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Calgary man appeals conviction for drunk-driving crash that killed his daughter

CALGARY — A Calgary man who killed his daughter and seriously injured her best friend in a drunk-driving crash is appealing his conviction and sentence.
Eldorado Gold bids $132 million for junior miner QMX to fuel potential Quebec growth

Eldorado Gold bids $132 million for junior miner QMX to fuel potential Quebec growth

CALGARY — Vancouver-based Eldorado Gold Corp. says it has struck a deal to buy the shares of Quebec exploration company QMX Gold Corp. it doesn't already own in a cash-and-shares transaction worth $132 million or 30 cents per share.
TC Energy cutting more than 1,000 Keystone XL construction jobs as work halted

TC Energy cutting more than 1,000 Keystone XL construction jobs as work halted

CALGARY — TC Energy Corp. is planning to eliminate more than 1,000 construction jobs related to its decision to halt work on its Keystone XL pipeline expansion project. The company suspended work on the project Wednesday as U.S.
As Alberta debates coal mining, industry already affecting once-protected Rockies

As Alberta debates coal mining, industry already affecting once-protected Rockies

Coal mining is already having an impact in Alberta's Rocky Mountains even as debate intensifies over the industry's presence in one of the province's most beloved landscapes.
WestJet to reintroduce Boeing 737 Max today in flight from Calgary to Vancouver

WestJet to reintroduce Boeing 737 Max today in flight from Calgary to Vancouver

CALGARY — WestJet Airlines will operate the first commercial Boeing 737 Max flight in Canada today since the aircraft was grounded in 2019 following two deadly crashes.
'Gut punch': Alberta Premier Jason Kenney blasts Biden on revoked Keystone XL permit

'Gut punch': Alberta Premier Jason Kenney blasts Biden on revoked Keystone XL permit

CALGARY — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney is calling for the federal government to impose economic sanctions against the United States in response to newly inaugurated U.S.
Care home residents prioritized: Alberta begins second doses of COVID-19 vaccine

Care home residents prioritized: Alberta begins second doses of COVID-19 vaccine

EDMONTON — Alberta’s chief medical officer of health says the province has begun giving second doses of the COVID-19 vaccine with priority for residents in long-term care homes. Dr.
After a strong start, Calgary Flames get early breather in short NHL season

After a strong start, Calgary Flames get early breather in short NHL season

CALGARY — Just three games into a condensed season, the Calgary Flames are already on a break.
Calgary judge to rule next week on bail for teen charged in police officer's death

Calgary judge to rule next week on bail for teen charged in police officer's death

CALGARY — The lawyer for a teen charged with first-degree murder in the hit-and-run death of a Calgary police officer says it will likely be a difficult case because of the high level of scrutiny it is already generating.
Calgary runs out of runway to host world freestyle, snowboard championships

Calgary runs out of runway to host world freestyle, snowboard championships

CALGARY — Increasingly uncomfortable with a shrinking timeline, the world governing body of skiing halted Calgary's pursuit of the world freestyle and snowboard championships next month.