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World Cup super-G called off in Canada due to too much snow

LAKE LOUISE, Alberta (AP) — What was supposed to be a three-race World Cup weekend turned into a one-race weekend in Lake Louise with the cancellation of Sunday’s men’s super-G.
Mother Nature unkind to Lake Louise's men's World Cup with super-G cancellation

Mother Nature unkind to Lake Louise's men's World Cup with super-G cancellation

LAKE LOUISE, Alta. — A three-race World Cup weekend turned into a one-race weekend in Lake Louise, Alta., with the cancellation of Sunday's men's super-G.
'For the greater good:' Indigenous financial advisor works to empower others

'For the greater good:' Indigenous financial advisor works to empower others

CALGARY — It's often said that every name tells a story. For Theodora Warrior, that couldn't be more true. "My name doesn't lie," says Warrior, a Blackfoot member of the Piikani Nation in southern Alberta.
Kyle Connor scores twice, Winnipeg Jets down Flames to snap five-game winless skid

Kyle Connor scores twice, Winnipeg Jets down Flames to snap five-game winless skid

CALGARY — Winnipeg forward Kyle Connor knew precisely where he wanted to go with his shot, and that's exactly where he put it.
Canada's Osborne-Paradis passes torch to young men's downhill team

Canada's Osborne-Paradis passes torch to young men's downhill team

LAKE LOUISE, Alta. — The last Canadian skier to win a World Cup race in Lake Louise, Alta., said farewell to a course Saturday that produced both triumph and heartbreak for him.

Austria’s Matthias Mayer wins World Cup men’s downhill race

LAKE LOUISE, Alberta (AP) — Matthias Mayer edged fellow Austrian Vincent Kreichmayr on Saturday in the season-opening World Cup men’s downhill at Lake Louise. Mayer finished in 1 minute, 47.74 seconds. He started seventh.
Austria's Mayer, Kriechmayr finish one-two in Lake Louise men's downhill

Austria's Mayer, Kriechmayr finish one-two in Lake Louise men's downhill

LAKE LOUISE, Alta. — Austrians took advantage of their early starts to finish first and second in the season-opening men's World Cup downhill in Lake Louise, Alta., on Saturday.
Alberta ombudsman says she doesn't have the power to probe EMS dispatch consolidation

Alberta ombudsman says she doesn't have the power to probe EMS dispatch consolidation

EDMONTON — Alberta's ombudsman says she doesn't have the power to investigate a complaint about the decision to consolidate ambulance emergency dispatch services in the province.
Regulator rejects Enbridge's Mainline pipeline system contracting proposal

Regulator rejects Enbridge's Mainline pipeline system contracting proposal

CALGARY — Canada's main energy regulator has rejected Enbridge Inc.'s proposal to fill its Mainline pipeline network through long-term contracts.
Kenney promises no direct cost download to municipalities on provincial police plan

Kenney promises no direct cost download to municipalities on provincial police plan

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney is imploring rural leaders to consider the merits of a provincial police force, promising that any added costs — projected to be in the hundreds of millions of dollars — would not be downloaded directly onto mu