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Tobias Rieder, Milan Lucic score against former team as Flames beat Oilers

Tobias Rieder, Milan Lucic score against former team as Flames beat Oilers

CALGARY — Tobias Rieder thought he was in the way, but it turned out that he was in the right place at the right time.

Transportation Safety Board says one dead in small aircraft crash in Alberta

CAMROSE, Alta. — The Transportation Safety Board says one person is dead following a small airplane crash near Camrose, Alta. It says a team is investigating the crash that happened at about 4:45 p.m. mountain time on Friday.

WHL Roundup: Carson Focht scores twice, leads Hitmen over Oil Kings

CALGARY — Carson Focht tied the game in the third period, then scored the winner 1:26 into overtime as the Calgary Hitmen beat the Edmonton Oil Kings 4-3 on Friday in Western Hockey League action.

Truck driver gets two years jail for fatal crash in northern Alberta

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — A truck driver has been sentenced to two years for a causing a 2017 crash in northern Alberta that killed a man. Tyrel Burton of Grande Prairie, Alta.

Canada Energy Regulator tells Enbridge to suspend open season on pipeline system

CALGARY — The Canada Energy Regulator has ordered Enbridge Inc. to suspend its open season for service on its Canadian Mainline oil pipeline system. The regulator said Friday it came to the decision after reviewing letters from more than 30 parties.
Fatal July plane crash near Jasper, Alta., happened after Cessna stalled: TSB

Fatal July plane crash near Jasper, Alta., happened after Cessna stalled: TSB

JASPER, Alta. — An investigation has determined a fatal plane crash in Jasper National Park was caused when the aircraft stalled and went into a spin shortly after takeoff.
Calgary man convicted in five-year-old grandson's death sentenced to 9 years

Calgary man convicted in five-year-old grandson's death sentenced to 9 years

CALGARY — A judge who sentenced a man Friday to nine years in prison for killing his young grandson said the injuries he inflicted upon the five-year-old boy were appalling.
Alberta premier says restraint coming, but no Klein-era budget cuts

Alberta premier says restraint coming, but no Klein-era budget cuts

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says there will be spending restraint in the upcoming budget but it won't resemble the fiscal bloodletting of the early 1990s. "This does not have to be 1993.
Climate strikers naive but have right to protest, say energy sector leaders

Climate strikers naive but have right to protest, say energy sector leaders

BANFF, Alta. — Oil and gas industry insiders say demands by organizers of Friday's Global Climate Strike to transition swiftly away from fossil fuels to 100 per cent renewable energy are naive and unrealistic.
Energy analysts warn of lost opportunities for Canada's oil and gas producers

Energy analysts warn of lost opportunities for Canada's oil and gas producers

BANFF, Alta. — Energy analysts at the Global Business Forum in Banff, Alta.