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Equestrian Canada selects show jumpers for worlds

CALGARY — Equestrian Canada, preparing for the world championships in Denmark, revealed its national show jumping team on Sunday. Heading to Herning, Denmark for the Aug. 6-14 worlds will be Erynn Ballard of Tottenham, Ont.
Alberta NDP Leader Rachel Notley apologizes over mistreatment of volunteers, staff

Alberta NDP Leader Rachel Notley apologizes over mistreatment of volunteers, staff

EDMONTON — Alberta NDP Leader Rachel Notley apologized to her members Sunday over reports she revealed last week of mistreatment of party staff and volunteers. "It is clear that in some cases we have fallen short.
Police looking for man wanted in Alberta and Newfoundland after he fled from officers

Police looking for man wanted in Alberta and Newfoundland after he fled from officers

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Police in Newfoundland have issued an arrest warrant for a man also wanted in Alberta for charges including unauthorized possession of a firearm. The Mounties in Bonavista, N.L.
Roughriders win 26-16, add to Elks' home misery

Roughriders win 26-16, add to Elks' home misery

EDMONTON — The Saskatchewan Roughriders’ recent dominance over the Edmonton Elks continued on Saturday.
'Sad to see:' Edmonton's Chinatown losing business after killings, rise in crime

'Sad to see:' Edmonton's Chinatown losing business after killings, rise in crime

EDMONTON — The 97 Hot Pot restaurant in Edmonton's Chinatown used to be crowded on weekends, with some customers lining up and craving slow-cooked veggies, lamb and beef. But that hasn't been the case lately.
Calgary lifts its state of local emergency as storm forecast changes

Calgary lifts its state of local emergency as storm forecast changes

CALGARY — The City of Calgary has lifted its state of local emergency. The measure was put in place Monday to allow the city to deal with potential flooding related to heavy rainfall in Alberta.
Air Canada too dominant in the East for WestJet to compete, experts say

Air Canada too dominant in the East for WestJet to compete, experts say

CALGARY — Industry watchers expect WestJet to remove routes from the Toronto-Montreal-Ottawa triangle as part of the airline's new strategy to focus future growth on Western Canada.
Economic loss would have exceeded gains if Edmonton had held World Cup games: expert

Economic loss would have exceeded gains if Edmonton had held World Cup games: expert

EDMONTON — An economics professor says Edmonton should be happy it was not selected to host games for the 2026 FIFA World Cup because the cost would have exceeded the economic benefits.
'I felt disgusted:' Elks DB Gainey ready to move on from lopsided season-opening loss

'I felt disgusted:' Elks DB Gainey ready to move on from lopsided season-opening loss

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Elks aren’t thinking about the pomp and circumstance that comes with a home opener.
Experts torn over when 'demand destruction' could trigger gasoline price relief

Experts torn over when 'demand destruction' could trigger gasoline price relief

CALGARY — There's a famous saying that 'the cure for high prices is high prices,' but when it comes to gasoline, that may not necessarily be the case.