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McDavid, Kane help Oilers beat Avalanche 6-2 to clinch playoff berth

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Connor McDavid and Evander Kane each scored two goals, and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Colorado Avalanche 6-2 Friday night to clinch a playoff spot.
Star forward Connor McDavid scores twice as Oilers top Avalanche 6-2

Star forward Connor McDavid scores twice as Oilers top Avalanche 6-2

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers punched their way into the post-season with authority on Friday night. Connor McDavid and Evander Kane each scored a pair of goals as the Oilers clinched a playoff spot with a 6-2 victory over the Colorado Avalanche.

Alberta premier says carbon policy has changed since past comments about benefits

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith says although she once spoke positively of carbon rebates, the rising cost of the federal levy means Prime Minister Justin Trudeau can no longer justify it.
Alberta irrigators' study proposes $5 billion in water storage for drier future

Alberta irrigators' study proposes $5 billion in water storage for drier future

Alberta's irrigation district managers are proposing a $5-billion plan for water storage and conservation in the province's south as the region faces increasingly tight supplies of the vital resource.
Latest milestones move Cedar LNG closer to getting a green light

Latest milestones move Cedar LNG closer to getting a green light

CALGARY — The proposed US$3.4-billion Cedar LNG facility is looking more likely to become a reality in the wake of recent positive statements by the project partners. RBC Capital Markets said Friday it expects Pembina Pipeline Corp.
'Disorganized protest': Defence questions if anyone was in charge at Coutts protest

'Disorganized protest': Defence questions if anyone was in charge at Coutts protest

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — The trial of a trio accused of masterminding the COVID-era border blockade at Coutts, Alta., saw the defence pursue a contrary narrative Thursday of a mishmash protest where no one had the power to call the shots.
Alberta Appeal Court dismisses coal company lawsuit alleging expropriation

Alberta Appeal Court dismisses coal company lawsuit alleging expropriation

EDMONTON — Alberta's top court has dismissed a coal company's request for compensation over government policies to phase out coal power. Altius Royalty Corp.

Autopsy confirms boy attacked by dogs in Edmonton home died from bite

EDMONTON — An autopsy has confirmed an 11-year-old boy attacked by two dogs in an Edmonton home died from a bite, police said Thursday They also said the two large dogs belong to a roommate of the boy's father, whom the child was visiting when the at
Record Alberta fires changed forests for decades and destroyed rare habitat: report

Record Alberta fires changed forests for decades and destroyed rare habitat: report

EDMONTON — Last year's record wildfires in Alberta destroyed habitat for threatened species and will change the makeup of the province's forests for decades to come, says a new report.
Why climate change on the farm means a big bill for Canadian taxpayers

Why climate change on the farm means a big bill for Canadian taxpayers

CALGARY — To get an idea of the financial toll extreme weather is taking on this country's agriculture industry, look no further than the government of Saskatchewan's books.