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Pathways president says industry will be judged on whether it accomplishes its goals

Pathways president says industry will be judged on whether it accomplishes its goals

CALGARY — Not that many years ago, the idea of showcasing the Canadian oilsands at an international summit on climate change would have been laughable.
Danielle Smith's lobbying record holds clues to her governing agenda, observers say

Danielle Smith's lobbying record holds clues to her governing agenda, observers say

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Danielle Smith promised to focus on the concerns of everyday people after winning a seat in the legislature Tuesday, but observers say other clues to her agenda can be found in her record as a lobbyist for one of the provin
Deputy prime minister says there will be disagreements, but she can work with Smith

Deputy prime minister says there will be disagreements, but she can work with Smith

CALGARY — Canada's deputy prime minister says she is looking forward to working with Alberta Premier Danielle Smith, even though the provincial politician has taken a combative tone toward the federal government.
Alberta premier consulting with Trump adviser may affect health system, NDP warns

Alberta premier consulting with Trump adviser may affect health system, NDP warns

EDMONTON — Alberta’s Opposition leader says Premier Danielle Smith consulting a medical adviser of former U.S. president Donald Trump on COVID-19 who calls vaccines “bioweapons” exacerbates worries she runs a government not guided by science. “(Dr.
Oilers forward Evander Kane out 3-4 months after wrist cut by skate

Oilers forward Evander Kane out 3-4 months after wrist cut by skate

Edmonton Oilers forward Evander Kane will miss three to four months after being cut on the left wrist by a skate blade. The injury occurred during Edmonton's 3-2 win at Tampa Bay on Tuesday.
TC Energy seeking to sell off $5 billion in assets in 2023 to fund future projects

TC Energy seeking to sell off $5 billion in assets in 2023 to fund future projects

CALGARY — TC Energy Corp. is looking to divest $5 billion in assets next year, as the Calgary-based pipeline operator seeks to pay down debt and fund new projects.
Williams named Canada's coach for upcoming world junior hockey championship

Williams named Canada's coach for upcoming world junior hockey championship

CALGARY — Dennis Williams, who helped Canada win the gold medal at the 2022 world junior hockey championship as an assistant coach, will lead the staff for the upcoming 2023 tournament.
Back from Russia, Chery ready to help Canada qualify for FIBA World Cup

Back from Russia, Chery ready to help Canada qualify for FIBA World Cup

EDMONTON — Guard Kenny Chery is training with his Canadian national teammates, getting ready to face Venezuela and Panama in FIBA World Cup qualifiers. But about nine months ago, he was a world away from Edmonton. He was trying to get out of Russia.
Inquiry into use of Emergencies Act expecting testimony on Alberta border blockades

Inquiry into use of Emergencies Act expecting testimony on Alberta border blockades

The public inquiry into the federal government's use of the Emergencies Act will continue hearing about protests that took place at an Alberta border crossing earlier this year in support of the "Freedom Convoy." Jim Willett, mayor of Coutts, Alta.
Sister alleges 'gross negligence' behind fatal police shooting of Edmonton bystander

Sister alleges 'gross negligence' behind fatal police shooting of Edmonton bystander

EDMONTON — A woman says her brother was sitting by his TV in his basement suite last February when he was killed by a stray police bullet, calling it the result of "gross negligence" from officers responding to a robbery.