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Edmonton Oilers trade Ryan McLeod, Ty Tullio to Buffalo for Matt Savoie

Edmonton Oilers trade Ryan McLeod, Ty Tullio to Buffalo for Matt Savoie

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers traded forward Ryan McLeod and farmhand Tyler Tullio to the Buffalo Sabres on Friday in exchange for prospect Matt Savoie.
Flames sign 2024 first-round picks Parekh, Gridin to three-year entry-level contracts

Flames sign 2024 first-round picks Parekh, Gridin to three-year entry-level contracts

CALGARY — The Calgary Flames have signed 2024 first-round draft picks Zayne Parekh and Matvei Gridin to three-year entry-level contracts. The average annual value for both contracts will be US$975,000.
Suncor cuts production as wildfire burns out of control near Firebag oilsands site

Suncor cuts production as wildfire burns out of control near Firebag oilsands site

CALGARY — Suncor Energy Inc. says it has temporary curtailed some production after withdrawing all non-essential workers from its Firebag oilsands site in response to a wildfire burning out of control in northern Alberta.
Federal government to deliver budget money to Paris-bound athletes

Federal government to deliver budget money to Paris-bound athletes

CALGARY — The federal government fulfilled a budget promise to Canada's athletes preparing for the Olympic and Paralympic Games with Monday's announcement of $55-million infusion into the sport system.
Mayor ends Calgary's state of emergency but ban on outdoor watering remains

Mayor ends Calgary's state of emergency but ban on outdoor watering remains

CALGARY — Calgary is cancelling a state of emergency over its water conservation crisis, but a ban on outdoor watering remains.
Wildfire burns out of control near Suncor's Firebag oilsands site

Wildfire burns out of control near Suncor's Firebag oilsands site

CALGARY — A wildfire burning out of control in northern Alberta on Thursday prompted Suncor Energy Inc. to withdraw all non-essential workers from its Firebag oilsands site.
More carbon capture projects to be green-lit soon: Natural Resources Minister

More carbon capture projects to be green-lit soon: Natural Resources Minister

CALGARY — Shell Canada's decision last week to greenlight its Polaris carbon capture project is likely just the start of a wave of positive investment decisions by proponents of the emissions-reducing technology, said federal Natural Resources Minist
Cameron named Canada head coach for 2025 world junior hockey championship

Cameron named Canada head coach for 2025 world junior hockey championship

CALGARY — Dave Cameron will be back behind the Canadian bench at the 2025 world junior hockey championship. Hockey Canada announced Thursday that Cameron will serve as head coach as it revealed its team staff for the upcoming tournament in Ottawa.
CGI acquiring tech services company Celero from Prairie credit union centrals

CGI acquiring tech services company Celero from Prairie credit union centrals

MONTREAL — CGI Inc. says it has signed a deal with the three Prairie credit union centrals to acquire Celero, a provider of technology services to credit unions and financial institutions.
Alberta town in health crisis must pay to keep clinic open as doctor roster dwindles

Alberta town in health crisis must pay to keep clinic open as doctor roster dwindles

EDMONTON — In Hinton, Alta., an industrial town in the shadows of the Rockies, residents left without a doctor to write prescriptions face a three-hour drive to Edmonton to try their luck at a walk-in clinic.