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Calgary Zoo says baby giraffe born this week died overnight

Calgary Zoo says baby giraffe born this week died overnight

CALGARY — A giraffe that was born at the Calgary Zoo less than a week ago died on Friday night, the organization announced on Facebook.

CPL Roundup: Cavalry goes top of the table with 2-0 win over Wanderers

CALGARY — Elijah Adekugbe scored the winning goal in the 71st minute as Cavalry shut out 10-man HFX Wanderers 2-0 Saturday in Canadian Premier League soccer action.
Investigation finds misuse of funds, scant oversight at Alberta Energy Regulator

Investigation finds misuse of funds, scant oversight at Alberta Energy Regulator

EDMONTON — Multiple government investigations say the former head of the Alberta Energy Regulator misused funds and abused trust by leveraging public money and resources to start a global consultancy group he eventually hoped to join.

Dog walkers testify about hearing car 'vroom,' watching officer fly through air

EDMONTON — A woman and her boyfriend who were walking their dogs near an Edmonton football stadium say they heard a car rev its engine before it rammed into a barricade and a police officer.

Suspected road rage: Calgary police look for driver who forced truck off road

CALGARY — Police in Calgary are looking for the driver of a truck who forced another truck off a busy freeway in a suspected case of road rage.

Regulator-versus-regulator warning issued over gas line to customs office

CALGARY — The latest regulatory battle concerning a cross-border energy pipeline has broken out between two branches of the federal government.

Improper access to more than 2,000 electronic health records at Alberta hospital

RED DEER, Alta. — An internal investigation has found that there was improper access to more than 2,000 patient electronic health records at a central Alberta hospital.
Setback for rejected babysitter's human rights complaints against parents

Setback for rejected babysitter's human rights complaints against parents

EDMONTON — An Edmonton man's human rights complaints against parents who rejected him as a babysitter have hit a setback.
Tidewater shares fall on deal to buy Prince George, B.C., refinery from Husky

Tidewater shares fall on deal to buy Prince George, B.C., refinery from Husky

CALGARY — Shares in Tidewater Midstream and Infrastructure Ltd. fell sharply Friday after it announced it would buy a small light oil refinery in Prince George, B.C., from Husky Energy Inc. for $215 million.
Dog killed, second pooch threatened, when cougar stalks Alberta hiking trails

Dog killed, second pooch threatened, when cougar stalks Alberta hiking trails

CANMORE, Alta. — Two popular hiking trails near Canmore, Alta., have been closed after separate attacks by a cougar on two small dogs that left one of the canines dead.