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N.B. natural gas producer's shares rise on management switch, funding plan

CALGARY — Shares in Halifax-based natural gas producer Corridor Resources Inc. jumped by as much as 50 per cent on Monday after it proposed bringing in a new management team, along with an injection of up to $50 million. The stock hit a high of $1.
Vasek Pospisil to play in Calgary's ATP Challenger tennis tournament

Vasek Pospisil to play in Calgary's ATP Challenger tennis tournament

CALGARY — Canadian tennis pro Vasek Pospisil has entered a Challenger tournament in Calgary. The 29-year-old from Vancouver is in the field Feb. 24 to March 1 for the Calgary National Bank Challenger, organizers announced Monday. The world No.
Shaw says wireless revenue up in Q1 but phone and video revenues down

Shaw says wireless revenue up in Q1 but phone and video revenues down

CALGARY — Shaw Communications Inc. says intense competition in the wireless space is having an impact on subscriber numbers but it continues to see revenue growth in the segment.
Fewer trees, less undergrowth: Study says wildfires changing boreal forest

Fewer trees, less undergrowth: Study says wildfires changing boreal forest

EDMONTON — The increasing frequency of wildfires in Canada's boreal forest may be permanently changing one of the largest intact ecosystems left on Earth, research suggests.
Lindholm scores twice as Flames down Oilers 4-3 for fifth win in a row

Lindholm scores twice as Flames down Oilers 4-3 for fifth win in a row

CALGARY — He hasn't found the back of the net lately, but Matthew Tkachuk is finding other ways to help Calgary win.

Elections Canada says Wexit Canada is eligible to run candidates federally

EDMONTON — Elections Canada says Wexit is now eligible to register as a political party in federal elections.

Skier rescued after being caught for 45 minutes in avalanche in Alberta

CALGARY — A skier was flown by helicopter in life-threatening condition to Calgary after she was caught in an avalanche in Banff National Park.

Man shot in leg when police respond to break-and-enter in northeastern Alberta.

COLD LAKE, Alta. — RCMP say a 26-year-old man is in police custody after being shot in the leg when officers responded to a break-and-enter in northeastern Alberta.

Alberta says arbitration board rules no raises for teachers, registered nurses

EDMONTON — The Alberta government says an arbitration board has ruled there will be no wage increases for teachers and registered nurses in their current contracts.

Four killed, six injured in southern Alberta highway crash: RCMP

TABER, Alta. — Mounties say four people have died and six people were hurt in a highway crash in southern Alberta.