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Next Conservative party leader best not take Alberta for granted: MPs

Next Conservative party leader best not take Alberta for granted: MPs

OTTAWA — Conservative MP Michelle Rempel Garner is warning that whoever is elected as the new party leader on Sunday must be prepared with robust policy for the West.
Suncor shares slip after fire interrupts Fort McMurray oilsands mining output

Suncor shares slip after fire interrupts Fort McMurray oilsands mining output

CALGARY — Shares in Suncor Energy Inc. fell Monday after it reported it will be early September before bitumen production resumes at its base oilsands mining operation in Fort McMurray, Alta., following a fire on Friday.
Calgary brewery hopes to overcome 'yuck factor' with beer made with wastewater

Calgary brewery hopes to overcome 'yuck factor' with beer made with wastewater

CALGARY — Village Brewery, which describes its blond ale as crisp, dry and slightly fruity, is looking to persuade beer lovers that a new batch made from reused wastewater tastes just as good.
Paramount demands cash for its stake in Strath Resources after merger announced

Paramount demands cash for its stake in Strath Resources after merger announced

CALGARY — Oil and gas company Paramount Resources Ltd. is demanding a cash payout for its shares in Strath Resources Ltd. when it is merged with another private firm.
Calfrac Well Services rejects recapitalization offer from Wilks Brothers

Calfrac Well Services rejects recapitalization offer from Wilks Brothers

CALGARY — Calfrac Well Services Ltd. says a Texas company's proposed restructuring plan doesn't have sufficient support from unsecured noteholders and so it will continue with a debt-for-stock swap announced in July.
Blues beat Canucks 3-2 for first win in NHL playoffs

Blues beat Canucks 3-2 for first win in NHL playoffs

EDMONTON — The St. Louis Blues were a desperate team and played like it Sunday, firing 49 shots at the Vancouver Canucks and finally earning a 3-2 overtime win.
Crawford stars as Blackhawks beat Golden Knights 3-1

Crawford stars as Blackhawks beat Golden Knights 3-1

EDMONTON — The Chicago Blackhawks were in deep trouble. That's when Corey Crawford took over.
Dallas beats Calgary 5-4 in overtime to tie NHL playoff series at two games each

Dallas beats Calgary 5-4 in overtime to tie NHL playoff series at two games each

EDMONTON — John Klingberg was originally credited with the winning goal that eventually went to Alexander Radulov, but it was the sandpaper grit of Joe Pavelski and an onslaught of shots that got the job done for the Dallas Stars Sunday.
2020's crude price crash offers a bright spot for natural gas producers

2020's crude price crash offers a bright spot for natural gas producers

CALGARY — Veteran oilman Mike Rose says he doesn't want to "jinx it," but he admits it's not so bad heading the company that last year became the biggest producer of natural gas in Canada.
Fleury, Golden Knights beat Blackhawks for 3-0 series lead

Fleury, Golden Knights beat Blackhawks for 3-0 series lead

EDMONTON — Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 26 shots and the Vegas Golden Knights held off the Chicago Blackhawks 2-1 on Saturday night to take a 3-0 lead in the first-round series. William Karlsson and Patrick Brown scored for the Golden Knights.