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Almondo Sewell returns to Edmonton Elks as their defensive line coach

Almondo Sewell returns to Edmonton Elks as their defensive line coach

EDMONTON — Almondo Sewell is back with the Edmonton Elks. Sewell rejoined the CFL franchise Tuesday as its defensive line coach. He replaces Nate O'Neal, who resigned.
Heat could hang over Alberta for 10 days, bringing highs up to 36 C

Heat could hang over Alberta for 10 days, bringing highs up to 36 C

A heat warning has been issued for large parts of Alberta, where Environment Canada is warning daytime highs up to 36 C could linger for the next eight to 10 days.
Edmonton Elks fire head coach/GM Chris Jones after 0-5 start

Edmonton Elks fire head coach/GM Chris Jones after 0-5 start

EDMONTON — Close wasn't good enough for the Edmonton Elks, and Chris Jones has paid the price. The decision to fire the Elks' general manager and coach came down to one man: Rick LeLacheur.
Country artist recalls singing about "Freedom" at Coutts blockade, court hears

Country artist recalls singing about "Freedom" at Coutts blockade, court hears

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — The COVID-19 blockade at Coutts, Alta., drew on support from a cross-section of people, including a country musician who jumped at the chance to perform “Freedom” at the barricade, a courtroom heard Monday.
Brett Sutter retires after 17 pro hockey seasons, 1,090 AHL games

Brett Sutter retires after 17 pro hockey seasons, 1,090 AHL games

CALGARY — Brett Sutter announced his retirement from pro hockey after 17 seasons Monday. The son of former NHL coach Darryl Sutter played in 1,090 games in the American Hockey League, which ranks fourth all-time, and another 60 in the NHL.
Canadian Natural fined for not stopping birds from nesting on tailings pond island

Canadian Natural fined for not stopping birds from nesting on tailings pond island

EDMONTON — A major oilsands producer has been fined after hundreds of birds, wolves and coyotes were exposed to toxins at one of its tailings ponds. The Alberta Energy Regulator has assessed a fine of $278,000 against Canadian Natural Resources Ltd.
Outdoor watering ban in Calgary and area continues as crews test replacement pipe

Outdoor watering ban in Calgary and area continues as crews test replacement pipe

CALGARY — The ban on outdoor watering in Calgary and surrounding communities is staying in place for at least the next few days.
Trucker who caused Broncos crash applies to have permanent resident status returned

Trucker who caused Broncos crash applies to have permanent resident status returned

CALGARY — The truck driver who caused the deadly Humboldt Broncos bus crash has applied to have his permanent resident status returned.
Alberta to relax rule on buying oil, gas wells if municipal taxes unpaid

Alberta to relax rule on buying oil, gas wells if municipal taxes unpaid

EDMONTON — The Alberta government plans to relax a rule that requires energy companies seeking to buy viable wells from bankruptcy proceedings to first pay all the failed producer's outstanding taxes.
Bruno wins Stampede saddle bronc title despite confusion

Bruno wins Stampede saddle bronc title despite confusion

CALGARY — Zeke Thurston thought he had won his fourth saddle-bronc title at the Calgary Stampede rodeo on Sunday. Jubilation then turned to dejection for the 29-year-old cowboy from Big Valley, Alta.
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