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Bo Horvat's two-point night leads Canucks past Oilers 6-1 in pre-season game

EDMONTON — Bo Horvat had a goal and an assist as the Vancouver Canucks came away with a 6-1 pre-season victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday.
'We can move on with our lives:' Alberta parents acquitted in death of toddler

'We can move on with our lives:' Alberta parents acquitted in death of toddler

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — An Alberta mother and father who treated their ill son with herbal remedies rather than get him medical attention have been acquitted in the boy's death. The courtroom in Lethbridge, Alta.

Alberta man sentenced to 23.5 years for sexually abusing his three daughters

EDMONTON — A central Alberta man who pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting his three daughters has been sentenced to 23.5 years.
Logan Kilgore gets start at QB for Edmonton Eskimos with Trevor Harris hurt

Logan Kilgore gets start at QB for Edmonton Eskimos with Trevor Harris hurt

EDMONTON — In just his second regular-season game at quarterback in almost three years, Logan Kilgore will start for a desperate Edmonton Eskimos team against the visiting Hamilton Tiger-Cats on Friday night.

Alberta boy died more than seven years ago; parents twice on trial

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — David and Collet Stephan have been found not guilty of failing to provide the necessaries of life to their toddler son Ezekiel. A medical examiner ruled the boy died of bacterial meningitis.
Canada's women's basketball team to begin Olympic qualifying process

Canada's women's basketball team to begin Olympic qualifying process

EDMONTON — Two-time Olympian Kim Gaucher and WNBA rookie Bridget Carleton headline Canada's women's basketball team for the FIBA AmeriCup 2019.

Alberta pharmacist who stole prescription drugs fined, can no longer practise

OKOTOKS, Alta. — A southern Alberta pharmacist convicted earlier this year of prescription drug theft is no longer allowed to practise. The Alberta College of Pharmacy has cancelled the permit of Calgarian Leanne Rogalsky, who faces $80,000 in fines.
CannTrust says goods returned by Alberta government cannabis firm worth $1.3M

CannTrust says goods returned by Alberta government cannabis firm worth $1.3M

VAUGHAN, Ont. — CannTrust Holdings Inc. said Thursday that about $1.3 million worth of its products will be returned by the Alberta government's cannabis wholesaler and online retailer.
Dillon Dube leads Calgary Flames past San Jose Sharks 6-4 in pre-season win

Dillon Dube leads Calgary Flames past San Jose Sharks 6-4 in pre-season win

CALGARY — Top Flames prospect Dillon Dube got a chance to play on Calgary's No. 1 line on Wednesday night and he took full advantage of the opportunity.

Alberta government pitching that small rural areas pay for policing: NDP

EDMONTON — Alberta's Opposition says the government is proposing to small municipalities and rural areas that they begin to pay for some, or maybe most, of their policing costs.