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Alberta Appeal Court sides with province on federal carbon tax

Alberta Appeal Court sides with province on federal carbon tax

EDMONTON — The Alberta Court of Appeal gave opponents of the federal carbon tax their first win on Monday when it ruled that the levy is unconstitutional.
Oilers acquire Andreas Athanasiou from Red Wings, Tyler Ennis from Senators

Oilers acquire Andreas Athanasiou from Red Wings, Tyler Ennis from Senators

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers acquired winger Andreas Athanasiou and minor-leaguer Ryan Kuffner from the Detroit Red Wings for centre Sam Gagner and two second-round draft picks ahead of Monday's NHL trade deadline.

A man and two children from Alberta have died in B.C. highway crash: RCMP

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — The RCMP say a man and two children from southern Alberta died after a car crash on Sunday south of Kamloops, B.C. Cpl.
Alberta and two First Nations make deal for proposed oilsands mine

Alberta and two First Nations make deal for proposed oilsands mine

EDMONTON — The Alberta government has struck deals with two northern Alberta First Nations over a proposed open-pit oilsands mine that's awaiting Ottawa's approval.
Bergeron stays hot with two goals as Bruins topple Flames 4-3

Bergeron stays hot with two goals as Bruins topple Flames 4-3

CALGARY — Patrice Bergeron is not showing any signs of slowing down. The 34-year-old Boston centre continued his torrid scoring on Friday night with a pair of goals to lead the red-hot Bruins to a 4-3 victory over the Calgary Flames.
Spurgeon records hat trick to lead Wild to 5-3 victory over Oilers

Spurgeon records hat trick to lead Wild to 5-3 victory over Oilers

EDMONTON — Don't count the Minnesota Wild out of the playoff picture just yet. Jared Spurgeon scored three goals as the Wild gutted out an important 5-3 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Friday.
Alberta doctors getting ready for court fight against new pay, benefits deal

Alberta doctors getting ready for court fight against new pay, benefits deal

EDMONTON — The head of the Alberta Medical Association says it's preparing for a court fight after the province cancelled its master agreement this week and announced a new pay and benefits deal. "Absolutely we are taking legal action," Dr.
Rail conductor fired for social media posts awarded money, but not reinstatement

Rail conductor fired for social media posts awarded money, but not reinstatement

CALGARY — An arbitrator says a former Canadian Pacific train conductor in Alberta who was fired over social media posts is entitled to monetary compensation, but not to getting her job back at the railroad.

Enerplus reports $429.1M Q4 loss due to non-cash goodwill impairment charge

CALGARY — Enerplus Corp. reported a loss of $429.1 million in its latest quarter as it took a non-cash goodwill impairment charge related to its Canadian business. The company says the loss amounted to $1.
Alberta ends master agreement with doctors, new rules to be in place in April

Alberta ends master agreement with doctors, new rules to be in place in April

EDMONTON — The Alberta government, fresh off failed contract talks with doctors, is ending its long-standing master agreement with them and putting new rules in place in the spring.