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Canmore Safeway hosts 2-hour sensory friendly shopping window

Canmore Safeway hosts 2-hour sensory friendly shopping window

“Because the loudness everywhere you go it’s hard for them, they have to have their headphones on to drown out all the other sound. It’s a safety issue when you think about, so having this coming into place is amazing."
Past trauma no longer rules Theo Fleury’s life

Past trauma no longer rules Theo Fleury’s life

Former NHL star shared his story of hope, healing and recovery at Feb. 21 “Playing with Fire” event
ReProm: Second shot for LGBTQ people to enjoy milestone as themselves

ReProm: Second shot for LGBTQ people to enjoy milestone as themselves

CALGARY — Two decades after going to his high-school prom with his female best friend as a date, Mike Morrison is about to get a re-do. This time, he'll be on the arm of his boyfriend of eight years, Richard Einarson.
Kenney says feds sank Teck mine with deadline change, but Ottawa says 'not true'

Kenney says feds sank Teck mine with deadline change, but Ottawa says 'not true'

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says it was a new, last-minute delay by Ottawa on whether to approve the Frontier oilsands mine that led Teck Resources Ltd.
Canadian organizations grapple with Jean Vanier's legacy after sex abuse report

Canadian organizations grapple with Jean Vanier's legacy after sex abuse report

Calgary Flames acquire two defenceman, trade another on deadline day

Calgary Flames acquire two defenceman, trade another on deadline day

CALGARY — With designs on improving special teams while also bringing in some immediate injury relief, the Calgary Flames made two depth additions on the blueline at Monday's NHL trade deadline.
Alberta Appeal Court sides with province on federal carbon tax

Alberta Appeal Court sides with province on federal carbon tax

EDMONTON — The Alberta Court of Appeal gave opponents of the federal carbon tax their first win on Monday when it ruled that the levy is unconstitutional.
Oilers acquire Andreas Athanasiou from Red Wings, Tyler Ennis from Senators

Oilers acquire Andreas Athanasiou from Red Wings, Tyler Ennis from Senators

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers acquired winger Andreas Athanasiou and minor-leaguer Ryan Kuffner from the Detroit Red Wings for centre Sam Gagner and two second-round draft picks ahead of Monday's NHL trade deadline.

A man and two children from Alberta have died in B.C. highway crash: RCMP

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — The RCMP say a man and two children from southern Alberta died after a car crash on Sunday south of Kamloops, B.C. Cpl.
Skijordue hits new heights at Millarville Racetrack

Skijordue hits new heights at Millarville Racetrack

Annual skijor showcase saddled up to new digs at historic racetrack with horsemanship, aerial acrobatics and fashion were on the menu