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Norway's Kilde top in men's downhill training at Lake Louise World Cup

LAKE LOUISE, Alta. — Aleksander Aamodt Kilde was the fastest finisher in a men's downhill training session at the World Cup in Lake Louise, Alta., on Wednesday. The Norwegian was 0.
Trains roll into Vancouver after CP Rail restores limited service following mudslides

Trains roll into Vancouver after CP Rail restores limited service following mudslides

CALGARY — Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. says the first trains have rolled into Vancouver since flooding and landslides cut key supply links in southern British Columbia.
Environmentalists threaten Alberta Premier Kenney with lawsuit over inquiry remarks

Environmentalists threaten Alberta Premier Kenney with lawsuit over inquiry remarks

A coalition of at least eight environmental groups is threatening to sue Alberta Premier Jason Kenney for defamation if he doesn't retract and apologize for statements saying a public inquiry found they spread misinformation about the province's oil
Calgary Flames extend win streak with 5-2 victory over Chicago Blackhawks

Calgary Flames extend win streak with 5-2 victory over Chicago Blackhawks

CALGARY — On a night Calgary didn't have its 'A' game, Milan Lucic and the club's veteran fourth line delivered a pair of timely goals.

WHL roundup: Carrier scores natural hat trick as Pats trounce troubled Tigers 6-2

MEDICINE HAT, Alta. — Cole Carrier scored three goals in less than four minutes and the Regina Pats routed the Medicine Hat Tigers 6-2 on Tuesday. Carrier's first goal came on a power play 15:05 into the third.
Hockey Canada reveals three jersey designs for Beijing Olympics

Hockey Canada reveals three jersey designs for Beijing Olympics

CALGARY — Hockey Canada has unveiled the jerseys its teams will wear next year at the Olympics and Paralympics in Beijing. Three versions of the Nike jerseys were released Tuesday, all featuring a maple leaf as the centre crest.
STB establishes schedule for regulatory review of CP merger with Kansas City Southern

STB establishes schedule for regulatory review of CP merger with Kansas City Southern

CALGARY — Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. says its proposed acquisition of Kansas City Southern could be approved in about a year, after the U.S. regulator established a schedule for its regulatory review.
Alberta to begin taking COVID-19 vaccination bookings for children 5 to 11

Alberta to begin taking COVID-19 vaccination bookings for children 5 to 11

EDMONTON — Alberta is to begin taking online COVID-19 vaccination bookings for youngsters starting Wednesday and inoculations are to begin Friday.
Alta. oilpatch recruiting in Maritimes again as drilling set to rise in 2022

Alta. oilpatch recruiting in Maritimes again as drilling set to rise in 2022

CALGARY — After seven years of layoffs and hard times, employers in Alberta's oilpatch are once again flush with cash and out to lure workers from the Maritimes and other parts of Eastern Canada.
Parkland moves to pause refinery operations due to Trans Mountain shutdown

Parkland moves to pause refinery operations due to Trans Mountain shutdown

CALGARY — Parkland Corp. is moving to pause its refinery processing operations in Burnaby, B.C., due to a lack of crude oil supply from the Trans Mountain pipeline, which has been shut down as a precaution due to the flooding in B.C.