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Aurora halts construction of two cannabis facilities to conserve cash

Aurora halts construction of two cannabis facilities to conserve cash

EDMONTON — Aurora Cannabis Inc. says it is halting construction of two production facilities to save over $190 million as part of a plan to strengthen its balance sheet.
May's turn to meet Trudeau and 'anti-Alberta' activities; In-The-News Nov. 15

May's turn to meet Trudeau and 'anti-Alberta' activities; In-The-News Nov. 15

In-The-News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Nov. 15. What we are watching in Canada ...
'Hyperbolic': Longtime Edmonton charity questions "anti-Albertan" inquiry

'Hyperbolic': Longtime Edmonton charity questions "anti-Albertan" inquiry

EDMONTON — An established Edmonton charity that has supported philanthropy in the community for more than 65 years says the provincial government's inquiry into so-called anti-Alberta activities is polarizing, undemocratic and unfounded.
McDavid, Draisaitl combine for 11 points in Oilers' win over Avalanche

McDavid, Draisaitl combine for 11 points in Oilers' win over Avalanche

EDMONTON — Career nights have Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl sitting 1-2 in league scoring.
Canadian women beat Cuba 110-53 to open Olympic pre-qualifying tournament

Canadian women beat Cuba 110-53 to open Olympic pre-qualifying tournament

EDMONTON — A balanced offence has the Canadians off to a strong start at the 2019 FIBA women's Olympic pre-qualifying tournament.
Flames defenceman Brodie released from hospital, recovering at home

Flames defenceman Brodie released from hospital, recovering at home

CALGARY — The Calgary Flames say defenceman TJ Brodie has been discharged from hospital and is recovering at home after collapsing during a team practice early Thursday.
Alberta Opposition asks auditor general to review Kenney adviser's London trips

Alberta Opposition asks auditor general to review Kenney adviser's London trips

EDMONTON — The Opposition in Alberta is demanding multiple spending investigations, including a review by the auditor general into travel expenses in Premier Jason Kenney's office in light of several trips to London by his top adviser.

Crescent Point Energy selling Saskatchewan midstream gas assets for $500 million

CALGARY — Oil and gas producer Crescent Point Energy Corp. says it is selling Saskatchewan midstream assets for $500 million as part of a divestiture strategy adopted following a management shakeup last year.

Arrest made after cube van in Calgary involved in multiple overnight crashes

CALGARY — Police in Calgary say they believe a man was high on drugs when he drove a stolen cube van erratically around the city and damaged at least 10 vehicles. Officers were called at about 4:30 a.m.
Alberta pension plan split not about efficiency, says former CEO of AIMCo

Alberta pension plan split not about efficiency, says former CEO of AIMCo

CALGARY — The former CEO of the organization that would administer a separate Alberta pension plan says the proposed switch from the Canada Pension Plan doesn't make much sense from an efficiency point of view.