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"Beam me app:" Star Trek's Capt. Kirk urges Alberta adopt federal COVID tracer

"Beam me app:" Star Trek's Capt. Kirk urges Alberta adopt federal COVID tracer

EDMONTON — Capt. James T. Kirk of the Starship Enterprise, in violation of Starfleet’s Prime Directive, is questioning the intelligence of Alberta-based life forms over their COVID-19 contact tracing app.

Alberta RCMP say missing mother and children, 12, 10 and 5, found safe

Mounties who were looking for a woman and her three children in southern Alberta say the family has been found safe. Bow Island RCMP asked for help Tuesday in finding the 41-year-old woman and her children, who are 12, 10 and five.

Southern Alberta woman and three children missing since early November, RCMP say

RCMP in southern Alberta are asking for the public's help in finding a missing 41-year-old woman and her three children. Police say Jessie Foyston and her children were last spoken to by a family member during the first week of November.
CP NewsAlert: Calgary facility set to become curling hub during pandemic

CP NewsAlert: Calgary facility set to become curling hub during pandemic

CALGARY — Curling Canada wants Calgary's Canada Olympic Park to be a curling hub for the season's top events.
Alberta projects COVID hospitalizations could soon soar to 775

Alberta projects COVID hospitalizations could soon soar to 775

EDMONTON — Alberta Health projections released by the Opposition predict COVID-19 hospitalizations could soar to 775 by mid-December and the number of intensive care patients could reach 161.
Imperial Oil to write off up to $1.2 billion in Alberta natural gas assets

Imperial Oil to write off up to $1.2 billion in Alberta natural gas assets

CALGARY — Shares in Imperial Oil Ltd. were rising after it announced late Monday it would write down up to $1.2 billion on Canadian assets it doesn't think it will ever develop.
Suncor Energy increases spending, oil production guidance for 2021

Suncor Energy increases spending, oil production guidance for 2021

CALGARY — Suncor Energy Inc. is forecasting higher spending and production in 2021 based on benchmark U.S. oil prices staying near their current levels of around US$45 per barrel.

Nordiq Canada announces cancellation of several cross-country events due to COVID-19

CANMORE, Alta. — The Canadian world championship cross-country ski trials and the Canadian Ski Championships have been cancelled as part of Nordiq Canada's changes to its 2021 calendar caused by COVID-19 pandemic.
Alberta premier says hospitals stressed by COVID-19, more surgeries may be cancelled

Alberta premier says hospitals stressed by COVID-19, more surgeries may be cancelled

EDMONTON — Premier Jason Kenney says Alberta’s largest hospitals are at 91 per cent capacity due to COVID-19 cases and widespread cancellation of more non-urgent surgeries may be necessary.

COVID-19 outbreak hits Mount Royal University men's hockey team

CALGARY — Eighteen members of Mount Royal University's men's hockey program, including coaches, have tested positive for COVID-19.