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WestJet wraps talks with federal government, not seeking aid

WestJet wraps talks with federal government, not seeking aid

CALGARY — WestJet says it is not seeking financial aid from the federal government after months of talks between Ottawa and the airline.
Feds move ahead with reservoir west of Calgary

Feds move ahead with reservoir west of Calgary

CALGARY — The federal government has provided the final piece of the puzzle to allow a controversial reservoir that could protect Calgary from future flooding to move forward.
Businesses along U.S. border hoping for imminent easing of travel restrictions

Businesses along U.S. border hoping for imminent easing of travel restrictions

CALGARY — U.S. businesses are waiting anxiously for an expected announcement on when the American border will reopen to Canadian tourists. "I'll be ecstatic . . .
TSB investigating grass fire sparked by train in Calgary, other fires in B.C.

TSB investigating grass fire sparked by train in Calgary, other fires in B.C.

CALGARY — The Transportation Safety Board of Canada is investigating after sparks from a train ignited a grass fire in Calgary. An investigator was deployed by the national agency on Monday.
Western Canada desperately needs rain but it's not in the forecast: climatologist

Western Canada desperately needs rain but it's not in the forecast: climatologist

EDMONTON — A lengthy rainfall and strong winds could dissipate the raging wildfires and smoky air gripping parts of Western Canada but that's not what's in the forecast for this week, says a senior climatologist with Environment Canada.
Advisory firm urges shareholders to support Brookfield's bid for Inter Pipeline

Advisory firm urges shareholders to support Brookfield's bid for Inter Pipeline

CALGARY — Prominent shareholder advisory firm ISS is recommending Inter Pipeline investors reject the company's proposed sale to Pembina Pipeline Corp. ISS instead says investors should support a hostile takeover bid by Brookfield Infrastructure LLP.
First Nation, LNG partners file project description for new project in northern B.C.

First Nation, LNG partners file project description for new project in northern B.C.

CALGARY — A liquefied natural gas project being proposed in a northern B.C. First Nation could soon produce millions of tons of the resource per year.
Businesses pulling back on sublet space as return to office looms: report

Businesses pulling back on sublet space as return to office looms: report

CALGARY — A new report suggests Toronto businesses are making plans to call employees back to the office.
TransAlta completes second of three planned Alberta plant conversions to natural gas

TransAlta completes second of three planned Alberta plant conversions to natural gas

CALGARY — TransAlta Corp. has taken another step in its goal of becoming carbon neutral by converting the second of three planned coal-to-gas conversions at its Alberta Thermal power generation facilities near Wabamun.
Company wants to appeal decision that rejected proposed Alberta open-pit coal mine

Company wants to appeal decision that rejected proposed Alberta open-pit coal mine

CALGARY — The company behind a proposed open-pit coal mine in Alberta's Rocky Mountains has filed a request to appeal a decision by a review panel that rejected the project as being not in the public interest.