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Coal report on Albertans' views to be delayed one month, says panel chairman

Coal report on Albertans' views to be delayed one month, says panel chairman

EDMONTON — A report detailing how Albertans feel about open-pit coal mining in the Rockies will be delayed by a month, says the head of the committee preparing the document.
Murder suspect deleted texts, photos the day mother, daughter reported missing: court

Murder suspect deleted texts, photos the day mother, daughter reported missing: court

CALGARY — The trial of a Calgary man who admits he killed his girlfriend and is accused in her young daughter's death has heard that he deleted texts and photos from his cellphone the same day the two were reported missing.
Olympic wrestler Jasmine Mian elected to Calgary city council

Olympic wrestler Jasmine Mian elected to Calgary city council

CALGARY — Newly elected Calgary city councillor Jasmine Mian joins several Olympic and Paralympic athletes who have run for political office in Canada and won in recent years.
Flair Airlines expands fleet, adds 14 new routes in Canada and U.S.

Flair Airlines expands fleet, adds 14 new routes in Canada and U.S.

CALGARY — As Canada's largest airlines struggle to pick up the pieces in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, an Edmonton-based discount carrier with ambitious expansion plans has been looking for opportunities amidst the wreckage.
All-star defensive back Tre Roberson returns to Calgary Stampeders

All-star defensive back Tre Roberson returns to Calgary Stampeders

CALGARY — Defensive back Tre Roberson has signed with Calgary Stampeders for a second stint with the team. The American played 32 regular-season games for Calgary in 2018 and 2019.
Historic Alberta elections, Quebec government restart : In The News for Oct. 19

Historic Alberta elections, Quebec government restart : In The News for Oct. 19

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Oct. 19 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Jamie Drysdale scores OT winner for Ducks in 3-2 win over Flames

Jamie Drysdale scores OT winner for Ducks in 3-2 win over Flames

CALGARY — Outshot by a large margin and chasing throughout the game, the Anaheim Ducks rallied for a 3-2 overtime win over the host Calgary Flames on Monday. "We bent a fair amount, but we didn't break," Anaheim head coach Dallas Eakins said.

Canada's women's team drops third straight game with 8-0 loss to Drumheller Dragons

DRUMHELLER, Alta. — The Drumheller Dragons held Canada's women's hockey team off the scoresheet Monday, blanking the national squad 8-0 in a tune-up game.
First woman mayor expected to take reigns in Calgary from Naheed Nenshi

First woman mayor expected to take reigns in Calgary from Naheed Nenshi

CALGARY — History could be made in Calgary as the city appears ready to elect its first female mayor during today's municipal elections across Alberta.
Alberta's Tanner (The Bulldozer) Boser to fight on December UFC card

Alberta's Tanner (The Bulldozer) Boser to fight on December UFC card

Alberta heavyweight Tanner (The Bulldozer) Boser will face Russian Sergei Pavlovich on a televised UFC Fight card on Dec. 4. Boser (20-8-1) is coming off a second-round knockout in June over Ovince St. Preux. The native of Bonnyville, Alta.