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Alberta confirms two patient deaths from COVID-19 Delta variant at Calgary hospital

Alberta confirms two patient deaths from COVID-19 Delta variant at Calgary hospital

EDMONTON — A health official says two patients at Calgary’s Foothills hospital have died from the Delta variant of COVID-19 — and one had been fully immunized.
Head coach Dave Dickenson rounds out his Calgary Stampeders staff for upcoming season

Head coach Dave Dickenson rounds out his Calgary Stampeders staff for upcoming season

CALGARY — Head coach Dave Dickenson rounded out his Calgary Stampeders staff for the 2021 season Thursday. Bob Slowik joins the Stampeders as a defensive assistant while T.J. Vernieri has been added as offensive assistant.
Pembina and TC Energy team up for carbon transportation and sequestration project

Pembina and TC Energy team up for carbon transportation and sequestration project

CALGARY — Pembina Pipeline Corp. and TC Energy Corp. have announced a plan to develop a carbon transportation and sequestration system in Alberta.
N.L.'s troubled Terra Nova offshore oilfield saved by last-minute restructuring

N.L.'s troubled Terra Nova offshore oilfield saved by last-minute restructuring

CALGARY — The beleaguered Terra Nova oilfield off the coast of Newfoundland and Labrador could live to pump another day after its owners reached a restructuring agreement in the eleventh hour Wednesday.
Edmonton's Muslim community saddened to see swastika painted on mosque building

Edmonton's Muslim community saddened to see swastika painted on mosque building

EDMONTON — A group of young volunteers have been taking turns to monitor the grounds of an Edmonton mosque that was vandalized with a swastika symbol.
'Sacred country': Singer-songwriter Corb Lund holds coal mining protest concert

'Sacred country': Singer-songwriter Corb Lund holds coal mining protest concert

LIVINGSTONE RANGE, ALBERTA — Two mountain goats stubbornly refused to get up from their resting spot Wednesday in the middle of a gravel road heading into the eastern slopes of Alberta's Rocky Mountains.
Alberta adds vacation packages, travel prizes to COVID-19 vaccine lottery

Alberta adds vacation packages, travel prizes to COVID-19 vaccine lottery

EDMONTON — Albertans who get fully vaccinated with two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine now have a chance to win vacation packages and other travel prizes from WestJet and Air Canada.
Ottawa to review new steelmaking coal projects in Alberta's foothills for selenium

Ottawa to review new steelmaking coal projects in Alberta's foothills for selenium

The federal government will step in to conduct an environmental review of any new coal project that could possibly release the contaminant selenium.
'Be patient': Lethbridge police chief discusses controversies at virtual town hall

'Be patient': Lethbridge police chief discusses controversies at virtual town hall

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — The head of police in a southern Alberta city has addressed criticisms of his department in the face of continued warnings from the justice minister that the force could be disbanded.

Elks assistant coach A.J. Gass leaving organization

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Elks announced Wednesday special-teams co-ordinator/linebackers coach AJ Gass has left the organization for personal reasons. Gass served twice as a member of the club's coaching staff.