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Suncor Posts $1.8B Profit in Third Quarter, Sees Record Production

Suncor Energy is enjoying another strong quarter – earning profits not seen in years.

The Calgary-based company released its third-quarter results on Wednesday which showed they brought in over $1.8 billion in net earnings.

This is a sizable increase from this time last year where they posted a profit of $1.2 billion, while also nearly double the amount they were able to earn last quarter at $972 million.

"Strong operational performance was foundational to our ...


CNRL Posts $1.8B Profit in Third Quarter

Canadian Natural Resources is posting a pretty profit in the third quarter of 2018.

The oil giant released their quarterly report on Thursday which notes they earned over $1.8 billion from July to September.

This is up from their second quarter where they made a profit of $982 million and from this time last year where they earned $684 million.

CNRL is also matching Suncor Energy who saw net earnings of $1.8 billion in the ...
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Ariana Grande and the Haunted Escape

Of course, the engagement ring isn’t on that hand anymore, but now we finally get to see what happened on the sidelines of that Ariana Grande Carpool Karaoke. She had a wrapped up hand, and we knew it had to do with an escape room excursion, but they kept the actual footage wrapped like a mummy until Halloween. Have you been with someone who freaks out at escape rooms as much as Ariana did?

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Cenovus Posts Loss of $242M in Third Quarter

For the second straight quarter, Cenovus Energy is reporting a loss in profits.

The oil company released their quarterly report on Wednesday which highlighted a loss in net earnings of $242 million.

This following a loss of $292 million in the previous quarter.

It wasn’t all bad news as Cenovus was able to generate ‘more than $700 million of free funds flow and nearly $1 billion in adjusted funds.’

Meanwhile, production peaked over 370,000 bbls/d ...
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New Provincial Website Helping Survivors of Family Violence

A new website is now available to help survivors of family violence find the supports they need.

November is ‘Family Violence Prevention Month’ and to mark the first day the provincial government announced, on Thursday, this new resource.

The website has information about all supports available across Alberta, contact information for groups focused on helping, and it also includes an online chat from 12 p.m. – 8 p.m daily.

“Every Albertan has the right to ...
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Shooting in Timberlea Sends One To Hospital

Wood Buffalo RCMP are investigating an alleged shooting incident in Timberlea.

On October 25, the Mounties were called to the area of Diefenbaker Drive and St. Laurent Way after getting reports of an individual being shot. They believe the incident took place between 9:00 – 9:30 p.m.

When police arrived, they found the victim with serious injuries, later transporting them to the Northern Lights Regional Health Centre. There’s currently no update on the person’s condition. ...
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Wildfire Season Ends, 107 Blazes in Fort McMurray Forest Area

It’s the first day of November which marks the end of Alberta’s wildfire season.

Over the last eight months, there were 107 wildfires in the Fort McMurray Forest Area which burned 3,295 hectares. One of the fires was responsible for over 2,000 hectares.

Last year, there were 93 fires that burned 1,350 hectares.

Information Officer Lynn Daina tells Fort McMurray News there big issue this past season was lightning.

“The balance of were ...
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Charity Motorcycle Ride on Winter Road Coming Back

Off-road riders are once again coming together to help raise funds for charity.

As many as six riders will travel the winter road in January from Fort McMurray to Fort Smith for an 'Ice Road Expedition' – raising money for Waypoints and the Sheepdog Lodge in Canmore, a foundation focused on PTSD.

The ride will take about three-days to complete, covering around 400 km.

Event Organizer Mike Haberoth tells Fort McMurray News there long, cold ...
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Handlebar Hockey’s 24-Hour Game Set To Takeover Casman Centre

The second annual ‘Handlebar Hockey’ game is set to take over the Casman Centre for 24-hours.

Die-hard fans of the sport will hit the ice looking to raise funds for the Movember Foundation.

Organizer Clinton Bretecher tells Fort McMurray News he thought this would be a fun way to highlight an important cause.

“I just wanted to do something to try and give back to the community, to highlight health issues men typically deal with ...


Update: Crews Continue To Search Gregoire Lake For Missing Boy

The search continues for a 16-year-old boy who fell into Gregoire Lake.

Wood Buffalo RCMP received a call for help on September 1 from a concerned boater – who says they witnessed the boy fall into the water.

Police believe he has drowned and crews are now searching for his body.

The Western Cadaver Dog Association team has been searching the lake since Saturday, however, because of rough water, the search has been restricted at ...


 

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