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Climate change creating vast new glacial lakes, future flooding risk: research

Climate change creating vast new glacial lakes, future flooding risk: research

CALGARY — Meltwater from shrinking glaciers is creating vast lakes that could eventually pose an enormous flooding threat, says newly published research.
Whitecap offers to buy NAL Resources from Manulife for $155 million in shares

Whitecap offers to buy NAL Resources from Manulife for $155 million in shares

CALGARY — Whitecap Resources Inc. says it has struck an all-stock deal to buy private oil and gas producer NAL Resources Ltd. for the equivalent of about $155 million. The Calgary-based company says it will issue 58.
Pacioretty scores twice as Golden Knights beat Canucks 5-3 in NHL playoffs

Pacioretty scores twice as Golden Knights beat Canucks 5-3 in NHL playoffs

EDMONTON — Vegas forward Max Pacioretty, set back by injury in the return to play tournament, found his groove Sunday and put the Vancouver Canucks deep in the ditch in the NHL playoffs.

Pacioretty scores twice as Golden Knights beat Canucks 5-3 in NHL playoffs

EDMONTON — Max Pacioretty scored twice and added an assist, and the Vegas Golden Knights rallied for three goals in the third period to beat the Vancouver Canucks 5-3 in NHL playoff action Sunday. The Golden Knights lead the best-of-seven series 3-1.
Stars take 3-1 series lead over Avalanche with 5-4 win

Stars take 3-1 series lead over Avalanche with 5-4 win

EDMONTON — Radek Faksa and the Dallas Stars are one win away from the Western Conference finals for the first time since 2008.
Goalie Robin Lehner gets shutout, Vegas blanks Vancouver 3-0 in NHL playoffs

Goalie Robin Lehner gets shutout, Vegas blanks Vancouver 3-0 in NHL playoffs

EDMONTON — Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Robin Lehner had the Vancouver Canucks' number again Saturday, stopping 32 shots for his second shutout of their NHL playoff series.
Friday night shooting in Calgary leaves two dead, one in hospital

Friday night shooting in Calgary leaves two dead, one in hospital

CALGARY — Police in Calgary are investigating a shooting that left two people dead and one person in hospital. Officers responded to an area in northwest Calgary before 9 p.m. on Friday after reports of shots being fired.

Calgary chicken processing plant will remain open after COVID-19 outbreak

CALGARY — The Sofina Foods/Lilydale poultry processing plant in Calgary will remain open despite a growing COVID-19 outbreak. An Alberta Health official said Friday there had been 19 cases of the virus with 18 of them still considered active.

Two men dead, one man injured in northwest Calgary shooting

CALGARY — Two men are dead and a third man is in hospital with life-threatening injuries following an apparent shooting in northwest Calgary late Friday. Police and EMS were called to Sandarac Place N.W. around 8:30 p.m. for reports of gunfire.

Ontario man dies after skydiving crash in central Alberta

WESTLOCK, Alta. — Police say a 36-year old man from Ontario has died after a skydiving crash in a central Alberta field. Westlock RCMP say they were alerted to the crash around 1:50 p.m. Friday.