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Man who killed Métis hunters gets life with no chance of parole for 13 years

Man who killed Métis hunters gets life with no chance of parole for 13 years

EDMONTON — A judge has sentenced an Alberta man who killed two Métis hunters to life in prison with no chance of parole for 13 years.
Alberta government won't release data on snowpack contamination from coal mines

Alberta government won't release data on snowpack contamination from coal mines

EDMONTON — The Alberta government is refusing to release information on toxic contaminants in snowpacks downwind from mountaintop removal coal mines.
Stampeders' Sindani suspended two games for performance-enhancing drug violation

Stampeders' Sindani suspended two games for performance-enhancing drug violation

Calgary Stampeders wide receiver Richie Sindani was suspended two games by the CFL on Friday for testing positive for banned substances. The 27-year-old from Regina tested positive for Methandienone and Stanozolol, the league said in a statement.
Vermilion Energy raises quarterly dividend, plans $570M capital budget for 2023

Vermilion Energy raises quarterly dividend, plans $570M capital budget for 2023

CALGARY — Vermilion Energy Inc. raised its dividend by 25 per cent as it announced a $570 million capital budget for 2023.
In The News for Jan. 6, 2023: Are there toxic contaminants in some Alberta snowpacks?

In The News for Jan. 6, 2023: Are there toxic contaminants in some Alberta snowpacks?

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Friday, Jan. 6, 2023 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Oilers snap two-game skid with 4-2 victory over Islanders

Oilers snap two-game skid with 4-2 victory over Islanders

EDMONTON — Home ice finally appeared to be an advantage for the first time in a while for the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday.

McDavid reaches 500 assists, Oilers beat Islanders 4-2

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Connor McDavid set up power-play and short-handed goals in the first period to reach 500 career assists in the Edmonton Oilers' 4-2 victory over the New York Islanders on Thursday night.
Man facing charges after random attacks on five people, officer injured in Calgary

Man facing charges after random attacks on five people, officer injured in Calgary

CALGARY — Police say a 29-year-old man is facing multiple charges after five people were randomly attacked and an officer was injured in downtown Calgary.
Precision Drilling beats debt reduction goal for 2022

Precision Drilling beats debt reduction goal for 2022

CALGARY — Precision Drilling Corp. says it has beat its debt reduction goal for 2022. The company says it reduced its total debt by C$106 million in 2022, exceeding its C$75-million debt reduction goal. As of Dec.
Alberta judge makes recommendations after death of Indigenous girl in care

Alberta judge makes recommendations after death of Indigenous girl in care

EDMONTON — An Alberta judge has made 20 recommendations from a fatality inquiry into the 2014 death of a young girl in care.