's output in Friday's second game.

Oilers vow to be better after dropping Game 1 despite scoring six goals

CALGARY — The Edmonton Oilers scored six times at even strength on Wednesday night, but coming in a 9-6 loss to the Calgary Flames, they know they have to be much better as a team in Game 2.
Battle of Alberta starts with a bang as Flames down Oilers 9-6 to open playoff series

Battle of Alberta starts with a bang as Flames down Oilers 9-6 to open playoff series

CALGARY — The NHL's first playoff Battle of Alberta in 31 years compensated for its long absence with an abundance of goals in the first game of the series.