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Alberta COVID deaths pushes Canada past milestone of 10,000 deaths

Alberta COVID deaths pushes Canada past milestone of 10,000 deaths

Canada reached a grim and worrying milestone Tuesday in the COVID-19 pandemic, surpassing 10,000 novel coronavirus deaths. Alberta reported two deaths from COVID-19 to lift the national tally to 10,001.
Alberta Opposition calls for more COVID-19 contact tracers as case numbers rise

Alberta Opposition calls for more COVID-19 contact tracers as case numbers rise

EDMONTON — Alberta's Opposition leader says the government needs to sharply ramp up the number of contact tracers if it wants to get a handle on the rising number of COVID-19 cases.
Alberta health staff return to work, surgeries resume after one-day walkout

Alberta health staff return to work, surgeries resume after one-day walkout

EDMONTON — Hospital and health-care workers who staged a one-day illegal walkout returned to work Tuesday while politicians swapped recriminations and accusations in the house over the dispute.
Vancouver miner says sale of oilsands stake more likely as output allowed to rise

Vancouver miner says sale of oilsands stake more likely as output allowed to rise

VANCOUVER — The Alberta's government's decision last week to end its oil production curtailment program in December will help advance a plan by Teck Resources Ltd. to sell its stake in the Fort Hills oilsands mine, says CEO Don Lindsay.
Cenovus targets 20 to 25 per cent workforce reductions following Husky takeover

Cenovus targets 20 to 25 per cent workforce reductions following Husky takeover

CALGARY — Cenovus Energy Inc. is aiming to cut as many as one in four jobs — potentially more than 2,000 workers — if it succeeds in its $3.8-billion friendly takeover of rival Husky Energy Inc.
Suncor Energy relocating its PetroCanada head office to Calgary from Ontario

Suncor Energy relocating its PetroCanada head office to Calgary from Ontario

CALGARY — Suncor Energy Inc. is moving its PetroCanada head office to Calgary from two offices in Ontario next year, affecting about 700 workers.
MEG Energy CEO deflects takeover speculation as oilsands company reports Q3 loss

MEG Energy CEO deflects takeover speculation as oilsands company reports Q3 loss

CALGARY — It's business as usual for oilsands producer MEG Energy Corp., its CEO says, despite speculation it could be a takeover target in the wake of the $3.8-billion buyout of Husky Energy Inc. announced by Cenovus Energy Inc. on Sunday.
Canadians don't want to 'rock the boat' when voting during pandemic: experts

Canadians don't want to 'rock the boat' when voting during pandemic: experts

EDMONTON — Monday's re-election of another incumbent premier in Canada's third recent provincial election shows Canadians don't want to "rock the boat" during a global pandemic, say political experts.
Labour board orders health-care staff who walked off the job to go back to work

Labour board orders health-care staff who walked off the job to go back to work

EDMONTON — The union representing Alberta health-care staff who walked off the job Monday to protest recent cuts says its members will return to work after the province's labour relations board ruled they acted illegally.

Canadians don't want to 'rock the boat' when voting during pandemic: experts

EDMONTON — Monday's re-election of another incumbent premier in Canada's third recent provincial election shows Canadians don't want to "rock the boat" during a global pandemic, say political experts.