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Closed-door meeting helps Rachel Homan’s team get 1st Olympic win

Closed-door meeting helps Rachel Homan’s team get 1st Olympic win

After their shocking 0-3 start to the Olympics, Canadian skip Rachel Homan and her teammates went behind closed doors for a heart-to-heart, then looked like a new team in Saturday’s much-needed 11-3 trouncing of the United States.

Pyeongchang is full of surprises: Snowboarder becomes Olympic alpine skiing champ

Pyeongchang is full of surprises: Snowboarder becomes Olympic alpine skiing champ

Not many snowboarders can slap on a pair of borrowed skis and go on to win a super-G Olympic gold medal, but that’s exactly what Czech Republic’s Ester Ledecka did on Saturday in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Canadians Vathje, Channell slide to top-10 skeleton finishes

Canadians Vathje, Channell slide to top-10 skeleton finishes

Elisabeth Vathje saved her best performance for her final run Saturday in women’s skeleton, but it wasn’t enough to reach the podium as the Calgarian placed ninth at the Olympics in Pyeonchang, South Korea.

Canada’s Rachel Homan makes statement with 1st win of Olympics

Canada’s Rachel Homan makes statement with 1st win of Olympics

Rachel Homan and her Canadian squad were in desperate need of a win after opening round-robin play with three straight losses at the Gangneung Curling Centre.

Samuel Girard becomes Canada’s 1st Olympic champion in 1,000m short track

Samuel Girard becomes Canada’s 1st Olympic champion in 1,000m short track

Canadian short-track speed skaters won a pair of medals at the Pyeongchang Games on Saturday, with Samuel Girard winning gold in the 1,000-metre and Kim Boutin taking the bronze in the 1,500.

Golden ‘Grams: A tweet gets the Arkells to the Olympics

Golden ‘Grams: A tweet gets the Arkells to the Olympics

All it took was a strategically placed tweet and then a flood of support came to help book Canadian rock band the Arkells a ticket to play for Team Canada in South Korea.

Olympic wake-up call: Day 8 news you might have missed from the Winter Games

Olympic wake-up call: Day 8 news you might have missed from the Winter Games

Here’s a quick recap of all the important Olympic news you might have missed overnight, and a look at what’s still to come later today.

Hanyu, Chen deliver historic performances

Hanyu, Chen deliver historic performances

Japanese figure skating icon Yuzuru Hanyu cemented his legacy by winning back-to-back gold medals, while American star Nathan Chen gave fans a glimpse of what’s to come by landing a record six quads during his long program.

Niklas Edin curls near-perfect game as Sweden beats Canada

Niklas Edin curls near-perfect game as Sweden beats Canada

Niklas Edin curled a near-perfect game against Canada as Sweden stole three points in the match to beat the three-time defending Olympic champions 5-2 at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Canada suffers déjà vu in shootout loss to Czechs

Canada suffers déjà vu in shootout loss to Czechs

While the names changed, the result remained the same. Nearly 20 years after losing in the famed shootout at the 1998 Olympics, Canada suffered the same fate to the same team, losing 3-2 in another agonizing shootout loss to the Czech Republic in Group A action.

Rachel Notley Wants Progress With B.C. On Trans Mountain Pipeline By Next Week

Rachel Notley Wants Progress With B.C. On Trans Mountain Pipeline By Next Week

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says she wants progress soon in the impasse between her province and British Columbia over the Trans Mountain pipeline or she will ratchet up the pressure. “We’d like to see some evidence of progress next week or you will hear more from us about other strategies that might be […]

Alberta To Issue 250 Cannabis Store Licences In 1st Year Of Operation

Alberta To Issue 250 Cannabis Store Licences In 1st Year Of Operation

EDMONTON — Alberta expects to issue 250 licences for cannabis stores in the first year of operation and says anyone who wants to run a weed shop must undergo extensive background checks. Alberta Justice Minister Kathleen Ganley says the province is balancing the need to provide cannabis with keeping communities safe and the product away […]

Steve Wynn won’t get a severance package

Steve Wynn won’t get a severance package

1,200-year-old comb holds clues to Viking alphabet

1,200-year-old comb holds clues to Viking alphabet

A 1,200-year-old comb, discovered in Denmark, is shedding light on the mysterious birth and development of the Viking alphabet.

Citigroup CEO scores a 48% raise to $23 million

Citigroup CEO scores a 48% raise to $23 million
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