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Precision Drilling: Q2 Earnings Snapshot

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) _ Precision Drilling Corp. (PDS) on Thursday reported a loss of $61.8 million in its second quarter. The Calgary, Alberta-based company said it had a loss of $4.65 per share. The oilfield services company posted revenue of $163.
'Celebrating with sadness': Muslims mark sombre Eid, some without health restrictions

'Celebrating with sadness': Muslims mark sombre Eid, some without health restrictions

EDMONTON — Haseeb Azhar says it felt odd hugging a Muslim co-worker and friend in Edmonton as he wished him a happy Eid. "Some people were hesitating … it felt very weird," said the manager at a steel manufacturing company.
'Life and death': Police watchdog says use of force in 2018 shooting death justified

'Life and death': Police watchdog says use of force in 2018 shooting death justified

CALGARY — Alberta's police watchdog has cleared Calgary police officers in a 2018 fatal shooting that involved a 25-year-old man who was dealing with mental health issues.
Former Senators head coach Cameron heads up 67's, national junior team

Former Senators head coach Cameron heads up 67's, national junior team

CALGARY — Dave Cameron has been named head coach of Canada's national junior hockey team and will guide the squad through the 2022 world junior championship in Edmonton and Red Deer, Alta.
'Defining issue': Federal environment minister says extreme weather a wake-up call

'Defining issue': Federal environment minister says extreme weather a wake-up call

CALGARY — Canada's environment minister says extreme weather conditions across the country should be a wake-up call for people resisting taking action against climate change.
WestJet wraps talks with federal government, not seeking aid

WestJet wraps talks with federal government, not seeking aid

CALGARY — WestJet says it is not seeking financial aid from the federal government after months of talks between Ottawa and the airline.
Feds move ahead with reservoir west of Calgary

Feds move ahead with reservoir west of Calgary

CALGARY — The federal government has provided the final piece of the puzzle to allow a controversial reservoir that could protect Calgary from future flooding to move forward.
Businesses along U.S. border hoping for imminent easing of travel restrictions

Businesses along U.S. border hoping for imminent easing of travel restrictions

CALGARY — U.S. businesses are waiting anxiously for an expected announcement on when the American border will reopen to Canadian tourists. "I'll be ecstatic . . .
TSB investigating grass fire sparked by train in Calgary, other fires in B.C.

TSB investigating grass fire sparked by train in Calgary, other fires in B.C.

CALGARY — The Transportation Safety Board of Canada is investigating after sparks from a train ignited a grass fire in Calgary. An investigator was deployed by the national agency on Monday.
Western Canada desperately needs rain but it's not in the forecast: climatologist

Western Canada desperately needs rain but it's not in the forecast: climatologist

EDMONTON — A lengthy rainfall and strong winds could dissipate the raging wildfires and smoky air gripping parts of Western Canada but that's not what's in the forecast for this week, says a senior climatologist with Environment Canada.