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Record gold price forecasts boost prospects for junior mining companies

Record gold price forecasts boost prospects for junior mining companies

CALGARY — For veteran geologist Roger Moss, this year's runup in gold prices to seven-year highs over US$1,750 per ounce could not have come at a better time. The president and CEO — and only full-time employee — of two-year-old Labrador Gold Corp.
RCMP in Alberta investigate after Pride path vandalized with tar and feathers

RCMP in Alberta investigate after Pride path vandalized with tar and feathers

AIRDRIE, Alta. — A Pride organization north of Calgary vowed to paint over vandalism to its rainbow pathway as many times as necessary following the latest incident where the path appears to have been tarred-and-feathered.
Alberta heavyweight Tanner (The Bulldozer) Boser delivers impressive UFC KO

Alberta heavyweight Tanner (The Bulldozer) Boser delivers impressive UFC KO

LAS VEGAS — Alberta heavyweight Tanner (The Bulldozer) Boser showed heavy hands in knocking out Philipe (Monstro) Lins in the first round on the undercard of a UFC Fight Night show Saturday.
Kenney says ambitious, long-term Alberta economy reboot plan coming Monday

Kenney says ambitious, long-term Alberta economy reboot plan coming Monday

GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alta. — Premier Jason Kenney says his government's blueprint to reboot Alberta's distressed economy will be announced Monday in Calgary.
Eighteen people across Alberta arrested for child porn and other online offences

Eighteen people across Alberta arrested for child porn and other online offences

Alberta's Internet Child Exploitation unit has arrested 18 people across Alberta for child pornography and other online offences.
Alberta heavyweight Tanner Boser says he can help UFC save some money with a win

Alberta heavyweight Tanner Boser says he can help UFC save some money with a win

Alberta heavyweight Tanner (The Bulldozer) Boser looks to save the UFC some money this weekend by beating Brazil's Philipe (Monstro) Lins on a Fight Night card in Las Vegas. His rationale is simple.
Alberta's top court upholds convictions of two police officers in harassment case

Alberta's top court upholds convictions of two police officers in harassment case

CALGARY — Alberta's Court of Appeal has dismissed applications from two former Calgary police officers who were found guilty of misusing department computers and harassing a woman involved in a custody battle.
Alberta probe into foreign funding of anti-oil groups extended to October

Alberta probe into foreign funding of anti-oil groups extended to October

EDMONTON — Alberta's public inquiry into whether foreign money is bankrolling anti-oil protests in Canada is going into overtime.
Kenney rejects NDP call to fire speechwriter over residential school comments

Kenney rejects NDP call to fire speechwriter over residential school comments

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says he disputes comments made by his speechwriter in 2013 that questioned the severity of the effects of residential schools on Indigenous peoples, but is resisting Opposition demands to fire him.
Baytex restarts most of its suspended wells as crude oil prices bounce back

Baytex restarts most of its suspended wells as crude oil prices bounce back

CALGARY — Baytex Energy Corp. says it is responding to higher oil prices by bringing back on line some of the wells it had shut down in April and May to avoid selling into an oversupplied market.