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Alberta leads Prairie provinces in accepting COVID vaccine bookings for pre-teens

Alberta leads Prairie provinces in accepting COVID vaccine bookings for pre-teens

Alberta leads the Prairie provinces in being the first to take COVID-19 vaccine bookings for pre-teens. The province begins accepting appointments for kids as young as 12 starting today.
Three-point nights for Gaudreau, Tkachuk keeps Flames alive in playoff race

Three-point nights for Gaudreau, Tkachuk keeps Flames alive in playoff race

CALGARY — It’s not a position the Calgary Flames wanted to be in, but they find themselves cheering for their provincial rivals for the remainder of the season.
Bubble Wrap: Switzerland wins women's curling gold as bubble play comes to an end

Bubble Wrap: Switzerland wins women's curling gold as bubble play comes to an end

CALGARY — Switzerland's Silvana Tirinzoni successfully defended her world women's curling title Sunday with a 4-2 victory over Russia's Alina Kovaleva.
Parks Canada captive caribou breeding proposal gets OK from scientific review panel

Parks Canada captive caribou breeding proposal gets OK from scientific review panel

JASPER, Alta. — A last-ditch attempt to save some of Canada's vanishing caribou herds is a step closer after a scientific review panel's approval of a plan to permanently pen some animals and breed them to repopulate other herds.
Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid races to 100 points this NHL season

Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid races to 100 points this NHL season

Edmonton Oilers forward Connor McDavid sprinted to a 100-point NHL season and joined elite company with a goal and three assists Saturday in a 4-3 win over the visiting Vancouver Canucks.
Canada's Einarson eliminated at curling worlds after 8-3 loss to Sweden's Hasselborg

Canada's Einarson eliminated at curling worlds after 8-3 loss to Sweden's Hasselborg

CALGARY — Kerri Einarson kicked off play in the curling bubble with a bang. She's leaving it with a whimper.
Police hand out tickets to dozens leaving anti-lockdown protest in Alberta

Police hand out tickets to dozens leaving anti-lockdown protest in Alberta

MIRROR, Alta. — RCMP ticketed protesters leaving an anti-lockdown rally outside a central Alberta café Saturday, after the establishment was closed by health officials earlier in the week.
Canada's Einarson beats China 6-4, qualifies for playoffs at world curling playdowns

Canada's Einarson beats China 6-4, qualifies for playoffs at world curling playdowns

CALGARY — The path to the playoffs was a bumpy one for Canada's Kerri Einarson at the world women's curling championship.
Edmonton mother found guilty of manslaughter in death of five-year-old girl

Edmonton mother found guilty of manslaughter in death of five-year-old girl

EDMONTON — An Edmonton woman was found guilty Friday of manslaughter in the death of her five-year-old daughter, who showed up in hospital with brain injuries experts said were often seen in car crash victims.
Flames rip through Edmonton-area seniors complex; three people taken to hospital

Flames rip through Edmonton-area seniors complex; three people taken to hospital

ST. ALBERT, Alta. — Alberta's senior minister says her department and Alberta Health Services are working with the operator of a retirement and long-term care complex to find housing for residents forced out by a fire.