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Alberta's top doctor came up with plan to lift all COVID-19 orders: health minister

Alberta's top doctor came up with plan to lift all COVID-19 orders: health minister

CALGARY — Alberta's health minister says it was the idea of the province's chief medical health officer to end isolation requirements for those who test positive for COVID-19 or who have been in close contact with someone who has.
Appeal Court convicts Calgary man who attacked woman while he was high on mushrooms

Appeal Court convicts Calgary man who attacked woman while he was high on mushrooms

CALGARY — Alberta's Appeal Court has ordered a Calgary man be convicted for breaking into a professor's house and assaulting her while he was naked and high on magic mushrooms.
Veteran CFL quarterback Dakota Prukop among 16 players released by Calgary Stampeders

Veteran CFL quarterback Dakota Prukop among 16 players released by Calgary Stampeders

CALGARY — Veteran CFL quarterback Dakota Prukop was among 16 players released Thursday by the Calgary Stampeders. Prukop, an American, signed with Calgary in January.
TC Energy in dispute with LNG Canada; could delay construction of Coastal GasLink

TC Energy in dispute with LNG Canada; could delay construction of Coastal GasLink

CALGARY — The completion of the Coastal GasLink pipeline could be delayed if TC Energy cannot resolve an ongoing dispute with LNG Canada over project costs, the Calgary-based company said Thursday.
Veteran defensive lineman Shawn Lemon among 16 players released by the Edmonton Elks

Veteran defensive lineman Shawn Lemon among 16 players released by the Edmonton Elks

EDMONTON — Veteran CFL players Shawn Lemon, Thaddeus Coleman, Vontae Diggs and Kenny Shaw were among the Edmonton Elks' final cuts Thursday. Edmonton made its final roster decisions ahead of the CFL's deadline of 10 p.m. ET on Friday.
Cenovus retires $1 billion in debt as oil price surge lifts Canadian energy sector

Cenovus retires $1 billion in debt as oil price surge lifts Canadian energy sector

CALGARY — Cenovus Energy Inc. retired nearly $1 billion in debt in the second quarter as the easing of COVID-19 restrictions and a related commodity price surge provided a lift to Canadian oil and gas producers.
Suncor Energy cuts guidance for Fort Hills due to slope instability at mine site

Suncor Energy cuts guidance for Fort Hills due to slope instability at mine site

CALGARY — Suncor Energy Inc. said Thursday it will produce less bitumen than expected this year from its Fort Hills oilsands mine.
Demand increasing: Canadian Blood Services watching supply as COVID-19 rules eased

Demand increasing: Canadian Blood Services watching supply as COVID-19 rules eased

CALGARY — A return to a somewhat normal summer as COVID-19 restrictions are eased is putting a strain on Canada's blood supply.
Alberta to end isolation rules for COVID-19 cases, close contacts as cases rise

Alberta to end isolation rules for COVID-19 cases, close contacts as cases rise

CALGARY — Alberta is ending isolation requirements for people who test positive for COVID-19 and their close contacts as cases climb in the province. Dr.
CP Rail says ruling on CN-KCS merger expected soon; CP not giving up on its own bid

CP Rail says ruling on CN-KCS merger expected soon; CP not giving up on its own bid

CALGARY — With a U.S. regulator set to rule soon on Canadian National Railway Co.'s proposed merger with Kansas City Southern, rival Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. says it stands "ready to re-engage" with KCS if CN's $33.