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Eriksson Ek has two points, Wild keep rolling with 4-1 win over Edmonton

Eriksson Ek has two points, Wild keep rolling with 4-1 win over Edmonton

EDMONTON — The Minnesota Wild keep piling up the wins, and the goals. Joel Eriksson Ek had a goal and an assist as the Wild won their seventh straight game, rolling over the Edmonton Oilers 4-1 Tuesday.
Alberta's chief medical officer says most of 11 Omicron COVID cases were vaccinated

Alberta's chief medical officer says most of 11 Omicron COVID cases were vaccinated

EDMONTON — Alberta's total number of Omicron variant COVID-19 cases remains at 11, but the province's chief medical officer of health expects that number to grow. Dr.
Global energy transition could be a $61B opportunity for Alberta, new study finds

Global energy transition could be a $61B opportunity for Alberta, new study finds

CALGARY — The global energy transition could create 170,000 jobs in Alberta and contribute $61 billion to the province's GDP by 2050, according to a new study released Tuesday by provincial economic development groups.
Calgary researcher to lead study on E. coli infection in children

Calgary researcher to lead study on E. coli infection in children

CALGARY — A University of Calgary researcher will lead a North American study examining a new way to treat E. coli infections that can cause kidney failure in children.
African community group says Canada's new travel rules are an example of racism

African community group says Canada's new travel rules are an example of racism

EDMONTON — The president of the African Community Association of Calgary says its members feel hurt and believe it's important for the federal government to address what they say is subtle racism behind Canada's new travel rules.
Enbridge raising quarterly dividend, approves $1.1 billion in new capital projects

Enbridge raising quarterly dividend, approves $1.1 billion in new capital projects

CALGARY — Enbridge Inc. has raised its quarterly dividend as it announced the approval of $1.1 billion in new capital projects.
Alberta reports 8 new Omicron variant COVID-19 cases, bringing provincial total to 11

Alberta reports 8 new Omicron variant COVID-19 cases, bringing provincial total to 11

EDMONTON — Alberta is reporting eight new cases of the Omicron variant of COVID-19, bringing its total in the province to 11. Dr.

Alberta surgeon handed 4-month suspension for hanging noose on operating-room door

EDMONTON — A doctor in northwestern Alberta who was found guilty of unprofessional conduct for hanging a rope in the shape of a noose on an operating-room door has been suspended from practising for four months.
'Not getting on a plane any time soon': Deportation decision delayed in Broncos case

'Not getting on a plane any time soon': Deportation decision delayed in Broncos case

CALGARY — A decision on whether a former truck driver who caused the deadly Humboldt Broncos bus crash should be deported to India likely won't be coming until the new year.

Crescent Point Energy raises dividend and production guidance for 2022

CALGARY — Crescent Point Energy Corp. raised its quarterly dividend as it increased its production guidance for next year. The company says it will pay a quarterly dividend of 4.