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Obsidian Energy formalizes share swap bid for Calgary rival Bonterra Energy

Obsidian Energy formalizes share swap bid for Calgary rival Bonterra Energy

CALGARY — Obsidian Energy Ltd. is formalizing its hostile takeover bid for rival Bonterra Energy Corp. It says it will offer two Obsidian shares for each Bonterra share until Jan. 4.
TC Energy CEO Russ Girling retiring with Keystone XL pipeline still unfinished

TC Energy CEO Russ Girling retiring with Keystone XL pipeline still unfinished

CALGARY — The long-standing chief executive of TC Energy Corp.
Lightning the latest to learn Dallas Stars' defence can be downright offensive

Lightning the latest to learn Dallas Stars' defence can be downright offensive

EDMONTON — The Tampa Bay Lightning are the latest team in the NHL playoffs to discover how much the Dallas Stars' defence can be, well, downright offensive.

RCMP in Alberta say man dead after he called 911 and told police he wanted shootout

CALLING LAKE, Alta. — RCMP in Alberta say a man is dead after he'd called them multiple times, telling them he wanted a gunfight with police. Police say officers in Athabasca, Alta.
Dallas beats Tampa Bay 4-1 to take opening game of Stanley Cup final

Dallas beats Tampa Bay 4-1 to take opening game of Stanley Cup final

EDMONTON — The credo of next-man-up has the Dallas Stars one game up in the 2020 Stanley Cup final.

Six injured, man in custody following BB gun incident in Alberta, RCMP say

AIRDRIE, Alta. — Six people in a city north of Calgary have been treated for minor injuries after police allege someone was firing at them with BB guns. RCMP in Airdrie say they were called around 9:30 p.m. Friday about males with a gun.
Calgary wants to be a World Cup freestyle, snowboard hub city

Calgary wants to be a World Cup freestyle, snowboard hub city

Calgary is making a pitch to be a World Cup hub for both freestyle skiing and snowboard.
Citrus vs. Cactus: Tampa-Dallas NHL final is duel of former coaching associates

Citrus vs. Cactus: Tampa-Dallas NHL final is duel of former coaching associates

EDMONTON — It's not only two American Sunbelt teams facing off Saturday in the NHL's Stanley Cup final, it's also a matchup of two head coaches who once worked together, but with the student now trying to outshine the mentor.
Government plans to remove offensive name from mountain in Banff National Park

Government plans to remove offensive name from mountain in Banff National Park

BANFF, Alta. — The federal government says it is planning to remove an offensive name from a mountain in Banff National Park.
First reported case of COVID-19 transmission in Alberta school: Dr. Hinshaw

First reported case of COVID-19 transmission in Alberta school: Dr. Hinshaw

EDMONTON — Alberta's chief medical officer of health says the province likely has it's first transmission of COVID-19 in a school. Dr.