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Calgary not-for-profit going bananas trying to off-load pallets of fruit

Calgary not-for-profit going bananas trying to off-load pallets of fruit

CALGARY — It's been bananas at the Leftovers Foundation as the Calgary not-for-profit tries to find a use for thousands of bunches of the long, yellow fruit, which were donated all at once last week.
Oilers claim goaltender Alex Stalock off waivers from Minnesota

Oilers claim goaltender Alex Stalock off waivers from Minnesota

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers have claimed goaltender Alex Stalock off waivers from the Minnesota Wild. The 33-year-old Stalock did not appear in a game for Minnesota this season. The native of St. Paul, Minn.
Spruce Meadows cancels summer show jumping series again

Spruce Meadows cancels summer show jumping series again

CALGARY — Spruce Meadows is cancelling its summer show jumping series for a second straight year because of the pandemic.
Kerri Einarson wins second straight Canadian women's curling championship

Kerri Einarson wins second straight Canadian women's curling championship

CALGARY — Kerri Einarson's second Canadian women's curling championship was very different from her first.
Let 'er buck: Study suggests horses learn from rodeo experience, grow calmer

Let 'er buck: Study suggests horses learn from rodeo experience, grow calmer

CALGARY — Rodeo fans love the thrill of a bronc exploding into the ring, cowboy temporarily aboard. How the horse feels about it hasn't been so clear.

WHL Roundup: Oliver, Guenther each score pair of goals as Oil Kings defeat Hurricanes

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — Dylan Guenther and Kaid Oliver each scored two goals in a 7-2 Edmonton Oil Kings win over the Lethbridge Hurricanes. Oliver also had two assists to cap off his four-point night while Guenther added an assist to his tally.
No Matthews, no problem: Minus NHL goal leader, Maple Leafs blank Oilers 4-0

No Matthews, no problem: Minus NHL goal leader, Maple Leafs blank Oilers 4-0

EDMONTON — The Maple Leafs knew even with Auston Matthews they would need to be at their best against a surging opponent. Subtracting the NHL's leading goal scorer from Toronto's lineup due to injury further increased the degree of difficulty.
Ontario's Rachel Homan reaches Tournament of Hearts final for third straight year

Ontario's Rachel Homan reaches Tournament of Hearts final for third straight year

CALGARY — Rachel Homan is in familiar territory in a strange curling season. She'll skip Ontario in a third straight Canadian women's curling championship final Sunday.
Alberta Premier slams vandalism after slur painted on MLA's office window

Alberta Premier slams vandalism after slur painted on MLA's office window

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney is condemning alleged vandalism at the office of an Opposition legislature member.

Alberta Health Services head sorry for glitches in vaccine booking system for seniors

EDMONTON — The president of Alberta's health delivery agency is apologizing for problems residents experienced earlier this week when they tried booking COVID-19 vaccinations for older family members. Alberta Health Services president Dr.