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Canadian women's hockey team yearns for international competition

Canadian women's hockey team yearns for international competition

CALGARY — The Canadian women's hockey team is in desperate need of international games. Gina Kingsbury hopes a Rivalry Series against the United States can happen this winter.
Husky Energy hit by non-cash impairment charges, reports $7-billion loss in Q3

Husky Energy hit by non-cash impairment charges, reports $7-billion loss in Q3

CALGARY — Husky Energy Inc. reported a nearly $7.1-billion loss in its latest quarter as it was hit by $6.7 billion in non-cash impairment charges after taxes related to lower long-term commodity price assumptions and reduced capital investment.
TC Energy reports third-quarter profit up from year ago, revenue up

TC Energy reports third-quarter profit up from year ago, revenue up

CALGARY — TC Energy Corp. reported its third-quarter profit rose compared with a year ago as its revenue edged higher.
'They came with dogs:' Genomes show canines, humans share long history

'They came with dogs:' Genomes show canines, humans share long history

EDMONTON — Somewhere near Lake Baikal on the Siberian steppes, archeologists were opening 7,000-year-old graves. The bodies had been carefully interred. One was buried with a long, carved spoon. Another had been honoured with a necklace of elk teeth.
Don Mazankowski, former Alberta MP and cabinet minister, dies at 85

Don Mazankowski, former Alberta MP and cabinet minister, dies at 85

EDMONTON — Donald Frank Mazankowski, a former Tory deputy prime minister, has died at the age of 85. Speaker Anthony Rota announced the news in the House of Commons Wednesday and MPs held a moment of silence in his memory.

Suncor Energy misses expectations with $302M loss on lower production, prices

CALGARY — Suncor Energy Inc. is reporting a third-quarter operating loss of $302 million or 20 cents per share as revenue fell 34 per cent to $6.5 billion due to lower production and oil prices compared with the same period of 2019.
Alberta proposes legislation to change rules on child-care spaces

Alberta proposes legislation to change rules on child-care spaces

EDMONTON — Alberta is proposing new rules for child care that would include flexible oversight and availability 24 hours a day to accommodate parents who work shifts.
Inquiry into Alberta oil and gas critics extended to Jan. 31, with no new money

Inquiry into Alberta oil and gas critics extended to Jan. 31, with no new money

EDMONTON — A public inquiry into who is funding environmental opposition to Alberta's oil and gas industry has been granted an extension until the end of January.
Husky pipeline spills 900,000 litres of produced water in northwestern Alberta

Husky pipeline spills 900,000 litres of produced water in northwestern Alberta

RAINBOW LAKE, Alta. — Husky Energy is cleaning up after one of its pipelines in northwestern Alberta spilled 900,000 litres of produced water, a byproduct of oil and gas extraction that sometimes contains residual petroleum and chemicals.
Alberta union leaders launch protest website against Kenney government

Alberta union leaders launch protest website against Kenney government

EDMONTON — Labour-union leaders are urging Albertans to sign up to protest Premier Jason Kenney’s government through rallies and demonstrations and, if necessary, provincewide general strikes.