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Judge denies bail to man accused in deaths of Metis hunters on Alberta road

Judge denies bail to man accused in deaths of Metis hunters on Alberta road

EDMONTON — An Alberta man charged in the roadside deaths of two Metis hunters has been denied bail. Roger Bilodeau, 56, and his son Anthony Bilodeau, 31, both face two counts of second-degree murder in the March killings.

North American Construction: 2Q Earnings Snapshot

ACHESON, Alberta (AP) _ North American Construction Group Ltd. (NOA) on Wednesday reported second-quarter profit of $9.6 million. On a per-share basis, the Acheson, Alberta-based company said it had profit of 30 cents.
Edmonton city council votes to make masks mandatory in all public indoor spaces

Edmonton city council votes to make masks mandatory in all public indoor spaces

EDMONTON — City council in Edmonton has voted to require the use of masks in all public indoor spaces starting Saturday.
Kenney stands by health minister as doctors' group votes non-confidence

Kenney stands by health minister as doctors' group votes non-confidence

EDMONTON — Alberta's premier says an overwhelming vote of non-confidence from members of the Alberta Medical Association won't sway him into turfing his health minister.

Baytex: 2Q Earnings Snapshot

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) _ Baytex Energy Corp. (BTE) on Wednesday reported a second-quarter loss of $99.9 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.
Damage from parks being overused happening across Alberta: environment minister

Damage from parks being overused happening across Alberta: environment minister

EDMONTON — Parks across the province are facing the same overcrowding and environmental damage as seen in a west-central Alberta wilderness area, says Environment Minister Jason Nixon.

Dog dragged by stolen vehicle; Alberta man faces charges

INVERMERE, B.C. — An Alberta man has been charged with theft of a vehicle and causing injury to an animal after a woman in southeastern B.C. watched her dog being dragged away by her stolen SUV.
Prolonged oil industry slump leads to third cut in Canadian drilling forecast

Prolonged oil industry slump leads to third cut in Canadian drilling forecast

CALGARY — The Petroleum Services Association of Canada is cutting its 2020 Canadian drilling forecast for a third time as the industry remains mired in a slump expected to extend well into the second half of the year.
Enbridge reports stronger than feared Q2 Mainline oil transport volumes

Enbridge reports stronger than feared Q2 Mainline oil transport volumes

CALGARY — The main export system for Western Canada's oil production is recovering after volumes fell by less than feared amid the COVID-19 economic slowdown in the second quarter, pipeline company Enbridge Inc. reported Wednesday.
Calgary Flames, Winnipeg Jets the all-Canadian clash in qualifying round

Calgary Flames, Winnipeg Jets the all-Canadian clash in qualifying round

CALGARY — Both the Calgary Flames and Winnipeg Jets had drama this season even before the NHL's COVID-19 interruption.