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43 CP train cars derail near southern Alberta town, no injuries reported

FORT MACLEOD, Alta. — Mounties in Alberta say traffic is being rerouted and cleanup is underway after 43 train cars carrying potash derailed Sunday morning.
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says he won't run in upcoming party leadership race

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says he won't run in upcoming party leadership race

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney quashed speculation on his immediate political future on Saturday when he explicitly stated he would not be running in the race to pick a new leader for his United Conservative party.
Oilers' Keith turns back the clock to help Edmonton even Battle of Alberta

Oilers' Keith turns back the clock to help Edmonton even Battle of Alberta

CALGARY — Duncan Keith had been here before.
Flames looking for 'foundation' after Game 2 loss: 'We're playing into their hands'

Flames looking for 'foundation' after Game 2 loss: 'We're playing into their hands'

CALGARY — Tyler Toffoli doesn't recognize this version of his team. And if the Flames don't get back to what's made them successful all season, Calgary could be in big trouble against its high-flying provincial rival.
Edmonton Oilers douse Calgary Flames 5-3 to even playoff series 1-1

Edmonton Oilers douse Calgary Flames 5-3 to even playoff series 1-1

CALGARY — The Edmonton Oilers overcame a pair of disallowed goals and two broken sticks the Calgary Flames converted into goals to win 5-3 and even their playoff series at one victory apiece Friday.
Cabinet delivers standing ovation as Alberta Premier Kenney stays on as UCP leader

Cabinet delivers standing ovation as Alberta Premier Kenney stays on as UCP leader

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says he is staying in the top job to maintain "continuity" until a new leader of his United Conservative Party is chosen.
Gas prices down slightly from record highs earlier this week

Gas prices down slightly from record highs earlier this week

CALGARY — Gasoline prices in Canada have declined slightly just before the May long weekend, but it's still expected to be a pricey summer at the pumps. As of midday Friday, the average retail price at the pump across Canada was $1.
Oilers, Flames alumni look back at last playoff Battle of Alberta: 'A lot of hate'

Oilers, Flames alumni look back at last playoff Battle of Alberta: 'A lot of hate'

CALGARY — Esa Tikkanen could feel his team's season, and perhaps the Edmonton Oilers' dynasty, starting to slip away. He also knew a 3-0 deficit — even in the knife-edged Battle of Alberta — didn't mean much at the time.
Stakes are high for farmers as 2022 crop shapes up to be most expensive in history

Stakes are high for farmers as 2022 crop shapes up to be most expensive in history

CALGARY — The stakes are high as Canadian farmers take to the fields to plant 2022's crop, which some are saying could find a place in the record books as "the most expensive ever." On her family's farm northeast of Calgary near Acme, Alta.
A brief history of the Stanley Cup Playoffs' Battle of Alberta

A brief history of the Stanley Cup Playoffs' Battle of Alberta

The Calgary Flames and Edmonton Oilers are fighting the Battle of Alberta in the playoffs for the sixth time in the rivalry's history.