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'Dream was cut short:" Calgary man about to open cafe killed in break and enter

'Dream was cut short:" Calgary man about to open cafe killed in break and enter

CALGARY — A chef killed during an attempted break and enter at a cannabis shop was about to realize a lifelong dream of opening his own cafe.
Banff declares local state of emergency in response to COVID-19

Banff declares local state of emergency in response to COVID-19

“This is completely uncharted territory for us as a municipality, for Canada, for the world. In terms of being a tourism destination, we have not faced anything like this before.”

Alberta judge refuses to move forward with extradition for woman who fled France

EDMONTON — A judge has delivered a legal victory to a mother who fled to Alberta from France with her two children over allegations her ex-husband sexually abused the youngsters.

Decorated curler John Morris returns to team curling, joins Kevin Koe

CALGARY — John Morris is returning to team curling and joining Kevin Koe's foursome. Morris is a two-time Olympic gold medallist winning mixed doubles in 2018 with Kaitlyn Lawes and the men's title in 2010 playing third for Kevin Martin.
More dividends chopped as energy firms address oil prices below US$30 per barrel

More dividends chopped as energy firms address oil prices below US$30 per barrel

CALGARY — More energy industry dividends are being slashed as investors turn their backs on companies whose payouts are now unaffordable with oil prices plunging to less than US$30 per barrel. Calgary-based TORC Oil & Gas Ltd.
Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Alberta's chief medical officer, tests negative for COVID-19

Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Alberta's chief medical officer, tests negative for COVID-19

Hinshaw returned back to work in-person Tuesday after self-isolating
Commons likely to sit again to pass economic response to COVID-19, Trudeau says

Commons likely to sit again to pass economic response to COVID-19, Trudeau says

Alberta to sell native grassland despite promises no Crown land would be sold

EDMONTON — The Alberta government is looking to auction off a small patch of native prairie to be plowed under despite recent promises that no Crown land would be put up for sale.
'Sit in jail and wait:' Legal experts worried about coronavirus court delays

'Sit in jail and wait:' Legal experts worried about coronavirus court delays

CALGARY — Some legal experts are warning that the COVID-19 pandemic will have lasting effects on the Canadian justice system.
Stranded travellers struggle to get home as borders close

Stranded travellers struggle to get home as borders close