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Alberta's 'Fair Deal Panel' begins feedback tour with Edmonton town hall

Alberta's 'Fair Deal Panel' begins feedback tour with Edmonton town hall

EDMONTON — A panel examining Alberta's role in Confederation kicked off its public town hall tour Tuesday, with many telling the panellists the province deserves a better deal — but through collaboration rather than confrontation.
Moody's Investors Service downgrades Alberta credit rating, cites weak economy

Moody's Investors Service downgrades Alberta credit rating, cites weak economy

EDMONTON — The Alberta government's credit rating has been downgraded by an agency that cited the province's reliance on oil revenue and what it calls its high environmental risk.

Alberta RCMP continue to investigate crash between school bus and mobile crane

SMOKY LAKE, Alta. — An investigation continued Tuesday into a highway collision involving a school bus that sent eight people to hospital in Edmonton, including five in critical condition.
Alberta loses beer battle in Appeal Court, but won't have to repay brewers

Alberta loses beer battle in Appeal Court, but won't have to repay brewers

EDMONTON — Alberta's top court has dismissed the province's appeal of a ruling that disallowed a program meant to promote local craft beers.
Trans Mountain pipeline construction milestone celebrated in Alberta

Trans Mountain pipeline construction milestone celebrated in Alberta

ACHESON, Alta. — The CEO of Trans Mountain says he's "a little greyer" than he was 10 years ago when planning began for an expansion of the Edmonton-to-Burnaby oil pipeline but he's still proud to oversee the official launch of Alberta construction.

Trans Mountain pipeline construction milestone celebrated in Alberta

ACHESON, Alta. — The CEO of Trans Mountain says he's "a little greyer" than he was 10 years ago when planning began for an expansion of the Edmonton-to-Burnaby oil pipeline but he's still proud to oversee the official launch of Alberta construction.

Pilot of deadly plane crash in southern Alberta had expired student permit

MEDICINE HAT, Alta. — The Transportation Safety Board says a pilot of a small plane that crashed in southeastern Alberta, killing all three people on board, had an expired student pilot permit.
No new trial for Alberta men convicted in triple murders of family: Appeal Court

No new trial for Alberta men convicted in triple murders of family: Appeal Court

CALGARY — There will not be a new trial for two men convicted in the triple murder of a central Alberta family six years ago.
Vickhoff Lie, McKennis tie for fastest training time at Lake Louise

Vickhoff Lie, McKennis tie for fastest training time at Lake Louise

LAKE LOUISE, Alta. — Norway's Kajsa Vickhoff Lie and Alice McKennis of the United States posted the fasted times Tuesday in the first downhill training run for this week's women's alpine skiing World Cup stop at Lake Louise.

Diluent recovery unit proposed by Gibson Energy to boost crude export room

CALGARY — Gibson Energy Inc. says it will build a 100,000-barrel-per-day diluent recovery unit near the Alberta oil marketing hub of Hardisty, a strategy expected to free up room in pipelines and on railcars for oilsands exports.