CBC News Alberta March 23, 2019

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All the top stories from the week plus breaking news and weather for the weekend

Habs gain ground in playoff race with win over Sabres

Brendan Gallagher scored twice and added an assist to lead the Canadiens to a 7-4 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday night, extending Montreal's win streak to three games.

Giordano leads Flames to win over Canucks

Calgary Flames captain Mark Giordano put up a goal and two assists on Saturday night, helping his team to a 3-1 win over the Vancouver Canucks.

Game Wrap: Canadiens beat Sabres to gain ground in playoff push

The Montreal Canadiens beat the Buffalo Sabres 7-4 on Saturday night to take a 3 point lead over the Columbus Blue Jackets for the 2nd wild card spot.

Flames hit the century mark with win over Canucks

The Calgary Flames downed the Vancouver Canucks 3-1 to reach the century mark in point for the first time since 2005-06.

Watch the 2019 World Figure Skating Championships

Watch the best figure skaters in the world compete at the 2019 World Figure Skating Championships in Saitama, Japan.

Hockey Night in Canada: Flames vs. Canucks

Watch live on television and online as the Calgary Flames visit the Vancouver Canucks on Hockey Night on Canada.

Hockey Night in Canada: Flames vs. Canucks

The Calgary Flames visit the Vancouver Canucks Saturday at 10 p.m. ET on Hockey Night in Canada. Watch coverage with our free live stream on the CBC Sports app.

Details of Mueller's Russia report could be released to U.S. lawmakers Sunday

U.S. lawmakers waited on Sunday for details of a confidential report into a probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 election that has cast a pall over President Donald Trump's time in office and raised questions about possible collusion between the Republican's campaign and Moscow.

Rangers sink Leafs in overtime to snap 5-game skid

Ryan Strome scored in overtime as the New York Rangers snapped a five-game losing streak with a 2-1 victory over Toronto on Saturday.

Helicopters rescue Norway cruise ship passengers amid storm

Workers off Norway's western coast rushed to rescue 1,300 passengers and crew from a disabled cruise ship by helicopter on Saturday, winching them one-by-one to safety as heaving waves tossed the ship from side to side and high winds battered the operation.

The closer you live to an urban greenway, the more physically active you are, says UBC study

Being physically active is good for us, we know that. And a new study from the University of British Columbia shows that the closer you live to a greenway, the more physically active you are.

Game Wrap: Georgiev backstops Rangers to OT win over Maple Leafs

Alexandar Georgiev made 44 saves and Ryan Strome scored the game-winner as New York took down Toronto 2-1 in overtime.

Thailand votes in showdown between military coup leader and populist 'democratic front'

Thai voters went to the polls on Sunday in a long-delayed election following a 2014 coup, in a race that pits a military junta chief seeking to retain power against a "democratic front" led by the populist party he ousted.

Jets blank Predators to clinch playoff spot

Kyle Connor had a hat trick and one assist and Connor Hellebuyck made 33 saves as the Winnipeg Jets clinched a playoff spot with a 5-0 victory over the Nashville Predators on Saturday.

Game Wrap: Connor collects hat trick, Jets clinch playoff berth

Kyle Connor's 1st career hat trick led Winnipeg to a 5-0 win over Nashville, securing a playoff spot.

Man, 22, snatched in armed kidnapping in Markham

A 22-year-old man is the victim of an armed kidnapping in Markham, York Regional Police say. Wanzhen Lu was forced into a vehicle by three men in the underground parking garage of a condo building at 15 Water Walk Dr, in Markham, shortly before 6 p.m. Saturday evening, police say.
March Madness

Defending champions Villanova bounced by Purdue in blowout

It was the most lopsided NCAA tournament loss for a defending champ in nearly three decades. Carsen Edwards scored a career-high 42 points, and Purdue knocked defending champ Villanova out of the tournament with an 87-61 rout.

'Weird wonders' in China — new half-billion year-old fossils from the dawn of animal life

More than 2000 pristine fossils have been found and half are animals completely new to science

After losing her daughter to fentanyl, this mother finds solace and community with her daughter's friends

Sarah Vee was a talented young busker who lived on the streets. Now her mother, Karen Valiunas, invites other young people who live on the street for a home-cooked dinner every Friday, as a way to connect with her daughter.

'I didn't want to be ridiculed': The emotional toll of microaggressions at work

Karlyn Percil-Mercieca says experiencing racial microaggressions at work in Toronto's financial district impacted her mental health.

How long does it take to dream a dream?

The passage of time in a dream may be slower than it feels

Man, 22, snatched in armed kidnapping in Markham, Ont.

A 22-year-old man is the victim of an armed kidnapping in Markham, Ont., York Regional Police say.

The expert guide to caring for white clothes

The expert guide to caring for white clothes