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Hamlet northeast of Calgary safe for re-entry after truck-train crash

Hamlet northeast of Calgary safe for re-entry after truck-train crash

THREE HILLS, Alta. — Residents of a hamlet northeast of Calgary were being allowed to return to their homes Tuesday after crews cleared the site of a collision between a train and a propane truck.
Cenovus spending cut expected to set trend as sector adjusts to oil prices

Cenovus spending cut expected to set trend as sector adjusts to oil prices

CALGARY — Forecasts for a stand-pat year for drilling in 2020 in the Canadian oilpatch are up in the air following an oil price crash Monday linked to a dispute between Russia and Saudi Arabia over oil production cuts.
Calgary correctional peace officer charged with remand centre assaults

Calgary correctional peace officer charged with remand centre assaults

CALGARY — A correctional peace officer has been charged with assaulting four inmates at the Calgary Remand Centre. The Crown prosecution office asked Calgary police last March to look into complaints of excessive force.
Hockey Canada releases roster for cancelled women's world championship

Hockey Canada releases roster for cancelled women's world championship

CALGARY — Hockey Canada has released its 23-player roster for the team that would have competed at the cancelled world women's hockey championship. The tournament was scheduled to begin March 31 in Halifax and Truro, N.S.
Shea Theodore scores winner, Golden Knights beat Oilers 3-2 in overtime

Shea Theodore scores winner, Golden Knights beat Oilers 3-2 in overtime

EDMONTON — The Vegas Golden Knights have earned a bit of a cushion in the standings with another strong road performance.
Hamlet in southern Alberta evacuated after train hits propane truck

Hamlet in southern Alberta evacuated after train hits propane truck

THREE HILLS, Alta. — People in the hamlet of Swalwell northeast of Calgary were forced from their homes Monday after a Canadian National freight train collided with a tanker truck carrying propane. CN said there were no reports of injuries or a fire.
Leduc school warns students of possible COVID-19 exposure

Leduc school warns students of possible COVID-19 exposure

Black Gold School Division will be turning off its water fountains and disinfecting all touch surfaces daily at the school. Fisher advised parents to have their children fill and bring their own water bottle from home and ask them not to share with their classmates.
Alberta pilot program for tough-to-treat opioid users to end in a year

Alberta pilot program for tough-to-treat opioid users to end in a year

CALGARY — An Alberta pilot program meant to help some of the toughest-to-treat opioid users will end in a year. The Injectable Opioid Agonist Treatment grant, announced under the former NDP government, was supposed to end this month.
Alberta hit with three new cases of novel coronavirus

Alberta hit with three new cases of novel coronavirus

EDMONTON — Three new cases of the novel coronavirus have been found in Alberta, bringing the total number to seven. "All cases of COVID-19 in Alberta are now confirmed," Dr. Deena Hinshaw, the province's chief medical officer, said Monday.
Alberta premier says all options on table to fight oil price collapse

Alberta premier says all options on table to fight oil price collapse

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says his government will do whatever it takes to rescue the province from an oil price collapse and he wants the federal government to step up as well. "This is not just about Alberta.
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