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Soldier dies during training exercise on Alberta military base: defence department

Soldier dies during training exercise on Alberta military base: defence department

A Canadian soldier died Saturday after being shot during a training exercise at a military base in Alberta.
Shaw looks to mobile bundling amid stiff competition on home internet services

Shaw looks to mobile bundling amid stiff competition on home internet services

CALGARY — Western Canada's largest cable company told analysts Friday that it's hoping Shaw customers will bundle home internet services with its new wireless service, preventing rival Telus Corp. from making further gains in the market.
Cross-country skiers to pay for parking to use groomed trails in Kananaskis, Alta.

Cross-country skiers to pay for parking to use groomed trails in Kananaskis, Alta.

KANANASKIS, Alta. — The Alberta government says skiers will need to pay for parking to have groomed cross-country trails in the popular Kananaskis Country.

"Callous and cowardly:" Alberta woman who shot husband sentenced to 18 years

EDMONTON — An Alberta woman who admitted to shooting her husband and dumping his body in a slough has been sentenced to 18 years in prison.
Former MP Rob Anders accused of not reporting $750K in income for tax purposes

Former MP Rob Anders accused of not reporting $750K in income for tax purposes

CALGARY — Tax authorities allege former Conservative MP Rob Anders failed to report more than $750,000 in net income over five years, court documents show. Anders faces five charges, including tax evasion.
Imperial Oil ekes out Q3 profit as Kearl oilsands mine rebounds from outage

Imperial Oil ekes out Q3 profit as Kearl oilsands mine rebounds from outage

CALGARY — Surging production from its Kearl oilsands mine after an unplanned two-week outage, along with a better-than-targeted drop in capital and operational spending, helped Imperial Oil Ltd.
Alberta removing two COVID-19 symptoms that required people under 18 to isolate

Alberta removing two COVID-19 symptoms that required people under 18 to isolate

EDMONTON — Alberta’s top doctor says the province will be removing two symptoms from its COVID-19 checklist for people under the age of 18 that required mandatory isolation. Dr. Deena Hinshaw says they include runny nose and sore throat.
Alberta panel recommends no-fault auto insurance to address rising, costly premiums

Alberta panel recommends no-fault auto insurance to address rising, costly premiums

EDMONTON — A government panel is recommending a fundamental overhaul of automobile insurance in Alberta to move away from costly, protracted court fights to a collaborative no-fault model.

Hockey Canada still holding out hope that Lafreniere can play in world juniors

CALGARY — The Canadian junior hockey team will play the waiting game with Alexis Lafreniere and the New York Rangers after learning Thursday that another NHLer will join the squad for selection camp.
Suncor says end of Alberta oil quotas a "positive signal" as it reports $302M loss

Suncor says end of Alberta oil quotas a "positive signal" as it reports $302M loss

CALGARY — The Alberta government's decision to end its oil production curtailment program in December after almost two years is "a very positive signal" for oilsands and refining giant Suncor Energy Inc., CEO Mark Little said Thursday.