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Edmonton Oilers sign depth forward Brad Malone to two-year, two-way deal

Edmonton Oilers sign depth forward Brad Malone to two-year, two-way deal

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers have re-signed depth forward Brad Malone to a two-year, two-way contract. The deal carries an average annual value of US$762,500.
Calgary cabinet minister running to replace Jason Kenney as UCP leader, premier

Calgary cabinet minister running to replace Jason Kenney as UCP leader, premier

EDMONTON — A cabinet minister from Calgary has joined the race to replace Jason Kenney as United Conservative leader and Alberta premier.
Setting of trial dates for men accused in Alberta border blockade delayed a month

Setting of trial dates for men accused in Alberta border blockade delayed a month

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — Setting of trial dates for four men charged with conspiracy to commit murder at a border blockade in southern Alberta has been delayed another month after one of the accused fired his lawyer. Court in Lethbridge, Alta.
BP exits oilsands to focus on offshore; will sell Sunrise stake to Cenovus

BP exits oilsands to focus on offshore; will sell Sunrise stake to Cenovus

CALGARY — British energy giant BP is exiting the Alberta oilsands to focus on offshore oil development instead.
Vallee proves she belongs in elite divers company

Vallee proves she belongs in elite divers company

CALGARY — After collecting gold Saturday in synchronized diving with teammate Margo Erlam of Saskatoon, Sask., Mia Vallee of Beaconsfield, Que.

Diving duo find quick chemistry, Grand Prix gold

CALGARY — The chemistry between Mia Vallee of Beaconsfield, Quebec, and Margo Erlam of Saskatoon, Sask., became apparent in the FINA Diving Grand Prix three-metre synchronized event on Saturday in Calgary. The two Canadians won gold with 305.

T-Birds extend WHL final with 3-2 win over Oil Kings

EDMONTON — The Seattle Thunderbirds are no strangers to erasing series deficits in the Western Hockey League playoffs this year. And they're doing their best to make the Edmonton Oil Kings nervous.
Edmonton's mayor calls for probe into police actions in days before two homicides

Edmonton's mayor calls for probe into police actions in days before two homicides

EDMONTON — The mayor of Edmonton is calling on the Alberta government to investigate the actions of police in the days before two men were killed in the Chinatown neighbourhood.
'I was awake; everybody was asleep': Edmonton man charged in girl's death testifies

'I was awake; everybody was asleep': Edmonton man charged in girl's death testifies

EDMONTON — A man testified at his murder trial that he thought he was in an illusion or video game while he was stabbing a seven-year-old girl and her mother was trying to fight him off.
Ranchers' group pushes back against Health Canada's 'vilification' of beef

Ranchers' group pushes back against Health Canada's 'vilification' of beef

CALGARY — A group representing Canadian ranchers says their industry has been unfairly singled out by proposed new regulations that would require packaged ground beef to be sold with a health warning label.