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Enbridge raising quarterly dividend, approves $1.1 billion in new capital projects

Enbridge raising quarterly dividend, approves $1.1 billion in new capital projects

CALGARY — Enbridge Inc. raised its quarterly dividend as it announced the approval of $1.1 billion in new capital projects. The pipeline company said Tuesday it will now pay a quarterly dividend of 86 cents per share, up from 83.5 cents.
Alberta reports 8 new Omicron variant COVID-19 cases, bringing provincial total to 11

Alberta reports 8 new Omicron variant COVID-19 cases, bringing provincial total to 11

EDMONTON — Alberta is reporting eight new cases of the Omicron variant of COVID-19, bringing its total in the province to 11. Dr.

Alberta surgeon handed 4-month suspension for hanging noose on operating-room door

EDMONTON — A doctor in northwestern Alberta who was found guilty of unprofessional conduct for hanging a rope in the shape of a noose on an operating-room door has been suspended from practising for four months.
'Not getting on a plane any time soon': Deportation decision delayed in Broncos case

'Not getting on a plane any time soon': Deportation decision delayed in Broncos case

CALGARY — A decision on whether a former truck driver who caused the deadly Humboldt Broncos bus crash should be deported to India likely won't be coming until the new year.

Crescent Point Energy raises dividend and production guidance for 2022

CALGARY — Crescent Point Energy Corp. raised its quarterly dividend as it increased its production guidance for next year. The company says it will pay a quarterly dividend of 4.
Kempe scores twice, L.A. Kings capitalize on McDavid game misconduct

Kempe scores twice, L.A. Kings capitalize on McDavid game misconduct

EDMONTON — Sticking to the game plan was key, but having Connor McDavid exit the contest on a game misconduct didn’t hurt the Los Angeles Kings either.
Goggia completes Lake Louise sweep with super-G win, joins Vonn, Seizinger

Goggia completes Lake Louise sweep with super-G win, joins Vonn, Seizinger

LAKE LOUISE, Alta. — Sofia Goggia felt "an explosion in my heart" when she skied across the finish line Sunday. The 29-year-old Italian became just the third woman to sweep all three races in a Lake Louise World Cup by winning the super-G.

Sofia Goggia wins super-G race, goes 3 for 3 in Lake Louise

LAKE LOUISE, Alberta (AP) — Sofia Goggia captured a World Cup super-G on Sunday to go 3 for 3 in races at Lake Louise. The 29-year-old Italian finished in 1 minute, 18.28 seconds on a cold day to beat Swiss racer Lara Gut-Behrami by 0.11 seconds.
Cargill workers in Alberta vote 71 per cent in favour of contract offer

Cargill workers in Alberta vote 71 per cent in favour of contract offer

HIGH RIVER, Alta. — The threat of a strike at an Alberta beef processing plant has been averted after workers accepted the owner's latest offer.

Health policy expert says trust needed for Alberta overdose response app to work

CALGARY — A health policy expert says Alberta's app to keep drug users safe in the event of an overdose is a worthy endeavour, but she's concerned fear could prevent many from using it.