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Study finds Alta quotas successfully boosted crude prices, warns of lingering effects

Study finds Alta quotas successfully boosted crude prices, warns of lingering effects

CALGARY — An oil curtailment system set in place by the Alberta NDP in early 2019 and continued by the United Conservative Party government was successful in controlling oil output and boosting local crude prices, according to a new study.
RCMP will be able to participate in Clare's Law in Alberta, Saskatchewan: Ottawa

RCMP will be able to participate in Clare's Law in Alberta, Saskatchewan: Ottawa

OTTAWA — The federal government says RCMP in two Prairie provinces will be able to participate in a measure aimed at preventing people from becoming victims of domestic violence.
Bonterra Energy CEO says end of takeover battle with Obsidian comes as a relief

Bonterra Energy CEO says end of takeover battle with Obsidian comes as a relief

CALGARY — The chairman and CEO of Bonterra Energy Corp. says he's relieved that rival Obsidian Energy Ltd. ended its hostile takeover campaign this week after seven months of trying to persuade investors to accept a share-swap deal.
A team-by-team look at the men's world curling championship field

A team-by-team look at the men's world curling championship field

CALGARY — A capsule look at the 14 countries competing in the April 2-11 BKT Tires and OK Tires Men's World Curling Championship in Calgary (skips listed with each country).
Canada's Bottcher prepares to battle for another curling title in Calgary's bubble

Canada's Bottcher prepares to battle for another curling title in Calgary's bubble

CALGARY — Canada's top curlers competed in Calgary for over a month without a COVID-19 outbreak among them. The world's most talented men in the sport have now entered the bubble.
Arc/Seven Generations merger vote today would create 6th largest oil and gas producer

Arc/Seven Generations merger vote today would create 6th largest oil and gas producer

CALGARY — No surprises are expected today as shareholders in ARC Resources Ltd. and Seven Generations Energy Ltd. vote virtually on an all-shares transaction to form Canada's sixth-largest oil and gas producer. The merger, valued at $8.

Alberta physicians reject new master agreement with provincial government

EDMONTON — Alberta’s doctors have rejected a proposed new master agreement aimed at resolving a year’s worth of acrimony over pay and working conditions with the provincial government.
Alberta school curriculum out of tune with song by premier's grandfather: musicians

Alberta school curriculum out of tune with song by premier's grandfather: musicians

EDMONTON — Alberta jazz musicians and teachers are dropping their chops at the inclusion of a tune by Premier Jason Kenney's grandfather in the province's proposed Grade 6 school curriculum.
Alberta brings in Clare's Law to allow access to intimate partner's violent history

Alberta brings in Clare's Law to allow access to intimate partner's violent history

EDMONTON — Alberta is the second province to bring in a law that could help people at risk of domestic violence learn about their intimate partner's past. The legislation, which is informally known as Clare's Law, is to come into effect Thursday.
Alberta social studies plan raises questions on history, religion, First Nations

Alberta social studies plan raises questions on history, religion, First Nations

EDMONTON — Alberta’s proposed school curriculum is being criticized for blasting historical facts at kids, missing the mark on First Nations and religion, and including a reference to Premier Jason Kenney’s bandleader grandfather.