Archive for the ‘News/Canada/Edmonton’ Category

New charity honours memory of Oilers forward Colby Cave

Tuesday, April 14th, 2020

Edmonton Oilers chairman Bob Nicholson remembers Colby Cave as a tireless worker on the ice and in the community.

For more than 24 hours, long-distance racer ran laps inside Alberta town’s coffee shop

Tuesday, April 7th, 2020
Matthew Shepard

A 32-year-old man in Valleyview, Alta. was among several thousand runners around the world who competed in the Quarantine Backyard Ultra this weekend.

Edmonton man keeps ‘even keel’ during Beijing quarantine, 54 days in isolation

Monday, March 30th, 2020
Beijing woman

Throughout his career, playing minor hockey in 13 countries, Rory Rawlyk has come to expect brushes with disaster. 

‘Sadness, tears, shock’: Alberta athletes and coaches react to Arctic Winter Games cancellation

Monday, March 9th, 2020

Athletes and sports organizers in northern Alberta said they’re feeling devastated after this year’s Arctic Winter Games were cancelled due to coronavirus.

Alberta equestrian athlete dies after fall in Florida competition

Sunday, March 1st, 2020
Altoona stables

A 33-year-old equestrian rider from Fort Saskatchewan died after a fall during a competition in Florida on Saturday.

‘I have a great memory’: Zack Kassian says bell tolling for Flames pest Matthew Tkachuk

Tuesday, January 14th, 2020

“Money well spent.” That’s how Zack Kassian sums up the $20,967.74 US he will forfeit during his two-game suspension for tossing Calgary Flames forward Matthew Tkachuk around like he was a scarecrow.

Edmonton runner, 84, becomes oldest person to run marathon in Antarctica

Monday, December 23rd, 2019
Roy Svenningsen

An octogenarian from Edmonton ran his way into the record books earlier this month, becoming the oldest person to finish a marathon in Antarctica.

Edmonton pilot hopes to cross the finish line in international electric airplane race

Wednesday, November 20th, 2019
Scott Holmes, pilot

Scott Holmes and his team are trying to accomplish something that's never been done before in the aviation industry: develop, build, and successfully run an electric motor in an airplane race. 

Father of Broncos player who died says Alberta organ donation bill needs work

Tuesday, November 12th, 2019

The father of a Broncos hockey player whose organs were donated after he died in a catastrophic bus crash says a presumed consent bill before the Alberta legislature is a good start but has a long way to go.

Sherwood Park’s Chuba Hubbard taking Heisman Trophy talk in stride

Thursday, October 10th, 2019
Oklahoma State running back Chuba Hubbard

Sherwood Park's Chuba Hubbard is garnering Heisman Trophy talk south of the border. The Oklahoma State University running back is leading the NCAA in rushing yards.