Skip to content

Alberta News

Edmonton Oilers sign goalie Oliver Rodrigue to entry-level deal

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers have signed goaltender Olivier Rodrigue to a three-year, entry-level contract. Rodrigue, 18, has played for the Drummondville Voltigeurs of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League the past three seasons.
Encana CEO says Canadian oilfield would produce more if regulated in the U.S.

Encana CEO says Canadian oilfield would produce more if regulated in the U.S.

CALGARY — Western Canada's Montney oil and gas region would be two to four times more productive if it was in the United States with its more efficient regulatory systems, says the CEO of Encana Corp.
New UCP members sworn in as Alberta legislature poised to axe carbon tax

New UCP members sworn in as Alberta legislature poised to axe carbon tax

EDMONTON — On the eve of Alberta's carbon tax heading to the chopping block, the province's environment minister says green projects currently being funded by the levy will go ahead.
Winds helping in battle against fire threatening northern Alberta town

Winds helping in battle against fire threatening northern Alberta town

HIGH LEVEL, Alta. — Fire officials say winds continue to be favourable as crews battle a large wildfire burning a few kilometres from a northern Alberta town.

Convictions that have led to consecutive murder sentences in Canada

CALGARY — Edward Downey was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison without the possibility of parole for 50 years for the 2016 killing of a Calgary mother and her young daughter.
Killer of Calgary mother and daughter gets no parole for 50 years

Killer of Calgary mother and daughter gets no parole for 50 years

CALGARY — A Calgary judge says a "callous and remorseless" man who killed a mother and her young daughter must wait 50 years before he has a chance at parole.
AHL defenceman Day lands one-year deal with Edmonton Oilers

AHL defenceman Day lands one-year deal with Edmonton Oilers

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers have signed defenceman Logan Day to a one-year, entry-level contract.
Norbord suspends production at northern Alberta mill due to wildfires

Norbord suspends production at northern Alberta mill due to wildfires

TORONTO — Norbord Inc. says it has temporarily suspended production as an oriented strand board mill in northern Alberta due to wildfires in the region. The company says it stopped production at the mill in High Level, Alta.

Debris hurled into air when natural gas blast rips apart Alberta workshop

DE WINTON, Alta. — A man is being treated for serious injuries after a natural gas explosion that tore apart a workshop on a rural property just south of Calgary.
Alberta legislature session to begin under new Premier Jason Kenney

Alberta legislature session to begin under new Premier Jason Kenney

EDMONTON — The Alberta legislature is to start a new session today with a lot of new faces and a new government in charge.