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Colby Cave's teammate Cooper Marody writes tribute song for memorial fund

Colby Cave's teammate Cooper Marody writes tribute song for memorial fund

Edmonton Oilers prospect Cooper Marody has written a song in memory of teammate Colby Cave to raise money for a memorial fund. Cave, from Battleford, Sask., died April 11 in a Toronto hospital after suffering a brain bleed.

Calgary's senior PGA Shaw Charity Classic tournament cancelled

CALGARY — The PGA Tour Champions' Shaw Charity Classic in Calgary has been cancelled. The City of Calgary revoking event permits until Aug. 31, and international travel restrictions because of the COVID-19 pandemic, prompted organizers of the Aug.
COVID-19 cases will go up as Alberta reopens many activities: health experts

COVID-19 cases will go up as Alberta reopens many activities: health experts

EDMONTON — Health experts say it makes sense for Alberta to take the next step in reopening its economy, but warn there will be an uptick in COVID-19 cases due to an inability to physically distance in some situations.
Alberta aiming to have students back to 'normal learning' in September

Alberta aiming to have students back to 'normal learning' in September

EDMONTON — Alberta aims to have students back in classrooms this September with some health measures in place to deal with COVID-19. Education Minister Adriana LaGrange says a decision will be made by Aug.
Letter asks Ottawa to force Alberta to reinstate oilpatch monitoring

Letter asks Ottawa to force Alberta to reinstate oilpatch monitoring

EDMONTON — A dozen conservation and Indigenous groups have written federal Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson asking him to force the Alberta government to reinstate environmental monitoring in the province's oilpatch.
Lowe's strikes deal to build $120-million Calgary distribution centre

Lowe's strikes deal to build $120-million Calgary distribution centre

CALGARY — Lowe's Canada says work will start this month on a new distribution centre located northeast of Calgary designed to improve its in-store and online operations in Western Canada.
Small Alberta town in spotlight over planned Black Lives Matter event

Small Alberta town in spotlight over planned Black Lives Matter event

INNISFAIL, Alta. — The mayor and all but one councillor of a central Alberta town have voted to stand in solidarity with a Black Lives Matter event planned for Saturday after a deluge of bigoted online vitriol almost derailed the rally.

Leaking propane tank caused trailer explosion that hurt 6 at Alberta campground

SLAVE LAKE, Alta. — Fire investigators say a leaking propane tank caused an explosion at a northwest Alberta campground that sent six people from one family to hospital.
Alberta follows small step to reopen economy in May with big leap on Friday

Alberta follows small step to reopen economy in May with big leap on Friday

EDMONTON — After taking a small step toward reopening its economy last month, Alberta is embarking on a giant leap forward.

Calfrac Well Services shares rise 75%; oilfield company says it hired advisers

CALGARY — Calfrac Well Services Ltd. says it is seeking advice on changes to its capital structure but doesn't know of any "material change" that would account for a 75.6 per cent increase in its share price on Tuesday.