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'Sense of humility:' CFL boss says more work needed to end domestic violence

'Sense of humility:' CFL boss says more work needed to end domestic violence

CALGARY — The commissioner of the Canadian Football League says his organization still has a lot of work to do in stopping gender-based violence.
University of Calgary to slash payroll after post-secondary funding cuts

University of Calgary to slash payroll after post-secondary funding cuts

CALGARY — The University of Calgary is eliminating 250 management, faculty and support staff jobs following the Alberta government's announcement last month of a post-secondary funding cut.
Hockey Canada dropping 'midget,' other traditional minor age group names

Hockey Canada dropping 'midget,' other traditional minor age group names

CALGARY — Hockey Canada is changing its traditional age group names, including "midget," a year after some other sports organizations stopped using the term.
Alberta government firing election commissioner who was investigating leadership

Alberta government firing election commissioner who was investigating leadership

EDMONTON — Alberta's United Conservative government is firing the province's election commissioner, but says it's not because he is investigating the party and has fined it more than $200,000.

School bus rolls over west of Edmonton; no serious injuries reported

STONY PLAIN, Alta. — A school bus with about three dozen students on board slid off an icy road and rolled onto its side Monday morning, but there were no serious injuries.

Vancouver Island RCMP officer hurt, Alberta man arrested for assault

CAMPBELL RIVER, Canada — An RCMP officer is recovering from injuries he allegedly suffered during a traffic stop early Sunday morning in Campbell River, B.C.

WHL Roundup: Greig, Burzan score in shootout, Wheat Kings top Oil Kings

EDMONTON — Ridly Greig and Luka Burzan scored shootout goals as the Brandon Wheat Kings recovered from blowing a four-goal lead to beat the Edmonton Oil Kings 5-4 on Sunday in the Western Hockey League.
Canada downs Dominican Republic in women's basketball Olympic pre-qualifier

Canada downs Dominican Republic in women's basketball Olympic pre-qualifier

EDMONTON — Canada's women's basketball team put its depth on display Sunday in a dominant 110-60 victory over the Dominican Republic in the final game of the FIBA Olympic pre-qualifying tournament.

15 charged following protests at two Alberta kennels that provide sled dog tours

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Canada's women's basketball team tops Puerto Rico for spot in Olympic qualifier

Canada's women's basketball team tops Puerto Rico for spot in Olympic qualifier

EDMONTON — It had been three years since Nayo Raincock-Ekunwe played in front of her family. She made certain to put on a show Saturday night.