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'We will run out': Calgarians urged to keep cutting water, repairs days away

'We will run out': Calgarians urged to keep cutting water, repairs days away

CALGARY — Calgary Mayor Jyoti Gondek is urging residents to continue cutting their water use or risk having it run out as crews fix a massive break in a feeder line. Gondek says there are 23 water reservoirs serving Calgary.
Legal arguments delay evidence before jury at conspiracy to commit murder trial

Legal arguments delay evidence before jury at conspiracy to commit murder trial

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — What was supposed to be a full day of evidence at the trial of two men charged with conspiracy to commit murder at the Coutts, Alta., border blockade two years ago turned into a day of legal arguments without the jury present.
Elks and Riders, once proud CFL teams fallen on hard times, seek redemption in 2024

Elks and Riders, once proud CFL teams fallen on hard times, seek redemption in 2024

EDMONTON — The Saskatchewan Roughriders and Edmonton Elks both have green as their primary colour. But Saturday’s season-opening matchup between the teams at Commonwealth Stadium will feature significant hints of double blue.
Sunrise and Edmonton: Hockey cities with big malls meet up in Stanley Cup final

Sunrise and Edmonton: Hockey cities with big malls meet up in Stanley Cup final

EDMONTON — The mayor of Sunrise, Fla., a city near the edge of the Everglades, home to the NHL Panthers and conspicuously named to avoid death, says it's not that different from Edmonton.
'Their ground zero': Trial hears about murder plot at Coutts border blockade

'Their ground zero': Trial hears about murder plot at Coutts border blockade

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — A Crown prosecutor says two men on trial over the border blockade at Coutts, Alta., conspired to kill police officers and believed they were justified in doing so.
Oil CEOs tell House of Commons committee they support carbon pricing

Oil CEOs tell House of Commons committee they support carbon pricing

The CEOs and executives of some of Canada's largest oil and gas companies told a parliamentary committee Thursday that they while they oppose an emissions cap on their sector, they do support carbon pricing as a tool to reduce their industry's enviro
ATCO Structures signs deal to buy modular building market NRB Ltd. for $40 million

ATCO Structures signs deal to buy modular building market NRB Ltd. for $40 million

CALGARY — The structures division of ATCO Ltd. has signed a deal to buy NRB Ltd., a maker of modular buildings, for $40 million in cash. ATCO says the acquisition of NRB is part of its plan to expand its manufacturing, operations and sales footprint.
Edmonton's Corey Perry gets another chance at second Stanley Cup 17 years after winning his first

Edmonton's Corey Perry gets another chance at second Stanley Cup 17 years after winning his first

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Corey Perry won his first Stanley Cup championship in his second NHL season with the Anaheim Ducks. Seventeen years later, he is still looking for ring No. 2. It is not for lack of trying.
Ranchers turn to top Alberta court in hopes of blocking Rockies open-pit coal mine

Ranchers turn to top Alberta court in hopes of blocking Rockies open-pit coal mine

A group of southern Alberta ranchers are turning to the province's top court in a final bid to block applications for coal exploration in the Rocky Mountains.
McDavid says veteran Oilers built to handle 'aggressive' Panthers

McDavid says veteran Oilers built to handle 'aggressive' Panthers

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers know what to expect from the Florida Panthers. Lots of hits. Scrums after the whistle. A mix of skill and willpower. But the Oilers say they’re not intimidated by the physical challenges posed by the Panthers.