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Jonathan Huberdeau, Nazem Kadri settle in as Calgary Flames

Jonathan Huberdeau, Nazem Kadri settle in as Calgary Flames

CALGARY — Nazem Kadri has fallen in love with Banff, Alta., and Jonathan Huberdeau bought a pickup truck. The two forwards are settling into life as Calgary Flames.
Alberta judge ponders expanding fatality inquiry into death of starved teen

Alberta judge ponders expanding fatality inquiry into death of starved teen

CALGARY — An Alberta judge looking into the death of a Calgary teen who weighed 37 pounds when he died has suggested the inquiry might have to be expanded to include witnesses from British Columbia.
Edmonton Oilers sign forward Ryan McLeod to one-year contract extension

Edmonton Oilers sign forward Ryan McLeod to one-year contract extension

EDMONTON — Forward Ryan McLeod has signed a one-year contract extension with the Edmonton Oilers, the club announced Thursday. The contract carries an average annual value of $798,000. McLeod is entering his second full season with the Oilers.
De Havilland Canada to build airline manufacturing plant east of Calgary

De Havilland Canada to build airline manufacturing plant east of Calgary

CALGARY — De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Ltd. announced plans Wednesday to build a new aircraft manufacturing plant east of Calgary that could eventually employ up to 1,500 people.
Integration of Huberdeau, Kadri the buzz at Calgary Flames training camp

Integration of Huberdeau, Kadri the buzz at Calgary Flames training camp

Calgary general manager Brad Treliving swung for the fences in the summer, and he's as anxious as any Flames fan to see if his efforts replaced what was lost.
AIMCo CEO says execs who force employees back to the office are 'tone-deaf'

AIMCo CEO says execs who force employees back to the office are 'tone-deaf'

CALGARY — The CEO of one of Canada's largest institutional investors didn't mince words Wednesday when speaking about the recent push by some corporate leaders to order employees back to the office full-time.
Kenney declines comment on cabinet minister lauding "freedom convoy" protesters

Kenney declines comment on cabinet minister lauding "freedom convoy" protesters

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney is declining to weigh in on one of his cabinet ministers lauding protesters and “freedom convoys” fighting COVID-19 restrictions.
Oilers boast talent needed for a playoff run, but know a long season lies ahead

Oilers boast talent needed for a playoff run, but know a long season lies ahead

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers officially began training camp Wednesday, but a lot of the talk in the Alberta capital is already focused on what the team is going to be doing in April.
AIMCo CEO rejects fossil fuel divestment as investment strategy

AIMCo CEO rejects fossil fuel divestment as investment strategy

CALGARY — The CEO of Alberta Investment Management Corp. (AIMCo) says divesting from fossil fuels is the opposite of what pension funds should be doing if they want to help solve the climate crisis.
Flames re-sign Adam Ruzicka to two-year deal on eve of training camp

Flames re-sign Adam Ruzicka to two-year deal on eve of training camp

CALGARY — The Calgary Flames have re-signed Slovak forward Adam Ruzicka to a two-year contract worth US$1.525 million The contract, which counts $752,500 against the salary cap, is a two-way contract in the first year and one-way in the second.