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Alberta's new proof-of-vaccination cards can be easily edited, residents say

EDMONTON — Albertans needing proof they're vaccinated against COVID-19 were able to download cards from the province's website on Sunday, but almost right away some residents said they were easily able to edit them.

Edmonton Police Service investigating suspicious death case

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Police Service says it is investigating a suspicious death that occurred Saturday evening. Police say that just after 6 p.m. they received a report of an assault with a weapon in the area of 104 Avenue and 95 Street.
Top-ranked Winnipeg Blue Bombers edge Edmonton Elks 37-22 for fourth straight victory

Top-ranked Winnipeg Blue Bombers edge Edmonton Elks 37-22 for fourth straight victory

EDMONTON — The defence turned the tide for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers on Saturday. DeAundre Alford and Adam Bighill recorded defensive touchdowns as the league-leading Blue Bombers fought their way past the Edmonton Elks 37-22.
Veteran Canadian rider Mario Deslauriers wins Spruce Meadows Grand Prix

Veteran Canadian rider Mario Deslauriers wins Spruce Meadows Grand Prix

CALGARY — Canada's Mario Deslauriers and Bardolina 2 posted two clear rounds Saturday to take the Queen Elizabeth II Cup Grand Prix at Spruce Meadows.

Mother and child lived in same complex as man charged in their murders: Alberta RCMP

HINTON, Alta. — RCMP in Alberta say a man charged in the deaths of a woman and her 16-month-old toddler lived in the same apartment complex as the victims, but otherwise had no connection to them.
Edmonton Oilers re-sign forward Kailer Yamamoto to one-year contract

Edmonton Oilers re-sign forward Kailer Yamamoto to one-year contract

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers have extended the contract of forward Kailer Yamamoto by a year. The Oilers and the 22-year-old from Spokane, Wash., agreed to a one-year deal worth $1.175 million.
B.C. willing to help Alberta in COVID-19 battle, but needs hospital space: Horgan

B.C. willing to help Alberta in COVID-19 battle, but needs hospital space: Horgan

VANCOUVER — Premier John Horgan says the province is willing to help Alberta when it comes to battling COVID-19, but the priority is on ensuring hospitals in British Columbia don't become overwhelmed.
Alberta RCMP investigating deaths of mother and her toddler as homicides

Alberta RCMP investigating deaths of mother and her toddler as homicides

HINTON, Alta. — Alberta RCMP say its major crimes unit is investigating the deaths of a mother and her 16-month-old toddler as homicides. Mounties in Hinton, Alta.
Alberta premier notes COVID-19 vaccine uptake since passport announcement

Alberta premier notes COVID-19 vaccine uptake since passport announcement

CALGARY — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says COVID-19 vaccine bookings have nearly tripled in the province since he announced a passport system.
'The boy stabbed me': Calgary care worker stabbed 19 times, client admits killing

'The boy stabbed me': Calgary care worker stabbed 19 times, client admits killing

CALGARY — A Calgary man has admitted to stabbing his care worker to death at an assisted-living facility in the city nearly two years ago.