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WHL Roundup: Brayden Peters makes 27 saves, Hitmen open season with win over Rebels

CALGARY — Brayden Peters made 27 saves for his first career shutout, and the Calgary Hitmen opened their Western Hockey League season with a 2-0 victory over the Red Deer Rebels on Friday.
Brier in the Bubble: Defending champion Gushue beats Epping in opening draw

Brier in the Bubble: Defending champion Gushue beats Epping in opening draw

CALGARY — Brad Gushue picked up where he left off at the Canadian men's curling championship on Friday night.
Alberta Energy Regulator suspends licences of oil and gas producer that owes $67M

Alberta Energy Regulator suspends licences of oil and gas producer that owes $67M

CALGARY — The Alberta Energy Regulator says it is suspending licences for thousands of wells and pipelines after an oil and gas producer failed to bring its operations into regulatory compliance.
Darryl Sutter has 'unfinished business' in return to Calgary Flames

Darryl Sutter has 'unfinished business' in return to Calgary Flames

CALGARY — The sting of defeat still smarts for Darryl Sutter. It's been nearly 17 years since he guided the Flames to the Stanley Cup final, only to lose to the Tampa Bay Lightning in a gutting seven-game series.
Proposed federal carbon offset credit regulations raise farmer advocate's concern

Proposed federal carbon offset credit regulations raise farmer advocate's concern

CALGARY — Projects that qualify to sell federal greenhouse gas emission credits to offset industrial carbon taxes will have to have been started in the past four years and go "beyond business-as-usual practices" under proposed regulations unveiled by
'Law remains valid:' Pastor accused of violating health orders to remain in jail

'Law remains valid:' Pastor accused of violating health orders to remain in jail

EDMONTON — A judge has ruled that an Alberta pastor will remain in jail until his trial this spring because religious beliefs are not above public health orders.
Ensign Energy reports lower Q4 drilling activity, revenue as slow recovery continues

Ensign Energy reports lower Q4 drilling activity, revenue as slow recovery continues

CALGARY — Drilling company Ensign Energy Services Inc. says oilpatch activity in its Canadian and U.S. operations is staging a slow recovery from a deep slump in 2020. The Calgary-based company says it earned net income of $3.
Calgary Flames' 7-3 win over Ottawa Senators doesn't save Geoff Ward's job

Calgary Flames' 7-3 win over Ottawa Senators doesn't save Geoff Ward's job

CALGARY — Dillon Dube's first career NHL hat trick for Calgary in a 7-3 win over the Ottawa Senators on Thursday was eclipsed by the post-game firing of Flames head coach Geoff Ward and the hiring Darryl Sutter as his replacement.

Flames fire Geoff Ward, bring Darryl Sutter back as head coach

CALGARY — The Calgary Flames have rehired the coach that brought the organization its greatest playoff success since winning the 1989 Stanley Cup.
Alberta watchdog investigates shooting death of woman in hotel by Calgary police

Alberta watchdog investigates shooting death of woman in hotel by Calgary police

CALGARY — Alberta's police watchdog is investigating the shooting death of a woman by Calgary police at a hotel.