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Italy's Sofia Goggia dominates season-opening World Cup downhill in Lake Louise

Italy's Sofia Goggia dominates season-opening World Cup downhill in Lake Louise

LAKE LOUISE, Alta. — Sofia Goggia was in a class by herself in the season-opening women's World Cup downhill Friday. The Italian's winning time in Lake Louise, Alta.
Four homeless people in Edmonton died in fires in last two months, city says

Four homeless people in Edmonton died in fires in last two months, city says

EDMONTON — The City of Edmonton says there have been four fire-related deaths in the past two months involving homeless people. The city says they may seek shelter in encampments, abandoned buildings or other structures that are unsafe.

Olympic champion Goggia dominant in downhill; Shiffrin 26th

LAKE LOUISE, Alberta (AP) — Reigning Olympic champion Sofia Goggia of Italy won the first downhill race of the women's World Cup season by a whopping margin of nearly 1 1/2 seconds on Friday, with Breezy Johnson second and her American teammate Mikae
Calgary man who killed woman to learn verdict next month in her daughter's death

Calgary man who killed woman to learn verdict next month in her daughter's death

CALGARY — A Calgary judge says he will hand down a decision next month on whether a man who admitted to murdering his former girlfriend is also guilty of killing her daughter.
Canada's Olympic women's hockey team releases three players

Canada's Olympic women's hockey team releases three players

CALGARY — Defender Jamie Bourbonnais and forwards Jessie Eldridge and Julia Gosling have been released from the Canadian Olympic women's hockey team.
No trial next week for man accused in hit-and-run death of Calgary officer: lawyer

No trial next week for man accused in hit-and-run death of Calgary officer: lawyer

CALGARY — A lawyer for a man charged in the hit-and-run death of a Calgary police officer says his client's trial will not start next week. A jury trial was to begin Monday for Amir Abdulrahman on a charge of first-degree murder in the death of Sgt.

AltaGas raising dividend six per cent, moving to quarterly payments from monthly

CALGARY — AltaGas Ltd. says it is raising its dividend six per cent for next year and moving to a quarterly payment schedule from monthly payments to shareholders. The company says it will pay a quarterly dividend of 26.

CWB Financial reports Q4 profit up from year ago, raises dividend

EDMONTON — CWB Financial Group raised its dividend as it reported its fourth-quarter profit rose compared with a year ago to beat expectations. The Edmonton-based bank says it will now pay a quarterly dividend of 30 cents per share, up from 29 cents.
One in four Canadian shoppers overshot their Black Friday budget: report

One in four Canadian shoppers overshot their Black Friday budget: report

CALGARY — One in four Canadian shoppers blew past their budgets on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, according to a new survey.

WHL Roundup: Sean Tschigerl powers Hitmen past Warriors 7-1

CALGARY — Sean Tschigerl scored on the power play and shorthanded as the Calgary Hitmen routed the Moose Jaw Warriors 7-1 on Thursday in Western Hockey League action.