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Alberta's premier says changes coming to doctor pay post pandemic

Alberta's premier says changes coming to doctor pay post pandemic

EDMONTON — As Alberta has recently been adding or restoring millions of dollars in pay to its physicians, Premier Jason Kenney says things will have to change once the COVID-19 pandemic is over. "We're now facing a $20-billion deficit.
Province to provide $147M in disaster relief after northern Alberta floods

Province to provide $147M in disaster relief after northern Alberta floods

EDMONTON — The Alberta government says it will provide $147 million in disaster relief for communities affected by flooding during spring ice breakup.
Outside police agency to review how officers handled run-in with costumed worker

Outside police agency to review how officers handled run-in with costumed worker

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — An outside police agency is to investigate the actions of officers who forced a restaurant worker in a "Star Wars'' storm-trooper costume to the ground in southern Alberta.

Hurricanes GM Anholt named Western Hockey League's executive of the year

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — Lethbridge Hurricanes general manager Peter Anholt has been awarded the Lloyd Saunders Memorial Trophy, given out annually to the Western Hockey League executive of the year.
Cash cows: Alberta announces $42-million joint aid package for cattle industry

Cash cows: Alberta announces $42-million joint aid package for cattle industry

EDMONTON — Premier Jason Kenney says Alberta and the federal government will cost share a $42-million program to help farmers and ranchers deal with a backlog of cattle waiting to be processed during the COVID-19 pandemic.
First Nations worried by suspension of oilsands environmental monitoring

First Nations worried by suspension of oilsands environmental monitoring

EDMONTON — The leader of a First Nation surrounded by oilsands development is frustrated by the Alberta Energy Regulator's decision to suspend a wide array of environmental reporting requirements.
Ex-Syncrude partner Murphy Oil closing Calgary office to cut costs

Ex-Syncrude partner Murphy Oil closing Calgary office to cut costs

CALGARY — American oil and gas producer Murphy Oil Corp. says it is shutting its Calgary office as part of a plan to cut costs as oil prices remain at low ebb.
Inter Pipeline warns of higher costs, delays for Alberta petrochemical project

Inter Pipeline warns of higher costs, delays for Alberta petrochemical project

CALGARY — Inter Pipeline Ltd. is warning that the cost of building its Heartland Petrochemical Complex has risen by about half a billion dollars and its in-service date may be delayed due to factors including the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Enbridge reports $1.43B Q1 loss, moves to cut costs, delay some spending

Enbridge reports $1.43B Q1 loss, moves to cut costs, delay some spending

CALGARY — Enbridge Inc. stock rose Thursday after it reported a $1.
Stampeders sign running back Brandon Wilds, linebacker Perry Young

Stampeders sign running back Brandon Wilds, linebacker Perry Young

CALGARY — The Calgary Stampeders have signed running back Brandon Wilds and linebacker Perry Young. Wilds, from Chapin, S.C.