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New numbers confirm Alberta drivers facing higher auto insurance costs

New numbers confirm Alberta drivers facing higher auto insurance costs

EDMONTON — New numbers confirm that many Alberta drivers are getting hit with rate hikes, and even some sharp spikes, in their auto insurance.

A look at some of the victims of the Iran plane crash who had roots in Alberta

People with ties to Alberta were among the 176 who were killed when Ukraine International Airlines Flight PS752 crashed after takeoff near Tehran, Iran.
Cam Talbot tall in goal for Calgary Flames in 2-1 win over Minnesota Wild

Cam Talbot tall in goal for Calgary Flames in 2-1 win over Minnesota Wild

CALGARY — Cam Talbot prevailed in a goaltending duel and Johnny Gaudreau scored the game-winner for the Calgary Flames in a 2-1 win over the Minnesota Wild on Thursday.

Billing changes coming: Alberta doctors not ruling out court challenge

EDMONTON — Alberta doctors say they haven't ruled out a court challenge to the province's billing rule changes that physicians say could profoundly affect patient care. Dr.
Pearn out as head coach of Canadian women's hockey team, Ryan takes over

Pearn out as head coach of Canadian women's hockey team, Ryan takes over

CALGARY — Perry Pearn is out and Troy Ryan is in as head coach of the Canadian women's hockey team in a mid-season change.
Oilsands producer Cenovus aims for 'net zero' GHG emissions by 2050

Oilsands producer Cenovus aims for 'net zero' GHG emissions by 2050

CALGARY — Oilsands producer Cenovus Energy Inc. said Thursday it will aim to achieve "net zero" greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, joining a recent cavalcade of oil companies trumpeting their environmental aspirations.
Swoop adds flights in Atlantic Canada, seeking to lure Air Canada customers

Swoop adds flights in Atlantic Canada, seeking to lure Air Canada customers

CALGARY — Budget airline Swoop is adding flights to three Atlantic Canadian cities from Hamilton this summer. The expansion by the low-cost subsidiary of WestJet Airlines Ltd.
Newlyweds, professors, students among Edmonton victims of plane crash in Iran

Newlyweds, professors, students among Edmonton victims of plane crash in Iran

EDMONTON — Amir Samani never got a chance to personally congratulate his two friends on their wedding in Iran and he can't believe that he never will.
Calgary Flames, Rasmus Andersson agree to six-year contract extension

Calgary Flames, Rasmus Andersson agree to six-year contract extension

CALGARY — The Calgary Flames have signed defenceman Rasmus Andersson to a six-year contract extension. The 23-year-old from Malmo, Sweden and the NHL club agreed to a deal averaging US$4.55 million annually.
Alberta senator wants prime minister and cabinet to meet in the province

Alberta senator wants prime minister and cabinet to meet in the province

OTTAWA — A senator from Alberta is inviting Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to hold a cabinet meeting in the province.