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Canadian women's hockey team kicks off nine-game, pre-Olympic series against U.S.

CALGARY — Games that will determine the roster of Canada's 2022 Olympic women's hockey team will include nine against archrival United States. Canada opens its pre-Olympic series against the U.S. on Friday in Allentown, Pa.
Precision Drilling Q3 revenue up more than 50% from year ago as drilling ramps up

Precision Drilling Q3 revenue up more than 50% from year ago as drilling ramps up

CALGARY — Precision Drilling Corp. is anticipating a significant increase in activity this winter, thanks to the most positive backdrop the company has experienced for its business in "more than a decade," according to chief executive Kevin Neveu.
Alberta First Nation finishes first phase of search at former residential school site

Alberta First Nation finishes first phase of search at former residential school site

KAPAWE’NO FIRST NATION — A northern Alberta First Nation says it has completed the first phase of ground penetrating radar in its search for children's remains at a former residential school site.

Stantec buying Cardno's North American and Asia Pacific engineering business

EDMONTON — Shares in Stantec Inc. gained more than 10 per cent Thursday after the company announced a deal to buy Cardno Ltd.'s North American and Asia Pacific engineering and consulting business for US$500 million.
PropTech is making it easier to buy or sell a house online

PropTech is making it easier to buy or sell a house online

CALGARY — Kim and Dave Bailey knew they wanted to build their new home on a lot that would accommodate a three-car garage.
Edmonton Oilers place goalie Mike Smith on IR with lower-body injury

Edmonton Oilers place goalie Mike Smith on IR with lower-body injury

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers have placed goalie Mike Smith on injured reserve with a lower-body injury. The team has also recalled netminder Stuart Skinner from the Bakersfield Condors in the American Hockey League.

Proposed southern Alberta coal mine could become renewable energy complex instead

CALGARY — One of the Australian companies that had proposed bringing coal mining back to the eastern slopes of Alberta's Rocky Mountains now says it may build a green hydrogen facility on the site instead. Montem Resources Ltd.
Report shows fossil fuel production out of step with government climate commitments

Report shows fossil fuel production out of step with government climate commitments

EDMONTON — Governments around the world expect to produce twice as much fossil fuels as their climate commitments would allow, a new international report has found.
Alberta country stars band together on song opposing Rocky Mountain coal mining

Alberta country stars band together on song opposing Rocky Mountain coal mining

EDMONTON — When Alberta country singer Corb Lund wrote a song 12 years ago about a rancher determined to defend the landscape he loves against encroaching development, it was just a campfire yarn.
Calgary medical examiner testifies 'very unlikely' toddler died in accidental fall

Calgary medical examiner testifies 'very unlikely' toddler died in accidental fall

CALGARY — A forensic pathologist says it's unlikely a toddler, found buried with her mother west of Calgary two years ago, died as a result of an accidental fall. Deputy medical examiner Dr.