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Cancelled Keystone XL pipeline expansion won't lessen oil dependency, experts say

Cancelled Keystone XL pipeline expansion won't lessen oil dependency, experts say

CALGARY — Cancelling the multi-billion dollar Keystone XL pipeline expansion would not only jeopardize thousands of jobs in Alberta, it would also mean the loss of billions of dollars in corporate income taxes, carbon taxes and royalties, according t
Canadian women's hockey team holds Calgary "bubble" camp

Canadian women's hockey team holds Calgary "bubble" camp

CALGARY — The Canadian women's hockey team has opened a 35-player camp in a Calgary "bubble." The 14-day camp is the first physical gathering of national-team players in months because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Alberta leader urges Biden to hear case for Keystone XL

TORONTO — The premier of Canada’s oil-rich province of Alberta wants President-elect Joe Biden to give the Canadian government a chance to make the case for the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline to be built.
Alberta puts first doses on hold pending vaccine dose delivery improvements

Alberta puts first doses on hold pending vaccine dose delivery improvements

OTTAWA — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says his province is putting a pause on administering the first doses of COVID-19 vaccines because of the uncertainty about when more doses will start arriving in large numbers.

Albertans can make hair and tattoo appointments today as some COVID restrictions ease

EDMONTON — Albertans will be able to visit hair salons and tattoo parlours today as the province relaxes a few of its COVID-19 restrictions.
Curling Alberta decision will have ripple effect on potential wild-card teams

Curling Alberta decision will have ripple effect on potential wild-card teams

Never has so little curling action created so many headlines ahead of the national championships.
Oilpatch woes boost Calgary's downtown office vacancy rates to record levels

Oilpatch woes boost Calgary's downtown office vacancy rates to record levels

CALGARY — Vacancies in Calgary's downtown office towers have risen to record levels and there's no landlord relief in sight with almost one in three offices sitting empty and sublets accounting for a quarter of available spaces on the market.
'Morally and ethically wrong:' Court to hear challenge to Alberta coal policy removal

'Morally and ethically wrong:' Court to hear challenge to Alberta coal policy removal

First Nations, ranchers, municipal officials and environmentalists hope to persuade a judge this week to force Alberta to revisit its decision to open one of the province's most important and best-loved landscapes to open-pit coal mining.
Markstrom's 32-save shutout spurs Calgary Flames to 3-0 win over Vancouver Canucks

Markstrom's 32-save shutout spurs Calgary Flames to 3-0 win over Vancouver Canucks

CALGARY — Jacob Markstrom overcame the oddness of playing against his former Vancouver Canucks teammates with a 32-save shutout for the Calgary Flames in a 3-0 win Saturday.
Petry, Tatar each score a pair as Canadiens dominate Oilers 5-1

Petry, Tatar each score a pair as Canadiens dominate Oilers 5-1

EDMONTON — Carey Price and the Canadiens achieved a major feat Saturday night — stopping Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl from burying the puck in Montreal's net.