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Different grizzly bears behind two attacks in Alberta foothills: wildlife officer

Different grizzly bears behind two attacks in Alberta foothills: wildlife officer

Two different grizzly bears were behind a pair of fatal attacks in the Alberta foothills, a provincial wildlife officer said Friday.
Alberta man sentenced after assaulting father and shooting at six Mounties

Alberta man sentenced after assaulting father and shooting at six Mounties

EDMONTON — A man who was in a mental crisis has received a 6 1/2 year sentence after he assaulted his father and shot at six RCMP officers from the garage of his rural Alberta home.

CanWel to change name to Doman Building Materials effective Monday

CALGARY — Vancouver-based CanWel Building Materials Group Ltd. says it will change its name to Doman Building Materials Group Ltd. effective Monday.
Interfor to raise U.S. production to 77 per cent by buying four sawmills for US$375M

Interfor to raise U.S. production to 77 per cent by buying four sawmills for US$375M

CALGARY — Interfor Corp. is forging ahead with a strategy fuelled by record high prices to grow its lumber production in the United States as the U.S. moves to increase softwood lumber duties on Canadian imports to protect its domestic producers.
CWB Financial reports Q2 profit up 40% from year ago, tops expectations

CWB Financial reports Q2 profit up 40% from year ago, tops expectations

EDMONTON — CWB Financial Group topped expectations as it reported its second-quarter profit rose 40 per cent compared with a year ago.

Team Sonnet bounces back with 4-3 win over Team Bauer at Secret Cup

CALGARY — It was a bounce-back win for Team Sonnet at the Secret Cup women's hockey tournament in Calgary.
Calgary Stampede a calculated risk, potential example for post-COVID behaviour: mayor

Calgary Stampede a calculated risk, potential example for post-COVID behaviour: mayor

EDMONTON — The Calgary Stampede, increasingly touted by Alberta Premier Jason Kenney as the brass ring for defeating COVID-19, won’t look like the whoop-up of years past if it goes ahead, says the city's mayor.
Supreme Court refuses to hear Wilks appeal of ruling on Calfrac recapitalization

Supreme Court refuses to hear Wilks appeal of ruling on Calfrac recapitalization

CALGARY — Calfrac Well Services Ltd. has won its legal battle with a Texas rival that mounted an unsuccessful takeover attempt after the Supreme Court of Canada declined to hear an appeal.
Abandoned oil and gas wells will be cleaned up despite backlog: Alberta regulator

Abandoned oil and gas wells will be cleaned up despite backlog: Alberta regulator

EDMONTON — There's lots of life in Alberta's conventional oil industry and plenty of resources and political will to clean up the mess it leaves behind, says the head of the province's energy regulator.
Calgary police cleared in fatal shooting of woman who was stabbing her son

Calgary police cleared in fatal shooting of woman who was stabbing her son

CALGARY — Alberta's police watchdog says Calgary police shot and killed a 33-year-old Indigenous woman to save her son.