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"Fundamentally bizarre:" Edmonton woman who drove SUV into mother won't go to prison

EDMONTON — A woman who rammed an SUV into the side of an Edmonton fast-food restaurant and critically injured her mother won't serve any time in prison.

Waterous Energy Fund to bid $126 million to increase Osum Oil Sands stake to 85%

Calgary-based Waterous Energy Fund says it intends to launch a formal takeover bid for private junior oilsands producer Osum Oil Sands Corp. to raise its ownership stake to 85 per cent. The private fund is offering to buy to 52.
Canadian railways set monthly record by moving 6.3 million tonnes of grain in October

Canadian railways set monthly record by moving 6.3 million tonnes of grain in October

CALGARY — Canada's two largest railways transported a record monthly total of 6.3 million tonnes of Canadian grain in October. Montreal-based CN Rail ended the month moving 3.27 million tonnes while Canadian Pacific Railway shipped 3.

FC Edmonton hires Eric Newendorp as president and general manager

EDMONTON — FC Edmonton has named Eric Newendorp as its new president and general manager.

Prison justice society urges 'drastic action' as COVID-19 spreads in Calgary jail

CALGARY — The president of the Alberta Prison Justice Society is calling for drastic action after almost two-thirds of inmates at the Calgary Correctional Centre contracted COVID-19.

Premier urges Albertans to 'up our game' on COVID-19, put lid on house parties

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says it’s time to “up our game” when it comes to COVID-19 by putting a lid on super-spreader house parties.
Parks pop wars: Alberta politicians use duelling tunes to make parks arguments

Parks pop wars: Alberta politicians use duelling tunes to make parks arguments

EDMONTON — Alberta politicians are reaching deep into pop music's memory bank in the hope their messages about the province's parks stick in people's ears.
Edmonton Oilers sign Draisaitl teammate Dominik Kahun

Edmonton Oilers sign Draisaitl teammate Dominik Kahun

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers have signed forward Dominik Kahun, who has experience playing alongside Oilers star Leon Draisaitl. Kahun and the Oilers agreed to a one-year contract worth US$975,000.

Rocky Mountain Dealerships strikes go-private deal that values it at $135 million

CALGARY — Publicly traded Rocky Mountain Dealerships Inc. says it has struck a deal with its chairman and CEO through which it will become a private company.
Soldier dies during training exercise on Alberta military base: defence department

Soldier dies during training exercise on Alberta military base: defence department

A Canadian soldier died Saturday after being shot during a training exercise at a military base in Alberta.