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NDP MLAs among Calgary Pride parade marshals; no official party entries

NDP MLAs among Calgary Pride parade marshals; no official party entries

No political parties will be marching in Calgary's Pride parade on Sunday, but NDP members of the legislature will be among those honoured as marshals.
Wind topples healthy-looking trees in park damaged in Fort McMurray fire

Wind topples healthy-looking trees in park damaged in Fort McMurray fire

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — A provincial park in northeastern Alberta is closing early for the season after wind toppled more than 100 seemingly healthy trees.
Edmonton landscaper needed time to think, let $60-million lottery win sink in

Edmonton landscaper needed time to think, let $60-million lottery win sink in

ST. ALBERT, Alta. — An Edmonton landscaper has won big after waiting 10 months to claim a $60-million lotto jackpot. Bon Truong says he was stunned when he checked his Lotto Max ticket at a grocery store the day after the Oct. 26 draw.

Heavy oil project sale founders after buyer fails to win Chinese partner's OK

CALGARY — Highwood Oil Company Ltd. says its deal to buy a 55 per cent stake in a heavy oil project in northern Alberta has been terminated after it failed to win approval from the Chinese partner to take over as operator.
Oil producer complaints won't alter Mainline pipeline open season plan: Enbridge

Oil producer complaints won't alter Mainline pipeline open season plan: Enbridge

CALGARY — Canada's energy regulator says it will do its best to expedite its consideration of concerns over plans by Enbridge Inc.
Oil prices, tax income keep Alberta first-quarter revenue in line with last year

Oil prices, tax income keep Alberta first-quarter revenue in line with last year

EDMONTON — A first-quarter fiscal update from the Alberta government is reporting consistent revenues compared with the same period last year. The province says it brought in $13.4 billion from April to June — almost identical to the number in 2018.
Calgary projects for homeless military veterans include tiny home village

Calgary projects for homeless military veterans include tiny home village

CALGARY — A village of 15 self-contained tiny homes for military veterans is one of four projects announced Tuesday as part of a federal strategy to help soldiers who have fallen on hard times.
Approval received for $500M, 400-MW southern Alberta solar power project

Approval received for $500M, 400-MW southern Alberta solar power project

CALGARY — Provincial regulators have approved a $500-million solar power project in southern Alberta that its developers say will be the largest in Canada. Privately held Greengate Power Corp.
Mexico declares renegotiated gas pipeline contracts will save billions

Mexico declares renegotiated gas pipeline contracts will save billions

CALGARY — Mexico's president says his government has reached a deal with private natural gas pipeline operators to solve a dispute over fees and payments. The pipelines would allow Mexico to import U.S.
'He lived the Canadian immigrant dream:' Memorial for MP Deepak Obhrai

'He lived the Canadian immigrant dream:' Memorial for MP Deepak Obhrai

CALGARY — Former prime minister Stephen Harper told a memorial service Monday that former member of Parliament Deepak Obhrai opened doors for new Canadians to become involved in politics.