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'Risky gamble:' NDP urges Alberta government to end fixation with pulling out of CPP

'Risky gamble:' NDP urges Alberta government to end fixation with pulling out of CPP

EDMONTON — Alberta's Opposition leader says Premier Danielle Smith’s government needs to end its fixation with pulling the province out of the Canada Pension Plan.
Veteran Rebecca Johnston named to Canada's Rivalry Series final roster

Veteran Rebecca Johnston named to Canada's Rivalry Series final roster

CALGARY — Veteran forward Rebecca Johnston returns to the Canadian women's hockey team for the final two games of a Rivalry Series against the United States.
'The eyes of the world': Trial starts for Calgary pastor charged in border blockade

'The eyes of the world': Trial starts for Calgary pastor charged in border blockade

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — A court has seen video of a Calgary pastor encouraging truckers to keep blocking the Canada-U.S. border to protest COVID-19 restrictions because the world was watching.

WHL Roundup: Bedard nets shootout winner to lead Pats past Hitmen 6-5

CALGARY — Connor Bedard scored the shootout winner, in addition to his league-best 44th goal of the season, to lift the Regina Pats past the Calgary Hitmen 6-5 on Wednesday.
Alberta First Nation signs child welfare agreement with feds, without the province

Alberta First Nation signs child welfare agreement with feds, without the province

MASKWACIS — An Alberta First Nation signed a two-year agreement with Ottawa Wednesday that gives it the autonomy to administer its own child welfare. Louis Bull Tribe in Maskwacis, Alta.
Junior star Connor Bedard filling hockey arenas in Western Canada

Junior star Connor Bedard filling hockey arenas in Western Canada

CALGARY — Call it the Connor Bedard boost. The 17-year-old Regina Pats forward keeps packing arenas in Western Canada after his electrifying performance in last month's world junior men's hockey championship.
Report finds taboos in women's health can limit access to knowledge and care

Report finds taboos in women's health can limit access to knowledge and care

EDMONTON — Taboos around menopause, periods and conditions like endometriosis can limit access to knowledge and care, says a report by the Alberta Women's Health Foundation.
Former Alberta premier Jason Kenney accepts role in Calgary advising law firm

Former Alberta premier Jason Kenney accepts role in Calgary advising law firm

EDMONTON — Jason Kenney, more than three months after stepping down as Alberta’s premier, has landed a new role as a Calgary-based adviser in law firm Bennett Jones.
Former Alberta top doctor, Deena Hinshaw, finds temporary public health post in B.C.

Former Alberta top doctor, Deena Hinshaw, finds temporary public health post in B.C.

Dr. Deena Hinshaw — Alberta’s former chief medical officer of health who was lionized then pilloried as the face of the province’s COVID-19 response — has landed a new, short-term role in British Columbia doing public health planning. Dr.
'Dances with Wolves' actor to be charged in U.S. may have victims in Canada: police

'Dances with Wolves' actor to be charged in U.S. may have victims in Canada: police

CALGARY — Police in southern Alberta say they have been working with authorities in the United States in a sexual assault investigation involving a former actor in "Dances With Wolves.