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Imperial Oil cautious on ramping up operations as it reports Q2 earnings miss

Imperial Oil cautious on ramping up operations as it reports Q2 earnings miss

CALGARY — The CEO of Imperial Oil Ltd. says the company will be cautious in ramping up spending despite a recovery in fuel demand following the collapse earlier this year amid the COVID-19 pandemic lockdowns.
Vancouver Canucks aim to avoid Minnesota Wild smothering in NHL play-in series

Vancouver Canucks aim to avoid Minnesota Wild smothering in NHL play-in series

EDMONTON — The recently woebegone Vancouver Canucks are retooled and ready to make some noise in the NHL's return to play tournament, but first must avoid being smothered by the Minnesota Wild.

TransAlta: 2Q Earnings Snapshot

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) _ TransAlta Corp. (TAC) on Friday reported a loss of $43.3 million in its second quarter. On a per-share basis, the Calgary, Alberta-based company said it had a loss of 16 cents.

Imperial Oil: 2Q Earnings Snapshot

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) _ Imperial Oil Ltd. (IMO) on Friday reported a second-quarter loss of $379.5 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.

Big Rock: 2Q Earnings Snapshot

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) _ Big Rock Brewery Inc. (BRBMF) on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings of $411,000. The Calgary, Alberta-based company said it had profit of 6 cents per share. The craft beer maker posted revenue of $8.

Arc Resources: 2Q Earnings Snapshot

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) _ Arc Resources Ltd. (AETUF) on Thursday reported a second-quarter loss of $31.4 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The Calgary, Alberta-based company said it had a loss of 9 cents per share.

NHL Roundup: Arvidsson scores twice, Predators blank Stars 2-0

EDMONTON — Viktor Arvidsson supplied all the offence, and Juuse Saros and Pekka Rinne combined for the shutout as the Nashville Predators blanked the Dallas Stars 2-0 on Thursday in exhibition action.
Five more Covid-19 deaths at Edmonton care home, 113 new cases in province

Five more Covid-19 deaths at Edmonton care home, 113 new cases in province

EDMONTON — Five more people have died from COVID-19 at the Good Samaritan Southgate Care Centre in Edmonton, bringing the total of deaths in that outbreak to 21.
Expansion of Alberta coal mine will need federal review: environment minister

Expansion of Alberta coal mine will need federal review: environment minister

OTTAWA — The federal environment minister is backtracking on a previous decision to keep Ottawa out of the approval process for a major coal mine expansion in Alberta. The existing Vista mine, which is owned by the U.S.
McDavid, Oilers itching to get after Blackhawks and erase past playoff failures

McDavid, Oilers itching to get after Blackhawks and erase past playoff failures

Edmonton Oilers forward Connor McDavid may be the best hockey player in the world, but his body language these days resembles a guy with a big chip on his shoulder and something to prove.