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4th request to federal government to join coal mine environmental review in Alberta

4th request to federal government to join coal mine environmental review in Alberta

A fourth request has been made to the federal government to get involved in the environmental review of a coal mine proposed for Alberta's Rocky Mountains.
Review hears closing arguments into proposed reservoir to protect Calgary from floods

Review hears closing arguments into proposed reservoir to protect Calgary from floods

EDMONTON — A lawyer for Alberta Transportation says there's a serious and urgent need for a proposed reservoir that could protect Calgary from future flooding.
Sale of Husky stations stopped, Asia-Pacific assets being assessed, says Cenovus CEO

Sale of Husky stations stopped, Asia-Pacific assets being assessed, says Cenovus CEO

CALGARY — The CEO of Cenovus Energy Inc. says the process to sell Husky Energy Inc.'s chain of retail fuel stations was halted at an "advanced" stage as part of the $3.8-billion all-stock takeover that closed early this year.
Industry optimism rising with production but producers still cautious

Industry optimism rising with production but producers still cautious

CALGARY — Predictions of the end of the oil industry during a global price war and the pandemic a year ago have proven false and the sector is rebounding to pre-COVID levels of production and pricing, says the head of the Canadian Association of Petr
Campbell ties franchise record with 9th straight win as Leafs down Flames

Campbell ties franchise record with 9th straight win as Leafs down Flames

CALGARY — Sheldon Keefe had 30 seconds to settle things down.
Win one, lose one makes a mixed day for Canada at world men's curling championship

Win one, lose one makes a mixed day for Canada at world men's curling championship

CALGARY — Canada's Brendan Bottcher lost to a rookie team and dominated a rival contender Monday at the men's world curling championship in Calgary.

RCMP say four shot, two arrested, after warning Alberta community to stay indoors

ROCKY MOUNTAIN HOUSE, Alta. — After warning residents of the O'Chiese First Nation to remain indoors due to "an active threat to the community," RCMP in Alberta say multiple people were shot but they believe the threat is over.
Skier dies in avalanche on mountain in Banff National Park

Skier dies in avalanche on mountain in Banff National Park

LAKE LOUISE, Alta. — A skier from Alberta has died in an avalanche while he and another skier were on a mountain in Banff National Park. Parks Canada says two male skiers from Canmore, Alta.
Alberta Brazilian COVID-19 variant outbreaks linked to workplaces: top doctor

Alberta Brazilian COVID-19 variant outbreaks linked to workplaces: top doctor

EDMONTON — An outbreak of the COVID-19 variant first found in Brazil appears to be linked to a large employer with multiple sites across Western Canada, Alberta's top doctor said Monday. Chief medical officer of health, Dr.
Whitecap Resources strikes deal to buy Kicking Horse for $300M in cash and shares

Whitecap Resources strikes deal to buy Kicking Horse for $300M in cash and shares

CALGARY — Fast-growing Whitecap Resources Inc. says it has struck a $300-million cash-and-shares deal to buy private rival Kicking Horse Oil & Gas Ltd., an indirect subsidiary of Quantum Energy Partners.