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Enbridge wins approval to restart east leg of Line 5 pipeline through Great Lakes

Enbridge wins approval to restart east leg of Line 5 pipeline through Great Lakes

CALGARY — Enbridge Inc. says it will restart the east segment of Line 5 in the Straits of Mackinac after winning approval from the U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration and the Michigan Circuit Court.
Man taken to hospital after shooting, Alberta police searching for suspects

Man taken to hospital after shooting, Alberta police searching for suspects

DRAYTON VALLEY, Alta. — A 25-year-old man is in hospital with a gunshot wound to the chest after a shooting in central Alberta. Mounties responded at 8:42 a.m.
'I killed him:' Psychiatric exam ordered for accused in Alberta doctor slaying

'I killed him:' Psychiatric exam ordered for accused in Alberta doctor slaying

RED DEER, Alta. — A man accused of killing a family doctor at a medical clinic in central Alberta made a second bizarre court appearance Wednesday as he was ordered to undergo a psychiatric exam.
Alberta puts $20 million into end-of-life care for patients and families

Alberta puts $20 million into end-of-life care for patients and families

EDMONTON — The Alberta government says it will spend $20 million on end-of-life care. Health Minister Tyler Shandro says the money is a first step in improving access to palliative care for patients and their families.

Freehold Royalties reports unexpected resignation of CEO Thomas Mullane

Calgary-based Freehold Royalties Ltd. says its president and CEO, Thomas Mullane, has resigned effective today, without saying why.
Calgary wants to be a hub city as Canada loses international sports to virus

Calgary wants to be a hub city as Canada loses international sports to virus

CALGARY — Canada's status as an international winter-sport host is taking a beating during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Vegas is back, baby: Golden Knights beat Stars to tie series

Vegas is back, baby: Golden Knights beat Stars to tie series

EDMONTON — After running into a hot goalie late last round and being shut out in the opener of the Western Conference final, pressure mounted in the minds of the Vegas Golden Knights in Game 2.
'I'm very sorry:' Man who killed five while delusional making progress

'I'm very sorry:' Man who killed five while delusional making progress

EDMONTON — A mentally-ill man who stabbed and killed five young people at a Calgary house party six years ago apologized at a review hearing Tuesday, as a psychiatrist said he is making progress.
RCMP believe man and dog found dead on Alberta road walked away from earlier crash

RCMP believe man and dog found dead on Alberta road walked away from earlier crash

PEACE RIVER, Alta. — RCMP say a pedestrian who was struck and killed along with his dog on a northern Alberta road had earlier crashed a pickup truck into a creek.
Women describe lingering effects of sexual assaults by Alberta neurologist

Women describe lingering effects of sexual assaults by Alberta neurologist

CALGARY — Several of the 28 women a Calgary neurologist sexually assaulted over three decades told a judge Tuesday that what happened during their 15-minute appointments led to years of anxiety, shame, self-doubt and fear of doctors.