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Alberta business groups want more clarity around new COVID-19 restrictions

Alberta business groups want more clarity around new COVID-19 restrictions

Alberta businessgroups say a new program the province has launched to fight COVID-19 has been short on details while giving business owners little notice to make dramatic changes to their operations.
Edmonton Elks quarterback Trevor Harris placed on injured list with neck injury

Edmonton Elks quarterback Trevor Harris placed on injured list with neck injury

Edmonton Elks quarterback Trevor Harris has been placed on the team's six-game injured list with a neck injury. The CFL club made the announcement ahead of Saturday's home game against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers at Commonwealth Stadium.
CP lays out timeline for KCS merger; shareholders to vote in December

CP lays out timeline for KCS merger; shareholders to vote in December

CALGARY — Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd.'s acquisition of Kansas City Southern could be complete by next fall, the Calgary-based railway said Thursday.
Alberta introduces new rules, passport as COVID puts health system days from collapse

Alberta introduces new rules, passport as COVID puts health system days from collapse

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney, facing a COVID-19 crisis that is threatening to collapse its health system in just over a week, has reintroduced limits on gatherings along with elements of a vaccine passport system.
TC Energy sells remaining 15 per cent stake in Northern Courier Pipeline

TC Energy sells remaining 15 per cent stake in Northern Courier Pipeline

CALGARY — TC Energy Corp. says it has signed a deal to sell its remaining 15 per cent stake in the Northern Courier Pipeline to a partnership including Suncor Energy Inc. and eight Indigenous communities.
On the campaign trail, new COVID rules in Alberta : In The News for Sept. 16

On the campaign trail, new COVID rules in Alberta : In The News for Sept. 16

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 Sept. 16 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Oilers prospect Dylan Holloway out at least three months following wrist surgery

Oilers prospect Dylan Holloway out at least three months following wrist surgery

Edmonton Oilers prospect Dylan Holloway will be out at least three months following wrist surgery. The team says Holloway originally required surgery for a scaphoid fracture while playing at the University of Wisconsin earlier this year.
DIY-ers benefit from lower prices in aftermath of lumber price correction

DIY-ers benefit from lower prices in aftermath of lumber price correction

CALGARY — Homeowners who resisted the urge to renovate during the first 18 months of the pandemic may find now is their chance, as lumber prices that soared to dizzying heights in the spring have crashed back down to earth.
WestJet names CFO interim chief executive as search for permanent replacement ongoing

WestJet names CFO interim chief executive as search for permanent replacement ongoing

CALGARY — WestJet Airlines Ltd. has named Harry Taylor its interim president and chief executive. Taylor has been WestJet's chief financial officer since 2015. He will assume the interim CEO role between late November and mid-December 2021.
Alberta's 'Open For Summer' plan was premature: chief medical officer of health

Alberta's 'Open For Summer' plan was premature: chief medical officer of health

Alberta's top doctor says the province's "Open For Summer" plan set the trajectory for a crushing fourth wave of COVID-19, which her predecessor warns is leading to an "acute care system breakdown." Chief medical officer of health, Dr.