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Stampeders receiver Kamar Jorden may return for division semifinal

Stampeders receiver Kamar Jorden may return for division semifinal

CALGARY — Kamar Jorden is cleared to play football, which he feels is a victory in itself.

Perpetual Energy cuts 25% of workforce to deal with lower commodity prices

Calgary-based oil and gas producer Perpetual Energy Inc. says it has cut 25 per cent of its workforce in an effort to rein in costs in response to lower commodity prices.

Woman charged with first-degree murder of resident at Edmonton seniors' home

Edmonton police have charged a woman with killing an 83-year-old resident at a seniors' housing complex. Officers say someone broke into a suite of the downtown building in July and assaulted Giuseppina Micieli.
Alberta alters rules on oil production limits to spur more conventional drilling

Alberta alters rules on oil production limits to spur more conventional drilling

EDMONTON — Alberta is adjusting its rules on oil production limits to give companies incentive to drill more conventional wells.
Enbridge topping up Mainline oil capacity as shipments drive Q3 results record

Enbridge topping up Mainline oil capacity as shipments drive Q3 results record

CALGARY — Oil export options for western Canadian producers continue to expand in small increments as delays persist for major proposed pipeline projects. On Friday, Calgary-based Enbridge Inc.

Man in southern Alberta dead after being overcome by gas from ruptured line

MILLARVILLE, Alta. — A man is dead after a natural gas leak in southern Alberta. Emergency crews were called to a rural property north of Turner Valley, southwest of Calgary, shortly before 2 p.m. Thursday. The man was declared dead at the scene.
Hanifin scores, tacks on two assists to lead Flames over Devils 5-2

Hanifin scores, tacks on two assists to lead Flames over Devils 5-2

CALGARY — Propelled by Noah Hanifin's biggest game as a Flame, Calgary turned in its most complete effort of the season.
Airline steps up to provide Calgary Zoo with bamboo for picky pandas

Airline steps up to provide Calgary Zoo with bamboo for picky pandas

CALGARY — A culinary crisis has been avoided at the Calgary Zoo which was facing a bamboo shortage for its four giant pandas. The pandas, which staff admit are picky eaters, munch on about 1,200 kilograms of bamboo a week.
Eskimos say ready to take on explosive run and gun Als' QB Vernon Adams Jr.

Eskimos say ready to take on explosive run and gun Als' QB Vernon Adams Jr.

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Eskimos have a healthy, rested Trevor Harris back at quarterback for the CFL East semi-final against Montreal, but their fate may hinge on containing the explosive running and gunning X-factor that is Alouette QB Vernon Adams
Alberta will study already 'compelling case' for its exit from CPP: Kenney

Alberta will study already 'compelling case' for its exit from CPP: Kenney

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says there's a "compelling case" to be made for his province to exit the half-century-old Canada Pension Plan — an idea sure to face increasing scrutiny over the coming months.