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Calgary asks province for enforcement powers amid 'unbelievably bad' COVID situation

Calgary asks province for enforcement powers amid 'unbelievably bad' COVID situation

CALGARY — The City of Calgary wants the provincial government to reinstate public health enforcement powers and "massively" boost contact tracing as it deals with what its mayor describes as a dire COVID-19 situation.

Workers recalled for potential restart of Ekati Diamond Mine after eight months

CALGARY — The owner of the Ekati Diamond Mine in the Northwest Territories says it is asking about 60 furloughed workers to return to work in early December to prepare for an anticipated restart of the suspended mine.
Report suggests Alberta students want more education on climate change

Report suggests Alberta students want more education on climate change

An Alberta non-profit organization says there's a gap between the education students receive in schools and the information they want about energy and the environment.
Inter Pipeline hopes to find petrochemical partner in the first half of 2021

Inter Pipeline hopes to find petrochemical partner in the first half of 2021

CALGARY — Inter Pipeline says it hopes to conclude its search for a partner in its $4-billion petrochemical project now under construction near Edmonton in the first half of next year.
Snow, cold and COVID-19 precautions usher in early ski season in Western Canada

Snow, cold and COVID-19 precautions usher in early ski season in Western Canada

CALGARY — Western Canadians tired of isolating at home are filling the slopes at mountain ski resorts that have opened earlier than usual despite worries about surging cases of COVID-19.
Indoor sports, fitness classes, early bar closures in Alberta to fight COVID-19

Indoor sports, fitness classes, early bar closures in Alberta to fight COVID-19

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney has introduced new restrictions, including a two-week ban on indoor group sports and fitness classes, to arrest a spike in COVID-19 cases.

Boardwalk Real Estate: 3Q Earnings Snapshot

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) _ Boardwalk Real Estate Investment Trust (BOWFF) on Thursday reported a key measure of profitability in its third quarter. The real estate investment trust, based in Calgary, Alberta, said it had funds from operations of $28.

Alta Equipment: 3Q Earnings Snapshot

LIVONIA, Mich. (AP) _ Alta Equipment Group Inc. (ALTG) on Thursday reported third-quarter earnings of $300,000. On a per-share basis, the Livonia, Michigan-based company said it had profit of 1 cent. The results surpassed Wall Street expectations.
Shell gives customers option to offset their carbon emissions for two cents per litre

Shell gives customers option to offset their carbon emissions for two cents per litre

CALGARY — Shell Canada is letting carbon-conscious customers get their two cents in for the environment while filling up at one of its 1,400 stations across Canada.
Alberta plans joint men's and women's curling championship, no "bubble"

Alberta plans joint men's and women's curling championship, no "bubble"

SYLVAN LAKE, Alta. — Alberta intends to hold its provincial men's and women's curling championships jointly in January. Curlers won't "bubble" at the Jan.