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Canucks' Carson Soucy suspended 1 game for cross-checking Oilers star Connor McDavid in the face

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Vancouver Canucks defenseman Carson Soucy was suspended one game on Monday for a cross-check on Edmonton Oilers superstar Connor McDavid.
Light rain expected to help Fort McMurray wildfire as Grande Prairie blaze to grow

Light rain expected to help Fort McMurray wildfire as Grande Prairie blaze to grow

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — Crews battling an out-of-control wildfire outside Fort McMurray, Alta., were expecting a little help from light rain and favourable winds on Monday.
Petition to recall Calgary Mayor Jyoti Gondek fails after falling far short of target

Petition to recall Calgary Mayor Jyoti Gondek fails after falling far short of target

CALGARY — The petition effort to recall Calgary Mayor Jyoti Gondek has officially failed. The city clerk says the petition collected fewer than 70,000 signatures, well short of the 514,000 needed under provincial law for the recall to kick in.
Alberta NDP leadership hopeful Gil McGowan drops out as membership hits all time high

Alberta NDP leadership hopeful Gil McGowan drops out as membership hits all time high

Alberta NDP leadership candidate Gil McGowan says he's bowing out of the race to replace Rachel Notley. McGowan says the final instalment of the $60,000 entrance fee proved to be too high a bar.
Boeser, Lindholm score twice, Canucks hold off Oilers for 4-3 win in Game 3

Boeser, Lindholm score twice, Canucks hold off Oilers for 4-3 win in Game 3

EDMONTON — He's played just six NHL playoff games, but Arturs Silovs is already earning a reputation for stepping up in big moments.
Canada captures world para hockey championship with 2-1 win over archrival U.S.

Canada captures world para hockey championship with 2-1 win over archrival U.S.

CALGARY — Canada dented the United States' recent dominance in para hockey with a 2-1 win for the gold medal in Sunday's world championship final.
Calgary Stampeders' training camp opens with an abundance of quarterbacks

Calgary Stampeders' training camp opens with an abundance of quarterbacks

CALGARY — Quarterback meetings were crowded to start Calgary Stampeders' training camp. Seven quarterbacks, including last year's starter Jake Maier, were on McMahon Stadium's turf Sunday.
Environment Canada warns parts of Alberta have poor air quality as wildfires rage

Environment Canada warns parts of Alberta have poor air quality as wildfires rage

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — Much of Alberta is grappling with the effects of wildfires, with residents in the Fort McMurray area remaining on evacuation alert due to an active blaze. Environment Canada says smoke billowing from fires in northeastern B.C.
Fort McMurray among communities on evacuation alert after wildfires erupt

Fort McMurray among communities on evacuation alert after wildfires erupt

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta.
Alberta NDP debate marked by agreement, until it came to Nenshi's record

Alberta NDP debate marked by agreement, until it came to Nenshi's record

EDMONTON — The second official Alberta NDP leadership debate saw five candidates eagerly agreeing with each other, until Naheed Nenshi was forced to defend against more attacks on his record as the mayor of Calgary.