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Alberta school curriculum to focus on basics, keep out political bias: minister

Alberta school curriculum to focus on basics, keep out political bias: minister

EDMONTON — Students in Alberta will see a new curriculum going forward that focuses on literacy, numeracy and Canadian history — while keeping out political bias, the province's education minister said.
Chicago scores two goals late, beats Edmonton 4-3 in NHL post-season

Chicago scores two goals late, beats Edmonton 4-3 in NHL post-season

EDMONTON — The Chicago Blackhawks dressed in the Edmonton Oilers dressing room then proceeded to eat their lunch, pushing the Oilers to the edge of the abyss in the NHL playoffs with a stunning 4-3 comeback win Wednesday night.
NHL and its labs say COVID-19 testing doesn't overlap with public's

NHL and its labs say COVID-19 testing doesn't overlap with public's

EDMONTON — The NHL says the laboratories hired to conduct daily COVID-19 tests on players in Edmonton and Toronto keep their supply chains separate from the public's to ensure never the twain shall meet.
Rookie Makar, Avs cruise to 4-0 round-robin win over Stars

Rookie Makar, Avs cruise to 4-0 round-robin win over Stars

EDMONTON — High-scoring rookie defenceman Cale Makar connected on an early power-play goal, 30-year-old Pavel Francouz recorded a shutout in his post-season debut and the Colorado Avalanche cruised to a 4-0 round-robin win over the Dallas Stars on We

Stantec: 2Q Earnings Snapshot

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) _ Stantec Inc. (STN) on Wednesday reported second-quarter profit of $37.9 million. The Edmonton, Alberta-based company said it had profit of 34 cents per share.
Garland, Hall each score in 3rd as Coyotes beat Preds 4-1

Garland, Hall each score in 3rd as Coyotes beat Preds 4-1

EDMONTON — The Arizona Coyotes knew they had a big opportunity once their challenge erased Nashville's go-ahead goal early in the third period. The Coyotes took advantage by scoring the next three goals.
Edmonton Oilers online 50/50 raffle sells out with record-setting $5.7M pot

Edmonton Oilers online 50/50 raffle sells out with record-setting $5.7M pot

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers online 50/50 raffle has hit another record and had to close early after it reached the server provider's maximum allowable tickets sales. The Oilers Entertainment Group says the final estimated jackpot Wednesday is $5.

Mayors of four Alberta cities frustrated by EMS dispatch services consolidation

Mayors of four cities affected by a change to emergency medical dispatch services say they were blindsided by the move and believe it will put lives of their residents at risk.
Alberta government announces $48M to support homeless during pandemic

Alberta government announces $48M to support homeless during pandemic

EDMONTON — The Alberta government has announced $48 million for shelters and community organizations that have been helping homeless people during the COVID-19 pandemic, but it is still working out how the money will be divvied up.
Calgary Zoo worried giant pandas 'in jeopardy' as bamboo supply running out

Calgary Zoo worried giant pandas 'in jeopardy' as bamboo supply running out

CALGARY — Time and food supplies are running out for two giant pandas at the Calgary Zoo. Er Shun and Da Mao arrived in Calgary in 2018, along with cubs Jia Panpan and Jia Yueyue, after spending five years at the Toronto Zoo.