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Olson has two goals and an assist to lead Hitmen to 4-1 win over Ice

CALGARY — Kyle Olson scored twice and added an assist as the Calgary Hitmen downed the Winnipeg Ice 4-1 in Western Hockey League action Thursday afternoon.
'It hurt:' Explicit Greta sticker linked to Alberta company draws outrage

'It hurt:' Explicit Greta sticker linked to Alberta company draws outrage

CALGARY — An Alberta woman says she has complained to the RCMP about a decal bearing an energy services company's logo below a cartoon depicting what appears to be the sexual assault of 17-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg.

Husky Energy CEO blames regulatory process for end of Frontier oilsands mine

CALGARY — The shelving of the proposed $20.6-billion Frontier oilsands mine this week stems mostly from the length of time it took for it to win regulatory approval, says the CEO of oilsands producer Husky Energy Inc.
Nearly two years after opening, Calgary's New Horizon Mall is 50 per cent leased

Nearly two years after opening, Calgary's New Horizon Mall is 50 per cent leased

CALGARY — The New Horizon Mall just north of Calgary says it will finally exceed 50 per cent retail tenant occupation nearly two years after opening thanks to the addition of a family entertainment centre called Sky Castle.
Judge stays order forcing Alberta to make decision on oilsands project

Judge stays order forcing Alberta to make decision on oilsands project

CALGARY — A judge has issued a stay of a court order that required the Alberta government to make an immediate decision on a proposed oilsands project near Fort McMurray. Prosper Petroleum Ltd.
Calgary father convicted in toddler's death from staph infection granted parole

Calgary father convicted in toddler's death from staph infection granted parole

CALGARY — A Calgary father found negligent in the death of his 14-month-old son has been granted parole eight months into his sentence.
Alberta must juggle sluggish economy, big deficits, lost jobs in upcoming budget

Alberta must juggle sluggish economy, big deficits, lost jobs in upcoming budget

EDMONTON — Alberta is to bring in its new budget Thursday while juggling a sluggish economy, multibillion-dollar deficits and escalating conflicts with public-sector workers. "There continues to be heavy lifting in front of us as a province.
Kenney warns cancelled energy projects stand in the way of Indigenous prosperity

Kenney warns cancelled energy projects stand in the way of Indigenous prosperity

CALGARY — A $1-billion fund established last year to support Indigenous participation in major projects won't have any projects to back if the circumstances that led to the cancelling of the Frontier oilsands mining project this week continue, Albert
Alberta tourist dies after plunge from 70 metre cliff in Vancouver park

Alberta tourist dies after plunge from 70 metre cliff in Vancouver park

VANCOUVER — A man from Alberta has fallen to his death while visiting Stanley Park in Vancouver. Police confirm the 26-year-old hopped a chest-high fence at Prospect Point on Sunday and plunged about 70 metres to a walkway below.

WHL Roundup: Guenther hat trick leads Oil Kings in rout over Ice

EDMONTON — Dylan Guenther scored three goals and set up another as the Edmonton Oil Kings routed the Winnipeg Ice 10-1 on Tuesday in the Western Hockey League.