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Ticats offensive co-ordinator Condell models system around players

CALGARY — He's an imaginative playcaller and regarded as an offensive genius, but Tommy Condell's biggest strength is subscribing to the most basic of coaching principles: Creating a system showcasing a player's ability.

Ticats offensive co-ordinator Condell models system around players

CALGARY — He's an imaginative playcaller and regarded as an offensive genius, but Tommy Condell's biggest strength is subscribing to the most basic of coaching principles: Creating a system showcasing a player's ability.
Politically motivated: Lawsuit seeks to quash 'anti-Alberta' inquiry

Politically motivated: Lawsuit seeks to quash 'anti-Alberta' inquiry

EDMONTON — An environmental law firm is asking a court to strike down Alberta's inquiry into the role that foreign money has in financing the activities of charities that oppose the oilsands.
'I knew I wasn't done': Ticats QB Dane Evans considered coaching before CFL opportunity

'I knew I wasn't done': Ticats QB Dane Evans considered coaching before CFL opportunity

CALGARY — Hamilton Tiger-Cats quarterback Dane Evans says he was thinking about hanging up his cleats before agreeing to give the CFL a shot. Now, he's one win away from winning a Grey Cup championship.

Federated Co-op grocery warehouse to close in Calgary at cost of 200 jobs

CALGARY — Federated Co-operatives Ltd. says a decision by Calgary Co-op to switch to Save-on-Foods as its grocery supplier means it will have to close its Calgary distribution centre at the cost of just over 200 jobs.

Head coach Jeff Paulus named FC Edmonton's interim general manager

EDMONTON — FC Edmonton head coach Jeff Paulus is adding the role of interim general manager with the Canadian Premier League team. Former GM Jay Ball left the club Nov. 8 to pursue other opportunities.
Bringing Canadian university football final back to Grey Cup week on CFL radar

Bringing Canadian university football final back to Grey Cup week on CFL radar

CALGARY — The Vanier Cup will become part of Grey Cup again if the CFL commissioner gets his way. Incorporating the Canadian university football championship into Grey Cup week is high on Randy Ambrosie's to-do list.

WHL Roundup: Herman's three points lead Raiders over Rebelds 7-1

RED DEER, Alta. — Evan Herman scored one goal and set up two more and Boston Bilous stopped 24 shots to lead the Prince Albert Raiders to a 7-1 victory over the Red Deer Rebels on Wednesday in the Western Hockey League.
CP NewsAlert: John Mann of group Spirit of the West dead at 57

CP NewsAlert: John Mann of group Spirit of the West dead at 57

EDMONTON — John Mann, lead singer and songwriter for Vancouver's beloved Celtic-inflected rock band Spirit of the West, has died. He was 57.
Alberta NDP seek ruling to ban UCP from voting on bill to fire election watchdog

Alberta NDP seek ruling to ban UCP from voting on bill to fire election watchdog

EDMONTON — Alberta's Opposition NDP is asking the ethics commissioner to ban the entire United Conservative caucus from voting on a bill that would fire the province's election watchdog.