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Pembina CEO says 'noise' makes Trans Mountain pipeline bid unlikely

CALGARY — The CEO of Pembina Pipeline Corp. says the Trans Mountain pipeline system would fit neatly into his company's business model but he wouldn't want the "noise" associated with its controversial expansion project.

'Grateful that we had stopped:' Couple avoids fiery Alberta crash that killed 3

CEREAL, Alta. — A Saskatchewan man says a well-timed pit stop may have helped him avoid getting caught in a fiery 10-vehicle crash in southeastern Alberta that killed three people. Dore Germo and his wife left Kelowna, B.C.
Trans Mountain puts contractors on notice to get ready for pipeline restart

Trans Mountain puts contractors on notice to get ready for pipeline restart

SHERWOOD PARK, Alta. — Trans Mountain Corp. has advised construction contractors to get ready for the restart of its pipeline expansion project to the west coast.
Calgary police justified in shootout with suspect who killed himself in garage

Calgary police justified in shootout with suspect who killed himself in garage

CALGARY — A police watchdog has found that reasonable force was used during a shootout in Calgary that injured an officer before a suspected criminal killed himself.

One dead, others injured after fiery crash in southeastern Alberta

CEREAL, Alta. — One person is dead and others have been injured in a fiery crash that forced the closure of Highway 9 about 300 kilometres east of Calgary.
Alberta oil curtailment rules extended to late 2020 as pipeline delays persist

Alberta oil curtailment rules extended to late 2020 as pipeline delays persist

CALGARY — A program that allows the Alberta government to impose production caps on oil companies is being extended by a year as delays in building new market-opening pipelines persist.

Man charged after Pride crosswalk defaced in downtown Calgary

CALGARY — Police in Calgary say a man has been charged after a downtown crosswalk supporting the gender and sexually diverse community was vandalized.

Alberta city votes to keep money flowing to supervised drug consumption site

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — City council in Lethbridge, Alta., has voted down a motion that called on the provincial government to pull funding for a supervised drug consumption facility in the city. Coun.

Husky Energy shares rise on analyst report about potential privatization

CALGARY — Shares in Husky Energy Inc. gained more than five per cent after an RBC Dominion Securities analyst suggested its low share price makes this a good time for the company to be taken private. The stock closed up 45 cents or 5.

Edmonton trial hears woman was repeatedly stabbed, her organs removed

EDMONTON — A trial has started in Edmonton for a man accused of stabbing his ex-girlfriend about 100 times. Silva Koshwal's lawyer is arguing the man is not criminally responsible for the crime.