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Man sentenced to nine years for driving into Edmonton Starbucks, killing 3 passengers

EDMONTON — An Ontario man who drove his sports car into a Starbucks in south Edmonton, killing all three of his passengers, has been sentenced to nine years in prison.

Calgary Stampeders re-sign Canadian receiver Colton Hunchak

CALGARY — The Calgary Stampeders re-signed Canadian receiver Colton Hunchak on Friday. The Calgary native was scheduled to become a CFL free agent next month.

Julien named coach, Doan GM of Canada's Olympic hockey team

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Claude Julien was named coach of Canada's men's hockey team for the Beijing Olympics on Friday, and Shane Doan was named general manager. Doan and Julien replace St.
Doan named as GM, Julien as head coach for Canada's Olympic men's hockey team

Doan named as GM, Julien as head coach for Canada's Olympic men's hockey team

CALGARY — Hockey Canada has confirmed Shane Doan as the general manager of Canada's men's hockey team at the Beijing Olympics, while Claude Julien has been named head coach.
Big Rock Brewery chief financial officer resigning effective Feb. 11

Big Rock Brewery chief financial officer resigning effective Feb. 11

CALGARY — Big Rock Brewery Inc. says its chief financial officer is resigning, effective Feb. 11. The Calgary-based brewer says Don Sewell is stepping down from his position to take a new job in a different industry.
Murray collects first win of the season as Senators upset Flames 4-1

Murray collects first win of the season as Senators upset Flames 4-1

CALGARY — Shuffled to centre as a result of Tim Stutzle being added to the NHL's COVID-19 protocol, Ottawa's Nick Paul stepped up with a big performance on Thursday night.
Vulnerable in B.C. and Alberta approached to take COVID-19 vaccines for others

Vulnerable in B.C. and Alberta approached to take COVID-19 vaccines for others

Homeless and vulnerable people in British Columbia and Alberta have been approached with offers of payment to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by those attempting to fraudulently get a vaccine card.

Alberta sets record on active COVID cases, top doctor unsure when peak will hit

EDMONTON — Alberta is reporting a new record high of COVID-19 cases and its chief medical officer of health warns it’s still too soon to predict when the tsunami wave of Omicron-driven illnesses will crest.

WHL announces return for five clubs, reschedules 14 regular-season games

CALGARY — The Western Hockey League announced on Thursday that five teams have been removed from COVID-19 protocols.
Alberta Court of Appeal upholds Calgary man's first-degree murder convictions

Alberta Court of Appeal upholds Calgary man's first-degree murder convictions

CALGARY — Alberta’s highest court has upheld first-degree murder convictions against a man who stabbed his mother and a woman with a developmental disability his mother was caring for in her home.