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Flames sign forward Sam Bennett to two-year contract worth $5.1 million

Flames sign forward Sam Bennett to two-year contract worth $5.1 million

CALGARY — The Calgary Flames and forward Sam Bennett have avoided arbitration after agreeing to a two-year contract with an average annual value of US$2.55 million. Bennett, a 23-year-old native of Holland Landing, Ont.

Southern Alberta woman pleads guilty to causing distress to animals

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — A southern Alberta woman has pleaded guilty to four counts of causing an animal to be in distress. April Dawn Irving, who is 59, was arrested in 2014 after five dogs were found dead on a property near Milk River, Alta.
Struggling Eskimos can't take winless Argonauts for granted

Struggling Eskimos can't take winless Argonauts for granted

EDMONTON — Any thoughts that the winless Toronto Argonauts might represent one of those trap games for the Edmonton Eskimos went right out the window last weekend.
Research on capturing carbon from mining secures federal funding

Research on capturing carbon from mining secures federal funding

CALGARY — A research collaboration between universities and mining companies to capture carbon in mine tailings has been boosted by a federal government grant.
Indigenous pipeline bidder launches 'listening tour' along Trans Mountain route

Indigenous pipeline bidder launches 'listening tour' along Trans Mountain route

CALGARY — An Indigenous group planning to bid for ownership of the Trans Mountain pipeline is launching a "listening tour" of Indigenous communities in B.C. and Alberta.

Calgary plastic surgeon files defence statement in wrestler Bret Hart's lawsuit

CALGARY — A plastic surgeon is denying that he was negligent when he operated on former wrestler Bret Hart's wrist.
Alberta heavyweight Tanner (The Bulldozer) Boser ready for UFC debut in Edmonton

Alberta heavyweight Tanner (The Bulldozer) Boser ready for UFC debut in Edmonton

Mixed martial arts has taken Tanner (The Bulldozer) Boser around the world. On Saturday, it returns him to his backyard as the Alberta heavyweight makes his UFC debut at UFC 240 in Edmonton. The 27-year-old from Bonnyville, Alta.
Couche-Tard makes strategic cannabis move with investment in Fire & Flower

Couche-Tard makes strategic cannabis move with investment in Fire & Flower

EDMONTON — Convenience store operator Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. will make a strategic investment in Fire & Flower Holdings Corp.