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'Very kind:" Slain Alberta doctor remembered by colleagues, patients

'Very kind:" Slain Alberta doctor remembered by colleagues, patients

RED DEER, Alta. — An Alberta family doctor slain in his medical clinic is being remember as a kind practitioner, a devoted dad and a jokester. Dr. Walter Reynolds, 45, was "the best colleague I ever had," Dr. Edward Ohanjanians said Tuesday.

Alberta town fined, failed to report malfunctions in water distribution system

BOW ISLAND, Alta. — A municipality in southern Alberta and a former worker have pleaded guilty to charges linked to monitoring the safety of the community's water distribution system.
Calgary Flames postpone 50/50 raffle due to "unforeseen circumstances"

Calgary Flames postpone 50/50 raffle due to "unforeseen circumstances"

CALGARY — The Calgary Flames have temporarily halted their online 50/50 game-day raffle due to "unforeseen circumstances." The National Hockey League team announced the move Tuesday in an email sent to season ticket holders.
'Not a random attack:' Man charged with killing doctor at Alberta medical clinic

'Not a random attack:' Man charged with killing doctor at Alberta medical clinic

RED DEER, Alta. — A man accused of killing a family doctor had a plan and a target in mind when he showed up at a walk-in clinic in central Alberta, RCMP said Tuesday. Deng Mabiour of Red Deer, Alta.

Calgary-based PetroTal shuts Peru oilfield after protester deaths and injuries

CALGARY — A Calgary-based company is shutting down its oilfield in Peru after violent protests over the weekend that resulted in three protester deaths and a dozen injuries among police and protesters. PetroTal Corp.
'Horrific:' Witness says Alberta doctor slain while working in medical clinic

'Horrific:' Witness says Alberta doctor slain while working in medical clinic

RED DEER, Alta.
'We will award a winner:' Oilers 50/50 delayed to fix errors, offer refunds

'We will award a winner:' Oilers 50/50 delayed to fix errors, offer refunds

EDMONTON — A record-setting Edmonton Oilers 50/50 draw won't have a winner for several more days as officials work out problems with the online raffle.
Canadian Natural to take over Painted Pony Energy in $461-million deal

Canadian Natural to take over Painted Pony Energy in $461-million deal

CALGARY — Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. has struck a $461-million deal to buy Painted Pony Energy Ltd. as it looks to grow its position in the liquids-rich Montney natural gas region of northeastern B.C.
Ensign Energy Q2 revenue drops 48 per cent, Canada's share of revenue plunges

Ensign Energy Q2 revenue drops 48 per cent, Canada's share of revenue plunges

CALGARY — Ensign Energy Services Inc. reported a $17.1-million net loss in its second quarter, as revenue fell by nearly half compared with the same time last year.
Stars beat Blues to draw Flames, St. Louis to face Canucks

Stars beat Blues to draw Flames, St. Louis to face Canucks

EDMONTON — Joe Pavelski tied it with 31.4 seconds left in the third period, Anton Khudobin stopped all three shots he faced in the shootout and the Dallas Stars beat the St. Louis Blues 2-1 in round-robin play Sunday to clinch the No.