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Cost of data breaches in Canada hit new record in 2021: IBM

Cost of data breaches in Canada hit new record in 2021: IBM

CALGARY — The average cost of a data breach in Canada hit a record high last year as companies grappled with new cybersecurity risks during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Family of woman killed in hotel says justice served, but killer to appeal conviction

Family of woman killed in hotel says justice served, but killer to appeal conviction

EDMONTON — The daughter of an Indigenous woman who was killed in a hotel room a decade ago says a judge's decision to sentence her mother's killer to 12 1/2 years in prison is a sign of justice.
Sentencing delay for men found guilty of flouting Alberta COVID-19 rules

Sentencing delay for men found guilty of flouting Alberta COVID-19 rules

CALGARY — Sentencing arguments for an Alberta pastor, his brother and a café owner found guilty of contempt after deliberately violating COVID-19 health orders has been put over until September.
Urgent need in Alberta to address potent drug supply, overdose crisis: health experts

Urgent need in Alberta to address potent drug supply, overdose crisis: health experts

EDMONTON — Alberta needs to create an emergency program similar to ones in other provinces to address a toxic drug supply that is killing people, an emergency room doctor and public health professor say.
WestJet signs code share agreement with Dutch airline KLM

WestJet signs code share agreement with Dutch airline KLM

CALGARY — WestJet Airlines has expanded an existing code-share agreement with KLM Royal Dutch Airlines.

Brookfield Asset Management completes privatization of Brookfield Property partners

CALGARY — Brookfield Asset Management Inc. says it has closed a deal to acquire the remaining stake in Brookfield Property Partners.

Brookfield confident in offer for Inter Pipeline after Pembina terminates rival bid

CALGARY — Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LLP said it's confident its hostile bid for Calgary-based Inter Pipeline will be successful now that Pembina Pipeline Corp. has terminated its own rival offer.
Brookfield confident in offer for Inter Pipeline after Pembina terminates rival bid

Brookfield confident in offer for Inter Pipeline after Pembina terminates rival bid

CALGARY — Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LLP said it's confident its hostile bid for Calgary-based Inter Pipeline will be successful now that Pembina Pipeline Corp. has terminated its own rival offer.
Canada to play Finland in first game of women's world hockey championship

Canada to play Finland in first game of women's world hockey championship

CALGARY — Hockey Canada has released the schedule for the International Ice Hockey Federation World Championship Women's World Championship, featuring Canada versus Finland in the opening game.

Yamamoto among four players to receive qualifying offers from the Edmonton Oilers

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers extended qualifying offers to forwards Tyler Benson, Cooper Marody and Kailer Yamamoto as well as goalie Stuart Skinner on Sunday. Benson, 23, has one assist in seven career NHL games.