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Cenovus shares plummet on news of its $3.8-billion deal to buy oilsands rival

Cenovus shares plummet on news of its $3.8-billion deal to buy oilsands rival

CALGARY — The all-share deal by Cenovus Energy Inc. to buy Husky Energy Inc. for about $3.8 billion will likely spark more mega-mergers among Canadian oil and gas majors, according to a veteran oilsands analyst.
U of A students tapped to help local small businesses go digital

U of A students tapped to help local small businesses go digital

Business students trained to show companies how to set up shop online with help from City of Edmonton grant.

Watchdog agency asked to look into man's death following arrest at LRT station

CALGARY — Alberta's police oversight agency has been asked to investigate a death that police say happened after a suspect was arrested at a light-rail train station.
Cenovus to buy Husky Energy for $3.8 billion in shares, CEO will be Alex Pourbaix

Cenovus to buy Husky Energy for $3.8 billion in shares, CEO will be Alex Pourbaix

CALGARY — A surprise move by Cenovus Energy Inc. to buy rival Husky Energy Inc. for $3.8 billion in shares will create the third-largest Canadian oil and natural gas producer by total production, the companies announced Sunday.
AHS program focused on living well with chronic disease moves online

AHS program focused on living well with chronic disease moves online

Six-week series of free afternoon workshops start Monday November 16
Inquiry into oil and gas foes to deliver report next year: Kenney

Inquiry into oil and gas foes to deliver report next year: Kenney

CALGARY — An inquiry into who is funding environmental opposition to the province's oil and gas sector will be completed some time next year, at least six month later than its original target, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney said Saturday.
LETTER: Four Alberta mayors say centralization of EMS dispatch is the wrong move for all Albertans

LETTER: Four Alberta mayors say centralization of EMS dispatch is the wrong move for all Albertans

Mayors of Calgary, Red Deer, Lethbridge and the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo make the case for local EMS dispatch.
Mountaintop coal mine hearings to begin amidst fears of pollution, development rush

Mountaintop coal mine hearings to begin amidst fears of pollution, development rush

A proposed coal mine that would create hundreds of jobs but shear off a mountaintop in one of Alberta's most sensitive environments is to go to a public hearing this week.
Calgary Flames sign Russian defenceman Nikita Nesterov to one-year contract

Calgary Flames sign Russian defenceman Nikita Nesterov to one-year contract

CALGARY — The Calgary Flames and Russian defenceman Nikita Nesterov have agreed to a one-year contract. The deal is worth US$700,000, the NHL club said Friday in a statement.
THIRD ACTion Film Festival celebrates age this weekend

THIRD ACTion Film Festival celebrates age this weekend

Go to the movies this weekend. THIRD ACTion Film Festival celebrates older adults and aging in a one-of-a-kind collection of features, short films and documentaries.