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Sting of overtime playoff ouster lingers for Calgary Stampeders

CALGARY — The Calgary Stampeders capped an uphill season with a valiant, but messy effort in a playoff exit. A healthier quarterback and more roster continuity is their goal for 2022. "Nothing was easy.
Higher energy prices expected to deliver boost in Alberta budget update

Higher energy prices expected to deliver boost in Alberta budget update

EDMONTON — Alberta's finance minister says the recent bullish run on energy prices is part of a stronger economic story on the province's bottom line that will be revealed in the upcoming second-quarter budget update.
Turkeys expected to be pricier, harder to find this Christmas

Turkeys expected to be pricier, harder to find this Christmas

CALGARY — Jerry Kamphuis wants his longtime, loyal customers to get first priority this year when it comes to a Christmas turkey. The owner of Country Lane Farms, near Strathmore, Alta.
Vermilion Energy ups stake in Corrib natural gas project off the coast of Ireland

Vermilion Energy ups stake in Corrib natural gas project off the coast of Ireland

CALGARY — Vermilion Energy Inc.

World Cup super-G called off in Canada due to too much snow

LAKE LOUISE, Alberta (AP) — What was supposed to be a three-race World Cup weekend turned into a one-race weekend in Lake Louise with the cancellation of Sunday’s men’s super-G.
Mother Nature unkind to Lake Louise's men's World Cup with super-G cancellation

Mother Nature unkind to Lake Louise's men's World Cup with super-G cancellation

LAKE LOUISE, Alta. — A three-race World Cup weekend turned into a one-race weekend in Lake Louise, Alta., with the cancellation of Sunday's men's super-G.
'For the greater good:' Indigenous financial adviser works to empower others

'For the greater good:' Indigenous financial adviser works to empower others

CALGARY — It's often said that every name tells a story. For Theodora Warrior, that couldn't be more true. "My name doesn't lie," says Warrior, a Blackfoot member of the Piikani Nation in southern Alberta.
Kyle Connor scores twice, Winnipeg Jets down Flames to snap five-game winless skid

Kyle Connor scores twice, Winnipeg Jets down Flames to snap five-game winless skid

CALGARY — Winnipeg forward Kyle Connor knew precisely where he wanted to go with his shot, and that's exactly where he put it.
Canada's Osborne-Paradis passes torch to young men's downhill team

Canada's Osborne-Paradis passes torch to young men's downhill team

LAKE LOUISE, Alta. — The last Canadian skier to win a World Cup race in Lake Louise, Alta., said farewell to a course Saturday that produced both triumph and heartbreak for him.

Austria’s Matthias Mayer wins World Cup men’s downhill race

LAKE LOUISE, Alberta (AP) — Matthias Mayer edged fellow Austrian Vincent Kreichmayr on Saturday in the season-opening World Cup men’s downhill at Lake Louise. Mayer finished in 1 minute, 47.74 seconds. He started seventh.