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Alberta offers Rocky Mountain coal leases after rescinding protection policy

Alberta offers Rocky Mountain coal leases after rescinding protection policy

EDMONTON — Alberta is offering more of its Rocky Mountain landscapes to coal mining after rescinding a decades-old policy that protected them. In documents released earlier this week, Alberta Energy is giving miners until Dec.
Top doc says rural COVID-19 rising, but Kenney says cities focus of any new rules

Top doc says rural COVID-19 rising, but Kenney says cities focus of any new rules

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says tougher health restrictions likely aimed at Calgary and Edmonton are coming if the current round of rules don’t bend the curve on COVID-19.

Alberta set to retire coal power by 2023, ahead of 2030 provincial deadline

CALGARY — Alberta is set to meet its goal to eliminate coal-fired electricity production years earlier than its 2030 target, thanks to recently announced utility conversion projects. Capital Power Corp.

Judge finds former Alberta Mountie not guilty of sexually assaulting colleague

RED DEER, Alta. — A former RCMP officer has been found not guilty of sexually assaulting a colleague during an off-duty house party eight years ago.

Crescent Point Energy sets defensive capital spending budget for 2021

CALGARY — Crescent Point Energy Corp. says it is cutting its capital spending budget for 2021 because of the ongoing volatility in oil prices.

CWB reports Q4 profit down from year ago, still beats expectations

EDMONTON — CWB Financial Group reported its fourth-quarter profit edged down from a year ago, but the bank still beat expectations. The bank says it earned net income available to common shareholders of $63.
Hydrogen's future remains murky despite 凯发真人试玩首页home heating projects in Alberta and Ontario

Hydrogen's future remains murky despite 凯发真人试玩首页home heating projects in Alberta and Ontario

CALGARY — It seems like a no-brainer to use clean-burning hydrogen to offset the environmental negatives of natural gas for warming 凯发真人试玩首页homes, but pilot projects to do just that starting next year illustrate nothing is simple about this trendy new energy
'My only wish:' Children asking pet charity to help their furry friends at Christmas

'My only wish:' Children asking pet charity to help their furry friends at Christmas

CALGARY — One child asks for a coat for her dog in case her family gets evicted. Another girl hopes Santa can bring her pet medication he needs. Another wishes for enough dog food.
Closing arguments in trial of former Mountie charged with sexual assault of colleague

Closing arguments in trial of former Mountie charged with sexual assault of colleague

RED DEER, Alta. — Closing arguments have wrapped up in the trial of a former Mountie accused of sexually assaulting an RCMP colleague. Jason Tress is charged with one count of sexual assault over a March 1, 2012, allegation in Faust, Alta.
Alberta tops 1,800 new daily COVID cases, chief doctor warns rural rates rising

Alberta tops 1,800 new daily COVID cases, chief doctor warns rural rates rising

EDMONTON — As Alberta recorded another daily record of COVID-19 cases Thursday, its chief medical officer of health warned that rural areas are feeling the effects.