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Police hand out tickets to dozens leaving anti-lockdown protest in Alberta

Police hand out tickets to dozens leaving anti-lockdown protest in Alberta

MIRROR, Alta. — RCMP ticketed protesters leaving an anti-lockdown rally outside a central Alberta café Saturday, after the establishment was closed by health officials earlier in the week.
Canada's Einarson beats China 6-4, qualifies for playoffs at world curling playdowns

Canada's Einarson beats China 6-4, qualifies for playoffs at world curling playdowns

CALGARY — The path to the playoffs was a bumpy one for Canada's Kerri Einarson at the world women's curling championship.
Edmonton mother found guilty of manslaughter in death of five-year-old girl

Edmonton mother found guilty of manslaughter in death of five-year-old girl

EDMONTON — An Edmonton woman was found guilty Friday of manslaughter in the death of her five-year-old daughter, who showed up in hospital with brain injuries experts said were often seen in car crash victims.
Flames rip through Edmonton-area seniors complex; three people taken to hospital

Flames rip through Edmonton-area seniors complex; three people taken to hospital

ST. ALBERT, Alta. — Alberta's senior minister says her department and Alberta Health Services are working with the operator of a retirement and long-term care complex to find housing for residents forced out by a fire.
TC Energy reports $1.1-billion net loss after $2.2-billion writedown on Keystone XL

TC Energy reports $1.1-billion net loss after $2.2-billion writedown on Keystone XL

CALGARY — TC Energy Corp. is reporting a first-quarter net loss of $1.1 billion after taking a $2.2-billion after-tax asset impairment charge on its cancelled Keystone XL export oil pipeline.
Alberta's Kenney urges federal government to push U.S. for surplus COVID-19 vaccines

Alberta's Kenney urges federal government to push U.S. for surplus COVID-19 vaccines

EDMONTON — Premier Jason Kenney is urging the federal government to push hard to bring surplus COVID-19 vaccines in from the United States.
Cenovus Energy reports $220M first-quarter profit compared with a loss a year ago

Cenovus Energy reports $220M first-quarter profit compared with a loss a year ago

CALGARY — The CEO of Cenovus Energy Inc. says more than half of the job cuts from its takeover of rival Husky Energy Inc.
COVID-19 rapid tests going to more businesses; Alberta truckers get shots in Montana

COVID-19 rapid tests going to more businesses; Alberta truckers get shots in Montana

Ottawa has introduced new ways for small and medium businesses to get access to rapid COVID-19 tests to stop workplace spread and Alberta has announced a deal with neighbouring Montana for truckers to get vaccinated south of the border.
Alberta eases security payment burden for oilsands companies

Alberta eases security payment burden for oilsands companies

EDMONTON — Last year's dive in oil prices has caused Alberta to change how it calculates the payments oilsands mines make to ensure there's enough money to clean up the mess they leave behind.
Enbridge CEO warns of 'bad things' for shippers, consumers if Line 5 shut down

Enbridge CEO warns of 'bad things' for shippers, consumers if Line 5 shut down

CALGARY — The CEO of Enbridge Inc. says "bad things" will happen if Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer succeeds in carrying out her order to shut down its Line 5 pipeline through the Great Lakes region next week.