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Silvertips to play final home game of WHL regular season without fans

Silvertips to play final home game of WHL regular season without fans

CALGARY — The Western Hockey League's Everett Silvertips and Seattle Thunderbirds announced they will play upcoming regular-season home games without fans after Washington State banned large group events in response to the novel coronavirus outbreak.
Amnesty International raises Greta sticker in letter to Trudeau, premiers

Amnesty International raises Greta sticker in letter to Trudeau, premiers

CALGARY — Amnesty International says it's not enough for political leaders to condemn a sexually suggestive decal appearing to show teenage climate campaigner Greta Thunberg and they should do more to protect human rights activists.
Birchcliff joins Seven Generations and MEG in cuts to 2020 capital spending

Birchcliff joins Seven Generations and MEG in cuts to 2020 capital spending

CALGARY — Players in Canada's oilpatch are continuing to cut capital spending plans in the wake of this week's sharp plunge in oil prices. After markets closed Wednesday, Birchcliff Energy Ltd.
Kenney worried layoffs coming as oil and gas sector struggles with coronavirus

Kenney worried layoffs coming as oil and gas sector struggles with coronavirus

CALGARY — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney flew to Ottawa on Wednesday with a list of demands and a key message for the prime minister to focus on the economy.
Cavalry FC signs centre back Robert Boskovic on loan from Toronto FC 2

Cavalry FC signs centre back Robert Boskovic on loan from Toronto FC 2

CALGARY — Cavalry FC has acquired Robert Boskovic from Toronto FC on a season-long loan. The 21-year-old centre back from Mississauga, Ont.
Bonterra Energy suspends dividend due to volatility and weakness in markets

Bonterra Energy suspends dividend due to volatility and weakness in markets

CALGARY — Bonterra Energy Corp. is suspending its dividend in the face of the volatility and weakness in global energy markets.
WHL Roundup: Chyzowski scores OT winner as Tigers edge Rebels 4-3

WHL Roundup: Chyzowski scores OT winner as Tigers edge Rebels 4-3

MEDICINE HAT, Alta. — Ryan Chyzowski scored his second of the game 1:46 into overtime to lift the Medicine Hat Tigers to a 4-3 win over the Red Deer Rebels on Tuesday in the Western Hockey League.
Alberta announces seven new coronavirus cases, bringing total to 14

Alberta announces seven new coronavirus cases, bringing total to 14

EDMONTON — Alberta's chief medical officer is urging people to check health advisories before travelling abroad as the number of novel coronavirus cases in the province doubled to 14. Dr. Deena Hinshaw says all the cases are travel related.
All travel-related: Coronavirus cases double in Alberta to 14

All travel-related: Coronavirus cases double in Alberta to 14

The number of novel coronavirus cases in Alberta doubled to 14 on Tuesday as some 228 Canadian cruise ship passengers began a two-week quarantine at Canadian Forces Base Trenton in Ontario. Alberta's chief medical officer, Dr.
Enbridge moving May annual meeting online due to coronavirus concerns

Enbridge moving May annual meeting online due to coronavirus concerns

CALGARY — Enbridge Inc. is moving its annual meeting in May online because of concerns about the spread of novel coronavirus.
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