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Suncor files application for base oilsands mine extension with federal agency

Suncor files application for base oilsands mine extension with federal agency

CALGARY — The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada is inviting public and Indigenous comment on a Suncor Energy Inc.
Canadian alpine skier Dustin Cook to race one more time before retirement

Canadian alpine skier Dustin Cook to race one more time before retirement

CALGARY — Canadian alpine skier Dustin Cook says he's retiring at the end of this season. After 12 years on the national team, the 31-year-old from Ottawa intends to make Sunday's super giant slalom in Kvitfjell, Norway, his swan song.
Alberta expanding number of 'drug treatment courts' to battle addiction

Alberta expanding number of 'drug treatment courts' to battle addiction

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — The Alberta government is setting up more drug treatment courts in an effort to fight the ongoing problem of substance abuse in the province.
'We will do better:' Alberta company says it regrets Greta Thunberg decal

'We will do better:' Alberta company says it regrets Greta Thunberg decal

CALGARY — An Alberta energy services company says its management accepts full responsibility for a decal the business distributed bearing its logo beneath a sexually suggestive cartoon appearing to depict 17-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Th
Few approved oilsands projects stand to be built in near term: analysts

Few approved oilsands projects stand to be built in near term: analysts

CALGARY — There are dozens of approved oilsands projects that could be built in the wake of the shelving of the Frontier oilsands mine this week but analysts say they won't be built until more export pipeline capacity comes online.

WHL: Beck Warm perfect as Edmonton Oil Kings blank Red Deer Rebels 4-0

RED DEER, Alta. — Beck Warm stopped all 26 shots he faced as the Edmonton Oil Kings blanked the Red Deer Rebels 4-0 on Saturday in Western Hockey League action.
Draisaitl and Nugent-Hopkins combine to lead Oilers past Jets 3-2

Draisaitl and Nugent-Hopkins combine to lead Oilers past Jets 3-2

EDMONTON — Surpassing 100 points was made all that much sweeter for Leon Draisaitl by the important two points the Edmonton Oilers earned along with it on Saturday.
Local entrepreneur wins big as Farmbucks continues to grow

Local entrepreneur wins big as Farmbucks continues to grow

Local female entrepreneur plans to expand her business with $25,000 winnings.

Alberta doctors say budget figure a deep salary cut when fee changes kick in

EDMONTON — The head of the Alberta Medical Association says a provincial budget that holds the line on physician compensation at $5.4 billion will actually be a 20 per cent cut as costs go up and billing fee changes kick in. Dr.

Southern Alberta man pleads guilty to wilfully promoting hatred on money

MEDICINE HAT, Alta. — A southern Alberta man who was accused of trying to use fake money with anti-Semitic slogans printed on it has pleaded guilty to wilfully promoting hatred. Loki Hulgaard of Medicine Hat was to go to trial this week.