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July 13, 2018 2:13 PM Alberta United Conservatives hold on to two ridings with byelection wins

Alberta’s Opposition United Conservatives won two byelections Thursday, maintaining hold of ridings the party represented before the vote was called. In Innisfail-Sylvan Lake, United Conservative candidate Devin Dreeshen took about 80 per cent of the vote with the NDP’s Nicole Mooney running a distant second. The United Conservative margin of victory 9

July 12, 2018 7:46 PM Alberta goes to the polls to fill vacancies in two byelections

Albertans are casting ballots today in two byelections to replace two members of the United Conservative Party. In Fort McMurray-Conklin, former Wildrose Party leader Brian Jean left in March after his unsuccessful bid to head the United Conservatives. There are five candidates in each riding, and advanced polling suggests a greater interest in the races 7

July 11, 2018 6:42 PM Postmedia reports $15.5 million loss as quarterly revenue slips

Most recently, the company announced it would stop printing daily newspapers in Portage La Prairie, Man., Kirkland Lake, Ont., and Pembroke, Ont., but will have a digital presence in the three communities. It also announced the closures of two community newspapers in Alberta and four community newspapers in Ontario. An earlier deal last November, in which 8

July 10, 2018 2:04 PM Amazon to open new fulfilment centre in Ottawa, creating about 600 jobs

OTTAWA—Amazon says it will build a new fulfilment centre in Ottawa, creating some 600 full-time jobs. The e-commerce giant plans to open the new warehouse in the capital city’s eastern suburb of Orleans. Employees at the centre will pick, pack and ship large items such as household decor, sporting equipment and gardening tools. The company says the new warehouse 5

July 2, 2018 12:10 AM Edmonton Oilers sign free agents Brodziak, Rieder and Gravel

EDMONTON—The Edmonton Oilers brought forward Kyle Brodziak back to Alberta on the opening day of unrestricted free agency Sunday. The 34-year-old centre from St. Paul, Alta., signed a two-year contract with the Oilers, who drafted him in the seventh round in 2003. Brodziak played 175 games for the Oilers before he was traded to Minnesota in 2009. He scored 10

June 21, 2018 3:17 AM Dow Chemical wins legal dispute against Nova Chemicals over Alberta plant

Justice Barbara Romaine of Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench ruled in favour of Dow and against a counterclaim filed by Nova in a case that included claims and counterclaims for damages between 2001 to 2012. “Dow has established these facts and has proved on a balance of probabilities that Nova has breached the joint venture agreements both as Operator 11

June 18, 2018 8:47 PM Alberta government staffers to take day course on Indigenous history and culture

EDMONTON—Alberta is launching a three-year program to help all government staffers better understand Indigenous culture and history. The province’s 27,000 employees will each take in a six-hour session that includes talks with elders, along with films and group exercises. The direct cost of the project is $2.7 million and will begin with employees from the Children’s 9

June 18, 2018 7:20 PM Auto tariffs would permanently scar Canada’s economy, TD warns

Canada’s economy will be permanently scarred if U.S. President Donald Trump imposes auto tariffs, with one in five Ontario manufacturing jobs at risk and the potential for a lasting reduction in output, according to new analysis by Toronto-Dominion Bank. TD Economics forecasts U.S. tariffs on automobile imports would lead to a short recession for Canada 10

June 18, 2018 6:16 PM Baytex Energy and Raging River Exploration sign $2.8 billion merger deal

Baytex Energy Corp. and Raging River Exploration Inc. have signed a $2.8-billion deal to merge in a bid to boost the companies’ East Duvernay Shale operations in Alberta. The combined company, which will operate under the Baytex name, is expected to have production of approximately 94,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day from a diverse portfolio of oil assets 11

June 18, 2018 3:26 PM South Korea suspends wheat and flour sales from Canada over GMO plants found in Alberta

Moves comes on heels of similar move by Japan last week South Korea has suspended the sale of wheat and flour from Canada after the announcement last week of the discovery in mid-2017 of an unapproved genetically modified trait in Alberta. "We will only allow sale of wheat products that are confirmed not to contain unapproved genetically modified wheat 22