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Proposed emissions cap on oil and gas sector overly ambitious': CNRL

Proposed emissions cap on oil and gas sector overly ambitious': CNRL

CALGARY — The head of Canada's largest oil-and-gas producing company criticized the federal government's proposed emissions cap for the energy sector Thursday, arguing environmental goals must be balanced with economic and energy security concerns.
Ukraine war will drive demand for Nutrien products for years: CEO

Ukraine war will drive demand for Nutrien products for years: CEO

CALGARY — Saskatoon-based fertilizer giant Nutrien Ltd. surged to all-time high profits in the first six months of 2022 as the war in Ukraine destabilized agriculture markets and heightened global food security fears.

Canada goes unbeaten in preliminaries after 3-0 win over Sweden at Hlinka Gretzky Cup

RED DEER, Alta. — Canada's men's under-18 team closed out preliminary play undefeated after a 3-0 victory over Sweden on Wednesday at the Hlinka Gretzky Cup.
Kailer Yamamoto, Oilers agree to terms on two-year extension

Kailer Yamamoto, Oilers agree to terms on two-year extension

EDMONTON — Forward Kailer Yamamoto has agreed to terms on a two-year extension with the Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday. The deal will carry an average annual value of US$3.1 million.
Hail as big as tennis balls, softballs and eggs fell in Alberta: Environment Canada

Hail as big as tennis balls, softballs and eggs fell in Alberta: Environment Canada

EDMONTON — Matt Berry was driving home after golfing Monday evening when cloudy skies quickly turned into a rare storm that dropped hail the size of softballs, caving in his windshield and leaving about 150 dents in his car.
Alberta NDP slams UCP, ex-finance minister for big COVID-19 bonus to health chief

Alberta NDP slams UCP, ex-finance minister for big COVID-19 bonus to health chief

EDMONTON — Alberta Opposition Leader Rachel Notley says the United Conservative Party government, particularly former finance minister Travis Toews, must bear the responsibility and fallout for the record-setting six-figure bonus payment to the chief
North American markets rally on corporate earnings, eased geopolitical tensions

North American markets rally on corporate earnings, eased geopolitical tensions

CALGARY — North American markets rallied Wednesday against the backdrop of another day of strong corporate earnings as well as easing investor anxiety about U.S.-China relations. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 40.61 points at 19,545.94.
University responds in policy fight with Alberta government, suggests not being heard

University responds in policy fight with Alberta government, suggests not being heard

EDMONTON — An Alberta online university facing a potential multimillion-dollar cut in a policy fight with the province says it will consider the government’s latest demand but has not committed to complying with it.
World Rugby funds Canadian injury, concussion research, co-led by player

World Rugby funds Canadian injury, concussion research, co-led by player

CALGARY — Rugby's world governing body has given the University of Calgary half a million dollars to study concussion and injury prevention among young women in the game.
Calgary Pride says LGBTQ refugees to lead the Pride parade in September

Calgary Pride says LGBTQ refugees to lead the Pride parade in September

Calgary Pride says this year's parade marshals will be LGBTQ refugees who now call the city home.