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Calgary doctor urging more shelter space as cold weather approaches

Calgary doctor urging more shelter space as cold weather approaches

CALGARY — A doctor who has been working with some of Calgary's most vulnerable citizens during the COVID-19 pandemic is worried homeless shelters won't have enough space to keep everyone safe once the cold weather hits.
Radulov scores 31 seconds into OT, Stars beat Vegas 3-2

Radulov scores 31 seconds into OT, Stars beat Vegas 3-2

EDMONTON — The entire Dallas Stars bench was yelling out to Joe Pavelski about what to do with the puck after a broken play in front of them only seconds into overtime.
Alberta hiring staff for feasibility study of replacing RCMP with new force

Alberta hiring staff for feasibility study of replacing RCMP with new force

EDMONTON — The Alberta government is looking to hire a contractor to study the benefits and costs of a proposed provincial police force that could replace the RCMP.
Flyers centre Sean Couturier wins Selke Trophy as NHL's best defensive forward

Flyers centre Sean Couturier wins Selke Trophy as NHL's best defensive forward

EDMONTON — Philadelphia Flyers centre Sean Couturier has been awarded the Frank J. Selke Trophy as the NHL's best defensive forward.
COVID-19 outbreaks at three Alberta schools but no broad transmission: Hinshaw

COVID-19 outbreaks at three Alberta schools but no broad transmission: Hinshaw

Alberta's chief medical officer of health says COVID-19 outbreaks at three schools consist of two infected people in each school with no evidence of broader transmission.
Two Alberta Mounties face manslaughter charges in shooting death of man in car

Two Alberta Mounties face manslaughter charges in shooting death of man in car

EDMONTON — Two RCMP officers who were charged in the shooting death of a 31-year-old man in northern Alberta two years ago are now facing manslaughter charges. Cpl. Randy Stenger and Const.
Parkland Fuel to expand On the Run convenience store brand across the United States

Parkland Fuel to expand On the Run convenience store brand across the United States

CALGARY — Parkland Fuel Corp. plans to expand its Canadian On the Run convenience store brand across the United States after acquiring the licence in most states.
Appeal Court reserves decision on conviction of Alberta couple in son's death

Appeal Court reserves decision on conviction of Alberta couple in son's death

CALGARY — Alberta's top court has reserved its decision in the case of a Calgary husband and wife seeking to overturn their convictions in the death of their 14-month-old son.
Wild weather hikes Alberta insured damages above national average at nearly $2B

Wild weather hikes Alberta insured damages above national average at nearly $2B

EDMONTON — A series of severe weather events in Alberta this year has led to insured damages of nearly $2 billion.
Wilks Brothers formalizes Calfrac takeover offer ahead of vote on restructuring plan

Wilks Brothers formalizes Calfrac takeover offer ahead of vote on restructuring plan

CALGARY — Texas-based Wilks Brothers LLC says it is making formal the $26.1-million takeover bid for Calfrac Well Services Ltd. it proposed last week, while continuing to urge shareholders to reject a management reorganization plan.