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Damage from parks being overused happening across Alberta: environment minister

Damage from parks being overused happening across Alberta: environment minister

EDMONTON — Parks across the province are facing the same overcrowding and environmental damage as seen in a west-central Alberta wilderness area, says Environment Minister Jason Nixon.

Dog dragged by stolen vehicle; Alberta man faces charges

INVERMERE, B.C. — An Alberta man has been charged with theft of a vehicle and causing injury to an animal after a woman in southeastern B.C. watched her dog being dragged away by her stolen SUV.
Prolonged oil industry slump leads to third cut in Canadian drilling forecast

Prolonged oil industry slump leads to third cut in Canadian drilling forecast

CALGARY — The Petroleum Services Association of Canada is cutting its 2020 Canadian drilling forecast for a third time as the industry remains mired in a slump expected to extend well into the second half of the year.
Enbridge reports stronger than feared Q2 Mainline oil transport volumes

Enbridge reports stronger than feared Q2 Mainline oil transport volumes

CALGARY — The main export system for Western Canada's oil production is recovering after volumes fell by less than feared amid the COVID-19 economic slowdown in the second quarter, pipeline company Enbridge Inc. reported Wednesday.
Calgary Flames, Winnipeg Jets the all-Canadian clash in qualifying round

Calgary Flames, Winnipeg Jets the all-Canadian clash in qualifying round

CALGARY — Both the Calgary Flames and Winnipeg Jets had drama this season even before the NHL's COVID-19 interruption.

Enbridge: 2Q Earnings Snapshot

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) _ Enbridge Inc. (ENB) on Wednesday reported second-quarter earnings of $1.26 billion. The Calgary, Alberta-based company said it had net income of 59 cents per share.
Connor McDavid scores twice as Oilers beat Flames 4-1 in NHL exhibition game

Connor McDavid scores twice as Oilers beat Flames 4-1 in NHL exhibition game

EDMONTON — Connor McDavid picked up where he left off, scoring two goals to pace the Edmonton Oilers to a 4-1 win over the Calgary Flames in NHL exhibition play Tuesday.
Summer student tests positive for COVID-19: Calgary Catholic School District

Summer student tests positive for COVID-19: Calgary Catholic School District

CALGARY — A student taking part in summer classes has tested positive for COVID-19, but Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says that won't affect the province's back-to-school plans. The student was attending St.
Martian dreams: Mars probe part of Alberta scientist's childhood dream

Martian dreams: Mars probe part of Alberta scientist's childhood dream

EDMONTON — Chris Herd used to look into the sky when he was 13 and dream about holding a rock from Mars. He may get his chance.
Alberta municipalities get $1-billion boost as pandemic thrashes finances

Alberta municipalities get $1-billion boost as pandemic thrashes finances

EDMONTON — Alberta municipalities that have been economically thrashed by the COVID-19 pandemic are receiving more than $1 billion in support from other levels of government.