Skip to content

Alberta News

Alberta companies face charges after hydrogen sulphide leak causes health issues

SPIRIT RIVER, Alta. — Alberta's energy regulator has laid charges against three oil and gas companies after a release of poisonous hydrogen sulphide that affected human health. Five charges have been laid against Tourmaline Oil Corp.

Edmonton fire chief says people must adapt to more wildfires in their lives

EDMONTON — In a few weeks, Ken Block will hang up his uniform as head of Edmonton Fire Rescue and head Down Under to assume command of 5,000 firefighters in Australia.
Sheahan's four points and McDavid's two goals powers Oilers past Coyotes 7-3

Sheahan's four points and McDavid's two goals powers Oilers past Coyotes 7-3

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers will be going into a 10-day break with their heads held high.

Canada's Reece Howden earns first World Cup ski cross victory at Nakiska

NAKISKA, Alta. — Reece Howden juggles college with part-time ski cross racing. The 21-year-old from Cultus Lake, B.C., overcame a lack of race mileage to claim his first World Cup win Saturday at Alberta's Nakiska Ski Resort.

Sheahan's four points and McDavid's two goals powers Oilers past Coyotes 7-3

EDMONTON — Riley Sheahan had a goal and three assists and Connor McDavid had a pair of goals as the Edmonton Oilers rode a strong start to a 7-3 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday.

Metis nations ask Ottawa to negotiate directly with them, not national body

EDMONTON — Three provincial Metis nations are asking the federal government to negotiate directly with them on issues of self-government and not through their national representative body.

Alberta court approves Encana reorganization, paving way for change next week

CALGARY — Encana Corp. says an Alberta court has approved the oil and gas company's reorganization that will see it move its headquarters to Denver from Calgary and change its name to Ovintiv Inc.
Drury leads host Canadian ski cross team into chilly World Cup at Nakiska

Drury leads host Canadian ski cross team into chilly World Cup at Nakiska

NAKISKA, Alta. — It's too cold for penguins, but not for ski cross racer Kevin Drury. A cold front enveloping Alberta this week cancelled penguin walks at the Calgary Zoo, where tourists can witness the flightless birds waddling out and about.
Eyes, ears, whiskers can give away if cats are in pain: study

Eyes, ears, whiskers can give away if cats are in pain: study

CALGARY — Don't let their peaceful demeanour, aloof expression or apparent good humour fool you — your favourite feline friends might be keeping a secret.

Calgary plans to withhold business licences to stop conversion therapy

CALGARY — The mayor of Calgary says a motion to ban the "insidious" practice of conversion therapy is to be brought before a council committee early next week with a vote expected sometime in February.