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Canada's women's basketball coach Lapeña signs extension through 2026 World Cup

Canada's women's basketball coach Lapeña signs extension through 2026 World Cup

EDMONTON — Canada Basketball has signed senior women's basketball coach Victor Lapeña to a contract extension through the 2026 FIBA Women’s World Cup, the organization announced Tuesday.
Billy-Ray Belcourt on using short fiction to show a range of Indigenous experiences

Billy-Ray Belcourt on using short fiction to show a range of Indigenous experiences

Billy-Ray Belcourt has populated his first short story collection with a pantheon of Cree characters, each presenting a different possibility for modern Indigenous life. The cast of "Coexistence" started with just one couple.
Status of wildfire that threatened Fort McMurray changed to 'being held'

Status of wildfire that threatened Fort McMurray changed to 'being held'

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — A wildfire that forced thousands of people to evacuate several Fort McMurray neighbourhoods last week is no longer classified as out-of-control.
Alberta mall locked down, search yields knife with a handle resembling a handgun

Alberta mall locked down, search yields knife with a handle resembling a handgun

RED DEER, Alta. — A mall in central Alberta was locked down while police say they responded to reports that two people were displaying a handgun.
Canucks must 'want that big moment' vs. Oilers in Game 7, coach says

Canucks must 'want that big moment' vs. Oilers in Game 7, coach says

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — All season long, the Vancouver Canucks have preached resilience. Now comes the ultimate test.
Canucks must 'want that big moment' heading into decisive Game 7: coach

Canucks must 'want that big moment' heading into decisive Game 7: coach

EDMONTON — All season long, the Vancouver Canucks have preached resilience. Now comes the ultimate test.
Oilers beat Canucks 5-1 to force deciding Game 7 in second-round series

Oilers beat Canucks 5-1 to force deciding Game 7 in second-round series

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The Edmonton Oilers weren't ready to have their season end. Now, they're going to the limit in their second-round series against the Vancouver Canucks.
Oilers crank up the offence, drill Canucks 5-1 to force Game 7

Oilers crank up the offence, drill Canucks 5-1 to force Game 7

EDMONTON — The clash of the Canadian clubs is going the limit.
Residents forced out of Fort McMurray neighbourhoods due to fire cleared to return

Residents forced out of Fort McMurray neighbourhoods due to fire cleared to return

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — The Alberta municipality governing the oilsands hub of Fort McMurray says residents ordered out due to a nearby wildfire are clear to return home as of today.
Oilers to start Stuart Skinner in net for must-win Game 6 vs. Canucks

Oilers to start Stuart Skinner in net for must-win Game 6 vs. Canucks

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers will start Stuart Skinner in net Saturday for a must-win Game 6 of their second-round playoff series against the Vancouver Canucks. Skinner replaces goalie Calvin Pickard, who was Edmonton's starter for Games 4 and 5.
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