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Teen charged with manslaughter in death of boy in central Alberta: RCMP

MASKWACIS, Alta. — RCMP in central Alberta say a 13-year-old has been arrested and charged with manslaughter in the death of a 10-year-old boy. Police say officers in Maskwacis, south of Edmonton, received a call at 4 a.m.
Enerplus restarting North Dakota production despite threat to pipeline

Enerplus restarting North Dakota production despite threat to pipeline

CALGARY — Enerplus Corp. says it has restored North Dakota crude oil production halted during the pandemic-linked oil price crash in May despite a court ruling last month that the Dakota Access Pipeline must be shut down.
'Caught up in the frenzy:' Oilers 50/50 draw breaking ticket sale records

'Caught up in the frenzy:' Oilers 50/50 draw breaking ticket sale records

EDMONTON — Officials hope the frenzy over the Edmonton Oilers online 50/50 draw continues as the hockey team's community foundation holds another game-day raffle for its fans in Alberta.
Alberta to join other provinces in exploring small nuclear technology

Alberta to join other provinces in exploring small nuclear technology

EDMONTON — The Alberta government says it plans to join three other provinces in exploring small-scale nuclear technology.
Parkland posts lower Q2 net income of $32 million as fuel sales fall by 14%

Parkland posts lower Q2 net income of $32 million as fuel sales fall by 14%

CALGARY — Service station operator Parkland Corp. is reporting higher-than-expected second quarter earnings despite pandemic-related hits to its sales volumes.
Aluminum tariffs an example of rising U.S. protectionism, trade expert says

Aluminum tariffs an example of rising U.S. protectionism, trade expert says

CALGARY — An international trade expert says Canada can expect more U.S. moves like the imposition of aluminum import tariffs as protectionism gains popularity in the United States ahead of the November presidential election.
Aluminum tariffs an example of rising U.S. protectionism, trade expert says

Aluminum tariffs an example of rising U.S. protectionism, trade expert says

CALGARY — An international trade expert says Canada can expect more U.S. moves like the imposition of aluminum import tariffs as protectionism gains popularity in the United States ahead of the November presidential election.
Flames defeat Jets 4-0 to win NHL qualifying series three games to one

Flames defeat Jets 4-0 to win NHL qualifying series three games to one

EDMONTON — Milan Lucic used his fists as a metaphor, knocking down the Winnipeg Jets at the drop of the puck Thursday before his Calgary Flames proceeded to knock them out of the NHL playoffs.

Vegas dominates St. Louis 6-4, one win from West's top seed

EDMONTON — Mark Stone scored the go-ahead goal on a deflection with under 7 minutes left, and the Vegas Golden Knights took a big step toward clinching the top seed in the Western Conference by beating the St.
Alberta jury trials to resume next month at offsite locations due to COVID-19

Alberta jury trials to resume next month at offsite locations due to COVID-19

EDMONTON — The Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta says jury selection and jury trials will resume next month, but most won't be in courtrooms. The court says on its website that proceedings will start Sept.