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Goldboro LNG builder Pieridae proposes carbon capture and power project in Alberta

Goldboro LNG builder Pieridae proposes carbon capture and power project in Alberta

CALGARY — The company behind a proposed liquefied natural gas export facility in Nova Scotia is planning a power plant and carbon capture facility at its central Alberta natural gas processing plant that will help offset its LNG project's future carb
Canadian drilling contractor association changes name to reflect energy transition

Canadian drilling contractor association changes name to reflect energy transition

CALGARY — A 72-year-old bastion of the Canadian oilpatch is changing its name and mandate in a sign of the times as the world aims to reduce its use of fossil fuels in favour of cleaner, greener forms of energy.
Supreme Court of Canada won't hear challenge of 2015 Alberta election call

Supreme Court of Canada won't hear challenge of 2015 Alberta election call

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada won't hear a challenge of the former Alberta government's decision to call an election in 2015.
'Have a heart:' Advocate says Alberta has to follow science to treat opioid crisis

'Have a heart:' Advocate says Alberta has to follow science to treat opioid crisis

EDMONTON — Jamal Awl says it was difficult to return to a central Edmonton park after he watched three friends die together there last week from an apparent opioid overdose.
Oilers GM Ken Holland disgusted by racist comments directed at defenceman Ethan Bear

Oilers GM Ken Holland disgusted by racist comments directed at defenceman Ethan Bear

Edmonton Oilers general manager Ken Holland says any racist comments directed to Indigenous defenceman Ethan Bear are "totally unacceptable" and "disgusting.
Brittany Howard leads Toronto over Calgary at Secret Cup women's hockey tournament

Brittany Howard leads Toronto over Calgary at Secret Cup women's hockey tournament

CALGARY — Brittany Howard produced a hat trick and Jamie Lee Rattray added a pair of goals as Team Sonnet downed Team Scotiabank 8-3 on Wednesday at the Secret Cup women's hockey tournament in Calgary.
Premier announces Alberta's 'open for summer' plan to start soon

Premier announces Alberta's 'open for summer' plan to start soon

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney has announced a three-stage reopening plan that could see almost all COVID-19 restrictions gone by early July — as long as people continue to get vaccinated.
Alberta premier Kenney says he eyes full capacity for CFL games this coming summer

Alberta premier Kenney says he eyes full capacity for CFL games this coming summer

EDMONTON — Alberta's premier is expressing hope for full capacity crowds at CFL games this summer.
Half of Canadians have had one COVID-19 shot; Alberta sets ambitious reopening plan

Half of Canadians have had one COVID-19 shot; Alberta sets ambitious reopening plan

TORONTO — More than half of all people in Canada have received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, health authorities reported Wednesday, as Alberta charted an ambitious course to lift most pandemic restrictions by early July.
Suncor Energy adopts net-zero-by-2050 greenhouse gas emissions target

Suncor Energy adopts net-zero-by-2050 greenhouse gas emissions target

CALGARY — Suncor Energy Inc. has become the latest major oil company to commit to achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050.