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Report says Canada should loosen visa requirements to allow more Ukrainian refugees

Report says Canada should loosen visa requirements to allow more Ukrainian refugees

CALGARY — A new report says Canada needs to change its federal visa policy to speed up the admission of Ukrainian refugees, which has slowed to a trickle.

Alberta leads way winning four swimming gold medals at Canada Games

SAINT CATHARINES, Ont. — Alberta led the way on Wednesday, picking up four of its 13 total gold medals in the pool at the Canada Games.
Bedard shines, host Canada downs Latvia 5-2 at world junior hockey championship

Bedard shines, host Canada downs Latvia 5-2 at world junior hockey championship

EDMONTON — Team Canada needed some time to shake off the rust as they embarked on a late-summer campaign for gold.
Police say part of stolen 'Cool Runnings' bobsled has been found, returned to owner

Police say part of stolen 'Cool Runnings' bobsled has been found, returned to owner

Calgary police say they have located part of a stolen bobsled that appeared in the 1993 movie "Cool Runnings" and returned it to its rightful owner.

Oilers mourn death of 'dear friend' Ben Stelter after battle with brain cancer

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers say they are mourning the death of Ben Stelter, a six-year-old boy with cancer whom the team rallied around during their run to the Western Conference final.
Calgary police say suspect charged with murder after woman's partial remains found

Calgary police say suspect charged with murder after woman's partial remains found

CALGARY — Police say a suspect has been charged in the death of a Calgary woman who was last seen more than five years ago after finding her partial remains.
Trans Mountain names Dawn Farrell new CEO and president

Trans Mountain names Dawn Farrell new CEO and president

CALGARY — Trans Mountain Corp. says Dawn Farrell will become its new president and chief executive next week. The pipeline operator says Farrell has more than 35 years of experience in the energy business, where she has held senior level positions.
TC Energy Corp. completes public offering of common shares

TC Energy Corp. completes public offering of common shares

CALGARY — TC Energy Corp. says it has closed a $1.8-billion bought deal offering of common shares. The Calgary-based company says it will use the proceeds to fund costs associated with the construction of the Southeast Gateway Pipeline, a US$4.
Team Canada prepares for unusual world junior hockey championship

Team Canada prepares for unusual world junior hockey championship

EDMONTON — Logan Stankoven knows he and the rest of Team Canada are under the microscope as the world junior hockey championship begins.
Alberta awards prize to essay that argues women should pick babies over careers

Alberta awards prize to essay that argues women should pick babies over careers

EDMONTON — Alberta has awarded a prize to an essayist who argues the sexes are not equal and that women should pick babies over careers to avoid the province having to import more foreigners and risk “cultural suicide.