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Vaccines, oil prices and Husky takeover boost Cenovus outlook, says CEO Alex Pourbaix

Vaccines, oil prices and Husky takeover boost Cenovus outlook, says CEO Alex Pourbaix

CALGARY — The CEO of Cenovus Energy Inc. says he's optimistic that his oil and gas company's second consecutive online annual shareholders meeting webcast on Wednesday will be its last.
Man linked to B.C. and Alberta charged after woman's body found in national park

Man linked to B.C. and Alberta charged after woman's body found in national park

LAKE COUNTRY, B.C. — A charge of second-degree murder has been laid against a 41-year-old man following the recent discovery of a woman's body in Kootenay National Park in southeastern B.C.
Flames' Sean Monahan done for season with hip injury requiring surgery

Flames' Sean Monahan done for season with hip injury requiring surgery

Calgary Flames centre Sean Monahan will not play the remaining four games of the regular season and will undergo hip surgery next week. The 26-year-old had 10 goals and 18 assists and was minus-six in 50 games this season. "He did battle through it.
Natural gas straddle plant designed to reduce oilsands emissions with cleaner fuel

Natural gas straddle plant designed to reduce oilsands emissions with cleaner fuel

CALGARY — In the latest project designed to green the oilsands industry, Wolf Midstream says it will build a facility to strip petroleum liquids from natural gas used in operations near Fort McMurray, Alta.
Crescent Point Energy reports $21.7M Q1 profit compared with a loss a year ago

Crescent Point Energy reports $21.7M Q1 profit compared with a loss a year ago

CALGARY — Crescent Point Energy Corp. reported a first-quarter profit of $21.7 million compared with a $2.3-billion loss a year ago when oil prices were falling at the start of the pandemic.
Crescent Point: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

Crescent Point: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) _ Crescent Point Energy Corp. (CPG) on Wednesday reported first-quarter net income of $17.1 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.
Alberta justice minister sorry for saying feds, others rooting for COVID disaster

Alberta justice minister sorry for saying feds, others rooting for COVID disaster

EDMONTON — Alberta’s justice minister says he was wrong to accuse Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government, Alberta’s Opposition N-D-P, and the media of rooting for COVID-19 to buckle his province’s health system.
Alberta takes legal action against pastor, rodeo organizers for gatherings

Alberta takes legal action against pastor, rodeo organizers for gatherings

CALGARY — A court date has been set for a Calgary pastor and two rodeo organizers have been ordered to appear in court after they were all accused of violating public health orders in place to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
NXT: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

NXT: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) _ NXT Energy Solutions Inc. (NSFDF) on Tuesday reported a loss of $1.3 million in its first quarter. On a per-share basis, the Calgary, Alberta-based company said it had a loss of 2 cents.
Alberta government knew bighorn sheep contaminated with coal mine selenium: scientist

Alberta government knew bighorn sheep contaminated with coal mine selenium: scientist

EDMONTON — Some herds of Alberta's provincial animal are heavily contaminated with selenium from old coal mines, says research from a retired senior government biologist.
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