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Wright scores pair of goals to lead Atletico 4-3 over Edmonton in CPL

EDMONTON — Brian Wright scored a pair of goals to lead Atletico Ottawa to a 4-3 victory over FC Edmonton in Canadian Premier League soccer action on Tuesday.
Alberta premier says province will keep vaccine passport into at least early 2022

Alberta premier says province will keep vaccine passport into at least early 2022

EDMONTON — Premier Jason Kenney says the Alberta version of a vaccine passport is helping increase vaccinations and drive down COVID-19 cases, but notes it will be in place until at least the early months of next year.
'Shallow graves': Man admits to murdering woman but not guilty in daughter's death

'Shallow graves': Man admits to murdering woman but not guilty in daughter's death

CALGARY — A man admitted to killing a Calgary mother at the beginning of his murder trial Tuesday but says he's not guilty in the death of her toddler.

Edmonton police say driver and passenger die after car flees and crashes into pole

EDMONTON — Two people are dead and a third was gravely injured after police in Edmonton say the vehicle they were in fled from officers and later crashed into a pole.
Elks coach Elizondo goes with rookie Cornelius, vet Prukop in rematch with Bombers

Elks coach Elizondo goes with rookie Cornelius, vet Prukop in rematch with Bombers

EDMONTON — Jamie Elizondo is making a quarterback change. The Edmonton head coach told reporters Monday rookie Taylor Cornelius will make the start Friday when the Elks (2-6) host the Winnipeg Blue Bombers (8-1).
Connor McDavid's Oilers add forward depth, primed for big playoff push in 2021-22

Connor McDavid's Oilers add forward depth, primed for big playoff push in 2021-22

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers have signed up a new supporting cast for Connor McDavid. The question is how far can they go in playoff prime time.
Invasive wild pigs in national park for first time at Alberta's Elk Island

Invasive wild pigs in national park for first time at Alberta's Elk Island

EDMONTON — One of the most destructive and rapidly spreading invasive species on the continent has been found for the first time in a Canadian national park.

WHL Roundup: Hitmen beat Broncos 4-1 for first victory of season

CALGARY — Riley Fiddler-Schultz led the way with three points for the Calgary Hitmen in a 4-1 victory over the visiting Swift Current Broncos in the Western Hockey League on Sunday.

Pilot dead, others injured after two separate small plane crashes in central Alberta

BLACKFALDS, Alta. — Two separate weekend plane crashes in central Alberta have left at least one person dead and several others injured.
Venture fund aims to unleash the power of female capital in the agri-tech space

Venture fund aims to unleash the power of female capital in the agri-tech space

CALGARY — For proof that female entrepreneurs face unique challenges compared to their male counterparts, one need look no further than Katie Wilson.