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Shell gives customers option to offset their carbon emissions for two cents per litre

Shell gives customers option to offset their carbon emissions for two cents per litre

CALGARY — Shell Canada is letting carbon-conscious customers get their two cents in for the environment while filling up at one of its 1,400 stations across Canada.
Alberta plans joint men's and women's curling championship, no "bubble"

Alberta plans joint men's and women's curling championship, no "bubble"

SYLVAN LAKE, Alta. — Alberta intends to hold its provincial men's and women's curling championships jointly in January. Curlers won't "bubble" at the Jan.
Calfrac Well Services cuts capital spending plan, reports $50M Q3 loss

Calfrac Well Services cuts capital spending plan, reports $50M Q3 loss

CALGARY — Calfrac Well Services Ltd. cut its capital budget as it reported a $50-million loss in its latest quarter. The company says its capital budget for this year has been reduced to $40 million from $55 million.
Edmonton long-term care facility has 10 COVID-19 deaths, dozens of cases

Edmonton long-term care facility has 10 COVID-19 deaths, dozens of cases

EDMONTON — Alberta Health Services says it is working closely with an Edmonton long-term care home to manage a COVID-19 outbreak.
Calgary mother guilty in son's staph death granted full parole with conditions

Calgary mother guilty in son's staph death granted full parole with conditions

CALGARY — A mother found negligent in the death of her 14-month-old son from a staph infection has been granted full parole about halfway through her sentence, but her release comes with conditions.

Newly listed Topaz Energy forecasts double-digit earnings and output growth in 2021

CALGARY — Three weeks after its initial public offering, Topaz Energy Corp. says it expects about 15 per cent growth in royalty production and 38 per cent higher adjusted earnings next year compared with this year.

Former coach arrested on sex charges involving teen boys in Edmonton decades ago

EDMONTON — A former track coach and official from Ottawa has been arrested on sex crime charges involving five teenage boys who were with the Edmonton Olympic Track and Field Club decades ago.
'Terrified': Calgary homeless leaving shelters after fresh COVID-19 outbreaks

'Terrified': Calgary homeless leaving shelters after fresh COVID-19 outbreaks

CALGARY — Outbreaks at two shelters have left Calgary's homeless terrified to come in out of the cold for fear of catching COVID-19, says a group that helps people living on the streets.
Alberta farmers file what may be first class-action lawsuit over unpaid oil leases

Alberta farmers file what may be first class-action lawsuit over unpaid oil leases

CALGARY — Two Alberta landowners have filed what a lawyer says could be the first class-action lawsuit against an energy company for not making its lease payments.

Michigan defenceman Power out of Canadian junior team selection camp

CALGARY — The University of Michigan will not release defenceman Owen Power to participate in the Canadian junior men's hockey team selection camp.