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GreenFirst to buy six lumber mills and a newsprint mill from Rayonier for US$214M

GreenFirst to buy six lumber mills and a newsprint mill from Rayonier for US$214M

CALGARY — GreenFirst Forest Products Inc. says it has struck a deal to buy six lumber mills in Ontario and Quebec and a newsprint mill in Kapuskasing, Ont., for about US$214 million from subsidiaries of Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc.
Alberta doctors say trust must be rebuilt after proposed new labour deal rejected

Alberta doctors say trust must be rebuilt after proposed new labour deal rejected

EDMONTON — The head of the Alberta Medical Association says many factors led to the recent collapse of a proposed master agreement with the province, but he says a key one was lack of trust. Dr.
Appeal Court restores privileges for man who killed five at Calgary house party

Appeal Court restores privileges for man who killed five at Calgary house party

EDMONTON — The Alberta Court of Appeal has restored some privileges for a mentally ill man who stabbed to death five young people at a Calgary house party seven years ago.
Tamarack Valley strikes deal to buy private Anegada Oil for $494 million

Tamarack Valley strikes deal to buy private Anegada Oil for $494 million

CALGARY — In another sign of ongoing Canadian oilpatch consolidation, Tamarack Valley Energy Ltd. says it has agreed to buy private Anegada Oil Corp. for a net $494 million.
Youth accused in hit-and-run death of Calgary officer still has no lawyer

Youth accused in hit-and-run death of Calgary officer still has no lawyer

CALGARY — An 18-year-old-man charged as a young offender in the hit-and-run death of a Calgary police officer has asked for another court delay as he tries to find a lawyer.
Men's world curling championship in Calgary concludes amid COVID scare

Men's world curling championship in Calgary concludes amid COVID scare

CALGARY — Niklas Edin's fifth world men's curling title was memorable not only because of the history the Swede made.
Expert says gathering outside Alberta church attended by many conspiracy theorists

Expert says gathering outside Alberta church attended by many conspiracy theorists

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Jacob Markstrom earns shutout as Flames blank Oilers 5-0 in Battle of Alberta

Jacob Markstrom earns shutout as Flames blank Oilers 5-0 in Battle of Alberta

CALGARY — It took Sean Monahan breaking out of his goal-scoring slump to set the offensive tone for the Calgary Flames.

Men's world curling championship in Calgary remains in COVID limbo

CALGARY — The men's world curling championship in Calgary remained in a holding pattern Saturday just short of its finish line because of positive tests for the COVID-19 virus.
Edmonton Oilers place centre Ryan Nugent-Hopkins on injured list

Edmonton Oilers place centre Ryan Nugent-Hopkins on injured list

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers have placed Ryan Nugent-Hopkins on the injured-reserve list. The 27-year-old centre missed Edmonton's game against the Ottawa Senators Thursday with an upper-body injury.