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Gaudreau snaps goal drought to help Flames double up Islanders 4-2

Gaudreau snaps goal drought to help Flames double up Islanders 4-2

CALGARY — The drought is over for Johnny Gaudreau. Gaudreau's first goal in 10 games and 30th of the season was one of two third-period goals for the Calgary Flames in a 4-2 victory over the New York Islanders.

Highway 1 reopened west of Calgary after many collisions due to bad weather

CANMORE, Alta. — RCMP say Highway 1 west of Calgary is moving in both directions after bad weather contributed to multiple collisions and vehicles off the road.
Alberta United Conservative leader wants to explore private health-care options

Alberta United Conservative leader wants to explore private health-care options

EDMONTON — Alberta Opposition Leader Jason Kenney says a United Conservative government would work to reduce bureaucratic bloat in health care and explore private delivery options.
Alberta Opposition Leader Jason Kenney says he would shelve oil-by-rail deal

Alberta Opposition Leader Jason Kenney says he would shelve oil-by-rail deal

EDMONTON — Opposition Leader Jason Kenney says if he wins the spring election, he will try to cancel Alberta's $3.7-billion deal with Canada's two largest railways to ship more oil by rail.

Attempted theft at oilfield site ends in leak of crude oil effluent: RCMP

VERMILION, Alta. — RCMP say an attempted theft at an oilfield site in east-central Alberta resulted in a leak of crude oil effluent.
U.S.-based Devon Energy says it intends to exit Canadian oilsands sector

U.S.-based Devon Energy says it intends to exit Canadian oilsands sector

CALGARY — Another foreign oil company says it's getting out of the Canadian oilsands. Oklahoma City-based Devon Energy Corp.

Calgary father says parole decision for daughter's killer 'outrageous'

CALGARY — A Calgary man has started an online petition with the hope of revoking day parole for a woman who was imprisoned for his little girl's death.
Alberta government helping new methanol plant with $80M in royalty credits

Alberta government helping new methanol plant with $80M in royalty credits

GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alta. — Alberta is giving $80 million in future royalty credits for construction of a new methanol plant in the province's northwest.
Crude-by-rail shipments set new record in December despite lower price discounts

Crude-by-rail shipments set new record in December despite lower price discounts

CALGARY — The National Energy Board says crude-by-rail exports from Canada reached a record high in December.

Calgary cement plant worker injured on job, dies en route to hospital

CALGARY — A worker is dead after an accident at a Calgary cement plant. Emergency crews were called to the Inland Concrete operation in the city's northwest on Tuesday.