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Alberta funding Blood Tribe addiction beds, more police officers

Alberta funding Blood Tribe addiction beds, more police officers

STAND OFF, Alta. — The Alberta government is giving money to the Blood Tribe in southern Alberta to add beds to its safe withdrawal site and to bolster its police force. Up to $2.
Edmonton Oilers expecting to get James Neal back against Stars

Edmonton Oilers expecting to get James Neal back against Stars

Edmonton Oilers winger James Neal is expected to return from a foot injury on Tuesday night against the Dallas Stars. The native of Whitby, Ont., hasn't played since Jan. 29.

Police in Lethbridge, Alta., seize and dispose of two live mortar rounds

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — The Lethbridge Police Service says an explosives disposal unit seized and safely destroyed two live mortar rounds on the weekend.
'It frustrates me:' Kenney says new coronavirus stifling oil and gas economy

'It frustrates me:' Kenney says new coronavirus stifling oil and gas economy

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says it's going to be a bumpy ride as oil prices fall due to reduced demand tied to the novel coronavirus outbreak.
Suncor files application for base oilsands mine extension with federal agency

Suncor files application for base oilsands mine extension with federal agency

CALGARY — The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada is inviting public and Indigenous comment on a Suncor Energy Inc.
Canadian alpine skier Dustin Cook to race one more time before retirement

Canadian alpine skier Dustin Cook to race one more time before retirement

CALGARY — Canadian alpine skier Dustin Cook says he's retiring at the end of this season. After 12 years on the national team, the 31-year-old from Ottawa intends to make Sunday's super giant slalom in Kvitfjell, Norway, his swan song.
Alberta expanding number of 'drug treatment courts' to battle addiction

Alberta expanding number of 'drug treatment courts' to battle addiction

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — The Alberta government is setting up more drug treatment courts in an effort to fight the ongoing problem of substance abuse in the province.
'We will do better:' Alberta company says it regrets Greta Thunberg decal

'We will do better:' Alberta company says it regrets Greta Thunberg decal

CALGARY — An Alberta energy services company says its management accepts full responsibility for a decal the business distributed bearing its logo beneath a sexually suggestive cartoon appearing to depict 17-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Th
Few approved oilsands projects stand to be built in near term: analysts

Few approved oilsands projects stand to be built in near term: analysts

CALGARY — There are dozens of approved oilsands projects that could be built in the wake of the shelving of the Frontier oilsands mine this week but analysts say they won't be built until more export pipeline capacity comes online.

WHL: Beck Warm perfect as Edmonton Oil Kings blank Red Deer Rebels 4-0

RED DEER, Alta. — Beck Warm stopped all 26 shots he faced as the Edmonton Oil Kings blanked the Red Deer Rebels 4-0 on Saturday in Western Hockey League action.