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'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.
Number of COVID-19 cases in Edmonton almost same as Calgary: chief doctor

Number of COVID-19 cases in Edmonton almost same as Calgary: chief doctor

EDMONTON — Alberta's chief medical officer of health says the number of active COVID-19 cases in Edmonton are almost at the same level as Calgary, a city that has been hardest hit in the province. Dr.
Boil water advisories lifted in Fort McMurray after spring flooding

Boil water advisories lifted in Fort McMurray after spring flooding

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — Alberta Health Services has lifted the last remaining boil water advisories in Fort McMurray after major flooding earlier this spring.
Ranch Energy failure more than doubles B.C.'s inventory of orphan wells

Ranch Energy failure more than doubles B.C.'s inventory of orphan wells

CALGARY — The number of orphan wells in British Columbia has more than doubled thanks to the failure of one oil and gas company.
Either you love Canada or you don't: Alberta premier rebukes separatists

Either you love Canada or you don't: Alberta premier rebukes separatists

EDMONTON — Premier Jason Kenney is sharply rebuking those who believe the best way for Alberta to get a better deal out of Confederation is to threaten to quit it.
Some doctors call for mandatory mask use in Alberta to prevent spread of COVID-19

Some doctors call for mandatory mask use in Alberta to prevent spread of COVID-19

CALGARY — A group of Alberta doctors and scientists is calling for the mandatory use of masks in all indoor spaces outside the home, in crowds and on public transit.
Canadian crude-by-rail exports drop by half in April as fuel demand plunged

Canadian crude-by-rail exports drop by half in April as fuel demand plunged

Canadian exports of crude oil by rail dropped by more than half in April compared to March as North American fuel demand plunged due to measures taken to control the COVID-19 pandemic.

Bonavista shares-for-debt proposal leaves existing shareholders with 7% stake

CALGARY — Oil and gas producer Bonavista Energy Corp. is proposing a deal with lenders that would eliminate about half of its outstanding debt but leave existing shareholders with only seven per cent of the company.
Mouths to feed, no money coming in; rodeo stock contractors feel pandemic pain

Mouths to feed, no money coming in; rodeo stock contractors feel pandemic pain

CALGARY — Canada's rodeo stock contractors are caught between bulls and broncs and an empty bank account. Rodeos cancelled or postponed because of the COVID-19 pandemic means bucking stock isn't bringing in money this summer.
Do-it-yourselfers keep renovation sector hopping during COVID-19 pandemic

Do-it-yourselfers keep renovation sector hopping during COVID-19 pandemic

CALGARY — An army of Canadian do-it-yourselfers building fences, repairing decks and slapping thousands of litres of paint on weather-beaten siding have helped building centres across Canada escape the worst of the pandemic economic downturn.