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Canada, Alberta agree on caribou protection deal that gives them years to take action

Canada, Alberta agree on caribou protection deal that gives them years to take action

EDMONTON — Canada and Alberta have signed a deal on caribou protection that gives them years to take action but could allow energy drilling to resume on some ranges.
Alberta to stop limits on oil production in December after nearly two years

Alberta to stop limits on oil production in December after nearly two years

CALGARY — Alberta's oil curtailment quotas are set to end in December, nearly two years after the previous NDP government introduced them as a temporary measure to support oil prices.
Shooting your age? Rare but not impossible

Shooting your age? Rare but not impossible

It's uncommon--though not unheard of--to shoot your age in golf. But it's always special, say those who've done it.
Flu shots now available across Alberta

Flu shots now available across Alberta

Alberta’s influenza immunization campaign begins
Five ways to enjoy the THIRD ACTion Film Festival online

Five ways to enjoy the THIRD ACTion Film Festival online

Shut the blinds, put on your headphones, grab the popcorn and watch a movie! Here are some tips to make for great viewing.
COVID-19 testing option to be tried at Calgary airport, U.S. border crossing

COVID-19 testing option to be tried at Calgary airport, U.S. border crossing

International travellers arriving in Alberta by air or land will have the option to take an expedited COVID-19 test to avoid quarantining for 14 days — a move the premier says would help the province's struggling service and tourism industry.
Quebec pork plant outbreak grows as Alberta looks to boost ailing travel industry

Quebec pork plant outbreak grows as Alberta looks to boost ailing travel industry

A COVID-19 outbreak at a Quebec pork-processing plant grew Thursday as Manitoba expanded its restrictions and Alberta announced a testing pilot at two international border crossings that it hopes will eventually boost its ailing travel industry.
Precision Drilling shares rise despite $28.5M loss, 56 per cent slide in revenue

Precision Drilling shares rise despite $28.5M loss, 56 per cent slide in revenue

CALGARY — Shares in Precision Drilling Corp. closed 8.6 per cent higher on Thursday after it reported a steeper loss and lower revenue in the third quarter but handily beat adjusted earnings expectations.
Mary Walsh: Finally, the subject of her own life

Mary Walsh: Finally, the subject of her own life

Canadian queen of comedy said life feels good, the older she gets.

N.L. reports one new COVID case involving man returning from work in Alberta

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Newfoundland and Labrador is reporting one new case of COVID-19, bringing the province's number of active cases to nine.