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'The lunatics are trying to take over:' Quotes from Kenney's time in Alberta politics

'The lunatics are trying to take over:' Quotes from Kenney's time in Alberta politics

EDMONTON — Alberta's United Conservative Party is to vote in a new leader and premier on Thursday. Premier Jason Kenney announced in May, following a leadership review, that he would be stepping down.
The gig is up: Alberta Premier Jason Kenney set to step down from top job

The gig is up: Alberta Premier Jason Kenney set to step down from top job

EDMONTON — Don’t cry for me, Alberta, I was leaving anyway. It's Premier Jason Kenney’s swan song message as he prepares to depart the province's top job, forced out by the very United Conservative Party he willed into existence.

WHL Roundup: Rebels continue hot roll by pouncing on Pats

RED DEER, Alta. — The Red Deer Rebels continue to roll in the early going of the Western Hockey League season as they defeated the visiting Regina Pats on Saturday 4-2 to boost their Central Division-leading record to three wins in as many games.
Defence dominates in Calgary Stampeders' 29-2 win over Toronto Argonauts

Defence dominates in Calgary Stampeders' 29-2 win over Toronto Argonauts

CALGARY — Cam Judge's 71-yard interception return for a touchdown late in the fourth quarter highlighted a stellar performance by the Calgary Stampeders' defence in a 29-2 win over the visiting Toronto Argonauts on Saturday.
Alouettes' late pick clinches 25-18 win over Elks in Edmonton

Alouettes' late pick clinches 25-18 win over Elks in Edmonton

EDMONTON — It was one heck of a first career interception for Tyrice Beverette.
Alberta announces combined $187 million in addictions and homelessness funding

Alberta announces combined $187 million in addictions and homelessness funding

EDMONTON — The Alberta government has announced more than $124 million over two years for addiction and mental health services in Edmonton and Calgary, with another $63 million aimed at reducing homelessness in the province over the same period.
Five years later: Waterton Lakes National Park plan considers fire recovery

Five years later: Waterton Lakes National Park plan considers fire recovery

WATERTON, Alta. — Like the land itself, a new management plan for Waterton Lakes National Park is marked by a powerful wildfire that tore through the southern Alberta park five years ago.

A lot still on the line for playoff-bound Toronto Argonauts, Calgary Stampeders

CALGARY — Joshua Coker feels ready for his second career CFL start because his first was trial by fire against the defending Grey Cup champion Winnipeg Blue Bombers.
Kulak's winner leads Oilers past Flames in 2-1 victory

Kulak's winner leads Oilers past Flames in 2-1 victory

EDMONTON — Fans in Edmonton were celebrating seeing Connor McDavid make it to the final whistle as much as getting a victory on Friday.
Creator's Stone meteorite to be returned to its historic site after over 150 years

Creator's Stone meteorite to be returned to its historic site after over 150 years

EDMONTON — After years of negotiations, the Alberta government signed an agreement Friday with a First Nations group committing to return an ancient meteorite to its historic location after being displaced for over 150 years.