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Private mobile lab offering blood testing services for COVID-19 antibodies

CALGARY — A Calgary-based private mobile lab company is offering blood testing to detect antibodies associated with COVID-19.
Monahan, Lindholm, Gaudreau await reunion at Calgary Flames camp

Monahan, Lindholm, Gaudreau await reunion at Calgary Flames camp

CALGARY — Johnny Gaudreau's separation from his linemates continued into the second day of Calgary Flames training camp Tuesday.
Two Alberta officers opposed to park plans disciplined over surveillance of minister

Two Alberta officers opposed to park plans disciplined over surveillance of minister

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — Two Alberta police officers have been temporarily demoted over unauthorized surveillance of a former environment minister and people she met with to discuss a controversial plan to restrict off-road vehicles in a new park.

Oilpatch optimism expected to rise as difficult second-quarter finally ends

CALGARY — A rebound in oil prices as consumer demand for gasoline rises will buoy energy companies as they give quarterly results starting next week, but analysts say there are still too many uncertainties to expect any new spending in the sector.
Calfrac Well Services seeks to swap shares for debt in recapitalization plan

Calfrac Well Services seeks to swap shares for debt in recapitalization plan

CALGARY — Calfrac Well Services Ltd. is seeking to restructure in a plan that will see its debtholders swap unsecured notes for shares in the company.
WestJet increasing service for August, but still remains fall below a year ago

WestJet increasing service for August, but still remains fall below a year ago

CALGARY — WestJet plans to restart non-stop flights from Calgary to London and Paris next month as it slowly increases the number of flights it offers this summer. The airline says it will resume the flights to London and Paris starting Aug. 20.
'A miracle:' 20 years after deadly tornado Alberta family thankful for survival

'A miracle:' 20 years after deadly tornado Alberta family thankful for survival

PINE LAKE, Alta. — Twenty years after a tornado swept through a campground at a scenic tree-lined lake in central Alberta, killing a dozen people and turning trailers into kindling, Heather Thomson has a pocketful of miracles to reflect on.
Pieridae Energy says engineering company seeking exit from Goldboro LNG deal

Pieridae Energy says engineering company seeking exit from Goldboro LNG deal

CALGARY — The engineering company hired to build the proposed Goldboro LNG export facility in Nova Scotia is withdrawing from an agreement to provide a fixed price contract for the job, developer Pieridae Energy Ltd. said Monday.
Oilers honour memory of Colby Cave prior to first practice returning to play

Oilers honour memory of Colby Cave prior to first practice returning to play

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers returned to the ice Monday, but not before taking time to remember and pay tribute to teammate Colby Cave, who died in April after suffering a brain bleed.
Alberta giving out 20 million more masks, not making it mandatory to wear them

Alberta giving out 20 million more masks, not making it mandatory to wear them

EDMONTON — The Alberta government is giving out 20 million more masks to help stem the spread of COVID-19, but Premier Jason Kenney says it's not necessary to make face covers mandatory.