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Edmonton signs CFL all-star receiver Greg Ellingson for another year

Edmonton signs CFL all-star receiver Greg Ellingson for another year

Edmonton has extended the contract of all-star wide receiver Greg Ellingson through the upcoming season. The 32-year-old from Tampa, Fla., signed with Edmonton in 2019 and had a team-leading 86 receptions for 1,170 yards, and five touchdowns.
'100 per cent Indigenous:' New mask factory on Alberta reserve to employ band members

'100 per cent Indigenous:' New mask factory on Alberta reserve to employ band members

EDMONTON — What business school teaches in four years, Jacob Faithful says he learned in four months.
Alberta gives inquiry into oil and gas critics another extension to complete report

Alberta gives inquiry into oil and gas critics another extension to complete report

CALGARY — The Alberta government has given an inquiry into the funding of oil and gas industry critics another deadline extension to complete its report. The inquiry headed by Steve Allen was to have completed the report by Sunday.
Alberta to ease some COVID-19 restrictions on gyms, restaurants, school sports

Alberta to ease some COVID-19 restrictions on gyms, restaurants, school sports

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney announced Friday that some COVID-19 public health measures will be eased on indoor fitness centres, school sports, restaurants and bars due to lower hospitalization numbers. The changes are to start Feb. 8.
Ottawa orders independent review panel for Suncor Energy oilsands mine extension

Ottawa orders independent review panel for Suncor Energy oilsands mine extension

CALGARY — Ottawa says it is referring the impact assessment of a Suncor Energy Inc. oilsands mine extension in northern Alberta to an independent review panel.
Calgary Stampeders sign veteran Canadian linebacker Cory Greenwood

Calgary Stampeders sign veteran Canadian linebacker Cory Greenwood

CALGARY — The Calgary Stampeders have signed veteran linebacker Cory Greenwood.
Matthews bags winner, Leafs beat Oilers in another one-goal game to extend win streak

Matthews bags winner, Leafs beat Oilers in another one-goal game to extend win streak

EDMONTON — The Maple Leafs didn't have much success in tight games last season. The script has been flipped — at least early — in this abbreviated, still-young campaign.
Judge denies bail but reserves 2nd decision for teen in Calgary officer's death

Judge denies bail but reserves 2nd decision for teen in Calgary officer's death

CALGARY — A judge denied bail Thursday for a young man charged with first-degree murder in the hit-and-run death of a Calgary police officer but reserved a decision on a second application that could still see him released.
Petronas CEO touts LNG Canada's emissions benefits, warns delays could be costly

Petronas CEO touts LNG Canada's emissions benefits, warns delays could be costly

CALGARY — The president and group CEO of oil giant Petronas says the LNG Canada liquefied natural gas export facility now under construction in B.C. helps support his company's recently set goal of having net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.
Alberta-based WHL teams get approval to play condensed season

Alberta-based WHL teams get approval to play condensed season

CALGARY — The Western Hockey League has received government approval to play a rejigged season in Alberta.
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