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Fire at gas metering station sparks grass fire that shut Alberta highway

Fire at gas metering station sparks grass fire that shut Alberta highway

EDSON, ALBERTA — Yellowhead County in northern Alberta says a fire that prompted the closure of a major highway east of Edmonton involved a gas metering station.
'War in the operating room': Ukrainian eye surgeons to learn at University of Calgary

'War in the operating room': Ukrainian eye surgeons to learn at University of Calgary

CALGARY — Some scars can’t be hidden. It's why Dr. Olga Denysiuk is coming to Canada from the Ukraine war zone to learn more about saving and rebuilding smashed and damaged eyes.
Calgary water valves are being turned back on after repairs, but mayor warns of risks

Calgary water valves are being turned back on after repairs, but mayor warns of risks

CALGARY — Weeks of water restrictions in Calgary could be eased in a matter of days, the city's mayor and officials say, if the water system holds while crews turn valves back on after they were closed in early June to repair a burst feeder main.
Oilers place goaltender Jack Campbell on unconditional waivers for purpose of buyout

Oilers place goaltender Jack Campbell on unconditional waivers for purpose of buyout

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers have placed goaltender Jack Campbell on unconditional waivers for the purpose of a buyout. Campbell signed a five-year, US$25-million contract in July 2022 to be Edmonton's No. 1 crease option.
Mountie injured after being involved in shooting east of Edmonton: police

Mountie injured after being involved in shooting east of Edmonton: police

RCMP are investigating after an officer was involved in a shooting Saturday night in a community on the Alberta-Saskatchewan border.
Paredes kicks 52-yard field goal in OT as Stampeders edge Blue Bombers 22-19

Paredes kicks 52-yard field goal in OT as Stampeders edge Blue Bombers 22-19

CALGARY — Demerio Houston did his part and then watched as Rene Paredes emerged as the overtime hero.
Mayor thanks Calgary for conserving water again after use creeped up over past week

Mayor thanks Calgary for conserving water again after use creeped up over past week

CALGARY — A day after chiding some Calgarians for appearing to abandon water conservation as the city works to get a busted feeder main operating again, Mayor Jyoti Gondek thanked residents for doing a better job.
WestJet cancels hundreds of flights following surprise mechanics union strike

WestJet cancels hundreds of flights following surprise mechanics union strike

Tens of thousands of Canadian airline passengers were left scrambling Saturday after a sudden strike by unionized airline mechanics at WestJet resulted in the cancellation of hundreds of flights by the country’s second largest carrier.
WestJet mechanics go on strike in shock move, more than 150 flights cancelled

WestJet mechanics go on strike in shock move, more than 150 flights cancelled

WestJet airplane mechanics hit the picket lines Friday evening in a surprise move that forced the airline to cancel over 150 flights beginning on Saturday.
Oilers sign backup goalie Calvin Pickard to 2-year contract extension

Oilers sign backup goalie Calvin Pickard to 2-year contract extension

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The Edmonton Oilers signed goalie Calvin Pickard to a two-year contract extension Friday with an annual average value of $1 million. The 32-year-old Pickard was 12-7-1 with a 2.45 goals-against average and .
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