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Women describe lingering effects of sexual assaults by Alberta neurologist

Women describe lingering effects of sexual assaults by Alberta neurologist

CALGARY — Several of the 28 women a Calgary neurologist sexually assaulted over three decades told a judge Tuesday that what happened during their 15-minute appointments led to years of anxiety, shame, self-doubt and fear of doctors.
Schools across Alberta report COVID-19 cases as school year starts

Schools across Alberta report COVID-19 cases as school year starts

At least 20 Alberta schools have reported cases of COVID-19 since students across the province started returning to classrooms a week ago.

Kate Boyd named first female high-performance director at Nordiq Canada

CANMORE, Alta. — Kate Boyd has been named high-performance director for the national governing body of cross-country and para-Nordic skiing. Boyd is the first woman to hold the position with Nordiq Canada.

Man charged after cougar harassed with a slingshot in Banff National Park

LAKE LOUISE, Alta. — A man is facing two charges after a cougar was allegedly harassed with a slingshot in Banff National Park.
In need of a fridge repair? What you need to know about extended warranty plans

In need of a fridge repair? What you need to know about extended warranty plans

CALGARY — Appliance repairman Vlad Bagatov doesn't do extended warranty repair work, but he knows a lot about extended warranty complaints.
Suncor shares fall on lower production after oilsands mine fire repairs wrap up

Suncor shares fall on lower production after oilsands mine fire repairs wrap up

CALGARY — Shares in Suncor Energy Inc. traded sharply lower on Tuesday after it trimmed 2020 production guidance despite restarting its Base Plant oilsands mining operation following a fire in mid-August. In Toronto, the shares fell by as much as $1.
Aurora names new CEO, expects up to $1.8B in goodwill impairment charges

Aurora names new CEO, expects up to $1.8B in goodwill impairment charges

EDMONTON — Aurora Cannabis Inc. promoted Miguel Martin to chief executive and warned that it expects to record up to $1.8 billion in goodwill impairment charges in the fourth quarter of its 2020 financial year. Martin was chief executive of U.S.
Lightning romp to 8-2 win over Isles to open East finals

Lightning romp to 8-2 win over Isles to open East finals

EDMONTON — Braydon Point and the well-rested Tampa Bay Lightning resembled a refreshed team eager to come off an extended break after switching cities in the NHL playoff bubble.
Senators forward Bobby Ryan recipient of Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy

Senators forward Bobby Ryan recipient of Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy

EDMONTON — Ottawa Senators forward Bobby Ryan was named the 2019-20 recipient of the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy on Monday after publicly sharing his battle with alcohol issues.

Return of Reaves adds more grit to Vegas-Dallas West final

EDMONTON — Ryan Reaves stood in the tunnel outside the locker room, fist-bumping his Vegas teammates as they marched to the ice.
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