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Imperial Oil set to end Syncrude services contract as Suncor becomes operator

Imperial Oil set to end Syncrude services contract as Suncor becomes operator

CALGARY — Imperial Oil Ltd. says it will relinquish its contract to provide business management services to Syncrude Canada Ltd. when Suncor Energy Inc. takes over as operator of its oilsands mine and upgrader works at the end of 2021.

Men sentenced for killing grizzly, threatening witness at Alberta hunting camp

EDMONTON — Alberta Fish and Wildlife says two men have been fined $22,000 for the illegal killing of a grizzly bear that also led to an assault. Officers say in a statement that they received a report about the death of the bear on Nov. 5, 2018.
FC Edmonton names Alan Koch coach of Canadian Premier League club

FC Edmonton names Alan Koch coach of Canadian Premier League club

EDMONTON — FC Edmonton has hired Alan Koch as head coach and director of football operations of the Canadian Premier League club. Koch replaces Jeff Paulus, who resigned in September.
Alberta Appeal Court refuses to overturn one of killer's three murder convictions

Alberta Appeal Court refuses to overturn one of killer's three murder convictions

CALGARY — The Alberta Court of Appeal has refused to throw out one of the convictions against a man who was found guilty of killing a father and his two-year-old daughter as well as a senior.
Two players at Canada's junior hockey camp test positive for COVID-19

Two players at Canada's junior hockey camp test positive for COVID-19

RED DEER, Alta. — Hockey Canada announced Tuesday that two players at its national junior selection camp have tested positive for COVID-19.

New measures expected in Alberta and pandemic weight gain: In The News for Nov. 24

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Nov. 24 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Alberta researcher gets award for COVID-19 mask innovation

Alberta researcher gets award for COVID-19 mask innovation

Salt that crystallizes with sharp edges is the killer ingredient in the development of a reusable mask because any COVID-19 droplets that land on it would be quickly destroyed, says a researcher who is being recognized for her innovation.

Alberta nurses reject government's call to delay bargaining for new deal

EDMONTON — Alberta's nurses union says the province's health delivery agency has rejected a call for a settlement similar to one reached with nurses in Saskatchewan that would have provided stability during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Suncor agrees to begin operating Syncrude by end of next year

CALGARY — Suncor Energy Inc. says it has agreed to become the operator of the Syncrude project by the end of 2021, as long as each of the joint venture's owners grants formal approval. Suncor owns a 58.

Winning prize of $495,900 for EE Football Club's Joey Moss 50/50 draw claimed

EDMONTON — The winning ticket for a record-breaking 50/50 raffle held by the CFL's EE Football Team has been claimed.