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Man charged in connection to thefts of bronze memorial plaques: Edmonton police

EDMONTON — Police in Edmonton say they have arrested a 46-year-old man in the thefts of more than 100 bronze memorial plaques from city benches.

Alberta doctors, government bring in mediator to break logjam in contract talks

EDMONTON — The Alberta government and physicians are bringing in a mediator to help break a logjam in talks on a new master agreement.

Edmonton-area soccer leagues nixing handshakes amid new coronavirus fears

EDMONTON — Soccer leagues in the Edmonton area are cancelling usual post-game handshakes for the remainder of the season amid fears of the spread of the new coronavirus. The Edmonton Minor Soccer Association and the St.
Alberta, Fort McKay to meet in three months on fate of Moose Lake protected area

Alberta, Fort McKay to meet in three months on fate of Moose Lake protected area

EDMONTON — The Alberta government and the Fort McKay First Nation have agreed to meet again in three months to decide the fate of one of the last areas in the band's territory that hasn't been impacted by oilsands development.
Dow to build Alberta ethylene plant expansion for more than US$200 million

Dow to build Alberta ethylene plant expansion for more than US$200 million

CALGARY — U.S. chemical producer Dow Inc. has approved an expansion of its Alberta petrochemical facilities expected to cost between US$200 million and US$225 million.
Dow to build Alberta ethylene plant expansion for more than US$200 million

Dow to build Alberta ethylene plant expansion for more than US$200 million

CALGARY — U.S. chemical producer Dow Inc. has approved an expansion of its Alberta petrochemical facilities expected to cost between US$200 million and US$225 million.
Quarterback Trevor Harris signs extension with Edmonton Eskimos

Quarterback Trevor Harris signs extension with Edmonton Eskimos

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Eskimos have extended the contract of starting quarterback Trevor Harris, keeping him with the CFL team through the 2022 season. Harris originally signed with the Eskimos before last season, leaving the Ottawa Redblacks.
Imperial Oil takes crude-by-rail shipments to 100,000 bpd as differentials widen

Imperial Oil takes crude-by-rail shipments to 100,000 bpd as differentials widen

CALGARY — Imperial Oil Ltd. has ramped up crude-by-rail shipments to more than 100,000 barrels per day from zero in October and plans to continue to add railcars as profitability of the transportation option strengthens.