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Deciphering Alberta's continuing care system

Deciphering Alberta's continuing care system

Alberta jury trials to resume next month at offsite locations due to COVID-19

Alberta jury trials to resume next month at offsite locations due to COVID-19

EDMONTON — The Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta says jury selection and jury trials will resume next month, but most won't be in courtrooms. The court says on its website that proceedings will start Sept.

Alumni money restores University of Alberta hockey teams for next season

EDMONTON — Men's and women's hockey at the University of Alberta has been reinstated for next season because of financial contributions from donors.
Alberta reports downward COVID-19 trend with 56 cases and 2 new deaths

Alberta reports downward COVID-19 trend with 56 cases and 2 new deaths

EDMONTON — Alberta's chief medical officer of health says the province is seeing a downward trend of COVID-19 cases, with fewer than 100 reported each day over the last week. Dr.
Oilers increase capacity for 50/50 raffle ahead of Game 4 against Blackhawks

Oilers increase capacity for 50/50 raffle ahead of Game 4 against Blackhawks

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation says its server provider has increased capacity for its online 50/50 raffle for Friday's hockey game.
Canucks beat Wild 3-0, take series lead in penalty-filled NHL qualifying game

Canucks beat Wild 3-0, take series lead in penalty-filled NHL qualifying game

EDMONTON — Jacob Markstrom got the shutout and Brock Boeser scored one for a fallen friend Thursday as the Vancouver Canucks pushed the Minnesota Wild to the brink of elimination in NHL qualifying play.

Western Hockey League planning to start next season Dec. 4

CALGARY — The Western Hockey League intends to open its regular season Dec. 4. pending approval from provincial and state health authorities. The WHL halted the 2019-20 regular season March 12 because of the advancing COVID-19 virus.
Ottawa's buffer against provincial economic shocks needs reform: economist

Ottawa's buffer against provincial economic shocks needs reform: economist

CALGARY — A new paper suggests a federal program meant to buffer provinces against economic shocks is not up to the task — especially in the COVID-19 era.
Canadian Natural sets synthetic crude record while recording net loss of $310M

Canadian Natural sets synthetic crude record while recording net loss of $310M

CALGARY — Shares in Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. rose Thursday after it reported record production of synthetic crude oil and lower operating costs at its oilsands mining operations in northern Alberta during the second quarter.
Banff's mandatory mask areas has nearly perfect compliance over long weekend

Banff's mandatory mask areas has nearly perfect compliance over long weekend

The first weekend of mandatory masks in Banff’s set areas had an “overwhelming positive” effort, according to reports.