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Quebec, Nova Scotia and Alberta begin relaxing COVID-19 restrictions

Quebec, Nova Scotia and Alberta begin relaxing COVID-19 restrictions

Ontario Premier Doug Ford said Monday that his province's state of emergency will not be extended, while authorities in Quebec, Alberta and Nova Scotia began lifting COVID-19 restrictions.

Appeal Court upholds sentence for man convicted of killing Calgary couple, grandson

CALGARY — The Alberta Court of Appeal has upheld the sentence for a man who killed two people and their young grandson.
Appeal Court upholds sentence for man convicted of killing Calgary couple, grandson

Appeal Court upholds sentence for man convicted of killing Calgary couple, grandson

CALGARY — Alberta's top court has upheld a life sentence with no chance of parole for 75 years for a man who killed a Calgary couple and their young grandson.
Big Canadian railways say they moved a record amount of grain in January

Big Canadian railways say they moved a record amount of grain in January

CALGARY — Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. says it moved a record amount of grain in January. CP Rail says it carried 2.

Cathedral Energy Services shares rise after drilling veteran named CEO

CALGARY — Cathedral Energy Services Ltd. says industry veteran Tom Connors has been tapped to replace president and CEO Scott MacFarlane next month as he retires from the Calgary-based directional and horizontal drilling company.

Shares jump after Paramount Resources posts fourth quarter production beat

CALGARY — Shares in Paramount Resources Ltd. are on the rise after it reported oil and gas production that beat its own guidance and announced it had sold non-core assets for $80 million.
Edmonton Football Team asks fans to vote on seven possible names

Edmonton Football Team asks fans to vote on seven possible names

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Football Team says it has a shortlist of seven candidates for its new name. Elk, Evergreens, Evergolds, Eclipse, Elkhounds, Eagles and Elements are listed as possibilities on an online survey released Monday.
'A blessing:' Paralyzed Humboldt Bronco finds way back on the ice during COVID-19

'A blessing:' Paralyzed Humboldt Bronco finds way back on the ice during COVID-19

AIRDRIE, Alta. — Ryan Straschnitzki says there is nothing like the feel of being back on the ice.
COVID-19 economic relaunch plan: Alberta restaurants, bars reopen to indoor customers

COVID-19 economic relaunch plan: Alberta restaurants, bars reopen to indoor customers

EDMONTON — Alberta restaurants can reopen today for in-person dining as part of the province’s four-step plan to reopen the economy.

Alberta pork plant sees rise in COVID cases, one death, in recent weeks

RED DEER, Alta. — A company that operates a pork processing plant in central Alberta says a COVID-19 outbreak at the facility has grown to nearly 80 cases this weekend.