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Quadruple killing trial hears man suffered blows to the head, gunshot wounds

Quadruple killing trial hears man suffered blows to the head, gunshot wounds

CALGARY — A jury has seen graphic photographs of numerous injuries inflicted on a man whose body was found at the side of a rural highway west of Calgary.
Driller Ensign Energy shares fall on slashed dividend and quarterly loss

Driller Ensign Energy shares fall on slashed dividend and quarterly loss

CALGARY — Poor drilling market prospects and a desire to save money to pay down debt and for other priorities convinced Ensign Energy Services Inc. to chop its dividend in half and kill its dividend reinvestment program, the company said Tuesday.
Calgary Tower reopens four months after elevator fell with people inside

Calgary Tower reopens four months after elevator fell with people inside

CALGARY — One of Calgary's most recognizable landmarks has reopened nearly four months after an elevator plunged several storeys with eight people inside.
Alberta to widen main southern highway with land transfer from First Nation

Alberta to widen main southern highway with land transfer from First Nation

KANANASKIS, Alta. — The Alberta government will be widening 29 kilometres of Highway 1A in the southern part of the province. The $76.5 million project is to double the width of the section between Cochrane and Canmore.
Imperial 'scurrying' to ramp up crude by rail but uninterested in rail contracts

Imperial 'scurrying' to ramp up crude by rail but uninterested in rail contracts

CALGARY — Imperial Oil Ltd. is "scurrying" to quickly ramp up crude-by-rail shipments from its Edmonton terminal to take advantage of improved profitability caused by the Keystone pipeline spill in North Dakota, CEO Rich Kruger said Tuesday.

Three men charged after 'targeted' shooting, evacuation at Alberta mall

AIRDRIE, Alta. — Three Calgary men are facing a charge of attempted murder following what police call a targeted shooting at a shopping mall that triggered an evacuation involving thousands of people.
Stampeders mourn loss of chance to repeat as Grey Cup champs on home turf

Stampeders mourn loss of chance to repeat as Grey Cup champs on home turf

CALGARY — The Calgary Stampeders' season was short by their own standards.
Man arrested after Uber vehicle carjacked in Edmonton, driven through jail fence

Man arrested after Uber vehicle carjacked in Edmonton, driven through jail fence

EDMONTON — A 23-year-old man is facing charges after an Uber ride-hailing vehicle was carjacked and driven through a fence at the Edmonton Remand Centre.
Button-pushing Edmonton toddler wins his parents a free trip to Tokyo

Button-pushing Edmonton toddler wins his parents a free trip to Tokyo

EDMONTON — Lee Tappenden thought it was a scam when he got a call last week saying he had won a free trip to Tokyo.
Blue Bombers employ one-two QB punch to advance to CFL West final

Blue Bombers employ one-two QB punch to advance to CFL West final

CALGARY — Zach Collaros is going back to where he started his CFL season, but wearing enemy colours.