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Canadian international forward Marcus Haber leaves Cavalry FC after one season

Canadian international forward Marcus Haber leaves Cavalry FC after one season

CALGARY — Canadian international forward Marcus Haber is leaving Cavalry FC after one season. The 31-year-old Vancouver native signed with the Canadian Premier League team on July 31 ahead of the Island Games.

'Stop being so nice': Alberta councillor apologizes for Indigenous homeless comments

SLAVE LAKE, Alta. — A northern Alberta councillor says she is deeply sorry for recommending her town stop feeding and "being so nice" to its Indigenous homeless population. At a Sept. 8 council meeting, Slave Lake Coun.
Alberta heavyweight Tanner Boser says he blew his chance in UFC co-main event loss

Alberta heavyweight Tanner Boser says he blew his chance in UFC co-main event loss

TORONTO — Alberta heavyweight Tanner (The Bulldozer) Boser says he has no problems with the judges' decision in his weekend loss to former UFC champion Andrei (The Pit Bull) Arlovski.
Headwater Exploration signs $100M deal to buy Cenovus's Marten Hills assets

Headwater Exploration signs $100M deal to buy Cenovus's Marten Hills assets

CALGARY — Headwater Exploration Inc. has signed a deal with Cenovus Energy Inc. to buy Cenovus's assets in the Marten Hills area of northern Alberta for approximately $100 million in cash and stock.

Vermilion Energy reports $69.9M third-quarter loss, sales down from year ago

CALGARY — Vermilion Energy Inc. says it lost $69.9 million in its third quarter compared with a loss of $10.2 million in the same quarter last year as its sales fell.
COVID challenge: Alberta premier urges end to house parties as infections rise

COVID challenge: Alberta premier urges end to house parties as infections rise

EDMONTON — Premier Jason Kenney is strongly urging Albertans to stop holding house parties and get-togethers to bend the curve on sharply rising COVID-19 cases.
Truck driver sentenced in Alberta school bus crash that killed girl, 15

Truck driver sentenced in Alberta school bus crash that killed girl, 15

EDMONTON — A man has been sentenced to six months in jail after a semi-truck he was driving rear-ended a school bus in northern Alberta, killing a 15-year-old girl.
Quebec's World Cup moguls, aerials to relocate to Calgary

Quebec's World Cup moguls, aerials to relocate to Calgary

CALGARY — A pair of World Cup freestyle ski events in Quebec are moving to Alberta. A moguls and an aerials event originally scheduled to be held at Quebec ski resorts Jan. 23 and Jan. 31, will be combined with a World Cup moguls Jan. 30 in Calgary.

'As soon as possible:' Suspect to represent himself at trial in death of doctor

RED DEER, Alta. — A man accused of killing a family doctor at a medical clinic in central Alberta last summer has been committed to stand trial. Deng Mabiour, 54, was charged with first-degree murder in the slaying of Dr.

Oilfield firm brings back 200 staff but makes 350 layoffs permanent as activity rises

CALGARY — Trican Well Service Ltd.