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Little-used part of Constitution led to different carbon tax rulings: experts

Little-used part of Constitution led to different carbon tax rulings: experts

EDMONTON — Different rulings from courts on the federal government's carbon tax are a result of judges working through a section of the Constitution that is seldom used, say legal experts.
Analysts agree Canadian energy projects more difficult to get to completion

Analysts agree Canadian energy projects more difficult to get to completion

CALGARY — Long pipeline routes that cross provincial and Indigenous territorial boundaries are part of the reason that Canada is a more difficult place than the U.S. to build major energy projects, according to American analysts.
Calgary woman charged in aggravated assault of 11-month-old daughter

Calgary woman charged in aggravated assault of 11-month-old daughter

CALGARY — A woman has been charged in the aggravated assault of her 11-month-old daughter nearly two years ago and an investigation continues into injuries the child's twin brother was found with.
Oilers' Kailer Yamamoto listed as week to week with ankle injury

Oilers' Kailer Yamamoto listed as week to week with ankle injury

Edmonton Oilers winger Kailer Yamamoto has been sidelined with an ankle injury. The team says Yamamoto is week to week. Yamamoto was hurt Sunday night in a win over the Los Angeles Kings.
ReProm: Second shot for LGBTQ people to enjoy milestone as themselves

ReProm: Second shot for LGBTQ people to enjoy milestone as themselves

CALGARY — Two decades after going to his high-school prom with his female best friend as a date, Mike Morrison is about to get a re-do. This time, he'll be on the arm of his boyfriend of eight years, Richard Einarson.
Kenney says feds sank Teck mine with deadline change, but Ottawa says 'not true'

Kenney says feds sank Teck mine with deadline change, but Ottawa says 'not true'

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says it was a new, last-minute delay by Ottawa on whether to approve the Frontier oilsands mine that led Teck Resources Ltd.
Calgary Flames acquire two defenceman, trade another on deadline day

Calgary Flames acquire two defenceman, trade another on deadline day

CALGARY — With designs on improving special teams while also bringing in some immediate injury relief, the Calgary Flames made two depth additions on the blueline at Monday's NHL trade deadline.
Alberta Appeal Court sides with province on federal carbon tax

Alberta Appeal Court sides with province on federal carbon tax

EDMONTON — The Alberta Court of Appeal gave opponents of the federal carbon tax their first win on Monday when it ruled that the levy is unconstitutional.
Oilers acquire Andreas Athanasiou from Red Wings, Tyler Ennis from Senators

Oilers acquire Andreas Athanasiou from Red Wings, Tyler Ennis from Senators

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers acquired winger Andreas Athanasiou and minor-leaguer Ryan Kuffner from the Detroit Red Wings for centre Sam Gagner and two second-round draft picks ahead of Monday's NHL trade deadline.

A man and two children from Alberta have died in B.C. highway crash: RCMP

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — The RCMP say a man and two children from southern Alberta died after a car crash on Sunday south of Kamloops, B.C. Cpl.