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Some Alberta businesses taking extra COVID-19 restrictions as cases surge

Some Alberta businesses taking extra COVID-19 restrictions as cases surge

EDMONTON — Owners of some Alberta shops and restaurants say they are not waiting for the provincial government to enforce stricter regulations and have taken matters into their own hands.
Rolling snowball: Alberta chief health officer urges immediate new steps on COVID-19

Rolling snowball: Alberta chief health officer urges immediate new steps on COVID-19

EDMONTON — Alberta’s chief medical officer of health says immediate action is needed to reverse the rate of skyrocketing COVID-19 cases in the province.
Obsidian Energy shareholders approve stock issuance in pursuit of Bonterra takeover

Obsidian Energy shareholders approve stock issuance in pursuit of Bonterra takeover

CALGARY — Obsidian Energy Ltd. says shareholders have voted to approve its proposal to issue up to 72.3 million shares to buy Bonterra Energy Corp. in a hostile takeover. The Calgary-based oil and gas producer says 91.
Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson announces he's not running for re-election next fall

Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson announces he's not running for re-election next fall

EDMONTON — The mayor of Edmonton says he won't seek re-election next fall. Don Iveson, who first became mayor in 2013, says that he had only ever hoped to serve two terms as leader of the Alberta capital.
Owners of horse disqualified as winner of 2017 Canadian Derby lose appeal

Owners of horse disqualified as winner of 2017 Canadian Derby lose appeal

EDMONTON — The owners of a horse that was disqualified after initially winning the Canadian Derby more than three years ago have lost a bid to reclaim the title.
Trial and error

Trial and error

How else to learn to cook? Only through trial and error
EE Football Team raises almost one million dollars for Joey Moss Memorial Fund

EE Football Team raises almost one million dollars for Joey Moss Memorial Fund

EDMONTON — A memorial fund created for the late Joey Moss, a longtime locker-room attendant for the Edmonton Oilers and the EE Football Team, raised nearly one million dollars through a 50/50 raffle.
Alberta Liberal Party says leader, David Khan, stepping down to accept new job in law

Alberta Liberal Party says leader, David Khan, stepping down to accept new job in law

CALGARY — The Alberta Liberal Party says its leader, David Khan, is stepping down. A news release from the party on Sunday evening says Khan is accepting a new job in law.
Cabinet member backtracks after saying Kenney is waiting to act on COVID

Cabinet member backtracks after saying Kenney is waiting to act on COVID

EDMONTON — A member of Jason Kenney's cabinet is backtracking on a comment that seemed to suggest Alberta was waiting for hospitals to reach their limit before tightening COVID-19 restrictions.
'All you got:' Extreme Edmonton runners find comfort outside in rain, snow or hail

'All you got:' Extreme Edmonton runners find comfort outside in rain, snow or hail

EDMONTON — Sheryl Savard of Edmonton recites a mantra to herself over and over again when running outside on some of the coldest winter days. “All it takes is all you got.
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