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Alberta's population growth is breaking records, but signs of strain are showing

Alberta's population growth is breaking records, but signs of strain are showing

CALGARY — At Calgary's Centre for Newcomers, where Kelly Ernst is chief program officer, staff have been — in Ernst's words — "run off their feet.
DeSmith stops 32 shots and Canucks sweep season series with 3-1 win over Oilers

DeSmith stops 32 shots and Canucks sweep season series with 3-1 win over Oilers

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Casey DeSmith made 32 saves and the Vancouver Canucks strengthened their lead atop the Pacific Division with a 3-1 win over the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday night.
Canucks edge Oilers 3-1, closer to clinching Pacific Division title

Canucks edge Oilers 3-1, closer to clinching Pacific Division title

EDMONTON — Barring a minor miracle, the Vancouver Canucks will claim the Pacific Division title.
Matias Maccelli scores in OT as Coyotes beat Oilers 3-2 after learning of expected move to Utah

Matias Maccelli scores in OT as Coyotes beat Oilers 3-2 after learning of expected move to Utah

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Matias Maccelli scored 1:35 into overtime and the Arizona Coyotes beat the Edmonton Oilers 3-2 on Friday night after being informed of the team's expected move to Utah.
Maccelli scores OT winner as Coyotes edge McDavid-less Oilers 3-2

Maccelli scores OT winner as Coyotes edge McDavid-less Oilers 3-2

EDMONTON — There are more questions than answers surrounding the Arizona Coyotes’ future, but the team continues to persevere on the ice. Matias Maccelli scored the overtime winner as the Coyotes defeated the Edmonton Oilers 3-2 on Friday.
Supreme Court of Canada says treaty entitled Alberta First Nation to larger reserve

Supreme Court of Canada says treaty entitled Alberta First Nation to larger reserve

OTTAWA — An Alberta First Nation ended up with less land than it should have received under a treaty made with the Crown well over a century ago, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled.
Alberta distillery behind jumbo vodka jugs wants apology after getting 'load of hate'

Alberta distillery behind jumbo vodka jugs wants apology after getting 'load of hate'

EDMONTON — An Alberta distillery behind four-litre vodka jugs that stirred controversy this week says it was unfairly targeted on social media and wants an apology from the cabinet minister who said the product was not responsibly priced.
McDavid says he will probably miss second straight game as Oilers host Coyotes

McDavid says he will probably miss second straight game as Oilers host Coyotes

Edmonton superstar Connor McDavid said he "probably won't go tonight" as the Oilers practiced Friday before a game against the Arizona Coyotes.
Jurors in Coutts blockade public mischief trial will hear final arguments next week

Jurors in Coutts blockade public mischief trial will hear final arguments next week

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — The Crown and defence lawyers have wrapped up their cases in the trial of three men accused of orchestrating the border shutdown at Coutts, Alta., in early 2022.
Sweeney named GM of Canada's team for inaugural NHL 4 Nations Face-Off

Sweeney named GM of Canada's team for inaugural NHL 4 Nations Face-Off

CALGARY — Boston Bruins general manager Don Sweeney has been named Canada's GM for the inaugural NHL 4 Nations Face-Off tournament. Hockey Canada announced its management team for the February 2025 tournament in a release Friday.
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