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Oilpatch workforce faces more cuts this year before rebound in 2022-23, says PetroLMI

Oilpatch workforce faces more cuts this year before rebound in 2022-23, says PetroLMI

CALGARY — Canada's oil and gas workforce is expected to shrink by almost 7,300 jobs this year thanks to layoffs linked to corporate mergers and cost cutting, according to an energy industry labour data firm, before staging a modest rebound over the f
Andre Tourigny gets full-time Hockey Canada gig; will return to Ottawa 67's in 2022

Andre Tourigny gets full-time Hockey Canada gig; will return to Ottawa 67's in 2022

CALGARY — Andre Tourigny has a busy year ahead. Hockey Canada announced Wednesday the Nicoloet, Que.
WestJet restoring suspended regional flights for Atlantic Canada and Quebec City

WestJet restoring suspended regional flights for Atlantic Canada and Quebec City

CALGARY — WestJet says it is restoring flights to several regional destinations in Eastern Canada that were suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The airline says it will resume flying to Charlottetown, Fredericton, Moncton, Sydney, N.S.

Eight teams remain at Canadian mixed doubles curling championship

CALGARY — It's down to eight teams after starting with 35 duos at the Home Hardware Canadian mixed doubles curling championship.

Jesse Ylonen's three-point effort leads Rocket over Heat 4-2

CALGARY — Jesse Ylonen had two goals and an assist as the Laval Rocket beat the Stockton Heat 4-2 on Tuesday in American Hockey League play. Otto Leskinen added a goal and an assist to help Laval extend its win streak to six games.
Alberta health minister says 2020 changes to doctor billing wrong, won't be repeated

Alberta health minister says 2020 changes to doctor billing wrong, won't be repeated

EDMONTON — Alberta’s health minister says it was a mistake to try to change how doctors bill for extended patient visits — a move that was disputed in a bitter year-long labour relations war with 11,000 physicians.

Proposed Alberta methanol project inks deal to add carbon capture ability

CALGARY — A partner in an Alberta carbon capture and storage project that recently celebrated storing its one millionth tonne of CO2 says it has an agreement with a northwestern Alberta chemical plant developer that could result in building a second
CP Rail/KCS rail merger to unite loading and unloading links for bitumen transport

CP Rail/KCS rail merger to unite loading and unloading links for bitumen transport

CALGARY — A partner in a project designed to allow more oilsands bitumen to be shipped by rail from Canada to Texas says the US$25-billion merger of Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. and U.S.
Youth charged with murder of Calgary officer gets more time to hire lawyer

Youth charged with murder of Calgary officer gets more time to hire lawyer

CALGARY — A judge has given a young man accused of killing a Calgary police officer in a hit-and-run another two weeks to retain a lawyer for a trial.

B.C. couple accused of million-dollar Ponzi investment scam in Alberta

CALGARY — A husband and wife from Summerland, B.C., have been charged in a multimillion-dollar Ponzi scheme after an investigation by Alberta RCMP.