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WHL's B.C. Division clubs cleared to play in Kamloops and Kelowna bubble environments

CALGARY — The Western Hockey League announced Tuesday that it has been granted approval by the B.C. Provincial Health Office to play in bubble environments in Kamloops and Kelowna this season. The league said in a release that the WHL's B.C.
Alberta may follow B.C.'s lead on faster rollout of first COVID-19 dose

Alberta may follow B.C.'s lead on faster rollout of first COVID-19 dose

EDMONTON — Alberta’s health minister says the province is considering whether to follow British Columbia in extending the time between COVID-19 vaccine doses.
Kerri Einarson, Brad Gushue team up for national mixed doubles championship

Kerri Einarson, Brad Gushue team up for national mixed doubles championship

CALGARY — If there's an upside to Kerri Einarson not having a women's world curling championship to play in this month, it's the chance to win another Canadian championship.

Good Earth Cafes unveils strategy to move in when Starbucks closes Canadian shops

CALGARY — The founder and CEO of Good Earth Cafes Ltd. says the Calgary-based chain could potentially double its 45 locations across Canada through a program to take over coffee shops being closed down by international chains such as Starbucks.
Hit and run: Youth suspect in Calgary policeman's death gets more time to find lawyer

Hit and run: Youth suspect in Calgary policeman's death gets more time to find lawyer

CALGARY — An 18-year-old-man believed to have been driving when a Calgary police officer was killed in a hit-and-run still doesn't have a lawyer to defend him. The accused is charged with first-degree murder in the New Year's Eve death of Sgt.
Michael Hutchinson earns 31-save shutout, Maple Leafs blank Oilers 3-0

Michael Hutchinson earns 31-save shutout, Maple Leafs blank Oilers 3-0

EDMONTON — For the second game in a row, the Toronto Maple Leafs found ways to shut down two of the NHL's top scorers on Monday. And once again, they accomplished the feat without some of their top talent.
Alberta flexes COVID-19 rules for gyms, libraries, delays other reopenings

Alberta flexes COVID-19 rules for gyms, libraries, delays other reopenings

EDMONTON — Alberta is opening up libraries and allowing low-intensity indoor group fitness workouts, like Pilates and tai chi, while it continues to monitor rates of COVID-19.
Edmonton chiropractor admits to sexually assaulting six female patients in 1980s

Edmonton chiropractor admits to sexually assaulting six female patients in 1980s

EDMONTON — A chiropractor has admitted to sexually touching six of his female patients with his hands and a vibrating tool.
Women provide successful test of Calgary's curling bubble ahead of Brier

Women provide successful test of Calgary's curling bubble ahead of Brier

CALGARY — All systems are go for the Canadian men's curling championship after the women proved elite curling can happen in a pandemic.
Calgary home sales, prices spike in February while inventory remains low: CREB

Calgary home sales, prices spike in February while inventory remains low: CREB

CALGARY — The Calgary Real Estate Board said Monday that the market has faced low inventory levels compared to sales for the past several months, while prices continued to climb.