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Calgary city councillor singled out by new mayor during swearing-in ceremony

Calgary city councillor singled out by new mayor during swearing-in ceremony

CALGARY — Moments after being sworn in as Calgary's first female mayor, Jyoti Gondek followed through on a promise not to induct a fellow council member over allegations of sexual assault. Coun.
Alberta legislature resumes: Government focuses on economy, Opposition on COVID-19

Alberta legislature resumes: Government focuses on economy, Opposition on COVID-19

EDMONTON — The first day of the Alberta legislature's fall sitting signalled the government's intention to focus on the economy and the Opposition determined to hold the United Conservatives to account for mismanaging COVID-19.
'Never going to be ashamed:' Métis, two-spirit NDP MP wants to rebrand Alberta

'Never going to be ashamed:' Métis, two-spirit NDP MP wants to rebrand Alberta

EDMONTON — Blake Desjarlais says he represents what Alberta is truly about and it's not what the rest of Canada might think.
Roughriders avoid season sweep with 20-17 win over Stampeders

Roughriders avoid season sweep with 20-17 win over Stampeders

CALGARY — A 20-17 win over the host Calgary Stampeders on Saturday was a breakthrough of sorts for Saskatchewan Roughriders quarterback Cody Fajardo and head coach Craig Dickenson.
'She wanted too much:' Calgary murder trial hears mother wanted to get married

'She wanted too much:' Calgary murder trial hears mother wanted to get married

CALGARY — A murder trial has heard a Calgary man who killed his girlfriend and is also accused of killing her young daughter told undercover police that the woman wanted "too much" from their relationship.
Alberta government says jobs, economy, COVID to be focus of fall legislature sitting

Alberta government says jobs, economy, COVID to be focus of fall legislature sitting

EDMONTON — The Alberta government plans a busy fall legislature sitting aimed at adding jobs and diversifying the economy while focusing on tamping down the renewed surge of COVID-19.
S&P/TSX composite up slightly as tech sector pulls back, energy makes gains

S&P/TSX composite up slightly as tech sector pulls back, energy makes gains

CALGARY — Canada's main stock index eked out another record high on Friday as losses in the technology sector were offset by gains in the energy sector. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up just 3.76 points at 21,216.
Saskatchewan Roughriders want a win in third straight meeting with Calgary Stampeders

Saskatchewan Roughriders want a win in third straight meeting with Calgary Stampeders

CALGARY — Will the third time be the charm for the Saskatchewan Roughriders? The Roughriders (5-4) face Calgary (5-5) at McMahon Stadium on Saturday in Saskatchewan's third straight meeting with the Stampeders.
Industry welcomes Canada's lifting of global advisory against non-essential travel

Industry welcomes Canada's lifting of global advisory against non-essential travel

CALGARY — The travel industry is welcoming what it calls the federal government's "long overdue" move to lift a global advisory asking Canadians to avoid non-essential travel outside the country.

CPL Roundup: Cavalry extends undefeated streak with 2-1 win over Pacific

CALGARY — Cavalry FC kept its spot atop the Canadian Premier League standings with a 2-1 win over Pacific FC on Thursday. Daan Klomp opened the scoring for Cavalry (12-5-8) in the 6th minute and David Norman Jr.