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Seven-athlete cross-country skiing team nominated for Beijing Olympics

CANMORE, Alta. — Olympic veterans Cendrine Browne and Dahria Beatty will lead Canada's cross-country skiing team at the Beijing Games.

Food industry requests emergency access to temporary foreign workers amid labour woes

CALGARY — Canadian food processors hard-hit by labour shortages are asking the federal government for emergency access to more temporary foreign workers.

Edmonton Elks announce the hiring of four more coaches

EDMONTON — Head coach/GM Chris Jones continues to put his Edmonton Elks coaching staff together.
Nose or throat? Experts say to use rapid test swabs as directed

Nose or throat? Experts say to use rapid test swabs as directed

Recent social media posts have fed into the notion that swabbing the throat with a COVID-19 rapid antigen test kit might yield more accurate results against the Omicron variant than only testing for virus in the nostrils.
Mental, physical health front of mind for sports clubs operating as Omicron spreads

Mental, physical health front of mind for sports clubs operating as Omicron spreads

CALGARY — It's a game of chance for thousands of Albertans playing group sports as the Omicron COVID-19 variant rips through the province.
Alberta premier says he won't follow Quebec plan to levy fee on COVID-19 unvaccinated

Alberta premier says he won't follow Quebec plan to levy fee on COVID-19 unvaccinated

EDMONTON — Premier Jason Kenney says Alberta will not be following Quebec's plan to impose a financial penalty on those who refuse to get vaccinated against COVID-19.
Regulator rules it's too early for public group to have role in ATCO probe talks

Regulator rules it's too early for public group to have role in ATCO probe talks

EDMONTON — Alberta's utilities regulator says it's too early in a dispute over alleged wrongdoing by one of the province's main power providers for a consumer's group to address the investigation into ATCO Electric.
Imperial to market Montney, Duvernay assets in central Alberta

Imperial to market Montney, Duvernay assets in central Alberta

CALGARY — Imperial Oil Ltd. says it intends to market its more than 260,000 hectares of assets in the Montney and Duvernay oil and gas-producing areas of central Alberta.
Deep Canadian ski cross team races a World Cup at home ahead of Beijing

Deep Canadian ski cross team races a World Cup at home ahead of Beijing

CALGARY — The Canadian ski cross team's final tune up before the Winter Olympics is on home snow World Cup races Friday and Saturday at Nakiska resort west of Calgary feature a deep host team, particularly on the women's side with five Canadians rank

Appeal Court cuts sentence in half for Alberta battered woman who killed her husband

EDMONTON — The Alberta Court of Appeal has cut in half the 18-year prison sentence for an Alberta woman who admitted to shooting her husband in the head and dumping his body in a pond.