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Canadian Utilities partners to operate, modernize Puerto Rico electricity system

Canadian Utilities partners to operate, modernize Puerto Rico electricity system

CALGARY — A joint venture that includes Calgary-based Canadian Utilities Ltd. says it has struck a 15-year deal to modernize and operate the electric system in Puerto Rico after hurricanes in 2017 caused extensive damage.
Olivia, Noah top Alberta baby names in 2019, but don't forget Rogue, Zeus and Khaleesi

Olivia, Noah top Alberta baby names in 2019, but don't forget Rogue, Zeus and Khaleesi

EDMONTON — When it comes to naming baby girls in Alberta, it seems no one can knock Olivia off its throne. Olivia was the most popular name for female newborns in 2019, the sixth year in a row it has ranked No.
Net-zero carbon emissions target a 'moon shot,' says natural resources minister

Net-zero carbon emissions target a 'moon shot,' says natural resources minister

CALGARY — Natural Resources Minister Seamus O'Regan says achieving the Trudeau government's target of net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 is a "moon shot" — but it's not a case of randomly throwing out ideas.
Child sent to hospital with serious injuries after hit-and-run in Calgary

Child sent to hospital with serious injuries after hit-and-run in Calgary

CALGARY — Police are searching for a driver who left the scene after hitting a child in southeast Calgary. Police say a 17-month-old child was seriously injured after being hit by a vehicle in the community of Deer Ridge at 10:40 a.m.
Second suspect arrested in death of Calgary chef after attempted break-in

Second suspect arrested in death of Calgary chef after attempted break-in

CALGARY — Police have charged a second man in the death of a longtime Calgary chef during an attempted break-in three months ago. Investigators have said 56-year-old Christophe Herblin responded to an alarm around 3 a.m.

Missing child, 4, found dead on sand bar in southern Alberta river

CARDSTON, Alta. — A four-year-old child who was reported missing in a provincial park in southern Alberta has been found dead.
Female Calgary police officer wants harassment lawsuit to bring change

Female Calgary police officer wants harassment lawsuit to bring change

SPRINGBANK, Alta. — Kim Prodaniuk didn't plan to be a crusader for change but hopes her lawsuit against the Calgary Police Service alleging harassment and emotional distress will make a difference.
Survey estimates much higher Alberta bird populations than thought

Survey estimates much higher Alberta bird populations than thought

EDMONTON — There may be many, many more songbirds in Alberta forests than previously thought, say University of Alberta scientists who have come up with a new way of counting them.

Evacuation in Black Diamond, Alberta is over after gas leak contained

BLACK DIAMOND, Alta. — A community south of Calgary where a gas leak prompted an evacuation says the leak has been contained and people can return to their homes and businesses.
'More connected than we know:' Cree musician sending masks to Navajo Nation

'More connected than we know:' Cree musician sending masks to Navajo Nation

LETHBRIDGE, Alta.