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Olympic champ Kyle Shewfelt laments another COVID-19 closure of gymnastics club

Olympic champ Kyle Shewfelt laments another COVID-19 closure of gymnastics club

CALGARY — Olympic champion Kyle Shewfelt is frustrated he's had to close his Calgary gymnastics club to curb COVID-19 while other group activities are allowed to continue.
Alberta ends carding, brings in new rules on when police can stop and question

Alberta ends carding, brings in new rules on when police can stop and question

EDMONTON — The Alberta government has banned the practice of carding by police and is bringing in new rules on when officers can randomly stop and question people.
Edmonton asks province for stricter COVID-19 rules to reduce rising case numbers

Edmonton asks province for stricter COVID-19 rules to reduce rising case numbers

Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson says he's talking to other mayors about how municipalities could work together to reduce the spread of COVID-19, but he would prefer to see the provincial government step up with stricter measures.

Junior producer Osum Oil Sands rejects Waterous Energy Fund share offer as inadequate

CALGARY — Private junior oilsands producer Osum Oil Sands Corp. says shareholders should reject a $126-million bid by Calgary investment firm Waterous Energy Fund to nearly double its ownership stake.
Pandemic resurgence blunts refined fuel demand recovery, says Imperial Oil CEO

Pandemic resurgence blunts refined fuel demand recovery, says Imperial Oil CEO

CALGARY — The CEO of Imperial Oil Ltd. says rising COVID-19 infection numbers have stalled a recovery in demand for vehicle fuels produced in its Canadian refineries from the depths of the pandemic lockdowns in March and April.

AIMCo chief executive to exit from Alberta's embattled fund manager by June 2021

CALGARY — The chief executive of Alberta Investment Management Corp. is expected to leave the post by next June — a few months earlier than planned before the Alberta fund manager's investment track record came under fire earlier this year.

Alberta police watchdog investigating man's death after officer injured

EDMONTON — Police say a driver who hit and injured an officer with a stolen vehicle on a major freeway through Edmonton shot and killed himself.
COVID-19 outbreak puts Canmore Nordic Centre skiers in quarantine

COVID-19 outbreak puts Canmore Nordic Centre skiers in quarantine

CANMORE, Alta. — An outbreak of 11 confirmed cases of COVID-19 has occurred at the Nordic Centre in Canmore, Alta.
Alberta expecting 680,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine early in new year

Alberta expecting 680,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine early in new year

EDMONTON — Alberta expects to receive 680,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine early in the new year, but there are still hurdles and unknowns, says the province's chief medical health officer.
Drilling forecast calls for 14 per cent rebound in 2021 from depths of 2020 activity

Drilling forecast calls for 14 per cent rebound in 2021 from depths of 2020 activity

CALGARY — The organization that represents Canadian drilling contractors is forecasting a 14 per cent increase in the number of oil and gas wells to be drilled in Canada in 2021 compared with historic lows this year, but warns the outlook remains dep