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Trevali plans to reopen New Brunswick's Caribou zinc mine but with 150 fewer staff

CALGARY — Trevali Mining Corp. says it plans to reopen its Caribou Mine near Bathurst, N.B.

French oil giant Total leaves U.S. energy group, months after exiting CAPP

CALGARY — French oil and gas company Total says it will ditch its membership in the U.S.-based American Petroleum Institute because it disagrees on climate-related policies.
Alberta loosens restrictions and protesting coal mines: In The News for Jan. 15

Alberta loosens restrictions and protesting coal mines: In The News for Jan. 15

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Jan. 15 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Alberta monolith comes with message to save eastern slopes of Rocky Mountains

Alberta monolith comes with message to save eastern slopes of Rocky Mountains

A towering stainless steel monolith set up along the eastern slopes of the Rocky Mountains in Alberta comes with a message.
Connor McDavid scores hat trick, Edmonton Oilers defeat Vancouver Canucks 5-2

Connor McDavid scores hat trick, Edmonton Oilers defeat Vancouver Canucks 5-2

EDMONTON — Connor McDavid and the rest of the Edmonton Oilers big guns, embarrassed in their home opener, feasted Thursday on the Vancouver Canucks.
'Excessive and painful:' Gynecologist describes trauma of woman dead in hotel

'Excessive and painful:' Gynecologist describes trauma of woman dead in hotel

EDMONTON — A gynecologist says an excessive and painful amount of force caused a woman to bleed to death in a bathtub at an Edmonton hotel a decade ago. Dr.
Hair salons and outdoor groups: Alberta eases some COVID-19 rules as a test

Hair salons and outdoor groups: Alberta eases some COVID-19 rules as a test

EDMONTON — The Alberta government is easing public-health rules around funerals, outdoor gatherings and hair salons while warning residents to keep following other restrictions in place to limit the spread of COVID-19.
Alberta man convicted of sexually assaulting teen girls declared dangerous offender

Alberta man convicted of sexually assaulting teen girls declared dangerous offender

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — A judge has declared a southern Alberta man with a history of sexually assaulting teen girls a dangerous offender, a designation that means he can be held in jail indefinitely. Trevor Pritchard of Coaldale, Alta.
'No meaningful effort:' Alberta premier kicks backbencher out of UCP caucus

'No meaningful effort:' Alberta premier kicks backbencher out of UCP caucus

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney has kicked Lesser Slave Lake backbencher Pat Rehn out of the United Conservative caucus, saying the member of the legislature failed to represent his constituents.

Alberta Appeal Court reserves decision in case of slain mother, daughter

CALGARY — Lawyers for a man convicted of killing a Calgary woman and her young daughter have asked Alberta's top court for a new trial, arguing that "highly prejudicial" evidence about him should never have been shown to a jury.