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Federal environmental impact law an 'existential threat,' Alberta Appeal Court says

Federal environmental impact law an 'existential threat,' Alberta Appeal Court says

Alberta's top court said Tuesday that the federal government's environmental impact law is unconstitutional and Ottawa almost immediately announced its plan to appeal.
Conservative leadership candidates to meet face-to-face in Edmonton for next debate

Conservative leadership candidates to meet face-to-face in Edmonton for next debate

EDMONTON — Conservatives tuning into the next leadership debate hope to see the six candidates vying for the party's top job lay off the personal attacks, says one campaign co-chair.
Conservative leadership candidates to meet face-to-face in Edmonton for next debate

Conservative leadership candidates to meet face-to-face in Edmonton for next debate

EDMONTON — Conservatives tuning into the next leadership debate hope to see the six candidates vying for the party's top job lay off the personal attacks, says one campaign manager.
Canadian Association of Energy Contractors raises drilling forecast for the year

Canadian Association of Energy Contractors raises drilling forecast for the year

CALGARY — The Canadian Association of Energy Contractors is raising its forecast for oil and natural gas drilling following what it said was a robust first quarter due to stronger than expected oil and gas prices.

Oil Kings take 3-0 WHL series lead with 5-4 OT win over Red Deer

RED DEER, Alta. — Jake Neighbours scored the winner in overtime and the Edmonton Oil Kings beat the Red Deer Rebels 5-4 to take a 3-0 lead in their best-of-seven Western Hockey League playoff series.
Suncor Energy reports earnings of $2.95B as oil prices surge

Suncor Energy reports earnings of $2.95B as oil prices surge

CALGARY — Suncor Energy Inc. says it earned $2.95 billion in the first quarter, up from $821 million in the same period of 2021, as the war in Ukraine and energy supply fears drove oil prices higher.

Parkland Corp. to build renewable diesel plant at Burnaby refinery

CALGARY — Parkland Corp. says it plans to spend $600 million to increase renewable fuel production at its Burnaby refinery in British Columbia.
Former Alberta justice minister loses bid to stay contempt of court decision

Former Alberta justice minister loses bid to stay contempt of court decision

EDMONTON — A former Alberta justice minister has failed to persuade a judge to set aside a ruling that found him in contempt of court for witness intimidation.
Edmonton Oilers need return of potent power play for Game 5 bounce back

Edmonton Oilers need return of potent power play for Game 5 bounce back

EDMONTON — Stacked with two of the NHL's top talents, the Oilers' power play is nothing short of lethal. But stagnant special teams proved costly for Edmonton in Game 4 of its first-round matchup with the L.A. Kings on Sunday.
Crown seeks direct indictment for 1 of 4 accused in Coutts, Alta., border blockade

Crown seeks direct indictment for 1 of 4 accused in Coutts, Alta., border blockade

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — The Crown is attempting to streamline the cases of four men charged with conspiracy to commit murder at a border blockade protest in southern Alberta. Prosecutor Steven Johnston told court in Lethbridge, Alta.