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Rogers expecting to be good to go in Grey Cup

EDMONTON—The Calgary Stampeders' beleaguered receiving corps got a bit of good news yesterday as receiver Eric Rogers suggested he'll be good to go against Ottawa on Grey Cup Sunday.

“Everyone's a little banged up at this time of year, some more than others,” Rogers told reporters prior to team practice on the southern campus of the University of Alberta.

Alberta bill bolsters gay-straight alliances

EDMONTON—Two weeks of stormy debate over sex, education, and the rights of students and parents were capped off yesterday when Alberta passed a bill that strengthens rules on gay-straight alliances in schools.

“It's about protecting some of the most vulnerable kids in our province,” Education minister David Eggen told the house prior to the vote on third and final reading of Bill 24.

Premier can't dictate Catholic sex education curriculum: Kenney

EDMONTON—Alberta Conservative Party leadership candidate Jason Kenney says it's not up to Premier Rachel Notley to dictate how sex education is taught in the Catholic school system.

And he says Notley needlessly is divisive on a plan by Catholic school superintendents to craft an alternative sex-ed curriculum that reflects faith-based teaching.