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    Canadian giant D.C. Energy announced the final abandonment of the Keystone pipeline project on Wednesday, June 9th XL, Puts an end to 15 years of controversy. A result “Disaster” A huge win for his supporters, but also for the defenders. D.C. Energy has created its mind “After a thorough study of the options available for the continuation of the project...
    A gender-reveal party in Canada went south after an explosive device set off a small wildfire, authorities said.  The incident happened on May 31 in northern Alberta. A device, which was supposed to release either blue or pink powder, indicating the baby’s sex, inadvertently set off an inferno, Global News reported.  A forest fire in Alberta, Canada.  (Alberta Wildfire)...
    BILLINGS, Mont. -- The sponsor of the Keystone XL crude oil pipeline pulled the plug on the contentious project Wednesday after Canadian officials failed to persuade President Joe Biden to reverse his cancellation of its permit on the day he took office.Calgary-based TC Energy said it would work with government agencies "to ensure a safe termination of and exit from"...
    A member of Alberta Premier Jason Kenney’s own caucus has accused him of breaking provincial COVID-19 social distancing rules by hosting a Tuesday dinner with other politicians. “By now, many of you have seen the photos of several senior politicians wining and dining on the Sky Palace patio,” Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) Angela Pitt wrote Friday on her...
    HE was a soul legend who used his sex symbol status to spread messages of peace and love through music. But Marvin Gaye died a brutal death at the hands of his own father - shot at point blank range in the bedroom of their Los Angeles home. 13Marvin Gaye was shot dead by his own father in 1984Credit: Redferns...
    Brown bears that rub up against more trees than their peers have more children and more partners, according to a new study.  Researchers from the University of Alberta studied the genomes of 213 individual brown bears in the Alberta Rocky Mountains to track their location and family. They then compared it to earlier DNA data to create a 'family tree' and...
    A Canadian pastor who went viral last month for ordering out police who showed up to his church on Easter weekend was arrested Saturday for violating COVID-19 limits on gatherings set by a new court order. Pastor Artur Pawlowski, the head of Calgary’s Street Church in Alberta, and his brother, Dawid Pawlowski, were arrested and charged with "organizing an illegal in-person gathering," the Calgary Police Service...
    An event in Alberta, Canada, on Saturday and Sunday billed as the “No More Lockdowns Rodeo Rally” drew thousands of attendees – plus stern criticism from provincial officials, who declared the rodeo “a clear breach of current public health restrictions” and said participants “knowingly put their fellow Albertans at risk.” Both of those condemnations were rendered by Alberta Health Services...
    Officials in Alberta, Canada, shut down a church that broke coronavirus restrictions by erecting chain-link metal fencing around the building. “This is what happens when you have freedom of religion in a free and democratic society: they jail your pastor for freely opening the doors of the church and serving Christ’s sheep and hurting people. Now they’ve chained the doors...
    A church in Alberta, Canada, has been shut down and fenced off by the Alberta government for running afoul of coronavirus rules. Alberta Health Services announced in a statement that GraceLife Church would stay closed until it can provide proof that it will comply with health restrictions, the Canadian Press reported. CTV News reported that the police and security staff...
    Police and government health officials in Spruce Grove, Canada shut down GraceLife Church Wednesday morning after they allegedly failed to follow coronavirus rules. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police Department (RCMP), the federal police in Spruce Grove, confirmed to the Daily Caller that the church was forced to shut down because they were not following the Alberta Public Health Act. The...
    Kansas City Southern Lines is on board with Canadian Pacific Railway Limited's planned merger, creating the first rail network to stretch from Canada down to Mexico. Canadian Pacific Railway announced its plan to acquire the Missouri-based rail company, which operates railroads in Mexico, Panama, and the United States, in a statement on Sunday. The new agreement will result in the...
    Netflix's animated children's film Bigfoot Family has been accused of 'spreading misinformation and peddling lies' about the oil, gas and energy sector.  Furious viewers have launched an attack on the movie, which is set in the US, and created a 'tell the truth' campaign in Canada on the Support Canadian Energy website, which is funded by the province of Alberta....
    A large blue fireball streaked through the skies of Canada’s Alberta region this week. leaving spectacular images that were captured by various citizens with their mobile phones and by security cameras. According to the University of Alberta, it would be the tail of a comet that upon entering the Earth’s atmosphere, it ignited until it finally disintegrated before hitting...
    CARLTON, Minn. (AP) — The Carlton County Sheriff’s Office said Friday that an area in Perch Lake Township was evacuated and authorities are investigating after suspicious packages were left behind by people who are protesting the Line 3 pipeline project. A bomb squad was called to the area, but there were no immediate details. There have been no arrests in...
    GraceLife Church James Coates James Coates is the pastor of GraceLife Church in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada who was jailed for refusing to comply with COVID-19 mandates issued by Alberta Health Services. The preacher’s jail time is the result of a series of health department inspections and requests to comply with coronavirus regulations. Alberta Health Services inspector Janine Hanrahan...
    Former Ambassador Nikki Haley penned an op-ed for the Wall Street Journal going on a tear against “the anti-Trump media’ that was an implicit response to a recent Politico profile on her. Last week, Politico Magazine dropped an in-depth piece from Tim Alberta titled “Nikki Haley’s Time for Choosing.” Alberta spoke to Haley for the profile — a preview of...
    BritBox Sets South Africa Launch New York expands vaccine eligibility, supply remains persistent issue Worlds longest hockey game played in deep freeze in Alberta SHERWOOD PARK, Alberta (AP) — The world’s longest hockey game carried on in ghastly cold weather. Best & Worst Refinance Mortgage Companies of 2021 Ad...
    SHERWOOD PARK, Alberta (AP) — The world’s longest hockey game carried on in ghastly cold weather. Forty people took turns playing hockey on an outdoor rink 24 hours a day, seven days a week since Feb. 4., all in the name of cancer research. Temperatures plunged at times between a bone-shaking minus 40 and minus 67 Fahrenheit (minus 40, minus...
    (CNN)Nikki Haley hasn't said much about Donald Trump and the future of the Republican Party since the former President went down the rabbit hole of stolen election conspiracy theories, a path that led directly to the riot at the US Capitol on January 6.That was, of course, purposeful. Haley, the former South Carolina governor and UN Ambassador for Trump with...
    Tim Alberta, Politico’s chief political correspondent who wrote a best-selling book about Donald Trump and the Republican party, is joining The Atlantic. Alberta, whose recent reporting has on the GOP, will expand his coverage to include culture, religion, crime, and sports at the Atlantic, he said on Twitter Monday. Exciting news: I’m joining @TheAtlantic. I’ve been eager for the...
    CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Mikael Backlund helped the Calgary Flames overcome a sluggish start with a goal and two assists in a 6-4 win over the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday night. Milan Lucic, Johnny Gaudreau and Dillon Dube each had a goal and an assist for the Flames. Calgary’s Sam Bennett and Elias Lindholm also scored as the NHL’s Battle...
    Domestic extremism goes mainstream, experts warn Schumer, Democratic lawmakers to push for $50,000 in student loan forgiveness Canada’s Oil Heartland Considers Seeking U.S. Compensation for Keystone XL (Bloomberg) -- The oil-rich Canadian province that was hit hard by Joe Biden’s move to kill the Keystone XL pipeline is considering seeking compensation from the U.S. through an old free-trade rule...
    More On: dinosaurs Dinosaur bones: Here’s how scientists think massive dinos had sex How hardy crocodiles outlasted dinosaurs and survived extinction Massachusetts lawmaker wants to name official state dinosaur Chicken-size dinosaur discovered with fur and shoulder ‘spears’ Baby tyrannosaurs were just about the size of Border Collies when they took their first steps — despite being able to grow...
    When baby tyrannosaurs were taking their first steps they were the 'size of a border collie dog' according to a new study of ancient 70 million year old fossils.  Palaeontologists from the University of Edinburgh examined the fossilised remains of a tiny jaw bone and claw found in Canada - dating back millions of years. The remains belonged to a...
    The leader of the Canadian province of Alberta ripped President Biden Friday over his decision to cancel the Keystone XL pipeline almost immediately after taking office earlier this week. Jason Kenney, a Conservative whose province is one of the Western Hemisphere's top producers of heavy crude oil, told "The Story" that Biden's move was disrespectful to Canada, one of America's closest allies.  "First of...
    The Canadian company behind the Keystone XL oil pipeline said Wednesday it has suspended work on the pipeline in anticipation of incoming President Joe Biden revoking its permit. Mr. Biden's Day One plans included moving to revoke a presidential permit for the pipeline. The 1,700-mile pipeline would carry roughly 800,000 barrels of oil a day from Alberta to the Texas...
    Andrew Landrys defense of American Express title has different feeling this year Easy soup recipes that last for days For Trudeau, Life After Trump Is Off to a Rocky Start (Bloomberg) -- President Joe Biden’s cancellation of the Keystone XL project has put Justin Trudeau in a no-win situation. He has no good options to retaliate. But a failure...
    Inauguration security: 25,000 National Guard members in a fortified D.C. Grim Tasks and Heartache for Divers at Indonesia Plane Wreck For Trudeau, Life After Trump Is Off to Surprisingly Rocky Start (Bloomberg) -- President Joe Biden’s cancellation of the Keystone XL project has put Justin Trudeau in a no-win situation. He has no good options to retaliate. But a...
    TORONTO -- Construction on the long-disputed Keystone XL oil pipeline halted Wednesday in anticipation of incoming U.S. President Joe Biden revoking its permit.Biden's Day One plans include moving to revoke a presidential permit for the pipeline.The 1,700-mile (2,735-kilometer) pipeline was planned to carry roughly 800,000 barrels of oil a day from Alberta to the Texas Gulf Coast, passing through Montana,...
    TORONTO -- The Canadian company behind the Keystone XL oil pipeline said Wednesday it has suspended work on the pipeline in in anticipation of incoming U.S. President Joe Biden revoking its permit.Biden's Day One plans included moving to revoke a presidential permit for the pipeline.The 1,700-mile (2,735-kilometer) pipeline would carry roughly 800,000 barrels of oil a day from Alberta to...
    TORONTO (AP) — The Canadian company behind the Keystone XL oil pipeline said Wednesday it has suspended work on the pipeline in in anticipation of incoming U.S. President Joe Biden revoking its permit. Biden’s Day One plans included moving to revoke a presidential permit for the pipeline. The 1,700-mile (2,735-kilometer) pipeline would carry roughly 800,000 barrels of oil a day...
    A storm system that will pass through the region could bring a round of snowfall. The time frame for the Alberta Clipper is early in the morning on Inauguration Day, Wednesday, Jan. 20. During that time, there could be scattered snow showers, flurries, and snow squalls across the region, with a dusting possible, and the possibility of slick roadways for...
    TORONTO (AP) — The premier of Canada’s oil-rich province of Alberta wants President-elect Joe Biden to give the Canadian government a chance to make the case for the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline to be built. Alberta Premier Jason Kenney said Monday he will seek legal damages if reports are true that Biden plans to scrap the pipeline on...
    US President-elect Joe Biden plans to cancel the controversial Keystone XL pipeline project between Canada and the United States by a presidential decree upon his inauguration on January 20, Canadian channels CBC and CTV said Sunday. Both channels report briefing notes from Mr. Biden’s transition team to industry players, indicating that the cancellation of the pipeline license will be...
    Numerous reports are indicating that House Republicans are terrified of crossing President Donald Trump and voting for his impeachment. Wednesday morning on CNN, Jamie Gangel reported that members of the House GOP caucus are still operating under “tremendous pressure” from Trump and are still being “scared and intimidated” by the president. Gangel shared a conversation she had with an anonymous...
    Ottawa, Canada (CNN)It was meant to be the trip of a lifetime for 9-year-old Braeden Lousier-Hicks of Airdrie, Alberta, who has an extremely rare genetic disease.After the family waited five years to go on a charity-sponsored trip to Hawaii, it was postponed indefinitely due to Canada's Covid-19 restrictions. His mother, Lia Louiser, says the heartbreak of that was bad enough....
    Politico chief political correspondent Tim Alberta is urging other journalists to refrain from characterizing any Republican who supports President Trump's ongoing efforts to challenge the results of the 2020 presidential election as a "conservative." A growing number of GOP lawmakers are pledging to contest President-elect Joe Biden's Electoral College victory ahead of Wednesday's joint session of Congress, at least until an "emergency 10-day...
    By Nia Williams CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - A Cabinet minister for the Canadian province of Alberta and the premier's chief of staff have stepped down after travelling internationally over the Christmas holidays despite COVID-19 restrictions, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney said on Monday. Kenney, leader of the United Conservative Party (UCP), said on social media he has accepted the resignation of...