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Precision Drilling reports $3.5M Q3 loss, revenue down from year ago

Precision Drilling reports $3.5M Q3 loss, revenue down from year ago

CALGARY — Precision Drilling Corp. says it lost $3.5 million in its latest quarter compared with a loss of $30.6 million in the same quarter last year as it cut expenses.
Alberta to reduce spending by 3 per cent, but no cuts to health, education

Alberta to reduce spending by 3 per cent, but no cuts to health, education

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says his government will cut program spending by close to three per cent in Thursday's provincial budget.
Husky Energy reports third-quarter profit down from year ago mark

Husky Energy reports third-quarter profit down from year ago mark

CALGARY — Husky Energy Inc. says it earned $273 million in its latest quarter, down from $545 million in the same quarter last year.
Husky Energy reports third-quarter profit down from year ago mark

Husky Energy reports third-quarter profit down from year ago mark

CALGARY — Husky Energy Inc. says it earned $273 million in its latest quarter, down from $545 million in the same quarter last year.
Alberta education minister releases new guidelines for school seclusion rooms

Alberta education minister releases new guidelines for school seclusion rooms

EDMONTON — Alberta's education minister says seclusion rooms in schools will not be banned, but only used as a last resort when a student poses significant and imminent danger to themselves or others.
'Blaze of destruction:' Crown says Edmonton attack accused meant to cause chaos

'Blaze of destruction:' Crown says Edmonton attack accused meant to cause chaos

EDMONTON — A man accused of stabbing a police officer and striking four pedestrians with a cube van was trying to cause as much chaos and destruction as possible, the Crown said in its closing statement Wednesday.
United Conservatives to continue with NDP's Alberta petrochemical credit program

United Conservatives to continue with NDP's Alberta petrochemical credit program

CALGARY — The United Conservative government in Alberta says it will carry on with a program introduced by the former NDP regime to use $1.1 billion in energy royalty credits to encourage new petrochemical projects.
Calgary man found guilty in grandson's death appeals manslaughter conviction

Calgary man found guilty in grandson's death appeals manslaughter conviction

CALGARY — A Calgary man found guilty in the death of his five-year-old grandson is appealing his manslaughter conviction.

Dog owner from Swan Hills, Alta., facing four animal abuse charges

SWAN HILLS, Alta. — A dog owner from northwestern Alberta faces four charges under the province's Animal Protection Act after 16 animals were seized from a property.
CP Rail sees flat profits despite record third-quarter revenues

CP Rail sees flat profits despite record third-quarter revenues

CALGARY — Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. is reporting flat profits despite record third-quarter revenues. The Calgary-based company says net income hit $618 million last quarter, down 0.6 per cent from $622 million in the same period in 2018.