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Hockey Canada names coaches for under-18 Hlinka Gretzky Cup

Hockey Canada names coaches for under-18 Hlinka Gretzky Cup

CALGARY — Hockey Canada has announced Stephane Julien will lead its men's under-18 team at the upcoming Hlinka Gretzky Cup.
Calgary, other communities prepare for potential flooding along rain-swollen rivers

Calgary, other communities prepare for potential flooding along rain-swollen rivers

CALGARY — Preparations for potential flooding were underway in Calgary and surrounding communities Tuesday as rainfall warnings continued and rivers swelled across southern Alberta.
The people who want to be Alberta premier: A list of UCP leadership candidates

The people who want to be Alberta premier: A list of UCP leadership candidates

EDMONTON — The United Conservative Party on Tuesday announced rules for a leadership contest to be held on Oct. 6 to choose a new leader and the province's next premier.
To be held Oct. 6: Alberta UCP announces rules for contest to replace leader, premier

To be held Oct. 6: Alberta UCP announces rules for contest to replace leader, premier

EDMONTON — The United Conservative Party has announced rules for a leadership contest to be held Oct. 6 to choose a new leader and the province's next premier.

Oil Kings oust T-Birds in WHL final, earn berth in Memorial Cup

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oil Kings are Western Hockey League champions — and Memorial Cup bound — following a series-clinching 2-0 victory over the visiting Seattle Thunderbirds on Monday night at Rogers Place.

Alberta drops remaining COVID restrictions as it says new case numbers keep falling

EDMONTON — The Alberta government is lifting the few pandemic restrictions that remain in place, saying the province is moving past the Omicron wave as COVID-19 hospitalizations decline steadily.
Calgary declares a state of local emergency with heavy rainfall warning in effect

Calgary declares a state of local emergency with heavy rainfall warning in effect

CALGARY — A water expert says heavy rainfall forecast for southern Alberta could cause damage in some areas, prompting Calgary to declare a local state of emergency, but it doesn't appear as if a repeat of deadly flooding in 2013 is coming.
Edmonton Oilers sign depth forward Brad Malone to two-year, two-way deal

Edmonton Oilers sign depth forward Brad Malone to two-year, two-way deal

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers have re-signed depth forward Brad Malone to a two-year, two-way contract. The deal carries an average annual value of US$762,500.
Calgary cabinet minister running to replace Jason Kenney as UCP leader, premier

Calgary cabinet minister running to replace Jason Kenney as UCP leader, premier

EDMONTON — A cabinet minister from Calgary has joined the race to replace Jason Kenney as United Conservative leader and Alberta premier.
Setting of trial dates for men accused in Alberta border blockade delayed a month

Setting of trial dates for men accused in Alberta border blockade delayed a month

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — Setting of trial dates for four men charged with conspiracy to commit murder at a border blockade in southern Alberta has been delayed another month after one of the accused fired his lawyer. Court in Lethbridge, Alta.