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RCMP say competitor in Ironman is dead after volunteers pulled him from the water

CALGARY — A competitor in an Ironman triathlon west of Calgary has died after he was pulled from the water during the swim portion of the event. Police say they received a report of a drowning at Harmony Lake in Rocky View County on Sunday morning.

FC Edmonton roll to 3-1 win over No. 1 Valour FC in CPL action

EDMONTON — FC Edmonton struck early and refused to relent Saturday as it rolled to a 3-1 victory over Valour FC in Canadian Premier League action. Easton Ongaro put Edmonton (3-4-2) up 1-0 just 13 minutes in.

Edmonton Oilers sign Warren Foegele to three-year contract; swaps him for Ethan Bear

EDMONTON — Warren Foegele has signed onto a three-year contract with the Edmonton Oilers for $2.75 million annually. The six-foot-two, 198-pound forward snatched up from Carolina Hurricanes on Wednesday in exchange for Ethan Bear.

Alberta Medical Association head concerned over government lifting COVID restrictions

EDMONTON — The head of the Alberta Medical Association says he has significant concerns with the province's decision to suspend almost all of its COVID-19 public health protocols.
Alberta receives inquiry's final report on eco groups and energy industry

Alberta receives inquiry's final report on eco groups and energy industry

EDMONTON — The public inquiry report into what the Alberta government labels troublesome foreign funding of enviro-groups was delivered Friday – a year late and million dollars over its original budget.
'Still a ways to go in Alberta:' Top doctors weigh in on plan to end isolation

'Still a ways to go in Alberta:' Top doctors weigh in on plan to end isolation

Canada’s top doctors say Alberta’s decision to end isolation requirements for those who test positive for COVID-19, or who have been in close contact with someone who has, could have ripple effects across the country.
Imperial Oil earns $366 million; Kearl oilsands site sets 25-year production record

Imperial Oil earns $366 million; Kearl oilsands site sets 25-year production record

CALGARY — Imperial Oil Ltd. says it earned $366 million in the second quarter and boosted production to its highest level in 25 years for the same period.
CP urges Kansas City Southern shareholders to oppose CN takeover next month

CP urges Kansas City Southern shareholders to oppose CN takeover next month

CALGARY — Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. is urging Kansas City Southern shareholders to vote against the proposed merger with Canadian National Railway Co. because of the regulatory uncertainty of its rival's US$33.6-billion bid.
Line 3 pipeline to be in service by end of year, despite legal challenges: Enbridge

Line 3 pipeline to be in service by end of year, despite legal challenges: Enbridge

CALGARY — Enbridge Inc.'s Line 3 pipeline replacement is on track to be in service by the end of the year despite ongoing protests and recent court challenges, the Calgary-based company said Friday. The $9.
Alberta's top doctor came up with plan to lift all COVID-19 orders: health minister

Alberta's top doctor came up with plan to lift all COVID-19 orders: health minister

CALGARY — Alberta's health minister says it was the idea of the province's chief medical health officer to end isolation requirements for those who test positive for COVID-19 or who have been in close contact with someone who has.