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Outdoor prizes such as camping and hunting added to Alberta's vaccination lotteries

Outdoor prizes such as camping and hunting added to Alberta's vaccination lotteries

EDMONTON — Alberta has added outdoor activity prizes to its vaccine lottery to get more people in the province immunized. The province says Albertans can win a lifetime fishing licence or a lifetime hunting licence.
Calfrac wins another fight with Wilks Brothers over recapitalization plan

Calfrac wins another fight with Wilks Brothers over recapitalization plan

CALGARY — Calfrac Well Services Ltd. has won another round with Wilks Brothers LLC over its recapitalization plan.
Shell proposes new carbon capture and storage project at Scotford Complex

Shell proposes new carbon capture and storage project at Scotford Complex

CALGARY — Shell Canada Ltd. has announced plans to build a large-scale carbon capture and storage project at its Scotford Complex near Edmonton, part of its strategy to become a net-zero emissions company by 2050.
Alberta begins easing remaining COVID-19 restrictions in continuing-care facilities

Alberta begins easing remaining COVID-19 restrictions in continuing-care facilities

EDMONTON — Alberta says it will begin easing some remaining COVID-19 health restrictions in continuing-care centres.
Tragic fire that killed seven deemed not suspicious: Alberta RCMP

Tragic fire that killed seven deemed not suspicious: Alberta RCMP

CHESTERMERE, Alta. — Alberta RCMP say a fire that killed seven members of the same family earlier this month is not suspicious.
Oilers acquire veteran defenceman Duncan Keith in trade with Chicago

Oilers acquire veteran defenceman Duncan Keith in trade with Chicago

EDMONTON — Veteran defenceman Duncan Keith wanted to be closer to home, and the Edmonton Oilers appeared to be the right fit.
NDP raises concern about hospital bed closures

NDP raises concern about hospital bed closures

EDMONTON — Alberta's Opposition health critic is sounding the alarm on hospital bed closures during the summer which the provincial health delivery agency says is due to staffing shortages.

Regulator says Brookfield used 'abusive' tactics in hostile bid for Inter Pipeline

CALGARY — Alberta's securities regulator has said Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP used "abusive" tactics in its attempt to acquire Calgary-based Inter Pipeline Ltd.
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney wants Canada to reopen to fully vaccinated visitors

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney wants Canada to reopen to fully vaccinated visitors

OTTAWA — Canada should reopen the border to fully vaccinated foreign visitors, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney said Monday, adding he will advocate for the loosened rules the next time provincial leaders have a conversation with Prime Minister Justin Tr
Alberta premier says province will not bring in COVID-19 vaccine passports

Alberta premier says province will not bring in COVID-19 vaccine passports

CALGARY — Premier Jason Kenney says Alberta will not be following the lead of Quebec and Manitoba on vaccine passports.