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Chinese consulate blasts Alberta Premier Jason Kenney for COVID-19 criticism

Chinese consulate blasts Alberta Premier Jason Kenney for COVID-19 criticism

EDMONTON — The Chinese Consulate-General in Calgary is firing back at Alberta Premier Jason Kenney for his rebuke of China's handling of the initial outbreak of the novel coronavirus.

Alberta's Fair Deal Report finished, but won't be released until pandemic subsides

EDMONTON — A panel exploring Alberta's role in Confederation is complete, but the government says it won't be released to the public until after the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic is over.
COVID-19 cannabis boom is over after spike in March, says Aurora interim CEO

COVID-19 cannabis boom is over after spike in March, says Aurora interim CEO

EDMONTON — Aurora Cannabis Inc.'s interim chief executive says the COVID-19 boom in cannabis sales has dissipated.

Edmonton Oil Kings forward Dylan Guenther named WHL rookie of the year

CALGARY — Edmonton Oil Kings forward Dylan Guenther has been named the Western Hockey League's rookie of the year.
Ontario, Alberta expand reopenings as Quebec delays school start in Montreal

Ontario, Alberta expand reopenings as Quebec delays school start in Montreal

MONTREAL — Even as much of Canada took steps Thursday toward resuming normal life, with the promise of reopened national parks and provincial economies, Quebec moved in the other direction by shelving plans to have students return to class in Montrea
Aurora Cannabis sees $137.4M net loss, $75.2M revenue in third quarter

Aurora Cannabis sees $137.4M net loss, $75.2M revenue in third quarter

EDMONTON — Aurora Cannabis Inc.'s third quarter was weighed down by a net loss, but the company is optimistic about its future after seeing a significant increase in the amount of pot it has sold.
'I feel lighter:' Some Albertans thrilled with haircuts, eating in restaurants

'I feel lighter:' Some Albertans thrilled with haircuts, eating in restaurants

Alberta's relaunch of its COVID-compromised economy Thursday was busy in some spots, slow in others and overshadowed by different rules for different communities.
Alberta Energy Regulator blocks sale of Shell assets over clean-up concerns

Alberta Energy Regulator blocks sale of Shell assets over clean-up concerns

CALGARY — Alberta's energy regulator has cited clean-up concerns in blocking the sale of sour gas wells, pipelines and other facilities from an energy giant to a much smaller company.
International deal to protect ozone layer behind new contaminant problem: study

International deal to protect ozone layer behind new contaminant problem: study

EDMONTON — A landmark environmental agreement that helped close the ozone hole in the 1990s has led to new chemical contaminants forming in the atmosphere and accumulating on land.

Eskimos defensive tackle Mark Mackie retires, will attend med school

Edmonton Eskimos defensive tackle Mark Mackie has retired from the CFL. Mackie made the decision after being admitted to the Schulich School of Medicine at Western University. The native of London, Ont.