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Canadian Utilities sells interst in Alberta PowerLine to consortium

CALGARY — Canadian Utilities Ltd. and its partner Quanta Services Inc. have signed a deal to sell Alberta PowerLine for approximately $300 million and the assumption of $1.4 billion of debt.
To the top of a Banff mountain, on a steel cable: 'You're really up there'

To the top of a Banff mountain, on a steel cable: 'You're really up there'

BANFF, Alta.
Who you gonna call? Alberta rattlesnake wrangler keeps serpents, citizens safe

Who you gonna call? Alberta rattlesnake wrangler keeps serpents, citizens safe

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — One rattlesnake got caught in freshly laid tar under someone's stairs. Others typically get twisted and trapped in garden netting. Ryan Heavy Head comes to the rescue of both the vipers and the terrified homeowners.

Calgary selected by World Petroleum Council to host oil and gas forum in 2023

Calgary has been selected to host the World Petroleum Congress in 2023, beating out four other global cities in voting that took place in St. Petersburg, Russia.
'Clients fall off:' Calgary program helps recently released prisoners with hep C

'Clients fall off:' Calgary program helps recently released prisoners with hep C

CALGARY — Imagine adjusting to life after serving prison time, then add mental- health struggles, addiction or homelessness.
Productivity gains outpace steep rise in agricultural energy use since 1990

Productivity gains outpace steep rise in agricultural energy use since 1990

CALGARY — Third-generation farmer Ron Lamb remembers his father pulling six-metre-wide crop-seeding equipment around his southern Alberta grain fields in the 1990s, overlapping on each pass to make sure he covered all the ground.