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Record Alberta fires changed forests for decades and destroyed rare habitat: report

Record Alberta fires changed forests for decades and destroyed rare habitat: report

EDMONTON — Last year's record wildfires in Alberta destroyed habitat for threatened species and will change the makeup of the province's forests for decades to come, says a new report.
Why climate change on the farm means a big bill for Canadian taxpayers

Why climate change on the farm means a big bill for Canadian taxpayers

CALGARY — To get an idea of the financial toll extreme weather is taking on this country's agriculture industry, look no further than the government of Saskatchewan's books.
WHL roundup: Geekie scores double OT winner, Broncos sweep Hurricanes

WHL roundup: Geekie scores double OT winner, Broncos sweep Hurricanes

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — Conor Geekie scored the game-winning goal in double overtime, and the Swift Current Broncos edged the Lethbridge Hurricanes 5-4 on Wednesday night to complete a first-round sweep in the Western Hockey League playoffs.
'Turn off and on the blockade': Mischief trial begins for men at border protest

'Turn off and on the blockade': Mischief trial begins for men at border protest

LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA — A Crown prosecutor said Wednesday that the trial for three men charged over their roles in an Alberta border blockade two years ago has nothing to do with their beliefs or right to protest.
Trans Mountain pipeline expansion to enter commercial service May 1

Trans Mountain pipeline expansion to enter commercial service May 1

CALGARY — After four years and more than $34 billion in costs, the Trans Mountain oil pipeline expansion will go into commercial service on May 1.
'A loaded gun:' Neighbours say dogs that killed 11-year-old boy were a known danger

'A loaded gun:' Neighbours say dogs that killed 11-year-old boy were a known danger

Edmonton’s mayor is pledging to find out why two dogs were allowed to remain in a home where previous attacks by the pets ended this week with one that killed an 11-year-old boy.
Banff bus fire strands U.K. students on ski trip; no injuries

Banff bus fire strands U.K. students on ski trip; no injuries

LAKE LOUISE, Alta. — Four dozen youth visiting from the United Kingdom were shuttled to safety after their tour bus caught fire on a scenic highway in Banff National Park. At about 5 p.m.
In the news today: Opening arguments at the Alberta blockade trial for trio of men

In the news today: Opening arguments at the Alberta blockade trial for trio of men

Here is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to bring you up to speed on what you need to know today...
Drought poses key risk to Canada's natural gas producers in 2024: Deloitte

Drought poses key risk to Canada's natural gas producers in 2024: Deloitte

CALGARY — Persistent drought conditions are poised to challenge natural gas producers even as they aim to ramp up in anticipation of Canada's first liquefied natural gas export terminal opening, a new report warns.
Killorn scores 2 goals and Ducks end 5-game skid with 5-3 win over Flames

Killorn scores 2 goals and Ducks end 5-game skid with 5-3 win over Flames

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Alex Killorn scored twice, Troy Terry had a goal and two assists and the Anaheim Ducks snapped a five-game losing streak with a 5-3 win over the Calgary Flames on Tuesday night.
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