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Oil price spike won't increase industry cleanup spending: Alberta energy minister

Oil price spike won't increase industry cleanup spending: Alberta energy minister

EDMONTON — The current spike in oil prices is no reason to force industry to spend more on cleaning up Alberta's tens of thousands of abandoned oil and gas wells, says the province's energy minister.
Leon Draisaitl and Connor McDavid lead Edmonton Oilers past Vancouver Canucks 3-2

Leon Draisaitl and Connor McDavid lead Edmonton Oilers past Vancouver Canucks 3-2

EDMONTON — Mike Smith is ready for the NHL's regular season to start.
Spiking gasoline prices adding to inflationary pressure on small businesses

Spiking gasoline prices adding to inflationary pressure on small businesses

CALGARY — The delivery team at Flower Chix typically puts in 300 to 400 km a day on the road, delivering fresh floral arrangements around Calgary and the surrounding area.
Allowing Rocky Mountain coal lease transfers during debate sends wrong signal: group

Allowing Rocky Mountain coal lease transfers during debate sends wrong signal: group

EDMONTON — An environmental group says an exchange of coal exploration lease applications in Alberta's Rocky Mountains suggests mining companies expect to be able to go ahead with their plans despite a provincial debate on the industry's future.
'Do what you need to do:' Leader of military nurses in Alberta hospital stays focused

'Do what you need to do:' Leader of military nurses in Alberta hospital stays focused

EDMONTON, United Kingdom — A senior military nurse who has been deployed to Alberta to help overworked hospital staff caring for COVID-19 patients says she hopes to see the day when people's smiling faces will replace masks and family and friends wil
Alberta introduces more cash, new fines in its COVID-19 vaccine passport program

Alberta introduces more cash, new fines in its COVID-19 vaccine passport program

EDMONTON — Alberta is adding more money and doubling fines to help businesses implement and enforce its version of a COVID-19 vaccine passport.

TC Energy signs agreement with Nikola on development of hydrogen hubs

CALGARY — TC Energy has signed an agreement with electric vehicle manufacturer Nikola to jointly develop large-scale hydrogen production facilities in the U.S. and Canada.
Canadians face record national average gasoline prices ahead of Thanksgiving weekend

Canadians face record national average gasoline prices ahead of Thanksgiving weekend

CALGARY — Gasoline prices shattered all-time records in many parts of the country this week, just in time for Canadians to hit the highway for the Thanksgiving long weekend.
Sister of pregnant Alberta woman who died of COVID-19 urges others to get vaccinated

Sister of pregnant Alberta woman who died of COVID-19 urges others to get vaccinated

EDMONTON — This Thanksgiving will be a tough one for Carol Charles and her family. The 50-year-old from Regina usually travels to her younger sister’s house in Edmonton for the holiday. But Jennifer Rosebluff-Thomas died of COVID-19 last month.

CPL Roundup: Easton Ongaro lifts FC Edmonton over Pacific FC 2-1

EDMONTON — Two first-half goals were enough as FC Edmonton held on for a 2-1 over Pacific FC on Wednesday in Canadian Premier League action.