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Suncor CEO says he's not counting on oil risk premium after Saudi attacks

Suncor CEO says he's not counting on oil risk premium after Saudi attacks

CALGARY — The CEO of Suncor Energy Inc. says his company isn't counting on higher cash flow despite analyst expectations of a "risk premium" on crude oil prices in the wake of last weekend's attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities.
Alberta spends $3M for 30 nurse practitioners for remote, specialized areas

Alberta spends $3M for 30 nurse practitioners for remote, specialized areas

EDMONTON — Alberta is hiring up to 30 new nurse practitioners to work in remote areas or places where it's difficult for patients to see a family doctor.
Court denies Canadian bobsled pilot Kaillie Humphries' request for injunction

Court denies Canadian bobsled pilot Kaillie Humphries' request for injunction

CALGARY — Bobsled's governing body in Canada still wants Kaillie Humphries to race for her country despite their acrimonious relationship that has spilled into court.
Gory murders, stabbings, kids slain: Killers found not criminally responsible

Gory murders, stabbings, kids slain: Killers found not criminally responsible

EDMONTON — A review board at Alberta Hospital in Edmonton is deciding whether a man who killed five young people at a house party in Calgary should be given some increased freedom.

RCMP looking for suspects One after gunfire erupts at Alberta shopping mall

AIRDRIE, Alta. — Police say they are going through video footage and talking to scores of witnesses in search of a suspect in what's believed was a targeted shooting at a large Calgary-area shopping mall.
Outspoken Imperial Oil CEO Rich Kruger stepping down later this year

Outspoken Imperial Oil CEO Rich Kruger stepping down later this year

CALGARY — One of the oilpatch's most outspoken critics of Canadian federal and provincial energy policy is retiring at the end of this year. Imperial Oil Ltd.
Virtanen scores OT winner as Canucks rally over Flames in pre-season

Virtanen scores OT winner as Canucks rally over Flames in pre-season

CALGARY — It was a triumphant return to the crease for Canucks journeyman goaltender Richard Bachman.
Neal scores in first pre-season game with Oilers, Edmonton beats Winnipeg

Neal scores in first pre-season game with Oilers, Edmonton beats Winnipeg

EDMONTON — James Neal didn't take long to show the Edmonton Oilers he believes he has rediscovered his scoring touch.
Saudi Arabian attacks linked to higher oil prices, spark energy stock rally

Saudi Arabian attacks linked to higher oil prices, spark energy stock rally

CALGARY — Higher oil prices spurred by an attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities boosted the Canadian energy sector on Monday but are expected to result in higher fuel prices for consumers.
Ruling in Kaillie Humphries case looms as she attempts to compete for U.S.

Ruling in Kaillie Humphries case looms as she attempts to compete for U.S.

CALGARY — A Calgary judge is expected to rule on whether Bobsleigh Canada Skeleton must release Kaillie Humphries to compete for another country. A decision is expected Tuesday after lawyers for both sides presented arguments Monday in Calgary court.