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Shattenkirk scores in overtime, Tampa Bay beats Dallas 5-4 in Stanley Cup final

Shattenkirk scores in overtime, Tampa Bay beats Dallas 5-4 in Stanley Cup final

EDMONTON — The Tampa Bay Lightning moved to within one win of the Stanley Cup on Friday, beating Dallas 5-4 on an overtime power-play goal that left the Stars livid.

Alberta announces carbon levy-funded programs to reduce oilpatch methane emissions

EDMONTON — Alberta has announced where it will spend part of the money it recently earmarked to reduce methane emissions from the oilpatch.
RCMP accuse second Calgary man of travelling to Syria to take part in Islamic State

RCMP accuse second Calgary man of travelling to Syria to take part in Islamic State

CALGARY — RCMP have charged a second Calgary man in an ongoing terrorism investigation. Jamal Taan Borhot, 30, is charged with three counts of participating in terrorist group activity.
NHL ice-masters call bubbled NHL playoffs a success, memorable for 5OT game

NHL ice-masters call bubbled NHL playoffs a success, memorable for 5OT game

EDMONTON — The end is near for the bubbled NHL playoffs, and those in charge of the rinks say it's been smooth as an ice sheet — except maybe when teams come to play for three periods and stay on for another five.
COVID-19 causing stress, depression and obsessive behaviour: Alberta survey

COVID-19 causing stress, depression and obsessive behaviour: Alberta survey

EDMONTON — An online survey of Albertans who have reached out for help during the COVID-19 crisis suggests the pandemic is taking a toll on mental health, with increased signs of obsessive behaviour, stress and depression.
Two Mounties charged in Alberta after separate investigations by RCMP

Two Mounties charged in Alberta after separate investigations by RCMP

EDMONTON — Two Alberta Mounties have been charged following separate investigations by the RCMP.
Tourmaline Oil files preliminary prospectus for $252.5M Topaz Energy IPO

Tourmaline Oil files preliminary prospectus for $252.5M Topaz Energy IPO

CALGARY — Shares in Tourmaline Oil Corp. tracked lower Friday as its subsidiary, Topaz Energy Corp., announced it has filed a preliminary prospectus to raise $252.5 million through an initial public offering.
WestJet workers demand clarity from Ottawa on wage subsidy changes amid pay cut

WestJet workers demand clarity from Ottawa on wage subsidy changes amid pay cut

CALGARY — WestJet Airlines Ltd. is warning furloughed workers who receive the federal wage subsidy they will see their pay cut by up to 53 per cent starting Sunday.
Bamboo supplies dwindling: Calgary Zoo hopeful pandas will be China-bound soon

Bamboo supplies dwindling: Calgary Zoo hopeful pandas will be China-bound soon

CALGARY — The Calgary Zoo says it's hopeful two giant pandas will be able to return home soon to China, where bamboo supplies are abundant.
Calfrac makes changes to recapitalization plan in an effort to woo shareholders

Calfrac makes changes to recapitalization plan in an effort to woo shareholders

CALGARY — Shares in Calfrac Well Services Ltd. rose on Friday after the company sweetened its recapitalization offer with cash for shareholders while it tries to fend off a rival American firm's takeover bid.