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McDavid scores twice, Edmonton Oilers edge Winnipeg Jets 2-1

McDavid scores twice, Edmonton Oilers edge Winnipeg Jets 2-1

EDMONTON — Midway through the NHL season, Connor McDavid says there's already a playoff-like atmosphere percolating in the North Division. The all-Canadian race grew tighter Thursday as McDavid and the Edmonton Oilers topped the Winnipeg Jets 2-1.
Kerri Einarson, Brad Gushue win opener at Canadian mixed doubles curling championship

Kerri Einarson, Brad Gushue win opener at Canadian mixed doubles curling championship

CALGARY — Canadian women's champion skip Kerri Einarson is off to a winning start at the Home Hardware national mixed doubles curling championship. The Gimli, Man., curler and partner Brad Gushue of St.

Ryan Poehling caps three-point night with winner, Rocket edge Heat in OT

CALGARY — Ryan Poehling set up two goals before scoring the winner, and the Laval Rocket edged the Stockton Heat 4-3 in overtime on Thursday in American Hockey League action.
No plans for water changes in southwestern Alberta: environment minister

No plans for water changes in southwestern Alberta: environment minister

EDMONTON — Alberta's environment minister said Thursday there's no plan to change water allocations in the province's arid southwest.
Data looks good to further ease COVID-19 restrictions: Alberta premier

Data looks good to further ease COVID-19 restrictions: Alberta premier

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says COVID-19 data looks promising as his cabinet committee prepares to meet Monday to decide whether to further ease public health restrictions.
Oilsands producer Suncor invests in carbon capture technology firm Svante

Oilsands producer Suncor invests in carbon capture technology firm Svante

CALGARY — Suncor Energy Inc. says it is investing in carbon capture technology company Svante Inc. as it looks for ways to reduce or offset greenhouse gas emissions from its extensive oil and gas operations.

Former Calgary Stampeders GM Rogers Lehew dies at age 92

CALGARY — Former Calgary Stampeders general manager Rogers Lehew, who guided the team to three Grey Cup games, has died. He was 92. After four years as an assistant coach, Lehew became the Stamps' GM in 1965 and held the post for nine years.
Young man charged in death of fellow Alberta high school student appears in court

Young man charged in death of fellow Alberta high school student appears in court

LEDUC, Alta. — A judge has given a 19-year-old man accused of killing a fellow student at an Edmonton-area school time to find a lawyer before he returns to court.
Topaz Energy raises its 2021 guidance, signals intent to grow by acquisition

Topaz Energy raises its 2021 guidance, signals intent to grow by acquisition

CALGARY — Topaz Energy Corp. is raising its 2021 guidance to recognize recent acquisitions and signalling its intent to continue to be a buyer following its $250-million initial public offering in October.

ASC orders lifetime bans, penalties in Bluforest pump-and-dump scheme

CALGARY — The Alberta Securities Commission has ordered permanent market access bans against Cem (Jim) Can, Charles Michael Miller and Bluforest Inc. after finding they acted fraudulently in a pump-and-dump stock market manipulation scheme.