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Insurance provider for Trans Mountain pipeline says it won't renew policy

Insurance provider for Trans Mountain pipeline says it won't renew policy

CALGARY — An insurance provider for the Trans Mountain pipeline said it will not renew its policy with the company when it expires in August. Argo Group International Holdings Ltd.
Alberta heavyweight Tanner Boser expects Latifi to try and take him down in UFC bout

Alberta heavyweight Tanner Boser expects Latifi to try and take him down in UFC bout

Alberta heavyweight Tanner (The Bulldozer) Boser has yet to be taken down in the UFC, a record that will no doubt be tested Saturday night. The 29-year-old from Bonnyville, Alta.
Inter Pipeline continues to support Pembina deal after improved Brookfield offer

Inter Pipeline continues to support Pembina deal after improved Brookfield offer

CALGARY — The board of directors at Inter Pipeline Ltd. says it still supports a takeover deal the company signed with Pembina Pipeline Corp., despite an increased offer from Brookfield Infrastructure Partners.
Kenney criticized for cancel culture remarks amid renewed residential school debate

Kenney criticized for cancel culture remarks amid renewed residential school debate

EDMONTON — A western Canadian Indigenous leader is condemning cancel culture remarks made by Alberta Premier Jason Kenney, and says it reinforces a recent decision to scrap a formal working agreement with the province.
Critics say Premier Jason Kenney dining with others flouts COVID-19 rules

Critics say Premier Jason Kenney dining with others flouts COVID-19 rules

EDMONTON — Photos of Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and members of the United Conservative caucus dining together on a rooftop patio are drawing disapproval from critics who say the politicians flouted the province's COVID-19 rules.
Former chiropractor who pleaded guilty to sex assaults gets jail sentence, probation

Former chiropractor who pleaded guilty to sex assaults gets jail sentence, probation

EDMONTON — A former chiropractor who pleaded guilty to six counts of sexual assault has been sentenced to two years minus a day in jail and two years of probation.

Calgary to host women’s world hockey championships in August

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — The women’s world hockey championship will be held in Calgary this summer after the pandemic forced Nova Scotia officials to cancel the event earlier this year.
JBS Canada beef processing facility in Alberta resumes production after cyberattack

JBS Canada beef processing facility in Alberta resumes production after cyberattack

CALGARY — The JBS Canada beef processing facility in Alberta has resumed production after a cyberattack that impacted the company’s operations in North America and Australia. The JBS Canada facility in Brooks, Alta., employs more than 2,800 people.
Calgary to host women's world hockey championship after Nova Scotia event cancelled

Calgary to host women's world hockey championship after Nova Scotia event cancelled

CALGARY — The women's world hockey championship will take place this summer in Calgary after the event was cancelled in Nova Scotia earlier this year. Hockey Canada announced Wednesday that the 10-country tournament will take place Aug.
Ontario trucker convicted of killing Edmonton woman in hotel applies for mistrial

Ontario trucker convicted of killing Edmonton woman in hotel applies for mistrial

EDMONTON — An Ontario truck driver found guilty of killing a woman in his Edmonton hotel room has applied for a mistrial, which could mean yet another trial in the high-profile case.