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Cathedral Energy Services shares rise after drilling veteran named CEO

CALGARY — Cathedral Energy Services Ltd. says industry veteran Tom Connors has been tapped to replace president and CEO Scott MacFarlane next month as he retires from the Calgary-based directional and horizontal drilling company.

Shares jump after Paramount Resources posts fourth quarter production beat

CALGARY — Shares in Paramount Resources Ltd. are on the rise after it reported oil and gas production that beat its own guidance and announced it had sold non-core assets for $80 million.
Edmonton Football Team asks fans to vote on seven possible names

Edmonton Football Team asks fans to vote on seven possible names

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Football Team says it has a shortlist of seven candidates for its new name. Elk, Evergreens, Evergolds, Eclipse, Elkhounds, Eagles and Elements are listed as possibilities on an online survey released Monday.
'A blessing:' Paralyzed Humboldt Bronco finds way back on the ice during COVID-19

'A blessing:' Paralyzed Humboldt Bronco finds way back on the ice during COVID-19

AIRDRIE, Alta. — Ryan Straschnitzki says there is nothing like the feel of being back on the ice.
COVID-19 economic relaunch plan: Alberta restaurants, bars reopen to indoor customers

COVID-19 economic relaunch plan: Alberta restaurants, bars reopen to indoor customers

EDMONTON — Alberta restaurants can reopen today for in-person dining as part of the province’s four-step plan to reopen the economy.

Alberta pork plant sees rise in COVID cases, one death, in recent weeks

RED DEER, Alta. — A company that operates a pork processing plant in central Alberta says a COVID-19 outbreak at the facility has grown to nearly 80 cases this weekend.
Calgary Flames down Edmonton Oilers 6-4 to kick off NHL season's Battle of Alberta

Calgary Flames down Edmonton Oilers 6-4 to kick off NHL season's Battle of Alberta

CALGARY — A lead is preferable, but Mikael Backlund wants the Calgary Flames to feel and play as though they're going to win even when the team falls behind in a game.

Sports practices for youth to resume, with restrictions, in Alberta on Monday

Games will still be prohibited, but Alberta children and teens will soon be allowed to hit the ice for hockey practices following a government announcement that it will permit limited school and team sports to resume.

Grymes back for third stint with Edmonton after his release by BC Lions

EDMONTON — CFL defensive back Aaron Grymes has returned to Edmonton. The EE Football Team re-signed Grymes for a third stint Saturday after he was released from the BC Lions.

Western Hockey League U.S. Division approved to start 2020-21 season

CALGARY — The Western Hockey League announced on Friday that its U.S. Division can begin a 2020-21 regular season following approval from the state of Washington. The WHL says the U.S.