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Oilsands giant Suncor Energy notes fourth-quarter loss on lower revenue, writedowns

Oilsands giant Suncor Energy notes fourth-quarter loss on lower revenue, writedowns

CALGARY — Canadian oilsands and refining giant Suncor Energy Inc. is reporting a fourth-quarter net loss of $168 million or 11 cents per share, compared with a net loss of $2.34 billion or $1.52 in the same period of 2019.
Alberta top doctor expects close contacts of variant cases will obey longer isolation

Alberta top doctor expects close contacts of variant cases will obey longer isolation

EDMONTON — Alberta's top doctor says she believes, with education and support, household contacts of people infected with more transmissible COVID-19 variants will abide by new quarantine rules. Chief medical officer Dr.
Accused in Edmonton hotel death pretended to be shocked by body in tub: Crown

Accused in Edmonton hotel death pretended to be shocked by body in tub: Crown

EDMONTON — A Crown prosecutor continued to look for inconsistencies Wednesday in multiple lies a man told investigators, colleagues and his family on the morning he found a woman's bloody body in his hotel room bathtub.
'Dead letter:' Alberta premier defends coal policy change in Rocky Mountains

'Dead letter:' Alberta premier defends coal policy change in Rocky Mountains

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says Albertans have no cause to worry over his government quietly throwing out a coal policy that protected the Rocky Mountains for more than four decades.
UCP co-founder urges Alberta premier to 'fire yourself' from intergovernmental post

UCP co-founder urges Alberta premier to 'fire yourself' from intergovernmental post

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney is getting some unsolicited advice from the co-founder of the United Conservative Party: fire yourself as the intergovernmental affairs minister.
St. Louis Blues GM Doug Armstrong gets same role for Canadian men's Olympic team

St. Louis Blues GM Doug Armstrong gets same role for Canadian men's Olympic team

CALGARY — Doug Armstrong will be the general manager of Canada's men's Olympic hockey team if NHL players participate next year in Beijing. Hockey Canada announced Wednesday the St.
Alberta Mountie charged after man struck while in RCMP cell

Alberta Mountie charged after man struck while in RCMP cell

EDMONTON — A Mountie has been charged following an investigation into a man being struck while he was in an RCMP cell in central Alberta.
Pan American Silver says chair and founder Ross Beaty to retire at AGM in May

Pan American Silver says chair and founder Ross Beaty to retire at AGM in May

CALGARY — Pan American Silver Corp. says veteran geologist and company founder Ross Beaty intends to retire as chair and a director at its annual general meeting in May.

Team Canada taps Blues' Armstrong as GM ahead of Olympics

CALGARY — St. Louis Blues general manager Doug Armstrong will be the GM for the Canadian men's team if if NHL players participate in the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing.
'Raising the alarm:' Priority vaccines urged for homeless population, shelter staff

'Raising the alarm:' Priority vaccines urged for homeless population, shelter staff

CALGARY — Advocates say homeless people should get priority to COVID-19 vaccines given how at risk they are to the virus and how much more likely they are to get severely ill if infected.