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Aurora Cannabis blames $1-billion net loss in Q3 on pricing pressures, COVID-19

Aurora Cannabis blames $1-billion net loss in Q3 on pricing pressures, COVID-19

EDMONTON — Aurora Cannabis Inc.'s most recent quarter ended with a net loss of more than $1 billion, which the cannabis company blamed on pricing pressures and COVID-19 measures.
Crescent Point reports $1.18B Q1 profit, raises quarterly dividend

Crescent Point reports $1.18B Q1 profit, raises quarterly dividend

CALGARY — Crescent Point Energy Corp. hiked its quarterly dividend by more than 40 per cent Thursday and said it will soon be in a position to increase shareholder returns even more when it hits its net debt target likely later this year.
Alberta Premier Kenney heading to U.S. to talk oil, energy security with lawmakers

Alberta Premier Kenney heading to U.S. to talk oil, energy security with lawmakers

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney will head to Washington D.C. next week to speak to lawmakers about the importance of getting more oil from Canada. Kenney will speak to the U.S.
Calgary Flames head to Dallas with sights on series-clincher

Calgary Flames head to Dallas with sights on series-clincher

CALGARY — Darryl Sutter isn't about to reveal his plans for a potential series-clinching game, but the Calgary Flames have won back-to-back playoff games with the coach taking from his forwards and giving to his defencemen.
What federal Conservative leadership candidates can learn from Kenney and Alberta

What federal Conservative leadership candidates can learn from Kenney and Alberta

EDMONTON — As federal Conservative leadership candidates travelled to Alberta this week, they arrived in a fractured Tory heartland.
Backlund, Mangiapane lead Flames in 3-1 win over Stars to take series lead

Backlund, Mangiapane lead Flames in 3-1 win over Stars to take series lead

CALGARY — Andrew Mangiapane and Mikael Backlund led a third-period surge by the Calgary Flames in Wednesday's 3-1 win over the Dallas Stars to take a 3-2 lead in their playoff series.

Edmonton Oil Kings complete sweep of Red Deer Rebels with 4-2 win

RED DEER, Alta. — Dylan Guenther scored two goals and assisted on another to lead the Edmonton Oil Kings to a 4-2 win and 4-0 series sweep of the Red Deer Rebels Wednesday in the WHL.
Conservative debate: Poilievre fends off attacks, promises to fire Macklem

Conservative debate: Poilievre fends off attacks, promises to fire Macklem

EDMONTON — Candidates vying for the Conservative leadership framed the country — and the party — as deeply divided at the first official debate on Wednesday, and took turns pointing fingers at one rival they accuse of driving disunity in the race.
Edmonton Oilers sign forward Carter Savoie to entry-level contract

Edmonton Oilers sign forward Carter Savoie to entry-level contract

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers have announced that they have signed forward Carter Savoie to a three-year, entry-level contract beginning with this season.
Ottawa approves new $10B loan guarantee for the Trans Mountain pipeline project

Ottawa approves new $10B loan guarantee for the Trans Mountain pipeline project

CALGARY — The federal government has approved a new, approximately $10-billion loan guarantee for the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, a move it says is common practice and does not reflect any additional public funding for the high-profile, over-b