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Enbridge declines to estimate Line 3 startup despite positive state ruling

Enbridge declines to estimate Line 3 startup despite positive state ruling

CALGARY — The CEO of Enbridge Inc. says an updated environmental review released by a Minnesota state agency on Monday is a "good outcome" but declined to speculate on when its oft-delayed Line 3 pipeline replacement project will be completed.
Cenovus says capital spending to edge higher in 2020, production to rise

Cenovus says capital spending to edge higher in 2020, production to rise

CALGARY — Cenovus Energy Inc. plans to increase its capital spending in 2020 compared with this year. The energy company says it plans to invest between $1.3 billion and $1.5 billion in 2020, up from between $1.1 billion and $1.2 billion in 2019.
Alberta Premier set to make case directly to Trudeau for more federal action

Alberta Premier set to make case directly to Trudeau for more federal action

OTTAWA — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau are set to meet face-to-face today for the first time since voters in that province threw out all of its Liberal MPs.

Teen seriously injured: Police in Lethbridge, Alta., charge 5 people in swarming

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — Five people in southern Alberta have been charged in what police say was the swarming of a 16-year-old boy who had made arrangements to meet with a young woman before he was attacked.

Southern Alberta RCMP uncover suspected car thief hiding in a haystack

BOWDEN, Alta. — It was way easier than finding a needle in a haystack when RCMP went searching for a suspected car thief in southern Alberta last week.
'Kind of lacking:' Injured Bronco wonders why Canada won't fund spinal surgery

'Kind of lacking:' Injured Bronco wonders why Canada won't fund spinal surgery

CALGARY — A hockey player paralyzed in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash says it feels good to be home after spending five weeks in Thailand, where he underwent spinal surgery. "It feels good.

Man dead after lengthy standoff with RCMP at home northwest of Calgary

COCHRANE, Alta. — A man in Alberta has died after an officer shot him following a lengthy standoff in a home northwest of Calgary. RCMP say in a news release that they were called to the residence in Cochrane shortly after 7 p.m.
Pace of housing starts edges up in November on strength in B.C., Alberta

Pace of housing starts edges up in November on strength in B.C., Alberta

OTTAWA — Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. says the annual pace of housing starts edged higher last month compared with October, although there were declines in five provinces.
Miller lifts Sabres to 3-2 overtime win in Edmonton; Buffalo snaps two-game skid

Miller lifts Sabres to 3-2 overtime win in Edmonton; Buffalo snaps two-game skid

EDMONTON — It was a win that the Buffalo Sabres really wanted to go out and get for head coach Ralph Kreuger. Colin Miller scored in overtime as the Sabres emerged with a 3-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Sunday.

WHL Roundup: Jake Christiansen sparks Silvertips' 6-3 rally past Hitmen

CALGARY — Jake Christiansen had back-to-back goals as the Everett Silvertips rallied past the Calgary Hitmen 6-3 on Sunday in Western Hockey League action..