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Alberta premier says cross-country Energy East pipeline remains a possibility

Alberta premier says cross-country Energy East pipeline remains a possibility

CALGARY — Alberta's premier says new federal Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole was just stating the obvious when he indicated the Energy East pipeline project was "not on the table" in a conversation with the premier of Quebec.
Alberta government to spend $43M in provincial park upgrades and repairs

Alberta government to spend $43M in provincial park upgrades and repairs

CALGARY — The Alberta government is spending $43 million in repairs and improvements to some provincial parks while moving forward with plans to delist others.
Trans Mountain pipeline expansion on schedule, budget after one year, CEO says

Trans Mountain pipeline expansion on schedule, budget after one year, CEO says

CALGARY — A year after construction was allowed to restart on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, its chief executive says the project is on budget and on schedule for completion by the end of 2022.
WestJet offers refunds to passengers with cancelled European flights

WestJet offers refunds to passengers with cancelled European flights

CALGARY — WestJet Airlines Ltd. is offering refunds to customers with European flights that it cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Imperial ramps up Kearl oilsands mine output after diluent pipeline restored

Imperial ramps up Kearl oilsands mine output after diluent pipeline restored

CALGARY — Imperial Oil Ltd. says it is ramping up production to normal rates at its Kearl oilsands mining operation in northern Alberta after the return to service of its main diluent supply pipeline.

How did this happen? Vegas grapples with 5-game series loss

EDMONTON — Peter DeBoer didn't prepare a speech to give his Vegas Golden Knights in the event they lost Game 5 of the Western Conference final to end their run in the NHL bubble, because he didn't think they'd lose.
Stars on to Stanley Cup Final after 3-2 OT win over Vegas

Stars on to Stanley Cup Final after 3-2 OT win over Vegas

EDMONTON — Jamie Benn and Dallas enjoyed the moment so much that the relative silence was pretty much an afterthought. The Stars are going to the Stanley Cup Final for the first time in 20 years.

Hot tubs and meat: Alberta RCMP investigating heists by trucks with bogus papers

BROOKS, Alta. — Mounties in Alberta are trying to find a transport truck operating under a bogus business name that picked up $230,000 worth of beef then disappeared. RCMP say suspicions were raised Aug.
Alberta's top doctor hopes for more targeted contact tracing in schools

Alberta's top doctor hopes for more targeted contact tracing in schools

EDMONTON — Alberta's top doctor says she recognizes measures to contain the spread of COVID-19 in schools are a big inconvenience to families. Dr.
U.S. wildfire smoke blankets B.C., wafts east to Alberta, affecting air quality

U.S. wildfire smoke blankets B.C., wafts east to Alberta, affecting air quality

Vancouver's air quality is among the worst in the world, Environment Canada said Monday, as wildfire smoke continued to waft across the border from the United States, even reaching parts of Alberta.