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Tamarack Valley Energy buying Deltastream Energy for $1.425 billion

Tamarack Valley Energy buying Deltastream Energy for $1.425 billion

CALGARY — Tamarack Valley Energy Ltd. is buying Deltastream Energy Corp. for $1.425 billion, a move that Tamarack says solidifies its position as the largest producer in northern Alberta's Clearwater heavy oil play.
Canada, U.S. take women's hockey rivalry to B.C. in November

Canada, U.S. take women's hockey rivalry to B.C. in November

CALGARY — Fresh off winning a women's world hockey championship, Canada will host archrival U.S. in Kelowna and Kamloops, B.C. in November. Games Nov. 15 in Kelowna and Nov.
Singer Tenille Townes emerges top winner at Canadian Country Music Association Awards

Singer Tenille Townes emerges top winner at Canadian Country Music Association Awards

CALGARY — Tenille Townes cemented her status as one of Canada's top country music stars Sunday, taking home five trophies at the Canadian Country Music Association Awards in Calgary.
Deusser, Killer Queen claim CP International crown in jump off at Spruce Meadows

Deusser, Killer Queen claim CP International crown in jump off at Spruce Meadows

CALGARY — Daniel Deusser and his horse Killer Queen captured the coveted Rolex CP International title on Sunday after a pressure-filled jump off at jam-packed Spruce Meadows.
Stampeders add to Elks misery with 56-28 road win

Stampeders add to Elks misery with 56-28 road win

EDMONTON — The Calgary Stampeders were more than happy to keep kicking their rivals while they are down.
Highway in Alberta could get smoky, but Parks Canada says closing it is a last resort

Highway in Alberta could get smoky, but Parks Canada says closing it is a last resort

EDMONTON — Parks Canada is warning that strong winds forecast for this weekend could blow smoke from a large wildfire across a major highway linking Alberta and British Columbia.
Two dead, including paramedic, in ambulance crash near Edmonton

Two dead, including paramedic, in ambulance crash near Edmonton

THORSBY, Alta. — Two people are dead, including a paramedic, following a collision involving an ambulance southwest of Edmonton.
RCMP hunt for pair wanted in string of armed robberies in Fort McMurray

RCMP hunt for pair wanted in string of armed robberies in Fort McMurray

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — Police in Fort McMurray, Alta. are investigating a string of Saturday-morning armed robberies they say were committed by a man and a woman who are still at large.

Two dead in residential fire in Calgary's Harvest Hills neighbourhood

CALGARY — A fire in the northeast Calgary neighbourhood of Harvest Hills has left two people dead. Fire crews were called to the multi-family residence at around 1:20 a.m. Saturday.
Man arrested after Edmonton stabbings charged with second-degree murder

Man arrested after Edmonton stabbings charged with second-degree murder

EDMONTON — A 25-year-old man who was arrested after a series of stabbings in Edmonton that sent a neighbourhood into lockdown has been charged with second-degree murder.