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Secure Energy shares soar on $478-million friendly Tervita takeover

CALGARY — Shares in Secure Energy Services Inc. were trading higher after it announced an all-stock deal to buy oilfield waste disposal rival Tervita Corp., the latest in a string of consolidation transactions in the oilpatch. Secure is offering 1.
Oilers open three-game homestand against Senators with 3-2 victory

Oilers open three-game homestand against Senators with 3-2 victory

EDMONTON — Giving up a goal less than a minute into the game didn't rattle the Edmonton Oilers. Kailer Yamamoto scored the first of three straight goals by Edmonton, and the Oilers held on to beat the Ottawa Senators 3-2 on Monday.
Manitoba's Gunnlaugson and Koe's Wild Card Two only unbeaten teams left at Brier

Manitoba's Gunnlaugson and Koe's Wild Card Two only unbeaten teams left at Brier

CALGARY — Only two unbeaten teams remain in the 18-team field at the Canadian men's curling championship. Pool leaders Kevin Koe of Wild Card Two and Jason Gunnlaugson of Manitoba remained perfect on Monday.
Alberta Appeal Court orders third trial for parents in toddler's death

Alberta Appeal Court orders third trial for parents in toddler's death

CALGARY — Alberta's top court has ordered a third trial for a couple who said they thought their toddler son had croup and were treating him with natural remedies before he died.
More COVID-19 rules eased: Alberta ups retail shopping limit, opens banquet halls

More COVID-19 rules eased: Alberta ups retail shopping limit, opens banquet halls

EDMONTON — Alberta is lifting more COVID-19 public-health restrictions, including allowing more people to shop in retail stores and malls. Health Minister Tyler Shandro says the retail limit is increasing to 25 per cent capacity from 15 per cent.

Man charged with three hate-motivated attacks on women in Edmonton

EDMONTON — Police say a 44-year-old man has been arrested and charged with three hate-motivated attacks on women in Edmonton. Shane Edward Tremblay, who has no fixed address, is facing three counts of uttering threats and three counts of assault.

Alberta man charged with $1.7M in fraud; claimed partnerships with NHL players

EDMONTON — An Alberta man is facing nearly two dozen charges after he allegedly defrauded more than $1.7 million from several people by claiming he was partners with NHL players.
Crown intends to seek adult sentence in Calgary cold case homicide

Crown intends to seek adult sentence in Calgary cold case homicide

CALGARY — The Crown says it intends to seek an adult sentence if a suspect in a cold case killing in Calgary 13 years ago is convicted. The Edmonton man appeared in court on closed-circuit TV on Monday and the matter was adjourned until April 15.
'Truth to power:' Lab was not enough for renowned scientist David Schindler

'Truth to power:' Lab was not enough for renowned scientist David Schindler

EDMONTON — His research in the lab and the field was published in some of the world's top journals, but that was never enough for David Schindler, who died Thursday at age 80.
Batherson’s shootout winner gives Senators 4-3 win over Flames

Batherson’s shootout winner gives Senators 4-3 win over Flames

CALGARY — The Ottawa Senators emerged victorious in their fifth battle of the season with the Calgary Flames Sunday night.