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'Not consulted': Alberta health minister questions Ottawa's national pharmacare plan

'Not consulted': Alberta health minister questions Ottawa's national pharmacare plan

EDMONTON — Alberta's health minister is questioning the need for a national pharmacare plan, saying the province already has a comprehensive program for seniors, as well as for those who have low incomes and receive disability benefits.
CAPP projects slight increase in Canadian oil and gas capital spending in 2024

CAPP projects slight increase in Canadian oil and gas capital spending in 2024

CALGARY — The industry group representing Canada's oil and gas producers says capital investment in the sector will edge slightly higher in 2024.

Draisaitl, Bouchard help Oilers beat Kings 4-2 to snap three-game skid

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Leon Draisaitl and Evan Bouchard each had a goal and an assist as the Edmonton Oilers beat the Los Angeles Kings 4-2 on Monday night to snap a three-game skid.
Bouchard blast helps Oilers snap skid, clip Kings 4-2

Bouchard blast helps Oilers snap skid, clip Kings 4-2

EDMONTON — It was an opportune time for the Edmonton Oilers to rediscover their game.
Crude-by-rail shipments jumped in last half of 2023 as Alberta's oil output grows

Crude-by-rail shipments jumped in last half of 2023 as Alberta's oil output grows

CALGARY — Canadian crude-by-rail shipments nearly doubled in volume in the last six months of 2023, as oil output from Alberta surged to all-time highs and the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion remained under construction.
Man shot by RCMP had stabbed his mother, attempted break-ins: Alberta watchdog

Man shot by RCMP had stabbed his mother, attempted break-ins: Alberta watchdog

VEGREVILLE, Alta. — New details have emerged in a police shooting that happened two weeks ago in central Alberta. The province's police watchdog says officers in Vegreville, about 100 kilometres east of Edmonton, got a call on Feb.
Tight budget, health-care changes expected to dominate Alberta legislature sitting

Tight budget, health-care changes expected to dominate Alberta legislature sitting

Alberta politicians are set to return to the legislature this week for a spring sitting that is expected to see the first steps on sweeping structural reforms to a health-care system grappling to find and keep family doctors.
Woman who stopped to check on police spike belt damage killed by fleeing truck

Woman who stopped to check on police spike belt damage killed by fleeing truck

EDMONTON — Officers have found a stolen car used to flee a deadly hit-and-run following a high-speed police chase on the weekend, and they continue to search for a suspect. The Honda Civic was recovered early this morning outside Edmonton.
Jones bids bittersweet farewell in her last Canadian women's curling championship

Jones bids bittersweet farewell in her last Canadian women's curling championship

CALGARY — Jennifer Jones bid a reluctant goodbye to a curling stage where she's performed brilliantly in her career.
'Superhighways': Study says rural ground wells increase risk of higher radon levels

'Superhighways': Study says rural ground wells increase risk of higher radon levels

OKOTOKS, Alta. — Henk de Haan says that for five years he was blissfully unaware of the invisible danger as his children slept in the basement of their acreage home southwest of Calgary.
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