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Draisaitl, Bouchard help Oilers snap 7-game skid with 5-3 win over rival Flames

EDMONTON — Leon Draisaitl had two goals and two assists and Evan Bouchard had two goals as the Edmonton Oilers came from behind to snap a seven-game losing skid, rallying to defeat the Calgary Flames 5-3 on Saturday.

'I'm sorry': Calgary parents plead guilty to neglect of disabled adult son

CALGARY — A Calgary mother broke into tears Friday after she and her husband pleaded guilty to failing to provide the necessaries of life for their severely disabled adult son.

Warmth spreads avalanche danger through southern B.C., western Alberta: forecaster

REVELSTOKE, B.C. — A warning from Avalanche Canada about warm weather increasing the avalanche risk has been expanded through southeastern B.C. This week's warning for southern B.C.
Canadian cattle producers desperate as feed shortage reaches crisis levels

Canadian cattle producers desperate as feed shortage reaches crisis levels

CALGARY — If the train that Leighton Kolk has been waiting on doesn't arrive by noon Sunday, the Iron Springs, Alta.-area feedlot operator says he won't be able to feed his cattle. Kolk has been waiting for days for Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd.
Alberta RCMP investigating after child found wandering on highway near St. Paul

Alberta RCMP investigating after child found wandering on highway near St. Paul

ST. PAUL, ALBERTA — Alberta RCMP say they are investigating after a child was found wandering on a highway near a town northeast of Edmonton earlier this week. Police in St.

Bouffard Nesbitt, Drolet added to Canada's cross-country ski team for Beijing

CANMORE, Alta. — Olivia Bouffard Nesbitt and Remi Drolet have been added to Canada's cross-country ski team for the Beijing Olympics. Bouffard Nesbitt, a 29-year-old from Morin Heights, Que., and Drolet, a 21-year-old from Rossland, B.C.
Sergei Bobrovsky has 40-save shutout as Florida Panthers rout Edmonton Oilers 6-0

Sergei Bobrovsky has 40-save shutout as Florida Panthers rout Edmonton Oilers 6-0

EDMONTON — Sergei Bobrovsky had once been a shutout machine. But it had been a while since the Florida Panthers goaltender last had a clean sheet. Bobrovsky made 40 saves for his first shutout of the season and first since Nov.
Premier Jason Kenney says early signs suggest Alberta has surpassed peak COVID cases

Premier Jason Kenney says early signs suggest Alberta has surpassed peak COVID cases

CALGARY — Premier Jason Kenney says there are early signs Alberta has "reached and surpassed" peak COVID-19 cases in the fifth wave as provincial hospitalizations surge to numbers never seen before.
Kenney says he was unaware until this week of justice minister's call to police chief

Kenney says he was unaware until this week of justice minister's call to police chief

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says he didn’t know until this week that his justice minister had called Edmonton’s police chief 10 months earlier about a traffic ticket.
Canadian women's under-18 hockey roster announced for cancelled world championship

Canadian women's under-18 hockey roster announced for cancelled world championship

CALGARY — Hockey Canada named its roster for the world under-18 women's hockey championship even though the tournament was cancelled.