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How an Alberta researcher’s discovery of hepatitis C led to the Nobel Prize and saved lives

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N.L. workers warned about COVID-19 outbreaks at work sites in Alberta, Nunavut

N.L. workers warned about COVID-19 outbreaks at work sites in Alberta, Nunavut

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Newfoundland and Labrador is asking workers who returned to the province in the last two weeks from work sites in Nunavut and Alberta to get tested for COVID-19.
Calgary Flames make centre Connor Zary club's first pick of NHL entry draft

Calgary Flames make centre Connor Zary club's first pick of NHL entry draft

CALGARY — The Calgary Flames took their time selecting Connor Zary in the first round of the NHL entry draft Tuesday. The Flames owned the No.
Pandemic keeps Canadian luge team at home to start season

Pandemic keeps Canadian luge team at home to start season

CALGARY — The Canadian luge team will stay home and skip the first portion of the World Cup season because of the COVID-19 pandemic. World Cup races open Nov. 24 in Austria, but Canada will not compete in the first four events of 2020-21.

Wildlife officers answering dangerous police calls deserve more money: union

EDMONTON — If Alberta wants fish and wildlife officers to take on some of the most dangerous parts of police work, it should pay them accordingly, their union said Tuesday.
Edmonton Oilers select centre Dylan Holloway in first round of NHL draft

Edmonton Oilers select centre Dylan Holloway in first round of NHL draft

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers selected centre Dylan Holloway with the 14th overall pick in the NHL entry draft on Tuesday. The six-foot, 203-pound forward from Bragg Creek, Alta.
Bonterra board of directors says Obsidian takeover bid more of a 'take-under' bid

Bonterra board of directors says Obsidian takeover bid more of a 'take-under' bid

CALGARY — Bonterra Energy Corp. says a hostile buyout offer by Calgary-based rival Obsidian Energy Ltd. is more of a "take-under" than takeover bid because it's out of step with its market value.
Lumber, panel prices expected to remain elevated despite recent declines

Lumber, panel prices expected to remain elevated despite recent declines

CALGARY — Forest product market analysts expect prices for lumber and building panels in North America will remain strong for several years despite recent price declines after an unprecedented surge to record high levels over the summer.
Oilers say McDavid tests positive for COVID-19

Oilers say McDavid tests positive for COVID-19

Edmonton Oilers star Connor McDavid has tested positive for COVID-19. McDavid, a 23-year-old forward, is self-quarantining at home and experiencing mild symptoms, according to the Oilers.
Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid tests positive for COVID-19

Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid tests positive for COVID-19

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers say Connor McDavid has tested positive for COVID-19. The NHL team made the announcement on Twitter on Monday night. The Oilers say their team captain is self-quarantining at home and experiencing mild symptoms.