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WestJet announces UltraBasic fare with no carry-on bag

WestJet announces UltraBasic fare with no carry-on bag

CALGARY — WestJet Airlines has replaced its basic ticket tier with a new fare category that does away with a free carry-on bag and other perks travellers once took for granted.
Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs urge banks to snub TC Energy bonds

Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs urge banks to snub TC Energy bonds

CALGARY — An Indigenous group that opposed the construction of the Coastal GasLink pipeline is urging banks and investors against financing a proposed second phase of the project. Hereditary chiefs of the Wet'suwet'en First Nation of B.C.
Alberta premier, 2-0 on hockey bets, pitches Stanley Cup bet with Florida governor

Alberta premier, 2-0 on hockey bets, pitches Stanley Cup bet with Florida governor

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Danielle Smith is looking to extend her winning streak as the Edmonton Oilers prepare to face off against the Florida Panthers for the Stanley Cup.
TC Energy shareholders approve spinoff, creation of South Bow pipelines business

TC Energy shareholders approve spinoff, creation of South Bow pipelines business

CALGARY — TC Energy Corp. shareholders have voted in favour of spinning off the company's crude oil pipelines business.
Carbon capture rollout lags as industry, Ottawa at odds over who shoulders risk

Carbon capture rollout lags as industry, Ottawa at odds over who shoulders risk

CALGARY — The question of who should bear the financial risk for pricey carbon capture and storage projects has become a stumbling block slowing the technology's adoption in Canada. It has been half a year since privately held Entropy Inc.
Calgary home sales tick down in May amid limited supply of lower-priced options

Calgary home sales tick down in May amid limited supply of lower-priced options

CALGARY — The Calgary Real Estate Board says May home sales fell 0.8 per cent from last year as 3,092 properties changed hands, driven by declines in lower-priced detached and semi-detached homes.
Royal Regina Rifles statue to be unveiled at Juno Beach to mark D-Day's 80th year

Royal Regina Rifles statue to be unveiled at Juno Beach to mark D-Day's 80th year

REGINA — A statue depicting the Canadians who fought Nazi Germany 80 years ago will have a permanent home near the beaches they stormed on D-Day.
Elks-Riders CFL game moved to afternoon to accommodate Game 1 of Stanley Cup final

Elks-Riders CFL game moved to afternoon to accommodate Game 1 of Stanley Cup final

EDMONTON — The CFL has moved the Elks' season opener against the Saskatchewan Roughriders to an afternoon start to allow sports fans in Edmonton to also watch the Oilers in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup final.
Elks optimistic of brighter 2024 after several seasons of futility

Elks optimistic of brighter 2024 after several seasons of futility

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Elks won all of four games in the 2023 season. The Green and Gold has just 11 wins over the previous three CFL campaigns. The team hasn’t been to the playoffs since 2019.
Onward Oilers; Edmonton prepares for Stanley Cup final against Florida Panthers

Onward Oilers; Edmonton prepares for Stanley Cup final against Florida Panthers

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers are where they have long expected themselves to be, which is playing for the Stanley Cup.