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Whitecap touts carbon capture growth opportunities, reports Q1 record production

Whitecap touts carbon capture growth opportunities, reports Q1 record production

CALGARY — The CEO of Whitecap Resources Inc.
Alberta to ship more vaccine, change rules to fight COVID-19 in two hot spots

Alberta to ship more vaccine, change rules to fight COVID-19 in two hot spots

CALGARY — Alberta is ratcheting up the fight in two COVID-19 hot spots by expanding age eligibility for vaccines and directing delivery of more doses.
'We miss her:' Father of Alberta teen who died convinced she had COVID-19 variant

'We miss her:' Father of Alberta teen who died convinced she had COVID-19 variant

MAGRATH, Alta. — Ron Strate says he has received about a thousand messages from people in Canada and around the world who have been touched by the story of his 17-year-old daughter, Sarah.
Judge denies bail for adult suspect in hit-and-run death of Calgary police officer

Judge denies bail for adult suspect in hit-and-run death of Calgary police officer

CALGARY — An Alberta judge has denied bail to a man charged with first-degree murder in the hit-and-run death of a Calgary police officer. Police allege that Amir Abdulrahman, who is 20, was a passenger in an SUV that Sgt.
Women's world curling in Calgary gets green light, but German team in limbo

Women's world curling in Calgary gets green light, but German team in limbo

CALGARY — The women's world curling championship in Calgary got the go-ahead from public health officials, but the status of Germany's team is unclear. Two Germans tested positive for COVID-19 in pre-tournament screening after arriving in Calgary.

Vermilion Energy's Q1 production and net earnings rise with oil and gas prices

CALGARY — Vermilion Energy Inc. says it beat its own guidance for production in the first quarter as net income jumped to $500 million from a net loss of $1.3 billion in the same period of 2020.
Doctors, Ryan Reynolds and other celebs team up to tackle vaccine hesitancy

Doctors, Ryan Reynolds and other celebs team up to tackle vaccine hesitancy

CALGARY — Doctors and other front-line professionals, backed by Canadian celebrities, have banded together to get accurate vaccine information to those most at risk of contracting COVID-19.
Brookfield Infrastructure says takeover target Inter Pipeline denying data access

Brookfield Infrastructure says takeover target Inter Pipeline denying data access

CALGARY — In the latest shot fired in the battle for Inter Pipeline Ltd., Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP charges it hasn't been granted access to its target's data room despite its takeover offer made Feb.
Gallant named Canada's head coach for upcoming world championship in Latvia

Gallant named Canada's head coach for upcoming world championship in Latvia

CALGARY — Veteran NHL coach Gerard Gallant has been named Canada's head coach for the upcoming world hockey championship in Riga, Latvia.
Alberta to cut surgeries up to 30 per cent in Edmonton, Calgary, North zones

Alberta to cut surgeries up to 30 per cent in Edmonton, Calgary, North zones

EDMONTON — Alberta Health Services says it will reduce scheduled surgical activity up to 30 per cent in the Edmonton, Calgary and North zones due to rising COVID-19 case numbers.