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Global energy crisis the result of 'underinvestment': Enbridge CEO

Global energy crisis the result of 'underinvestment': Enbridge CEO

CALGARY — Soaring heating prices in Europe and an electricity crisis in China are proof that the global transition to a low-carbon economy needs to be driven by a "mix of balanced policy solutions," the chief executive of pipeline giant Enbridge Inc.
Canadian singer Bamford to supply rapid tests to unvaccinated fans before concerts

Canadian singer Bamford to supply rapid tests to unvaccinated fans before concerts

LACOMBE, Alta. — Canadian country singer Gord Bamford says he's giving unvaccinated fans COVID-19 rapid antigen tests before they attend his concerts and will set up mobile testing sites in communities the day before his shows.
Alberta judge convicts man of assault for coughing on server in Calgary bar

Alberta judge convicts man of assault for coughing on server in Calgary bar

CALGARY — A man who removed his mask and deliberately coughed on a server at a Calgary bar last year has been convicted of assault.
Brad Gushue, Tracy Fleury advance to playoffs of curling's National

Brad Gushue, Tracy Fleury advance to playoffs of curling's National

CHESTERMERE, Alta. — Brad Gushue and Tracy Fleury made it into the quarterfinals of the Grand Slam of Curling's National event Thursday. Gushue, a three-time Canadian men's champion from St. John's, N.L.
Jamie Benn scores OT winner for Dallas Stars in 4-3 win over Calgary Flames

Jamie Benn scores OT winner for Dallas Stars in 4-3 win over Calgary Flames

CALGARY — Defenceman Miro Heiskanen continued his breakout season with a three-point game for the Dallas Stars in 4-3 overtime win over the Calgary Flames on Thursday. Jamie Benn scored the overtime winner.
Alberta proposes set election day for last Monday in May every four years

Alberta proposes set election day for last Monday in May every four years

EDMONTON — Alberta is planning a set day for future provincial elections. A bill introduced by Justice Minister Kaycee Madu proposes that the last Monday in May, every four years, be the day Albertans go to the polls.
Baytex earns $32.7M, expects to generate record cash flow in 2021 as oil prices surge

Baytex earns $32.7M, expects to generate record cash flow in 2021 as oil prices surge

CALGARY — Baytex Energy reported a third-quarter profit of $32.7 million and said it expects to generate record cash flow for the year thanks to surging commodity prices.
Alberta introduces bill to exit online cannabis sales, leave it to retailers

Alberta introduces bill to exit online cannabis sales, leave it to retailers

EDMONTON — Alberta is moving to get out of the online cannabis business and allow licensed retailers sell it on the internet instead. Cannabis retailers would be allowed to sell some branded clothing and other accessories as well.
Alberta introduces legislation to streamline, regulate development of minerals

Alberta introduces legislation to streamline, regulate development of minerals

EDMONTON — Alberta is introducing legislation the province says will allow it to better compete in the developing global minerals market.
McMillan to step down as head of oil and gas lobby group CAPP

McMillan to step down as head of oil and gas lobby group CAPP

CALGARY — The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers is looking for a new CEO. The Calgary-based oil and gas lobby group says its current president and CEO, Tim McMillan, will step down this spring.
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