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WestJet removes grounded Max from schedule until June 24 on advice from Boeing

WestJet removes grounded Max from schedule until June 24 on advice from Boeing

CALGARY — WestJet Airlines Ltd. says is removing Boeing's grounded 737 Max jet from flight schedules through June 24 following the manufacturer's latest guidance about regulatory approval for the plane to fly again.
Alberta premier wants federal government to do more about opioid imports

Alberta premier wants federal government to do more about opioid imports

CALGARY — Alberta's premier says Ottawa needs to do more to clamp down on opioid drug imports from places such as China.
Parks Canada says no to gondola proposed from Banff townsite to Mount Norquay

Parks Canada says no to gondola proposed from Banff townsite to Mount Norquay

BANFF, Alta. — Parks Canada has rejected a proposed gondola to take skiers and hikers from the Banff townsite to the summit at the Mount Norquay ski resort.
Alberta premier says province may close or relocate some drug consumption sites

Alberta premier says province may close or relocate some drug consumption sites

CALGARY — Premier Jason Kenney says it's possible Alberta could close or relocate some supervised drug consumption sites.

Hwy. 1 crash in southeast B.C., kills an Alberta man, injures truck driver

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — An Alberta man has died in a two-vehicle crash in southeastern British Columbia. RCMP say an eastbound transport truck collided with a westbound pickup truck on Monday evening on Highway 1 near Revelstoke.
Tax revolt? Taxes energy companies owe Alberta municipalities more than double

Tax revolt? Taxes energy companies owe Alberta municipalities more than double

The amount of unpaid property taxes that oil and gas companies owe Alberta rural municipalities has more than doubled over the last year, a trend some are calling a tax revolt.
Nine times lucky? Alberta's Northern Cree takes another shot at Grammy gold

Nine times lucky? Alberta's Northern Cree takes another shot at Grammy gold

TORONTO — Even the biggest pop stars might want to clear the Grammy Awards red carpet on Sunday when Northern Cree arrive dressed to impress.
Oil and gas industry needs to do more to address climate change, IEA report says

Oil and gas industry needs to do more to address climate change, IEA report says

CALGARY — The oil and gas industry needs to increase efforts to address climate change or risk becoming socially unacceptable and unprofitable, according to a new International Energy Agency report.
Edmonton liquor store looks to ID-scanning technology to combat thefts

Edmonton liquor store looks to ID-scanning technology to combat thefts

EDMONTON — An Edmonton-based retailer of wine, liquor, beer and cannabis is testing an ID-scanning technology used in nightclubs to address a growing number of thefts at its stores.

B.C. and Alberta Indigenous leaders demonstrate against major oilsands project

VANCOUVER — Indigenous leaders from British Columbia and Alberta who oppose Teck's Frontier mine say its impact will be felt by First Nations well beyond the site of the massive oilsands project.