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Suncor to increase stake in White Rose offshore oilfield subject to restart decision

Suncor to increase stake in White Rose offshore oilfield subject to restart decision

CALGARY — Suncor Energy Inc. says it is looking to increase its ownership stake in the White Rose offshore oilfield to 40 per cent from 27.5 per cent. Suncor says the deal depends on Cenovus Energy Inc.
Calgary Flames sign RFA defenceman Connor Mackey, veteran forward Brad Richardson

Calgary Flames sign RFA defenceman Connor Mackey, veteran forward Brad Richardson

CALGARY — The Calgary Flames are beefing up their roster ahead of training camp, signing a pair of players to new contracts.
Alberta backs off demand for nurse pay cuts in latest round of collective bargaining

Alberta backs off demand for nurse pay cuts in latest round of collective bargaining

EDMONTON — The Alberta government has backed down from demanding salary cuts from nurses.
Calgary mayoralty candidate sentenced to 40 days jail for violating COVID-19 orders

Calgary mayoralty candidate sentenced to 40 days jail for violating COVID-19 orders

CALGARY — An Alberta judge has delivered a stinging rebuke to a controversial Calgary mayoralty candidate and ordered him to serve 40 days in jail for violating COVID-19 court orders. Kevin J.
WHL changes regular-season schedule due to ongoing border issues

WHL changes regular-season schedule due to ongoing border issues

CALGARY — The Western Hockey League is juggling its early-season schedule to deal with ongoing border restrictions. The league said teams in the B.C. Division will compete exclusively against other B.C.-based teams during October. Teams in the U.S.
Twelve Alberta mayors call for province to implement COVID-19 vaccine passport

Twelve Alberta mayors call for province to implement COVID-19 vaccine passport

EDMONTON — Twelve Alberta mayors are calling for Premier Jason Kenney to bring in provincewide COVID-19 vaccine passport rules, while a member of his United Conservative caucus is telling him to back away from them entirely.
Alberta businesses call for vaccine passport

Alberta businesses call for vaccine passport

CALGARY — As a fourth wave of COVID-19 cases pushes Alberta's hospitals to the brink, many local businesses are increasingly frustrated with the provincial government's refusal so far to introduce a vaccine passport program.
Alberta delays identification requirements for supervised drug-use sites

Alberta delays identification requirements for supervised drug-use sites

CALGARY — The Alberta government is delaying implementation of one of its new rules governing supervised drug-use sites amid a legal challenge.
Enbridge advances Gulf Coast strategy with US$3B Moda Midstream purchase

Enbridge advances Gulf Coast strategy with US$3B Moda Midstream purchase

CALGARY — Canadian pipeline giant Enbridge Inc. is increasing its presence on the U.S. Gulf Coast through a US$3-billion acquisition. The Calgary-based company said Tuesday it will buy U.S.
Former Liberal MP Kent Hehr running to be Calgary's next mayor

Former Liberal MP Kent Hehr running to be Calgary's next mayor

CALGARY — Former member of Parliament Kent Hehr is throwing his hat in the ring to become Calgary's new mayor.