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Ottawa was always flexible on clean-energy rules, despite Alberta concerns: Wilkinson

Ottawa was always flexible on clean-energy rules, despite Alberta concerns: Wilkinson

OTTAWA — Well before Alberta Premier Danielle Smith started talking about the Sovereignty Act, Ottawa was already taking steps to address the province's concerns about being forced to prematurely shut down its natural gas power plants, says federal E
Calgary police make more arrests after riot between Eritrean groups in September

Calgary police make more arrests after riot between Eritrean groups in September

CALGARY — Police are continuing to make arrests relating to a riot between two Eritrean factions in Calgary on the September long weekend. Officers found about 150 people, armed with sticks and pipes, brawling in a northeast Calgary parking lot.
Full parole granted to SUV passenger convicted in Calgary police officer's death

Full parole granted to SUV passenger convicted in Calgary police officer's death

CALGARY — A man convicted of manslaughter for his role in the death of a Calgary police officer almost three years ago has been granted full parole. Sgt.
Federal politicians criticize Alberta Energy Regulator over oilsands leak, monitoring

Federal politicians criticize Alberta Energy Regulator over oilsands leak, monitoring

OTTAWA — The dispute between Ottawa and Alberta over environmental oversight spilled into a House of Commons committee meeting Tuesday when a Liberal member tried to pass a motion reprimanding the province's energy regulator.
Pipeline company TC Energy raises growth outlook for 2023

Pipeline company TC Energy raises growth outlook for 2023

CALGARY — TC Energy Corp. is raising its financial guidance for the year. The company says it now expects its comparable earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization for 2023 to be up about eight per cent from 2022.
Weegar scores late in OT to lift Flames to 2-1 win over Golden Knights

Weegar scores late in OT to lift Flames to 2-1 win over Golden Knights

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — MacKenzie Weegar scored with 5 seconds left on the clock in overtime, lifting the Calgary Flames to a 2-1 victory over the Vegas Golden Knights on Monday night. A.J.
Weegar scores in OT as Flames burn Knights 2-1

Weegar scores in OT as Flames burn Knights 2-1

CALGARY — Bailed out by his goaltender after a third period giveaway, MacKenzie Weegar paid Dan Vladar back by securing him the win.
Domestic abuse shelters in Alberta report 10-year high in number of calls for help

Domestic abuse shelters in Alberta report 10-year high in number of calls for help

EDMONTON — The Alberta Council of Women's Shelters says domestic violence is on the rise in the province and shelters are struggling to keep up.
Smith invokes sovereignty act on green electricity, concedes it's for symbolic effect

Smith invokes sovereignty act on green electricity, concedes it's for symbolic effect

EDMONTON — Premier Danielle Smith invoked Alberta’s sovereignty act on Monday to implement new measures in her fight against Ottawa’s looming clean electricity rules while conceding she didn't need the act to put the changes in place.
Central kitchen linked to E. coli outbreak at Calgary daycares reopens to serve meals

Central kitchen linked to E. coli outbreak at Calgary daycares reopens to serve meals

CALGARY — Alberta Health says a central kitchen related to an E. coli outbreak at multiple daycares in Calgary has been cleared to reopen in a limited way as a review panel looking at food safety continues its work. The E.