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Nash, O'Ree, Kane among inductees into Canada's Sports Hall of Fame

Nash, O'Ree, Kane among inductees into Canada's Sports Hall of Fame

CALGARY — Basketball player Steve Nash and hockey players Willie O'Ree and Sheldon Kennedy are among this year's inductees into Canada's Sports Hall of Fame.
'Pointing out the obvious:' Alberta govt stands by energy minister's comments

'Pointing out the obvious:' Alberta govt stands by energy minister's comments

EDMONTON — Alberta's energy minister isn't backing away from her comments that COVID-19's public health rules and economic fears favour pipeline construction.
'Don't be like Toronto:' Calgary mayor warns against large gatherings in parks

'Don't be like Toronto:' Calgary mayor warns against large gatherings in parks

Calgary's mayor is warning citizens "don't be like Toronto" and congregate in large numbers in parks.
Higher prices encourage Canadian producers to boost oil production

Higher prices encourage Canadian producers to boost oil production

CALGARY — Western Canadian producers are moving to restore some oil production as crude prices rise with demand thanks to the gradual opening of the world economy and OPEC and Russian output cuts.
Alberta legislature to resume with COVID work, other bills, sitting into July

Alberta legislature to resume with COVID work, other bills, sitting into July

EDMONTON — Alberta politicians are going back to the legislature this week with a plan to sit until late July and pass 10 bills, while physical distancing and dealing with COVID-19.

Calgary bans businesses that claim to change sexual orientation or gender identity

CALGARY — City councillors in Calgary have voted to join other municipalities in the province by prohibiting businesses that claim they can change a person's sexual orientation or gender identity.
Alberta's United Conservatives among parties seeking COVID-19 wage aid

Alberta's United Conservatives among parties seeking COVID-19 wage aid

EDMONTON — Alberta's United Conservative Party says it is applying for the federal wage subsidy program during the COVID-19 pandemic while the Opposition NDP says it is holding off.
Gathering limits make it a 'great time to be building a pipeline:' Alberta minister

Gathering limits make it a 'great time to be building a pipeline:' Alberta minister

EDMONTON — Alberta's energy minister says it's a good time to build a pipeline because public health restrictions limit protests against them.
Vermilion Energy CEO leaves company, executive committee to take over role

Vermilion Energy CEO leaves company, executive committee to take over role

CALGARY — Shares in Vermilion Energy Inc. traded lower on Monday after the company announced the unexpected, immediate departure of its president and CEO Anthony Marino and its decision to go forward without a chief executive.

Edmonton police investigating suspicious death after body is found in motel

Edmonton police are investigating a new suspicious death case. They say officers responding to an assault call Sunday evening discovered a body at a south-side motel. The body was found inside one of the motel suites.