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S&P/TSX composite up slightly as tech sector pulls back, energy makes gains

S&P/TSX composite up slightly as tech sector pulls back, energy makes gains

CALGARY — Canada's main stock index eked out another record high on Friday as losses in the technology sector were offset by gains in the energy sector. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up just 3.76 points at 21,216.
Saskatchewan Roughriders want a win in third straight meeting with Calgary Stampeders

Saskatchewan Roughriders want a win in third straight meeting with Calgary Stampeders

CALGARY — Will the third time be the charm for the Saskatchewan Roughriders? The Roughriders (5-4) face Calgary (5-5) at McMahon Stadium on Saturday in Saskatchewan's third straight meeting with the Stampeders.
Industry welcomes Canada's lifting of global advisory against non-essential travel

Industry welcomes Canada's lifting of global advisory against non-essential travel

CALGARY — The travel industry is welcoming what it calls the federal government's "long overdue" move to lift a global advisory asking Canadians to avoid non-essential travel outside the country.

CPL Roundup: Cavalry extends undefeated streak with 2-1 win over Pacific

CALGARY — Cavalry FC kept its spot atop the Canadian Premier League standings with a 2-1 win over Pacific FC on Thursday. Daan Klomp opened the scoring for Cavalry (12-5-8) in the 6th minute and David Norman Jr.
Calgary murder trial hears from undercover officers in deaths of mother, toddler

Calgary murder trial hears from undercover officers in deaths of mother, toddler

CALGARY — The trial of a man who admitted to killing his girlfriend but not her young daughter heard Thursday about an undercover police operation that helped find their bodies in a shallow grave west of Calgary.

Regulator lays charges against Tidewater Midstream for acidic water release

CALGARY — The Alberta Energy Regulator has laid charges against Tidewater Midstream and Infrastructure Ltd. for a release of acidic water in west-central Alberta. The regulator says the release occurred in Oct.
Alberta's top doctor says COVID-19 cases receding but vigilance needed at Halloween

Alberta's top doctor says COVID-19 cases receding but vigilance needed at Halloween

EDMONTON — Alberta’s chief medical officer of health says COVID-19 case numbers in the province continue to recede. But Dr. Deena Hinshaw cautions that the hospital situation remains precarious given the high number of patients.
Alberta inquiry finds no wrongdoing in anti-oilsands campaign despite foreign funds

Alberta inquiry finds no wrongdoing in anti-oilsands campaign despite foreign funds

EDMONTON — Canadian environmental groups were exercising their democratic rights of free speech when they accepted foreign funding for campaigns opposing oilsands development, a public inquiry has reported.

Canadian women's hockey team kicks off nine-game, pre-Olympic series against U.S.

CALGARY — Games that will determine the roster of Canada's 2022 Olympic women's hockey team will include nine against archrival United States. Canada opens its pre-Olympic series against the U.S. on Friday in Allentown, Pa.
Precision Drilling Q3 revenue up more than 50% from year ago as drilling ramps up

Precision Drilling Q3 revenue up more than 50% from year ago as drilling ramps up

CALGARY — Precision Drilling Corp. is anticipating a significant increase in activity this winter, thanks to the most positive backdrop the company has experienced for its business in "more than a decade," according to chief executive Kevin Neveu.