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Alberta woman charged with child abduction pleads guilty to lesser charge

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — A woman in southern Alberta who was charged with child abduction has been handed a two-year conditional sentence after pleading guilty to a lesser charge.

Calgary man guilty of dangerous driving causing death of teen daughter

CALGARY — A Calgary judge has found a man guilty of dangerous driving causing the death of his 17-year-old daughter.

Encana completes corporate restructuring to Ovintiv, shift to U.S.

CALGARY — Encana Corp. says it has completed its corporate reorganization under the new name Ovintiv Inc. The shake-up also includes technically moving the company to be U.S.
Alberta landowners urge farmers to cut power to wells with unpaid debts

Alberta landowners urge farmers to cut power to wells with unpaid debts

A group of Alberta landowners is asking farmers and ranchers to fight back against unpaid debts and unreclaimed oil and gas wells by closing valves and cutting power to energy company sites.

Shooting in rural area northeast of Calgary leaves B.C. man dead

CALGARY — RCMP say a man from British Columbia has died in a shooting in a rural area northeast of Calgary. Mounties say officers were call out on Thursday afternoon to investigate a complaint of a firearms injury in Rocky View County.
Mom charged in 2017 death of Calgary infant found in dumpster on Christmas Eve

Mom charged in 2017 death of Calgary infant found in dumpster on Christmas Eve

CALGARY — Police in Calgary have arrested a women in the death of an infant found inside a dumpster on Christmas Eve in 2017. Nina Marie Albright, 21, has been charged with indignity to a human body and failure to provide the necessaries of life.

Birchcliff shares fall after it unveils higher-than-expected 2020 budget

CALGARY — Shares in natural gas producer Birchcliff Energy Ltd. fell by as much as 13.7 per cent on Thursday after it announced a higher-than-expected $350-million 2020 capital spending budget.

Alberta privacy commissioner opens investigation into ID scans at liquor stores

EDMONTON — Alberta's privacy commissioner has opened an investigation into a liquor retailer's decision to test ID-scanning technology at its stores. Edmonton-based Alcanna Ltd.

Alberta's privacy commissioner considers investigation into ID scan at liquor stores

EDMONTON — Alberta's privacy commissioner is considering whether to investigate a liquor retailer's decision to test ID-scanning technology to address a growing number of thefts at its stores. Edmonton-based Alcanna Ltd.
Ex-Alberta legislature member on tax strike over unpaid oilpatch property levies

Ex-Alberta legislature member on tax strike over unpaid oilpatch property levies

A former provincial Liberal leader and member of the Alberta legislature says he won't pay his provincial taxes until oilpatch players pay theirs. "It's getting worse," David Swann said Wednesday.