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  1. TransCanada tasks its new Quebec pitchman with selling Energy EastRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | Globe and Mail

    ... Energy East consultations were launched in 2013; a start made worse by the impression Quebeckers had that the former Alberta and Canadian governments had no convincing climate plans. While the Trudeau government now tries to address that problem in ...

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  2. Suncor, Imperial Oil's refinery margins set to narrow as crude prices stabilizeRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | The Globe and Mail

    ... to forecasts compiled by Bloomberg. It won't be enough of a rebound, though, to make oil sands mines in northern Alberta the profit engines they once were. Meanwhile, the profit margin for refining heavy Canadian crude into gasoline and diesel, ...

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  3. Two local bands earn top honoursRead the original story

    20 min ago | Red Deer Advocate

    Stettler group Domino picked up both Group/Duo of the Year and Fan's Choice awards from the Association of Country Music in Alberta at its 2015 awards ceremony held earlier this week in Red Deer. As well, Sylvan Lake's The Boom Chucka Boys won Video of the Year for Can't Take My Lips Off You, and songwriters Phil O'Donnel, Ryan Langlois and Joel Rathjen were awarded Song of the Year.

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  4. Uber drive: Edmonton may be template for legalizing ride sharing in other citiesRead the original story

    27 min ago | Red Deer Advocate

    Cab drivers in Edmonton protested for months at city hall, some of them pulling off their shirts, as councillors debated whether to pass a new bylaw legalizing ride-sharing companies such as Uber. As similar revolts played out across Canada, the Alberta capital sped ahead late last month and became the first jurisdiction to pass regulations for the new industry.

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  5. Plans for new public school in Morinville suspendedRead the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | 900 CHML AM

    ... le to handle that volume of children." Hall says she believes the school is a priority for the town council, however Alberta Education, the Sturgeon School Division and the town aren't all on the same page, and that's bogged down the project. (scb)

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  6. Veresen to Hold Conference Call and Webcast on Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2015 ResultsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Market Wire

    ... using the following dial-in numbers: Veresen is a publicly-traded dividend paying corporation based in Calgary, Alberta that owns and operates energy infrastructure assets across North America. Veresen is engaged in three principal businesses: a ...

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  7. Edo Japan Holiday Campaign Fuels Canadian Food BanksRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Market Wire

    Alberta-based Edo Japan , known for its hot, fast and delicious Teppan-style meals, got busy feeding more than just hungry customers during the final months of 2015. As part of its 'Simply Better' holiday giving campaign, Edo restaurants across the country raised $74,753.94 for local food banks.

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  8. Drone flight powered by lightweight hydrogen-producing pelletsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Gizmag

    ... gear, environmentally-friendly technologies and anything that's designed to go underwater. He lives in Edmonton, Alberta, where he spends a lot of time going over the handlebars of his mountain bike, hanging out in off-leash parks, and wishing the ...

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  9. 2016 Alberta Winter Games Opening CeremoniesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | GlobalNews

    Tune in to watch our live stream, which starts with the pre-show at 6:30 p.m. MT, for all the excitement from the Canalta Centre in Medicine Hat, Alta. Watch to see the arrival of the Alberta Games torch, and the lighting of the ATCO Gas cauldron to officially start the games.

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  10. Archibald, Judy LeeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Fort Macleod Gazette

    Judy Lee Archibald, beloved wife of Leon Archibald, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, in Lethbridge. Besides her loving husband Leon Archibald, Judy is survived by her children Kelly , children Kelcee, Keldon and Russell Boehmer; Clark Archibald; Cole , children Grayson and Hayden Archibald; Chris, children Tristan and Brooke Archibald; Cory , children Owen, Aspen and Baby Archibald; Cary Archibald; her brothers Elroy Tolley and Norman Tolley.

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  11. Humphries and Lotholz win women's bobsled World Cup bronze in SwitzerlandRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    According to CBC Sports on Saturday, Kaillie Humphries of Calgary, Alberta and Melissa Lotholz of Barrhead, Alberta won the bronze medal at a World Cup women's bobsled competition in St. Moritz, Switzerland. For Humphries and Lotholz, it was their seventh podium finish of the 2015-16 World Cup women's bobsled season.

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  12. MEG Energy Corp (TSE:MEG) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by AnalystsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... is focused on sustainable in situ oil sands development and production in the southern Athabasca oil sands region of Alberta, Canada. MEG is developing enhanced oil recovery projects that utilize steam-assisted gravity drainage (SAGD) extraction ...

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  13. Punny Valentine's Day CardsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | McGill University

    ... only got to it after graduating." says Uhlig, who now works as a medicinal chemist at Gilead Sciences' in Edmonton, Alberta. "I did it mostly because I was sick of seeing the same 'do it... periodically' etc. type jokes. I wanted super brutal puns ...

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  14. Man guilty of attacking woman who fled into Alberta woods and got lostRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    A man has been convicted of attacking a woman who ran into the central Alberta bush to escape and was lost for nearly two weeks. Court heard Gladue and the woman were in a truck that got stuck on the O'Chiese reserve near Rocky Mountain House in July 2013.

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  15. Hainan Airlines to Launch Calgary-Beijing Route on June 30Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | Travel Industry Wire

    Hainan Airlines plans to launch the first ever nonstop service from Calgary to Beijing, the capital of China. This is the company's second Canadian route and its first from Western Canada.

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  16. Riley Coates hopes for a better lifeRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Telegram

    ... In 2006 Coates was on his way home from a regular day at work when he was in a horrific car accident in Whitecourt, Alberta. He had pulled out to pass a semi-truck in the passing lane when the semi-truck swerved into the lane Coates was in. Coates ...

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  17. Teen Twins Killed During Crash on Canadian Olympic Bobsledding CourseRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | TheBlaze.com

    The brothers, Jordan and Evan Caldwell, 17, entered the Canada Olympic Park in Calgary, Alberta, with at least six other friends to try out the bobsled track on a personal sled after the park had closed, according to CNN . The park in Calgary was used as a part of the 1988 Winter Olympics, and it currently is being used as both a training facility and a recreational facility for public use.

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  18. Big weekend for RattlersRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Medincine Hat News

    Medicine Hat College Rattlers guard Rachel Sherven throws up a shot between Ambrose Lions Katie Nutini and Tracy Frimpong during Alberta Colleges Athletics Conference women's basketball action Saturday at the Snake Pit. --NEWS PHOTO RYAN MCCRACKEN The Medicine Hat College Rattlers women's basketball team improved to 10-7 on the ACAC season with an emphatic 96-39 routing of the Ambrose Lions Saturday at the Snake Pit.

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  19. Italian biathletes win gold in mass start World Cup in CanmoreRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    According to the Canadian Press on Saturday, Italian biathletes finished in first place in the men's and women's biathlon mass start World Cups in Canmore, Alberta, an hour west of Calgary. Dominik Windisch won the men's 15 kilometre biathlon mass start World Cup and Dorothea Wierer won the women's 12.5 kilometre biathlon mass start World Cup.

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  20. Wild's Stotts has a five-goal weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | My Manitoba.com

    The 23-26-3 Winnipeg Jets, coming off a tremendous 4-2 win over the Colorado Avalanche in Denver on Saturday night, had Sunday off and will return to action on Tuesday night against the Blues in St. Louis. The Jets will complete a quick two-game road trip in St. Louis and then return home to face the Boston Bruins on Thursday night at MTS Centre at 7 p.m. The Jets, who are 10-14-2 on the road this season, are still nine points out of the final Wild Card spot in the West.

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