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Body of worker whose bulldozer fell through ice on inactive tailings pond recovered

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — Oilpatch giant Suncor says the body of a man whose bulldozer fell through the ice on one of its inactive tailings ponds earlier this week has now been recovered.

Oilers place goalie Mike Smith on long-term injured reserve

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers have placed goaltender Mike Smith on long-term injury reserve, and have re-assigned Olivier Rodrigue to the club's taxi squad, pending quarantine protocols.
Alberta health minister says vaccine schedule to take hit from manufacturing delays

Alberta health minister says vaccine schedule to take hit from manufacturing delays

EDMONTON — Alberta's health minister says it will take longer than expected to start immunizing seniors over 75 outside long-term care homes due to a delay in manufacturing one of the COVID-19 vaccines.
'Worst case': Calgary parents charged after dependent, adult son rushed to hospital

'Worst case': Calgary parents charged after dependent, adult son rushed to hospital

CALGARY — Police have charged two parents after their 27-year-old son, weighing just 43 pounds, was taken to hospital in acute medical distress.
MLA booted from Alberta UCP caucus shows no signs he'll give up seat

MLA booted from Alberta UCP caucus shows no signs he'll give up seat

EDMONTON — An Alberta legislature member booted from the United Conservative caucus for failing to represent his constituents is signalling he has no plans to give up his seat.

Trevali plans to reopen New Brunswick's Caribou zinc mine but with 150 fewer staff

CALGARY — Trevali Mining Corp. says it plans to reopen its Caribou Mine near Bathurst, N.B.

French oil giant Total leaves U.S. energy group, months after exiting CAPP

CALGARY — French oil and gas company Total says it will ditch its membership in the U.S.-based American Petroleum Institute because it disagrees on climate-related policies.
Alberta loosens restrictions and protesting coal mines: In The News for Jan. 15

Alberta loosens restrictions and protesting coal mines: In The News for Jan. 15

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Jan. 15 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Alberta monolith comes with message to save eastern slopes of Rocky Mountains

Alberta monolith comes with message to save eastern slopes of Rocky Mountains

A towering stainless steel monolith set up along the eastern slopes of the Rocky Mountains in Alberta comes with a message.
Connor McDavid scores hat trick, Edmonton Oilers defeat Vancouver Canucks 5-2

Connor McDavid scores hat trick, Edmonton Oilers defeat Vancouver Canucks 5-2

EDMONTON — Connor McDavid and the rest of the Edmonton Oilers big guns, embarrassed in their home opener, feasted Thursday on the Vancouver Canucks.