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Outspoken Imperial Oil CEO Rich Kruger stepping down later this year

Outspoken Imperial Oil CEO Rich Kruger stepping down later this year

CALGARY — One of the oilpatch's most outspoken critics of Canadian federal and provincial energy policy is retiring at the end of this year. Imperial Oil Ltd.
Virtanen scores OT winner as Canucks rally over Flames in pre-season

Virtanen scores OT winner as Canucks rally over Flames in pre-season

CALGARY — It was a triumphant return to the crease for Canucks journeyman goaltender Richard Bachman.
Neal scores in first pre-season game with Oilers, Edmonton beats Winnipeg

Neal scores in first pre-season game with Oilers, Edmonton beats Winnipeg

EDMONTON — James Neal didn't take long to show the Edmonton Oilers he believes he has rediscovered his scoring touch.
Saudi Arabian attacks linked to higher oil prices, spark energy stock rally

Saudi Arabian attacks linked to higher oil prices, spark energy stock rally

CALGARY — Higher oil prices spurred by an attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities boosted the Canadian energy sector on Monday but are expected to result in higher fuel prices for consumers.
Ruling in Kaillie Humphries case looms as she attempts to compete for U.S.

Ruling in Kaillie Humphries case looms as she attempts to compete for U.S.

CALGARY — A Calgary judge is expected to rule on whether Bobsleigh Canada Skeleton must release Kaillie Humphries to compete for another country. A decision is expected Tuesday after lawyers for both sides presented arguments Monday in Calgary court.
Papier mache rifle draws big police presence to University of Calgary

Papier mache rifle draws big police presence to University of Calgary

CALGARY — Several police officers descended on the University of Calgary campus for what turned out to be a phoney firearm being used in a display. The Calgary Police Service says they responded to a report of a suspicious person around 8:45 a.m.

Alberta man faces charges in alleged fraudulent purchase of $120K luxury car

ST. CATHARINES, Ont. — An Alberta man is facing numerous charges in Ontario over the allegedly fraudulent purchase of a new car.

Health officials advise 2 Calgary dental practices improperly sterilized tools

CALGARY — Health officials say patients of two Calgary dental practices may have been exposed to hepatitis B and C because equipment wasn't properly sterilized — in one case over a 10-year period.
Eskimos add Canadian defensive lineman Stefan Charles to practice roster

Eskimos add Canadian defensive lineman Stefan Charles to practice roster

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Eskimos added Canadian defensive lineman and former NFLer Stefan Charles to their practice roster Monday.
'The pain didn't stop:' Study looking into slow concussion recovery in youth

'The pain didn't stop:' Study looking into slow concussion recovery in youth

CALGARY — Kailey Lang mostly remembers the blinding headaches after a carefree trip down a waterslide at West Edmonton Mall in March left her with a concussion.