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Precision Drilling shares jump on earnings beat, higher activity forecast

Precision Drilling shares jump on earnings beat, higher activity forecast

CALGARY — Progress in getting oil export pipelines approved is boosting optimism in Western Canada's oilpatch, leading to more demand for rigs and hundreds of crew members being called back to work, the CEO of Precision Drilling Corp. said Thursday.
Precision Drilling shares jump on earnings beat despite lower revenue

Precision Drilling shares jump on earnings beat despite lower revenue

CALGARY — Shares in Precision Drilling Corp. jumped by 10 per cent on the Toronto Stock Exchange Thursday after it reported fourth-quarter revenue and earnings that beat expectations. The Calgary-based driller says it had a net loss of $1.
Aurora reports Q2 loss following layoffs, writedown and CEO departure

Aurora reports Q2 loss following layoffs, writedown and CEO departure

EDMONTON — Aurora Cannabis Inc. says it incurred a loss in its second quarter that was fuelled by a recent $1-billion writedown taken by the company. The Edmonton-based business says net revenue for the three months ended Dec.
Snowboarder Darcy Sharpe brings winner's confidence to Calgary World Cup

Snowboarder Darcy Sharpe brings winner's confidence to Calgary World Cup

CALGARY — Darcy Sharpe says he goes to sleep feeling happy these days. The snowboarder from Comox, B.C., won his first X Games gold medal last month in Aspen, Colo. Sharpe vaulted from last to first on his final run of the men's slopestyle final.
Snowboarder Darcy Sharpe brings winner's confidence to Calgary World Cup

Snowboarder Darcy Sharpe brings winner's confidence to Calgary World Cup

CALGARY — Darcy Sharpe says he goes to sleep feeling happy these days. The snowboarder from Comox, B.C., won his first X Games gold medal last month in Aspen, Colo. Sharpe vaulted from last to first on his final run of the men's slopestyle final.
Top court to decide whether to hear appeals of Alberta couple convicted in son's death

Top court to decide whether to hear appeals of Alberta couple convicted in son's death

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada will decide today whether to hear the appeals of a Calgary couple found guilty of killing their diabetic teenage son.

WHL Roundup: Mark Kastelic scores four times, Hitmen down Pats 8-1

CALGARY — Mark Kastelic scored four times and added an assist and Kyle Olson had two goals and two helpers as the Calgary Hitmen defeated the Regina Pats 8-1 on Wednesday in Western Hockey League action.

WHL Roundup: Mark Kastelic scores four times, Hitmen down Pats 8-1

CALGARY — Mark Kastelic scored four times and added an assist and Kyle Olson had two goals and two helpers as the Calgary Hitmen defeated the Regina Pats 8-1 on Wednesday in Western Hockey League action.

Edmonton man gets prison for killing mother while in cannabis psychosis

EDMONTON — An Edmonton man who doctors say was in a cannabis-induced psychosis when he killed his mother has been sentenced to three years and nine months in prison.

Edmonton man gets prison for killing mother while in cannabis psychosis

EDMONTON — An Edmonton man who doctors say was in a cannabis-induced psychosis when he killed his mother has been sentenced to three years and nine months in prison.