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History repeating on Canadian men's downhill ski team

History repeating on Canadian men's downhill ski team

LAKE LOUISE, Alta. — Canadians climbing the men's downhill racing ladder as a group and challenging European domination is a familiar script.
Mounties in southern Alberta help owner round up ostriches that escaped from a pen

Mounties in southern Alberta help owner round up ostriches that escaped from a pen

TABER, Alta. — RCMP in southern Alberta had an unusual chase this morning after 20 ostriches escaped their pen. Mounties say in a statement that they started receiving reports just before 8 a.m. about the birds on the road near Taber, Alta.
Alberta justice minister urges federal government to dismiss RCMP commissioner Lucki

Alberta justice minister urges federal government to dismiss RCMP commissioner Lucki

EDMONTON — Alberta’s justice minister wants the federal government to fire the head of the RCMP.

Treatment hearing for Alberta man found not criminally responsible in mother's death

CALGARY — A review board has heard that an Alberta man who killed his mother because he thought she was possessed by Satan is making good progress but still requires close monitoring.
Oil and gas drilling sector wants federal tax credit to help it decarbonize

Oil and gas drilling sector wants federal tax credit to help it decarbonize

CALGARY — The organization representing Canada's oil and gas drilling sector is asking the federal government to create a new tax credit it says it needs to help the industry decarbonize.
Alberta government earmarks $20M to help food banks, agencies during inflation crisis

Alberta government earmarks $20M to help food banks, agencies during inflation crisis

CALGARY — An Alberta cabinet minister says it makes more sense now to help people in the province suffering from an "inflation crisis" and skyrocketing utility bills than waiting for another seven months.
Federal cabinet minister from Alberta concerned about proposed sovereignty act

Federal cabinet minister from Alberta concerned about proposed sovereignty act

EDMONTON — A federal Liberal cabinet minister from Alberta says he's extremely concerned that Premier Danielle Smith is moving forward with her proposed sovereignty act, which he sees as an attack on Canadian unity.
Former champions McNair, Barrieau top field for Canadian driving championship event

Former champions McNair, Barrieau top field for Canadian driving championship event

EDMONTON — Former champions Doug McNair and Gilles Barrieau top the field for the 2022 Canadian driving championship. This year's event will be held Thursday at Century Mile Racetrack and Casino. McNair, of Guelph, Ont., and Barrieau, of Moncton, N.
Enbridge announces completion of France's first offshore wind farm

Enbridge announces completion of France's first offshore wind farm

CALGARY — France's first commercial-scale offshore wind farm, which was developed by Canadian energy giant Enbridge Inc. in partnership with EDF Renewables and the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, officially opened Wednesday.
'Substantial relief': Alberta premier announces $2.4B inflation aid package

'Substantial relief': Alberta premier announces $2.4B inflation aid package

EDMONTON — Premier Danielle Smith, with Alberta enjoying billions of dollars in surplus cash, announced Tuesday a batch of inflation-fighting relief aid, particularly for families, seniors and the vulnerable.