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Appeal Court reduces sentence by half for Alberta woman who killed her husband

EDMONTON — The Alberta Court of Appeal has reduced the sentence for a woman who admitted to shooting her husband and dumping his body in a slough.

Appeal Court reduces sentence by half for Alberta woman who killed her husband

EDMONTON — The Alberta Court of Appeal has reduced the sentence for a woman who admitted to shooting her husband and dumping his body in a slough.
Alberta unions call for circuit-breaker COVID-19 lockdown but Premier Kenney says no

Alberta unions call for circuit-breaker COVID-19 lockdown but Premier Kenney says no

EDMONTON — The leaders of Alberta's largest public and private sector unions are calling for drastic lockdown measures immediately to fight the spiralling COVID-19 Omicron variant.
Veteran forwards Poulin, Johnston lead Canada's bid to reclaim Olympic hockey gold

Veteran forwards Poulin, Johnston lead Canada's bid to reclaim Olympic hockey gold

CALGARY — Marie-Philip Poulin and Rebecca Johnston will represent Canada in Olympic women's hockey for a fourth time in their careers after winning gold in both 2010 and 2014, and silver in 2018.
China, Philippines halt Canadian beef imports after discovery of 'atypical' BSE case

China, Philippines halt Canadian beef imports after discovery of 'atypical' BSE case

CALGARY — A cattle industry group says it is hopeful a newly imposed import ban on Canadian beef by China and two other Asian countries will be temporary.

Canada's 2022 Olympic women's hockey team roster

CALGARY — Canada's Olympic women's hockey team roster for the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing from Feb. 4 to Feb. 20, with hometown and club team. Goaltenders Kristin Campbell, Brandon, Man., (PWHPA); Ann-Renée Desbiens, La Malbaie, Que.
Children at low risk of developing severe outcomes from COVID-19 infection: study

Children at low risk of developing severe outcomes from COVID-19 infection: study

CALGARY — A small number of children in an international study that included Canadian researchers experienced severe outcomes after visiting an emergency room and testing positive for COVID-19.
Canadian Natural Resources boosts capex budget to $4.3 billion for 2022

Canadian Natural Resources boosts capex budget to $4.3 billion for 2022

CALGARY — Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. says it expects about $4.3 billion in capital spending this year, up from nearly $3.5 billion in 2021. The company says its plan includes $3.

TransAlta replacing turbine foundations at New Brunswick wind farm

CALGARY — TransAlta Renewables Inc. says it will have to replace all 50 turbine foundations at a wind farm in New Brunswick where a tower collapsed last year.

Public group wants role in talks over probe into alleged ATCO illegalities

EDMONTON — A group representing residential power consumers wants a seat at any discussions involving alleged illegal behaviour by one of Alberta's main power providers and is asking the regulator to release all information involving ATCO's actions.