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Defunct Lynx Air selling off life jackets, oxygen masks in bid to recoup losses

Defunct Lynx Air selling off life jackets, oxygen masks in bid to recoup losses

Lynx Air hopes to sell off everything from life jackets to oxygen masks as it tries to recoup a portion of the losses it suffered before filing for creditor protection earlier this year.
Alberta government reins in bill that would give it authority over municipalities

Alberta government reins in bill that would give it authority over municipalities

EDMONTON — The Alberta government is clawing back parts of a bill that would have given Premier Danielle Smith and her cabinet the power to unilaterally fire mayors and councillors.
Rain, cooler temperatures cause 'significant decline' in Alberta wildfire risk

Rain, cooler temperatures cause 'significant decline' in Alberta wildfire risk

EDMONTON — The Alberta government says cool, wet weather over the past week has lowered the risk of wildfires in the province.
Assistant coach Marc Savard departs Calgary Flames

Assistant coach Marc Savard departs Calgary Flames

CALGARY — Calgary Flames assistant coach Marc Savard and the NHL club have agreed to part company. The Flames announced Savard's departure Wednesday.
WestJet planning new fare category for travellers willing to forgo carry-on bag

WestJet planning new fare category for travellers willing to forgo carry-on bag

CALGARY — WestJet Airlines plans to launch a new cheaper fare category that would be available to travellers willing to fly without a carry-on bag.
WestJet turning to used plane market to offset Boeing delivery delays: CEO

WestJet turning to used plane market to offset Boeing delivery delays: CEO

CALGARY — WestJet has its eye on a number of used aircraft it hopes to add to its fleet to offset delays on pending aircraft deliveries from Boeing, the CEO of the Calgary-based carrier said.
Imperial starts production at new oilsands project using lower-emissions technology

Imperial starts production at new oilsands project using lower-emissions technology

CALGARY — Imperial Oil Ltd. says it has started production at its new Grand Rapids oilsands project located at its Cold Lake operating site. The Calgary-based company, which is majority owned by U.S.
Stingers scorch Surge 97-79 in front of record CEBL crowd

Stingers scorch Surge 97-79 in front of record CEBL crowd

CALGARY — The Edmonton Stingers had Tuesday's season opener circled on the calendar a few months ago, determined and motivated to knock off a provincial rival that gave them nothing but headaches last year.
UCP legislature members banned from Alberta Pride events in push for policy changes

UCP legislature members banned from Alberta Pride events in push for policy changes

EDMONTON, ALBERTA, CANADA — An Alberta queer community organizer says a Pride ban on United Conservative Party legislature members challenges Premier Danielle Smith to start matching words with actions.
Suncor not rushing to secure additional supply for Base Plant oilsands facilities

Suncor not rushing to secure additional supply for Base Plant oilsands facilities

CALGARY — It will be more than five years before Suncor Energy Inc. makes any significant investments to secure new bitumen supply, the Calgary-based oil company said Tuesday.
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