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Blues pick up first shootout win of the season, beat Flames 5-4

Blues pick up first shootout win of the season, beat Flames 5-4

CALGARY — For David Perron, it's become his home away from home. Up against a team he's always thrived against and in a building he enjoys playing in, Perron had a goal and an assist in regulation and added another goal in the shootout as the St.

Calgary man found guilty of brutal 2017 sexual assault, attack lasted 11 hours

CALGARY — A Calgary man has been convicted of the brutal sexual assault of a woman he met on an internet dating website.
Alberta climate plan part of cabinet decision on oilsands mine: Wilkinson

Alberta climate plan part of cabinet decision on oilsands mine: Wilkinson

OTTAWA — The federal cabinet's decision on a huge new Alberta oilsands mine will weigh what the province is doing to help Canada achieve its climate goal of net-zero emissions by 2050, Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson said Tuesday.
Oilers' Zack Kassian says a win is best revenge against Flames' Matthew Tkachuk

Oilers' Zack Kassian says a win is best revenge against Flames' Matthew Tkachuk

Edmonton Oilers winger Zack Kassian, fresh off a two-game suspension for pummelling Calgary's Matthew Tkachuk, thinks winning will be the best revenge when the teams meet again Wednesday.
RCMP searching for man charged with first-degree murder in central Alberta

RCMP searching for man charged with first-degree murder in central Alberta

WETASKIWIN, Alta. — RCMP in central Alberta say they are searching for a 27-year-old man charged with first-degree murder. Mounties say that Ryan Jake Applegarth is wanted in a homicide earlier this month in Wetaskiwin.

B.C. chemicals plant to be sold to satisfy Competition Bureau merger concerns

CALGARY — German specialty chemicals maker Evonik Industries AG has agreed to sell a plant in Prince George, B.C., to address Competition Bureau concerns about its proposed US$625-million takeover of U.S.-based PeroxyChem Holding Company LLC.
Water advisory issued after plant in northern Alberta shut down

Water advisory issued after plant in northern Alberta shut down

JANVIER, Alta. — It could take more than a week for the taps to go on again in a small community in northern Alberta where a water treatment plant was shut down. Alberta Health Services issued an advisory Friday after a mistake at the Janvier plant.

Calfrac Well Services reports fourth-quarter loss on lower revenue

CALGARY — One of Canada's largest oil and gas well completion companies is reporting a loss in the fourth quarter of 2019 as demand for its services remains at a low ebb. Using preliminary figures, Calgary-based Calfrac Well Services Ltd.

Satisfaction with Canada's democracy declines significantly in Alberta

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Birds flocking to national parks in the Canadian Rockies

Birds flocking to national parks in the Canadian Rockies

BANFF, Alta. — It turns out tourists aren't the only ones who love the national parks in the Canadian Rockies.