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Oilpatch M&A expected to pick up after pandemic's dampening of demand eases

CALGARY — The financial stress caused by low oil prices from plummeting fuel demand during the COVID-19 pandemic will result in a wave of Canadian energy mergers and acquisitions — but not until after the world begins to return to normal, observers s

Young girl fatally stabbed, one person in custody, after attack in Edmonton home

EDMONTON — Homicide detectives are investigating the suspicious death of a child in Edmonton. Edmonton police say officers responded to a report of a stabbing at a home in the southeastern part of the city just before 9 p.m. Monday.

Alberta Mountie loses consciousness after reviving suspected overdose victim

JANVIER, Alta. — Mounties say an officer in northern Alberta was found in medical distress and later lost consciousness while assisting a man believed to have overdosed on drugs.
Chinese consulate blasts Alberta Premier Jason Kenney for COVID-19 criticism

Chinese consulate blasts Alberta Premier Jason Kenney for COVID-19 criticism

EDMONTON — The Chinese Consulate-General in Calgary is firing back at Alberta Premier Jason Kenney for his rebuke of China's handling of the initial outbreak of the novel coronavirus.

Alberta's Fair Deal Report finished, but won't be released until pandemic subsides

EDMONTON — A panel exploring Alberta's role in Confederation is complete, but the government says it won't be released to the public until after the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic is over.
COVID-19 cannabis boom is over after spike in March, says Aurora interim CEO

COVID-19 cannabis boom is over after spike in March, says Aurora interim CEO

EDMONTON — Aurora Cannabis Inc.'s interim chief executive says the COVID-19 boom in cannabis sales has dissipated.

Edmonton Oil Kings forward Dylan Guenther named WHL rookie of the year

CALGARY — Edmonton Oil Kings forward Dylan Guenther has been named the Western Hockey League's rookie of the year.
Ontario, Alberta expand reopenings as Quebec delays school start in Montreal

Ontario, Alberta expand reopenings as Quebec delays school start in Montreal

MONTREAL — Even as much of Canada took steps Thursday toward resuming normal life, with the promise of reopened national parks and provincial economies, Quebec moved in the other direction by shelving plans to have students return to class in Montrea
Aurora Cannabis sees $137.4M net loss, $75.2M revenue in third quarter

Aurora Cannabis sees $137.4M net loss, $75.2M revenue in third quarter

EDMONTON — Aurora Cannabis Inc.'s third quarter was weighed down by a net loss, but the company is optimistic about its future after seeing a significant increase in the amount of pot it has sold.
'I feel lighter:' Some Albertans thrilled with haircuts, eating in restaurants

'I feel lighter:' Some Albertans thrilled with haircuts, eating in restaurants

Alberta's relaunch of its COVID-compromised economy Thursday was busy in some spots, slow in others and overshadowed by different rules for different communities.