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Few approved oilsands projects stand to be built in near term: analysts

Few approved oilsands projects stand to be built in near term: analysts

CALGARY — There are dozens of approved oilsands projects that could be built in the wake of the shelving of the Frontier oilsands mine this week but analysts say they won't be built until more export pipeline capacity comes online.

WHL: Beck Warm perfect as Edmonton Oil Kings blank Red Deer Rebels 4-0

RED DEER, Alta. — Beck Warm stopped all 26 shots he faced as the Edmonton Oil Kings blanked the Red Deer Rebels 4-0 on Saturday in Western Hockey League action.
Draisaitl and Nugent-Hopkins combine to lead Oilers past Jets 3-2

Draisaitl and Nugent-Hopkins combine to lead Oilers past Jets 3-2

EDMONTON — Surpassing 100 points was made all that much sweeter for Leon Draisaitl by the important two points the Edmonton Oilers earned along with it on Saturday.

Alberta doctors say budget figure a deep salary cut when fee changes kick in

EDMONTON — The head of the Alberta Medical Association says a provincial budget that holds the line on physician compensation at $5.4 billion will actually be a 20 per cent cut as costs go up and billing fee changes kick in. Dr.

Southern Alberta man pleads guilty to wilfully promoting hatred on money

MEDICINE HAT, Alta. — A southern Alberta man who was accused of trying to use fake money with anti-Semitic slogans printed on it has pleaded guilty to wilfully promoting hatred. Loki Hulgaard of Medicine Hat was to go to trial this week.
Greta sticker that drew outrage in Alberta not child pornography: RCMP

Greta sticker that drew outrage in Alberta not child pornography: RCMP

CALGARY — RCMP in central Alberta say a decal that appears to show a well-known teenage climate activist in a sexual act is not child pornography.
Alberta seeks partners for 164 parks to focus spending on 'high-value areas'

Alberta seeks partners for 164 parks to focus spending on 'high-value areas'

EDMONTON — The Alberta government wants to hand off management of 164 provincially run parks to outside groups. "Modernizing Alberta's parks system is long overdue," Jess Sinclair, spokeswoman for Environment Minister Jason Nixon, said Friday.
'Equivalent of a hotel stay:' Judge backs condo board in banning online rentals

'Equivalent of a hotel stay:' Judge backs condo board in banning online rentals

EDMONTON — A condo board in Alberta has won a court battle preventing owners from engaging in short-term rentals through web-based platforms.

Child dies: Fires in three mobile homes in central Alberta trailer park

BLACKFALDS, Alta. — Police say a seven-year-old girl is dead following fires in three mobile homes in a central Alberta trailer park.
Edmonton Oilers lose injured defenceman Mike Green for three to four weeks

Edmonton Oilers lose injured defenceman Mike Green for three to four weeks

EDMONTON — Newly acquired Edmonton Oilers defenceman Mike Green will miss three to four weeks with a knee injury. The Oilers announced Friday that Green has a sprained MCL. He was hurt in a loss against Vegas on Wednesday.