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Shaw report Q4 profit down from year ago, wireless business boosts revenue

Shaw report Q4 profit down from year ago, wireless business boosts revenue

CALGARY — Shaw Communications Inc. says it earned $167 million in its latest quarter, down from a profit of $196 million in the same quarter last year.
Tkachuk leads Flames in 6-5 shootout win over Panthers

Tkachuk leads Flames in 6-5 shootout win over Panthers

Calgary Flames captain Mark Giordano was pleased with the way teammate Matthew Tkachuk delivered in a clutch situation.

Draisaitl, McDavid help Oilers outlast Capitals

EDMONTON — Leon Draisaitl scored his second goal of the game in overtime and the Edmonton Oilers overcame a two-goal deficit to beat the Washington Capitals 4-3 on Thursday night.
Draisaitl scores overtime winner, Oilers erase deficit to beat Capitals

Draisaitl scores overtime winner, Oilers erase deficit to beat Capitals

Edmonton's top players took over when it mattered most for the Oilers on Thursday. Leon Draisaitl had two goals, including the overtime winner, as the Oilers erased a two-goal deficit to defeat the Washington Capitals 4-3.
Courts, social services win in Alberta budget; students face tuition increases

Courts, social services win in Alberta budget; students face tuition increases

EDMONTON — Alberta's United Conservative government tabled its first budget Thursday. Here is a look at who might be pleased and who won't be so happy: WINNERS Bibliophiles: Government to maintain library service grant funding at $37 million.
Alberta UCP government tables budget with cuts to civil servants, universities

Alberta UCP government tables budget with cuts to civil servants, universities

EDMONTON — Alberta is blazing a new trail for its red-ink economy with a budget that preserves health and education funding but takes a big stick to cities, civil servants and universities.
Alberta budget cuts spending by $1.3 billion over four years

Alberta budget cuts spending by $1.3 billion over four years

Cuts of 2.8 per cent over four years could deepen if no pipeline gets built
Some highlights from the first budget of Alberta's United Conservatives

Some highlights from the first budget of Alberta's United Conservatives

EDMONTON — Alberta's United Conservative government tabled its budget Thursday. Here are some of the highlights: — $8.7-billion deficit on revenues of $50 billion.
Jury deliberating at trial for suspect in Edmonton police officer stabbing

Jury deliberating at trial for suspect in Edmonton police officer stabbing

EDMONTON — Jurors are deliberating in the trial for a man accused of stabbing a police officer and striking four pedestrians with a van.
'Utterly fearless:' Greta Thunberg visits glacier in Jasper National Park

'Utterly fearless:' Greta Thunberg visits glacier in Jasper National Park

JASPER, Alta. — Climate change activist Greta Thunberg braved a blizzard on a snow-covered glacier in Jasper National Park this week to learn from the scientists who study the ice.