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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.
Alberta overhauls workplace rules for farms, small operations to be exempt

Alberta overhauls workplace rules for farms, small operations to be exempt

EDMONTON — Most Alberta farm operations would no longer have to follow employment standards rules or have workplace insurance under a bill introduced in the legislature.

Old friends Orlondo Steinauer, Mike O'Shea to square off in Grey Cup

CALGARY — Jim Barker will have a unique opportunity Sunday. Barker will be on the Hamilton Tiger-Cats' sidelines when the East champs face the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in the Grey Cup at McMahon Stadium.
Bombers GM confident in signing head coach Mike O'Shea to contract extension

Bombers GM confident in signing head coach Mike O'Shea to contract extension

CALGARY — Winnipeg Blue Bombers general manager Kyle Walters says he and Mike O'Shea have a verbal agreement to extend his head-coaching contract, but not a signed one.
Zach Collaros finding his groove with Winnipeg Blue Bombers on eve of Grey Cup

Zach Collaros finding his groove with Winnipeg Blue Bombers on eve of Grey Cup

CALGARY — His eight years of CFL experience helps, but Winnipeg Blue Bombers quarterback Zach Collaros is still in hurry-up mode settling into a new offence ahead of the Grey Cup.