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A little luck propels Toronto Maple Leafs to 3-2 win over Calgary Flames

A little luck propels Toronto Maple Leafs to 3-2 win over Calgary Flames

CALGARY — The Toronto Maple Leafs enjoyed puck luck scoring three goals off deflections in a 3-2 win Sunday over the host Calgary Flames.
Alberta man charged with failing to self-isolate after traffic stop in Corner Brook

Alberta man charged with failing to self-isolate after traffic stop in Corner Brook

CORNER BROOK, N.L. — A 24-year-old man from Fort McMurray, Alta., is facing numerous charges including failing to self-isolate, following a traffic stop early this morning in Corner Brook, N.L.
Too many new pet owners, not enough vets make getting animal care a problem

Too many new pet owners, not enough vets make getting animal care a problem

CALGARY — Dr. Liz Ruelle says it was a difficult decision to close her veterinary practice to first-time patients after being swamped with requests by new pet owners who turned to animal companionship during the pandemic.
Indigenous business coalition leader says Keystone XL denial will hurt communities

Indigenous business coalition leader says Keystone XL denial will hurt communities

CALGARY — The cancellation of the Keystone XL pipeline by U.S.
WestJet grounds Max flight before takeoff after system indicates 'potential fault'

WestJet grounds Max flight before takeoff after system indicates 'potential fault'

CALGARY — WestJet says a Boeing 737 Max that was scheduled to fly from Calgary to Toronto on Friday returned to the gate before taking off due to a warning in the cockpit.
Alberta premier wants direct compensation from U.S. if Keystone XL pipeline dead

Alberta premier wants direct compensation from U.S. if Keystone XL pipeline dead

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney is making another demand of Justin Trudeau over the Keystone XL pipeline ahead of the prime minister's call today with new U.S. President Joe Biden.
Political scientists say Kenney must rethink pugilistic approach on oil, environment

Political scientists say Kenney must rethink pugilistic approach on oil, environment

EDMONTON — Political analysts say Premier Jason Kenney must rethink his traditional “fight back” approach and start building bridges to reconcile environmental concerns with oil and gas development.

Loss of Keystone XL pipeline expected to hurt future oilpatch growth: experts

CALGARY — Western Canada's oil producers will likely cope better with Joe Biden's cancelling of the Keystone XL presidential permit than they did with the same move by ex-president Barack Obama in 2015, an industry analyst says.

Calgary man appeals conviction for drunk-driving crash that killed his daughter

CALGARY — A Calgary man who killed his daughter and seriously injured her best friend in a drunk-driving crash is appealing his conviction and sentence.
Eldorado Gold bids $132 million for junior miner QMX to fuel potential Quebec growth

Eldorado Gold bids $132 million for junior miner QMX to fuel potential Quebec growth

CALGARY — Vancouver-based Eldorado Gold Corp. says it has struck a deal to buy the shares of Quebec exploration company QMX Gold Corp. it doesn't already own in a cash-and-shares transaction worth $132 million or 30 cents per share.