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Calgary Flames defenceman Travis Hamonic won't play in NHL's restart

Calgary Flames defenceman Travis Hamonic has decided not to play in the NHL's restart. The Flames said Friday night that Hamonic has opted out of the NHL's return-to-play program. Players have until Monday at 5 p.m.
Class-action lawsuit alleges meat packer failed to take COVID-19 precautions

Class-action lawsuit alleges meat packer failed to take COVID-19 precautions

CALGARY — A class-action lawsuit has been filed against Cargill Ltd. that claims the meat-packing company failed to take reasonable precautions to protect its workers in Alberta during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Shaw posts lower third-quarter profit, revenue amid COVID but beats expectations

Shaw posts lower third-quarter profit, revenue amid COVID but beats expectations

CALGARY — Shaw Communications Inc.'s third-quarter revenue and profit were down from the same time last year due to COVID-19's impact, but the cable and wireless company still beat expectations Friday.
No new COVID cases at Edmonton hospital, one death no longer linked to illness

No new COVID cases at Edmonton hospital, one death no longer linked to illness

EDMONTON — Health officials say a death previously linked to a COVID-19 outbreak at an Edmonton hospital was not caused by the illness.
Bob Clark remembered for longtime community service

Bob Clark remembered for longtime community service

Former education, youth minister, ethic commissioner dies at 83

Shaw: Fiscal 3Q Earnings Snapshot

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) _ Shaw Communications Inc. (SJR) on Friday reported fiscal third-quarter net income of $131.7 million. The Calgary, Alberta-based company said it had profit of 25 cents per share. The results exceeded Wall Street expectations.
5 ways to beat mask breath

5 ways to beat mask breath

Wearing a mask is recommended and important to help stop the spread of COVID-19. But if you're finding 'mask breath' hard to handle, take a few tips from those in the know.
Survey suggests 40 per cent of Alberta doctors have considered leaving province

Survey suggests 40 per cent of Alberta doctors have considered leaving province

CALGARY — A survey by the Alberta Medical Association suggests more than 40 per cent of the province's physicians have at least considered looking for work elsewhere in Canada.
Shell's Quest carbon capture project hits milestone of five million tonnes

Shell's Quest carbon capture project hits milestone of five million tonnes

CALGARY — Shell Canada says the Quest carbon capture and storage project north of Edmonton has reached the milestone of five million tonnes of stored carbon dioxide, equivalent to the annual emissions of about 1.25 million cars.
'Stunning:' Scientists surprised at Fort McMurray fire's long impact on rivers

'Stunning:' Scientists surprised at Fort McMurray fire's long impact on rivers

EDMONTON — Four years after its flames guttered out, the record-breaking Fort McMurray wildfire continues to astound — this time with its lasting impact on an extensive river system.