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World under-17 men's hockey challenge returns after pandemic hiatus

World under-17 men's hockey challenge returns after pandemic hiatus

CALGARY — The world men's under-17 hockey challenge returns after a pandemic hiatus with Langley and Delta, B.C., hosting the international tournament in November. Three Canadian teams, Finland, Czechia (formerly Czech Republic), Sweden and the U.S.
Calgary man charged with fraud for offering fake firearms training out of his home

Calgary man charged with fraud for offering fake firearms training out of his home

CALGARY — A Calgary man has been charged after police allege he was running a fake firearms training course out of his home.
Alberta in showdown with human rights chief in Islamophobia controversy

Alberta in showdown with human rights chief in Islamophobia controversy

EDMONTON — A day after Justice Minister Tyler Shandro publicly directed the head of Alberta's human rights commission to quit, the commissioner’s office lobbed the issue back at him, saying it’s Shandro who does the hiring and firing.
Flames hire decorated women's player Rebecca Johnston for player development role

Flames hire decorated women's player Rebecca Johnston for player development role

CALGARY — Decorated Canadian women's hockey team forward Rebecca Johnston joined a recent wave of women entering NHL teams' hockey operations departments when the Calgary Flames took her aboard. The 32-year-old from Sudbury, Ont.
Wildfire smoke from B.C. and U.S. spreads east as several blazes still uncontained

Wildfire smoke from B.C. and U.S. spreads east as several blazes still uncontained

VANCOUVER — Smoke from wildfires in British Columbia, Washington and Idaho has wafted east, prompting air quality advisories from Vancouver Island into Alberta. Environment Canada is maintaining advisories for a portion of northeast B.C.
Tamarack Valley Energy buying Deltastream Energy for $1.425 billion

Tamarack Valley Energy buying Deltastream Energy for $1.425 billion

CALGARY — Tamarack Valley Energy Ltd. is buying Deltastream Energy Corp. for $1.425 billion, a move that Tamarack says solidifies its position as the largest producer in northern Alberta's Clearwater heavy oil play.
Canada, U.S. take women's hockey rivalry to B.C. in November

Canada, U.S. take women's hockey rivalry to B.C. in November

CALGARY — Fresh off winning a women's world hockey championship, Canada will host archrival U.S. in Kelowna and Kamloops, B.C. in November. Games Nov. 15 in Kelowna and Nov.
Singer Tenille Townes emerges top winner at Canadian Country Music Association Awards

Singer Tenille Townes emerges top winner at Canadian Country Music Association Awards

CALGARY — Tenille Townes cemented her status as one of Canada's top country music stars Sunday, taking home five trophies at the Canadian Country Music Association Awards in Calgary.
Deusser, Killer Queen claim CP International crown in jump off at Spruce Meadows

Deusser, Killer Queen claim CP International crown in jump off at Spruce Meadows

CALGARY — Daniel Deusser and his horse Killer Queen captured the coveted Rolex CP International title on Sunday after a pressure-filled jump off at jam-packed Spruce Meadows.
Stampeders add to Elks misery with 56-28 road win

Stampeders add to Elks misery with 56-28 road win

EDMONTON — The Calgary Stampeders were more than happy to keep kicking their rivals while they are down.