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TC Energy sells remaining 15 per cent stake in Northern Courier Pipeline

TC Energy sells remaining 15 per cent stake in Northern Courier Pipeline

CALGARY — TC Energy Corp. says it has signed a deal to sell its remaining 15 per cent stake in the Northern Courier Pipeline to a partnership including Suncor Energy Inc. and eight Indigenous communities.
On the campaign trail, new COVID rules in Alberta : In The News for Sept. 16

On the campaign trail, new COVID rules in Alberta : In The News for Sept. 16

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Sept. 16 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Oilers prospect Dylan Holloway out at least three months following wrist surgery

Oilers prospect Dylan Holloway out at least three months following wrist surgery

Edmonton Oilers prospect Dylan Holloway will be out at least three months following wrist surgery. The team says Holloway originally required surgery for a scaphoid fracture while playing at the University of Wisconsin earlier this year.
DIY-ers benefit from lower prices in aftermath of lumber price correction

DIY-ers benefit from lower prices in aftermath of lumber price correction

CALGARY — Homeowners who resisted the urge to renovate during the first 18 months of the pandemic may find now is their chance, as lumber prices that soared to dizzying heights in the spring have crashed back down to earth.
WestJet names CFO interim chief executive as search for permanent replacement ongoing

WestJet names CFO interim chief executive as search for permanent replacement ongoing

CALGARY — WestJet Airlines Ltd. has named Harry Taylor its interim president and chief executive. Taylor has been WestJet's chief financial officer since 2015. He will assume the interim CEO role between late November and mid-December 2021.
Alberta's 'Open For Summer' plan was premature: chief medical officer of health

Alberta's 'Open For Summer' plan was premature: chief medical officer of health

Alberta's top doctor says the province's "Open For Summer" plan set the trajectory for a crushing fourth wave of COVID-19, which her predecessor warns is leading to an "acute care system breakdown." Chief medical officer of health, Dr.
Alberta RCMP charge man knocked to ground by police vehicle during arrest

Alberta RCMP charge man knocked to ground by police vehicle during arrest

WETASKIWIN, Alta. — A central Alberta man who was knocked to the ground by an RCMP vehicle on a highway during his arrest faces weapons, assault and other charges.
Teamsters to hold unionization vote at Amazon warehouse in Alberta

Teamsters to hold unionization vote at Amazon warehouse in Alberta

CALGARY — A group of warehouse workers in central Alberta could become the first Amazon employees in Canada to hold a unionization vote, and the union behind the campaign says they won't be the last.
Alberta doctors press government to strengthen restrictions as ICU admissions rocket

Alberta doctors press government to strengthen restrictions as ICU admissions rocket

CALGARY — Alberta doctors called on the government to restrict unvaccinated people from indoor public spaces on Monday, as COVID-19 intensive care admissions reached an all-time high.
Health agency wants jail time for Calgary pastor and brother for breaking COVID rules

Health agency wants jail time for Calgary pastor and brother for breaking COVID rules

CALGARY — A lawyer for Alberta Health Services says an Alberta pastor and his brother found guilty of contempt after deliberately violating COVID-19 health orders should go to jail.