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Alberta isn't alone in facing climate challenge, says province's COP26 representative

Alberta isn't alone in facing climate challenge, says province's COP26 representative

Alberta's top representative to the global climate conference taking place in Scotland has a message to those in the province who feel singled out by the pressure to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. You are not alone.
MEG Energy CEO doesn't expect Line 5 dispute to hurt ability to move heavy oil

MEG Energy CEO doesn't expect Line 5 dispute to hurt ability to move heavy oil

CALGARY — The chief executive of MEG Energy said Tuesday he doesn't expect the ongoing dispute between Canada and the U.S. over the Line 5 cross-border pipeline to hurt his company's ability to move heavy oil to the U.S. Gulf Coast.
Shell to partner with renewables firm on solar farm near Scotford refinery

Shell to partner with renewables firm on solar farm near Scotford refinery

CALGARY — Shell Canada and its North American solar platform Silicon Ranch have announced plans to build a 58-megawatt solar farm adjacent to Shell’s Scotford refinery and chemicals park near Edmonton.
Power utility TransAlta reports Q3 loss, raises full-year financial guidance

Power utility TransAlta reports Q3 loss, raises full-year financial guidance

CALGARY — TransAlta Corp. raised its guidance for the year as it reported a loss of $456 million in its latest quarter compared with a loss of $136 million in the same quarter last year. The power utility says the loss amounted to $1.
Alberta NDP Opposition wants immediate funding for daycare operators during COVID-19

Alberta NDP Opposition wants immediate funding for daycare operators during COVID-19

EDMONTON — Alberta’s Opposition says the province needs to dip into surplus budget funds to allow child-care program operators to keep their doors open during the pandemic.
MEG Energy again increases annual production guidance after third-quarter results

MEG Energy again increases annual production guidance after third-quarter results

CALGARY — MEG Energy Corp. boosted its output forecast for the year after swinging to a $54-million profit in its latest quarter on a doubling of revenues.
Mayor says 'unreal' lineups at Alberta border crossing as restrictions lifted

Mayor says 'unreal' lineups at Alberta border crossing as restrictions lifted

COUTTS, Alta. — The mayor of a village in southern Alberta says the sun rose above the longest row of vehicles the border community had ever seen Monday a few hours after the Canada-United States border restrictions were eased.
Deja doc: Calgary surgeon saves 2 men with CPR, then performs their heart operations

Deja doc: Calgary surgeon saves 2 men with CPR, then performs their heart operations

CALGARY — Dr. Corey Adams should perhaps buy himself a superhero costume.
Amazon cloud computing division to open second Canadian hub in Calgary region

Amazon cloud computing division to open second Canadian hub in Calgary region

CALGARY — Tech giant Amazon says it has broken ground on its second Canadian cloud-computing server hub — this one to be located in Calgary, bringing billions of dollars of investment to the region.
Aurora Cannabis buying stake in Dutch company Growery, to provide secured loan

Aurora Cannabis buying stake in Dutch company Growery, to provide secured loan

EDMONTON — Aurora Cannabis Inc. says it has signed a deal to invest in a significant equity stake in Growery B.V., a Netherlands-based company that holds a license to participate in the country's controlled cannabis supply chain experiment.
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