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Calgary man faces terrorism charges after allegedly joining Islamic State

Calgary man faces terrorism charges after allegedly joining Islamic State

CALGARY — RCMP have laid terrorism-related charges against a Calgary man following what they say was an extensive and complex seven-year investigation.
Health-care aide in Edmonton faces frauc charges involving seniors

Health-care aide in Edmonton faces frauc charges involving seniors

EDMONTON — Charges have been laid against an Edmonton health-care aide who is accused of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from two seniors in her care.
Laser investigation shines light on alleged drug operation in Calgary

Laser investigation shines light on alleged drug operation in Calgary

CALGARY — A Calgary man faces numerous drug, weapons and aeronautics charges after a laser was pointed at a police helicopter and two patrol units.
Crude-by-rail exports fall to four-year low as economic slump frees pipeline space

Crude-by-rail exports fall to four-year low as economic slump frees pipeline space

CALGARY — Canadian exports of crude oil by rail plunged by 63 per cent in May compared with April as North American fuel demand dropped due to measures taken to control the COVID-19 pandemic.
Alberta country singer Tenille Townes scores leading six CCMA Awards nominations

Alberta country singer Tenille Townes scores leading six CCMA Awards nominations

Rising Alberta singer Tenille Townes is leading the Canadian Country Music Association Awards with six nominations this year. The Grande Prairie, Alta.
CP Rail forecasts earnings growth despite drop in second-quarter profits

CP Rail forecasts earnings growth despite drop in second-quarter profits

CALGARY — Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. is forecasting adjusted earnings growth in 2020 despite a sharp drop in profits in the second quarter. The Calgary-based railway beat expectations even though its net income decreased 12.

Canadian Pacific: 2Q Earnings Snapshot

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) _ Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. (CP) on Wednesday reported second-quarter net income of $458.1 million. On a per-share basis, the Calgary, Alberta-based company said it had net income of $3.36.
Alberta plans to reopen schools in fall; COVID-19 cases still increasing

Alberta plans to reopen schools in fall; COVID-19 cases still increasing

EDMONTON — Alberta is planning to reopen schools this fall even as cases of COVID-19 in the province continue to grow.
CFL's Edmonton Eskimos will search for new name

CFL's Edmonton Eskimos will search for new name

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Eskimos will change their name. The CFL squad made the move Tuesday, following a similar decision by the NFL's Washington team as pressure mounts on teams to eliminate racist or stereotypical names.
'Seatbelts would have changed everything,' says boyfriend of bus crash victim

'Seatbelts would have changed everything,' says boyfriend of bus crash victim

EDMONTON — The boyfriend of a woman killed when the sightseeing bus the couple was on rolled in the Rocky Mountains believes she would still be alive had passengers been wearing seatbelts.