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Edmonton Oilers sign defenceman Theodor Lennstrom to one-year contract

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers have signed unrestricted free agent defenceman Theodor Lennstrom to a one-year entry-level contract.
Suspected thief nabbed after high speed pursuit in Innisfail

Suspected thief nabbed after high speed pursuit in Innisfail

Edmonton man in custody on more than 20 criminal charges
Cenovus Energy reports $1.8B first-quarter loss as oil prices plunged

Cenovus Energy reports $1.8B first-quarter loss as oil prices plunged

CALGARY — Cenovus Energy Inc. reported a $1.8-billion loss in its first quarter as oil prices fell due to a drop in demand as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and a oil price war between Saudi Arabia and Russia.
Technology keeps libraries and users in business

Technology keeps libraries and users in business

The COVID-19 pandemic has closed the doors of public libraries across the province, but thanks to modern technology their services remain very much open.
Roadside sendoff a display of support for Penhold cancer patient

Roadside sendoff a display of support for Penhold cancer patient

Friends and family of Lisa Duke want her to know she's not alone
'How much can a person take?' Flooding forces 13,000 from downtown Fort McMurray

'How much can a person take?' Flooding forces 13,000 from downtown Fort McMurray

Love — not litter — for your front-line grocery stores

Love — not litter — for your front-line grocery stores

Discarded PPE outside grocery stores — gloves and masks — are meant for the garbage can, not thrown on the ground, reminds the City of Edmonton.
Forecasts show Alberta could begin reopening economy in May: Kenney

Forecasts show Alberta could begin reopening economy in May: Kenney

EDMONTON — Premier Jason Kenney says Alberta is doing better than expected on containing COVID-19 and the plan is to begin relaxing health lockdown rules next month.
New model shows Alberta 'well below' previous COVID-19 projections

New model shows Alberta 'well below' previous COVID-19 projections

Later this week, officials will begin announcing measures to “gradually, prudently” move toward more “economic and social activity,” Kenney said.
'How much can a person take?' Flooding forces 13,000 from downtown Fort McMurray

'How much can a person take?' Flooding forces 13,000 from downtown Fort McMurray

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — Joseph Enverga kept hoping the flooding would slow down or even stop as his apartment lights flickered on and off. The 35-year old was prepared for an evacuation of downtown Fort McMurray, Alta., on Sunday afternoon.